141st - Family Programs

      An enhanced quality of life for Air National Guard members, 
                   their families, and the communities in which they live.

     How:     A robust network of trained volunteers allied with Active and 
                   Reserve Components; government agencies; employers; 
                   Veteran & Volunteer Service Organizations; and private
                   business in support of all military Service members and their 

Mission:   To establish and facilitate on-going commmunication, 
                   involvement, support, and recognition between Air National
                   Guard families and the Air National Guard in a partnership that 
                   promotes the best in both.

      How:    Facilitated through education, outreach services, and
                   partnerships by leveraging resources, training, and constantly
                   capitalizing on new capabilities, concepts, and technological 

Point of Contact (POC): Mary Thomas 
Phone: (509) 247-7009
Email: Family.Readiness@wafair.ang.af.mil
Washington National Guard Family Support Program 1-800-364-7492 

Military Publications of Interest
-Air Force Times
-Airman Magazine
-National Guard Magazine

Other Links
-NGB Family Support
-American Red Cross
-Air Force Link
-FEMA Preparedness
-Military One Source

Whats New?

New Readiness Support Website for Guard/Reserve http://www.militaryreport.com: Families of Guard and Reserve members will soon be able to obtain quality-of-life support information over the Internet to resolve issues while sponsors are away. The American Forces Press Service reports that a Family Readiness Tool Kit will become available October 1 on the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Website http://www.defenselink.mil/ra. The Tool Kit will list Websites and toll-free numbers for medical and pay assistance, financial management tips, and other information. The site will also contain a sample checklist that describes tasks families should accomplish before sponsors deploy. 

For more information about our Family Programs, send us an Email.