Scott AFB - Airman & Family Readiness Center
Scott AFB - Airman & Family Readiness Center

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This site is a public service by the Scott AFB, Airman & Family Readiness Center.

The presence of commercial and external hyperlinks doesn't constitute endorsement by the A&FRC, Scott AFB, AMC, the USAF, or the Department of Defense (DoD), of the external web site, or the information, products or services contained therein.

 

Eligibility Statement: DoD Personnel & families - including military members, all Service & Guard, Reserve, military retirees, DoD civilians, NAF personnel & immediate family members. Other uniformed services include US Coast Guard, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, uniformed State Department personnel, Public Health Service personnel & members of units assigned or attached to a US installation.

 

 

Contact us at: aafrc@us.af.mil

Call us at: (618) 256-8668

Website is in partnership with: http://www.375fss.com/

 

 



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In partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Scott A&FRC offers the following VA resources and information:

 

1) VA Benefits Counselors are available Monday - Friday at A&FRC by appointment to discuss all of your VA benefits.

 

2) Dept. of VA representative Mr. Don Gosha is available Mondays and Thursdays by appointment to assist Active Duty, Mobilized Reserve and National Guard members with VA benefits, resources and the VA disability claim processes.

 

3) Veterans Service Organizations (DAV and AMVETS) available by appointment to assist with VA disability claims and services.

 

- Doug Wilder, DAV Representative, is available throughout the week at the Scott AFB Clinic, 5th Floor, Room C509, Call 314-652-4100 Ext 68574. To learn more, visit https://www.davmo.org 

 

- Rich Hogan, AMVETS Representative, is available Wednesdays by appointment at A&FRC. Call 618-256-8668 to schedule. To learn more visit www.amvets.org

 

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http://www.va.gov/vso/

 

4) NEW - Veterans Center services are available on Scott AFB Clinic, 310 W. Losey, Room A527 to assists with transitional services such as counseling, outreach and referral services.

 

Visit www.vetcenter.va.gov to learn more or

contact Mr. Chris Figura at 314-652-4100 Ext 6856

 

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TAP VA BENEFITS I & II 

This mandatory briefing is offered every Friday during

5-DAY TAP GPS Seminar from 0730 – 1600. 

 

 

VA Benefits I and II Briefings are part of VA's portion of Transition Goals, Plans, Success (GPS), which is designed to help transitioning Service members, to include Guard and Reserve members demobilizing Service members are required to attend Transition GPS.  This is a mandatory briefing for all those separating/retiring from the military The briefings consist of two classroom modules: a four-hour VA Benefits I Briefing and a two-hour VA Benefits II Briefing.

 

  • VA Benefits I Briefingprovides you with information on education, health care, compensation, life insurance, and home loans, as well as vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits information and counseling. The briefing separates VA benefits into three major groups:
    • Work - Benefits to provide the skills and tools to transition back to work
    • Life - Benefits that are designed to improve the quality of life
    • Home - Benefits designed to help maintain a stable home environment

 

  • VA Benefits II Briefing helps you understand some of the services and programs related to your VA health care and understand the VA disability compensation process. Additionally, you will learn how to navigate through eBenefits
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