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Air Force Installations. Quote. The vital, successful people I have met all had one common characteristic. They had a plan. - Marilyn Van Derbur. Brain Teaser. 0. M.D. B.A. PH.D. Overview. Roles and Functions Influences of Aircraft on Bases How Bases are Names

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Air force installations

Air Force

Installations


Quote

Quote

The vital, successful people I have met

all had one common characteristic. They

had a plan.

- Marilyn Van Derbur


Brain teaser

Brain Teaser

0

M.D.

B.A.

PH.D


Overview

Overview

  • Roles and Functions

    • Influences of Aircraft on Bases

    • How Bases are Names

  • Base Facilities

    • Housing/Lodging

    • Transportation Management Office

    • Military Personnel Flight

    • Base Exchange

    • Commissary

    • Family Services/Family Support Center


Overview cont

Overview (Cont.)

  • Base Facilities (Cont.)

    • Medical Services/TRICARE

    • Legal Office

    • Officers’ Club

    • Chaplain

    • Services Squadron

    • Education Office


Roles and functions of an air force base

Roles and Functions of an Air Force Base

  • Bases are designed to support specific Air Force missions

  • Bases are self-sufficient “little” cities


Influences of aircraft on bases

Influences of Aircraft on Bases

  • Bases designed to fit the needs of the aircraft

    • WWI--Front lines, needed grass field

    • Today

      • Size of Aircraft--parking

      • Maintenance Requirements

        • Equipment

        • People


Base name

Base Name

  • Geographic name

    • Little Rock AFB, AR

  • Famous Aviation or military figures

    • Vandenberg AFB, CA

  • Overseas Air Bases

    • Yokota AB Japan

  • Auxiliary Installations

    • Hurlburt Field, FL


Housing

Housing

  • Off-Base Housing Referral Office

  • On-base

    • Married, Family

    • Single (BAH/BOQ)

  • Billeting/Lodging

    • VAQ (Visiting Airmens Quarters)

    • VOQ (Visiting Officers Quarters)

    • TLF (Temporary Lodging Facilities)


Air force installations

TMO

  • Household Goods Shipment

    • Pack/unpack all items

    • Remove all boxes when unpacking

    • Disassemble and reassemble all large items

  • Ensure all boxes are properly marked


Military personnel flight mpf

Military Personnel Flight (MPF)

  • Military member

    • Promotion orders

    • Assignment orders

    • Maintains official records

    • ID card

    • Emergency Data

  • Family Members

    • ID cards


Base exchange bx services

Base Exchange (BX) Services

  • Main Store

  • Shoppette

  • Class Six

  • Military Clothing Store

  • Base Theater

  • Automobile Service Station


Base commissary

Base Commissary

  • Similar to civilian supermarket

  • No state, local, or foreign sales taxes

  • 5% Surcharge for improvements

  • Coupons good for 6 month past expiration at overseas locations


Family support center

Family Support Center

  • Spouse employment & job information

  • Relocation service

  • Family development education

  • Financial management education

  • Support during family separations


Medical services

Medical Services

  • Pediatrics

  • Surgery

  • Pharmacy

  • Emergency Care

  • Inpatient Care


Tricare

TRICARE

  • Cost-sharing medical insurance

  • Covers family members

  • Contact base TRICARE advisor

  • “TRICARE Handbook”


Legal office

Legal Office

  • Provides legal assistance services

    • Tax assistance

    • Notary public

    • Wills

    • Property damage claims

  • Can NOT represent service members or dependents in civilian court


Officers club

Officers’ Club

  • Entertainment

  • Social programs

  • Check-cashing

  • Food & beverage service


Chapel services

Chapel Services

  • Catholic, Muslim, & Protestant services

  • Personal, confidential counseling


Services division

Services Division

  • Fitness center

  • Campgrounds and equipment rentals

  • Golf course

  • Swimming pool

  • Intramural and varsity sports

  • Aero Club


Education office

Education Office

  • Central contact point for off-duty education and local programs

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Air Force education programs information


Summary

Summary

  • Roles and Functions

    • Influences of Aircraft on Bases

    • How Bases are Names

  • Base Facilities

    • Housing/Lodging

    • Transportation Management Office

    • Military Personnel Flight

    • Base Exchange

    • Commissary

    • Family Services/Family Support Center


Summary cont

Summary (Cont.)

  • Base Facilities (Cont.)

    • Medical Services/TRICARE

    • Legal Office

    • Officers’ Club

    • Chaplain

    • Services Squadron

    • Education Office


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