We are AFSA
The Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) located in Suitland, Maryland, is a non-profit, federally chartered 501(c) (19) organization representing the professional and personal interests of 100,000 Total Air Force, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve Command, active, retired, and veteran enlisted members and their families. We are the only Air Force enlisted organization dedicated to the people behind the stripes.
Headquarters: Our Association's headquarters is located within the Airmen Memorial Building at 5211 Auth Road in Suitland, Maryland. We have an amazing HQ Team that offers a wide-range of services on behalf of our 100,000 members. Close to the Branch Avenue Metro station, we have staff and volunteer parking and easy-access to downtown Washington, DC and the Virginia and Maryland Communities.
Volunteer opportunities at HQ may include:
- phone/customer survey support
- historical archives and photo organization
- legislative research
- mailing/stuffing envelopes
- staff support
To volunteer at AFSAHQ, please contact email@example.com
Division & Chapter Support
With 157 Chapters across the globe, we are always in need of a helping hand as they volunteer to serve our military members and their families.
Volunteer opportunities may include:
- providing meals/support for young Airmen stationed away from home
- collecting can goods, coupons and much more
- working together with members for special events
- participating in 5k/10K runs
- beach and community trash cleanups
- fundraiser volunteer opportunities and support
- and much more
To find a chapter near you, please visit our Chapter listing information.
We welcome you and your volunteer spirit, and thank you for your interest in supporting the Air Force Sergeants Association and our mission to serve the total enlisted corps and their families since 1961.
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AFSA is the Nation's most influential association devoted to the Total Enlisted Corps and their families. We defend those who defend us through legislation, representation, education and advocacy. We fight for the rights and earned benefits of our military members, past, present and future. Annual membership is only $36. Join AFSA now.
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Department Operations - EDC
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