Air Force Aid Society

Incorporated in 1942, The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is the official charity of the United States Air Force. AFAS to help relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families and to assist them in financing their higher education goals. Its three-pronged charter promotes the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsoring educational assistance programs, and offering a variety of base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare. Since 2008, AFAS has provided more than $215 million in direct support to Air Force families. Visit to learn more, apply for assistance or to donate.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|94.73 Score


(4/4)|92.56 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

1550 Crystal Drive
Suite 809
Arlington, VA 22202