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Air Force stands up new division to enhance customer service for EFMP families
June 30, 2020
— The Department of the Air Force stood up a new division at the Air Force’s Personnel Center to integrate three Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, components -- medical, family support and assignments...
EFMP support doesn’t skip a beat despite social distancing measures
June 12, 2020
— The novel coronavirus pandemic forced the modification of three Exceptional Family Member Program workshops at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph early this year, but the virus has not stopped the delivery of services from the Department of Defense program that supports military families with special medical and educational needs...
AF implements options for Exceptional Family Members during pandemic
April 10, 2020
— The Exceptional Family Member Program instituted new support to minimize the impact caused by department COVID-19 policies, including the Stop Movement order and social distancing guidelines. ...
DOD vows to help Exceptional Family Member Program
February 11, 2020
— The Department of Defense is working to improve the Exceptional Family Member Program with several initiatives, a DOD official said at a House Armed Services Committee hearing Feb. 7...
Orientation session kicks off new year for EFMP
December 13, 2019
— An orientation session for Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph newcomers whose family members have special needs will launch a year filled with workshops and special activities for them through the location’s Exceptional Family Member Program...
Air Force EFMP families can attend Virtual Summit 3.0
August 28, 2019
— For the third year, Air Force Services Directorate, or AF/A1S, the Air Force's Personnel Center and the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency will jointly host the Exceptional Family Member Program Summit 3.0...
Lackland EFMP, Lighthouse for the Blind assist the Alamo Wing with back-to-school supplies
August 8, 2019
— The Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Exceptional Family Member Program and the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind & Vision Impaired teamed together at JBSA-Lackland Aug. 4 to provide no-cost backpacks and back-to-school supplies to Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 433rd Airlift Wing...
Special needs children ride, learn about horses at EFMP equestrian camp
July 19, 2019
— Special needs children learned about and rode horses during a three-day equestrian camp held at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Equestrian Center June 25-27. ...
April highlights Autism Awareness
April 19, 2019
— The Exceptional Family Member Program at Joint Base San Antonio brings awareness to the Autism Spectrum Disorder during April along with the services and support they offer to the military community. ASD can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. People with ASD may communicate, interact, behave and learn in ways that are different from others...
Workshop focuses on financial planning for families with special-needs members
March 14, 2019
— A workshop addressing financial planning for families enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program is set for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 28 at the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Military & Family Readiness Center...
Bimonthly workshops planned at JBSA-Randolph for EFMP families
December 6, 2018
— Families at Joint Base San Antonio enrolled in a Department of Defense program that supports military families with special medical and educational needs will have opportunities in 2019 to learn about an array of topics from Medicaid to individualized education programs...
Exceptional Family Member Program offers service, assistance to families with special needs
September 26, 2018
— Having a family member with special medical or educational needs can be challenging, but the Exceptional Family Member Program is available to assist active duty military personnel with a wide variety of services and referral capabilities...
Air Force hosts EFMP summit for exceptional family members
September 20, 2018
— Being the parent of a child with asthma, cancer, autism or any other life-threatening or chronic condition is often a difficult journey that requires patience and sacrifice. Fortunately, thousands of active-duty members have found support through the Air Force Exceptional Family Member Program, which allows Airmen to proceed to assignment locations where suitable medical, educational and other resources are available to treat family members with special needs...
Air Force offers hope for families of children with autism
June 19, 2018
— Raising a child with autism is always a challenge, especially in the military. The Air Force offers many resources to help families face these challenges, and hope that children with autism can reach their full potential...
5th Recruiting Brigade conducts quality of life, resiliency and wellness event
August 11, 2017
— Soldiers and family members of the 5th Recruiting Brigade recently gathered in downtown San Antonio to take part in the Alamo Warrior Wellness and Family Resiliency event...