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Joint Base San Antonio
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Exceptional Family Member Program
New Air Force surgeon general program enhances support for EFMP families, Airmen, Guardians
May 2, 2023
— The Air Force surgeon general has made improving support for military children one of his priorities...
DOD survey asks participants to weigh in on Exceptional Family Member Program
November 18, 2022
— For the first time, the Defense Department will offer those enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program an opportunity to provide detailed input about their experiences...
Exceptional Family Member Program hosts Halloween Howl Down Oct. 21
October 12, 2022
— The Joint Base San Antonio Exceptional Family Member Program hosts its annual Halloween event for children and families, which includes treats, entertainment, a resource fair carnival games, hay rides, haunted house, food trucks, a Trunk-or-Treat, and more at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Military and Family Readiness Center parking lot from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 21. ...
TRICARE operations and patient administration, EFMP streamline processes
October 6, 2022
— All TRICARE operations and patient administration flight services, as well as the Exceptional Family Member Program office, are now located on the third floor of A-Wing at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center...
Blood drive scheduled to support Blood Cancer Awareness Month
September 8, 2022
— This month, you can support those with blood cancers by participating in a blood drive coordinated by the Joint Base San Antonio Exceptional Family Member Program...
Army EFMP reforms to improve transparency, trust for Army families
June 16, 2022
— Army life has many rewards, but navigating the unique demands that accompany it can sometimes be challenging. Frequent moves, family separations, school changes and work-life balance are part of every Army Family’s life. For the roughly 9 percent of active-duty Soldiers who have family members with special needs — these demands can be uniquely challenging...
New EFMP liaison dedicated to Navy personnel in South Texas
May 16, 2022
— For military families with special needs, the Department of Defense Exceptional Family Member Program provides support and resources to help members and their families thrive in military life. At Joint Base San Antonio, EFMP programs are available to all branches of the military, but an additional bonus for Navy personnel in and around San Antonio is that they have their own case liaison for the program. ...
EFMP process updates create standardization across branches
May 5, 2022
— The Exceptional Family Member Program has undergone enterprise-wide changes to their processes since September 2021...
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit reopens at BAMC
March 16, 2022
— Brooke Army Medical Center reopened its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit March 1 after a two-year hiatus. The PICU mission was temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to conserve resources and personnel...
First Lady visits JBSA-Lackland to discuss Joining Forces initiative
February 24, 2022
— Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland hosted the First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, Feb. 23. The Mayor of San Antonio, Ron Nirenberg, and his wife, Erika Prosper-Nirenberg, as well as Air Education and Training Command leadership, were also on hand to welcome Dr. Biden at JBSA-Kelly Field...
Respite Care available for EFMP families
February 22, 2022
— Families enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program are eligible for additional support through the Air Force Respite Care program...
EFMP adds dedicated, specialized attorney to Central Cell
October 25, 2021
— The EFMP Central Cell has expanded over the past year, consolidating Air Force resources into one central location, and recently adding a specialized attorney from the Judge Advocate General Corps, or JAGC, as part of continuing efforts to provide access and support for families...
MyVector updates help connect Airmen, Guardians
October 18, 2021
— MyVector is one of the many tools Airmen and Guardians can use to enhance their career development, including tracking personal development and assignments, writing performance evaluations, and connecting with mentors as well as mentoring others...
Exceptional Family Member Program hosts Halloween Howl Down Oct. 22
September 30, 2021
— The Halloween Howl Down will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot across from the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Military & Family Readiness Center, located at 3060 Stanley Road, building 2797. The free event is open to all JBSA members and their families...
Army tests new EFMP system, targets assignment process for select families
September 13, 2021
— The Army is currently piloting a new Exceptional Family Member Program online enrollment process to improve the assignment research and selection process for EFMP participants, G-9 officials said Sept. 9...
JBSA’s Exceptional Family Member Program provides support, builds resilience
May 24, 2021
— When Lt. Cmdr. Liezl Nicholas arrived at Joint Base San Antonio with her family, she was unsure where to start looking for resources for her special needs son until she contacted a coordinator at one of JBSA's Exceptional Family Member Program-Family Support offices...
EFMP Family Support offers individualized Family Needs Assessments
April 12, 2021
— Airmen and Guardians in the Exceptional Family Member Program are encouraged to have a family needs assessment, or FNA, conducted upon entry into EFMP, and then again as needs emerge and family situations change...
Air Force launches Family Vector website for EFMP families
March 3, 2021
— The Department of the Air Force launched a new website March 3, giving Exceptional Family Member Program families direct access to decision-making information related to medical programs, assignments or other support resources...
Online tool focuses on exceptional family members
February 10, 2021
— The Exceptional Family Member Program's online tool, EFMP & Me, recently got an upgrade that provides leadership and program service providers with access to an array of information and checklists curated especially for them. ...
Air Force hosts virtual 2020 EFMP Summit
November 17, 2020
— Families, leaders, mentors and supervisors of Airmen and Space professionals enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program participated in the 2020 virtual EFMP Summit Oct. 21, which offered an update on the progress the program has made thus far, as well as a glimpse of improvements on the horizon...