Why Join?

From HQ AFSA

Advocacy, Fraternalism, Networking

The Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) represents the TOTAL Air Force Enlisted Corp’s men and women and their families.  AF Active Duty, Air National Guard, AF Reserve Command members (active, retired, and veteran) are the dynamic components of AFSA’s membership.  AFSA represents YOU as a military professional.  Join over 110,000 of your fellow Airmen…regardless of Career Specialty or Command… we’re only as strong as our membership!


We fight for your hard-earned benefits and provide you with a strong VOICE on Capitol Hill:

A stronger voice that is heard! When Congress wants the enlisted point of view, they ask AFSA. Whatever your component – AF Active Duty, Air National Guard, AF Reserve Command; and whatever your status – active, retired, veteran, or family member – AFSA has the expertise and experience to speak for YOU!  Members of Congress are the decision-makers that affect your life today – and tomorrow. Your AFSA Legislative Representatives educate Congress about the enlisted force and fight for your best interests. AFSA representatives have walked a mile in your shoes and know about your military contributions and sacrifices.  Step up, let your voice be heard… become an AFSA member today!


Make professional contacts and meet people with the same interests and experiences:

Join the AFSA family and your colleagues at local Chapter meetings, special events, trips, educational programs, and social functions. Members are invited to AFSA’s annual Professional Airmen’s Conference which includes an educational forum spotlighting the success of AFSA’s exceptional members. Share your talents and expertise … complete your AFSA application and join our successful team!


Receive our Magazine with news and information affecting you:

SERGEANTS magazine captures the attention of readers at all levels … from junior Airmen to senior members of Congress …  it’s a bi-monthly production designed specifically for enlisted men and women and their families.  SERGEANTS magazine is delivered directly to your door.


Up-to-the Minute Legislative Updates:

You should know about upcoming issues, changes in policies, and decisions that affect you ASAP!  AFSA members can easily access our toll-free, 24-hour Capitol Hill Update Line, or check out the latest updates in our weekly AFSA Newsletter on the AFSA web sitewww.hqafsa.org


Security and peace-of-mind through affordable Insurance programs exclusively for members:

$1,000 accidental death and dismemberment insurance is yours with your AFSA membership.  AFSA Members may also obtain affordable life, health, and property & casualty insurance.  The benefits of your AFSA membership are endless… join now.


Members-only professional and money-saving discount programs for you and your family:

AFSA members will enjoy a wide-range of valuable discounts on vacation packages, auto rentals, computer equipment, mobile phone services, floral purchases, and magazine subscriptions.  Other Member benefits and services include: AFSA-related credit card programs and discounted insurance plans including health, life, and dental. The power of a large and active membership … AFSA has partnered with service professionals, retailers, and suppliers to create exclusive member discounts and extended services to our valued members


Academic Scholarships and Grant opportunities:

AFSA members’ children have the opportunity to apply for academic scholarships through the AFSA, CMSAF, and the Airmen Memorial Foundation (AMF) scholarship funds.  To date, over $2.1 million in scholarships have been awarded through AFSA International Charities.  Education is the key to our future… we can help with the cost of your child’s continued education.


Air Force Active Duty support and representation:

The Post-9/11 GI bill, 100% replacement for damaged household goods, local AFSA Chapter support for your spouse and family during deployment — All AFSA successes!  AFSA supports your family as you support our country.   AFSA argued on behalf of the Post-9/11 GI Bill and transferability benefits.  We are proud that both have been implemented and we will continue to argue on your behalf for more changes.


ANG and AFRC unique military concerns:

AFSA is your organization.  We work for the programs and services you need.  AFSA succeeded in authorizing TRICARE standard for gray area Guard and Reserve members.  AFSA is working towards lowering the age for receipt of retired pay from 60 to 55 and activating your TRICARE coverage 180 days vs. 90 days prior to deployment.

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