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Air Force


Gold Star and Surviving Family Members


The Air Force Families Forever program provides long-term assistance and ensures family members remain connected to the larger Air Force family for as long as they desire.  Our mission is to provide resources, support and information to help survivors adapt to life without their loved one.

If you have any questions regarding these programs,

please contact the Air Force Families Forever representative at 707-424-2486.

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Gold Star and Surviving Family Members Installation Access Card


Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

TAPS provides immediate and long-term emotional support and healing to anyone grieving the death of a loved one who served in the military, regardless of their relationship to the deceased or the circumstances of the death.

The members at TAPS provide military survivor seminars, good grief camps for young survivors, peer mentors and casualty case assistance to help solve problems. They also provide information and resources about grief and trauma.

For help coping with the loss of a loved one or to find out more information about TAPS call their 24-hour helpline at 800-959-2877 or visit their website at

American Gold Star Mothers Inc.

American Gold Star Mothers is an organization of mothers who have lost a son or a daughter while serving on active duty. If you have lost a child while serving our country, please visit:


Air Force Families Forever offers additional support for survivors who are grieving the loss of an Airman by way of quarterly newsletter and a private Facebook community, exclusively dedicated to family and friends of AF fallen. If you are interested in either or both of these opportunities, please download the form and check the appropriate boxes, complete and return to the below address so we can include you in these online communities. Also, if there are other members of your family who would like to be a part of this network, simply have them submit the same information below.

Mail to: AFPC/DPFFS c/o AF Families Forever, 550 C St. 
West, JBSA Randolph AFB, TX 78150

Air Force Families Forever

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