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Department of the Air Force
Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC)
Building 24 Room 220, Second St
Creech AFB, NV 89018
Moving is a way of life for service members and their families. Resources like MilitaryINSTALLATIONS, Plan My Move and Military OneSource provide important information to help make moving easier. For many newcomers, a sponsor can help add that personal touch.
A sponsor is assigned by a newcomer's gaining unit and helps the newcomer before, during and after a move. If you haven't been assigned a sponsor, you can request one through your new unit. Units try to match sponsors and service members by rank and family status.
To help prepare sponsors for success, the Sponsorship Program provides training and access to important information and resources that can help newcomers master their move. The Sponsorship Program helps sponsors fulfill their responsibilities, which may include:
Note: Responsibilities may vary based on service-specific policies and guidance. Make sure to check with your service branch for sponsor training requirements.
Overall, the Sponsorship Program aims to:
For more information on the Sponsorship Program, contact your installation Military and Family Support Center.
Sponsorship is also available for youth. Installation youth sponsorship programs help military-connected youth make a successful transition to a new community. Primarily directed to preteen and teenaged youth, installation youth programs/centers provide information and materials on programs and services available at their new location. Where available, youth can exchange emails, talk on the phone or chat online with other youth. The youth program staff at your new installation can offer more information on installation youth sponsorship programs.
You can also contact your installation School Liaison Program office for information about school-based youth sponsorship programs such as Anchored4Life and Student2Student. These peer-to-peer programs help your student adjust to and navigate their new school.
If your child would like to become a youth sponsor, contact your installation School Liaison Program or youth program/center.
Families with children may also want to visit Military Kids Connect, an online community for military children and youth. The site offers games, videos and links to teen-led installation tours.
Air Force permanent party personnel should contact your unit for a sponsor. If you did not receive a sponsor, contact the Creech AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center for assistance at 702-404-0864 and DSN 312-384-0864 or you can email 432.SPTS.FSH.AFRC@us.af.mil. In your email include the following: first/middle initial/last name, report no later than date, personal email address, cell phone number and projected squadron at the Creech AFB for your assignment.
Department of Defense civilians should contact your selecting official or personnel office for a sponsor. If you did not receive a sponsor, contact the Creech AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center for assistance at 702-404-0864 and DSN 312-384-0864 or visit the AFPC PCS webpage.
Until you get a permanent address, your mail may be forwarded to: Last name, First name, MI, 3500 Postal Service Center, Nellis AFB, NV 89191. Upon arrival, pick up mail at the Nellis Postal Service Center co-located with the U.S. Post Office in Bldg. 320 at Nellis AFB. To confirm your mail arrangement with the Nellis Postal Service Center, contact them at 702-652-2112 or DSN 312-682-2112.