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Department of the Air Force
Airman & Family Readiness Center
O'Malley Ave., Building 22026
Yigo Guam 96543
Resources and services differ by branch of service. These family and community services are specific to your installation. Use the information below to learn more.
The 36 Force Support Squadron offers a variety of Morale, Welfare and Recreational programs and services. There is a bowling alley, a golf course, a library, a gym, a pool, a beach, an arts and crafts center, an auto hobby shop, outdoor recreation, and various dining establishments located on Andersen Air Force Base. Check out aafb.militarymwrguam.com for the latest information for the facilities and the special events that happen on the installation.
Helpful tips: Guam is a tropical island that stays warm all year long. Besides a hoodie or a light sweater, there is no need for any winter apparel while stationed here. Due to the humid conditions, a dehumidifier is strongly recommended. There are no electrical transformer requirements for Guam.
Active-duty service members do not need to transfer their stateside driver's licenses to Guam driver's licenses; spouses and dependents with stateside driver's licenses are required to switch to Guam driver's licenses within 30 days of arriving on the island.
Guam has a rich and unique culture of the Chamorro people. The Airman and Family Readiness Center offers a free Hafa Adai Island tour on the last Friday of each month. This guided tour will take you all the way around the island and make stops at various scenic, historical and cultural spots. Call the A&FRC at 366-8136 to sign up.
Cellular phone service from the mainland may be spotty and costly to use on the island. There are local cellular companies that you can switch to once you arrive. Some cellular companies also offer internet and cable services that you can bundle together.
Andersen Airman's Attic is a volunteer-run program that assists Andersen families with free household goods, clothes, toys and more. While its main target are families E-5 and below, they do offer all-ranks days. Check out the latest information on the Andersen Airman’s Attic Facebook page.
Guam is a beautiful island with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. While there are lots of spots to explore, make sure to research hiking and water safety specific to the island. There are certain areas that are strictly prohibited to service members; however, and reef walking is strictly prohibited everywhere on the island.
The Airman and Family Readiness Center provides various programs and classes for service members and their families. The A&FRC is located in the Consolidated Support Center, Building 22026, right next to the commissary and across the street from the PAX terminal. We are open Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for federal holidays, weekends and down days. Some of the programs offered include:
Other programs include Air Force Aid Society programs, Key Spouse training, Heart Link, Bundles for Babies, the Loan Locker and the Exceptional Family Member Program.