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United States Air Force
Airman & Family Readiness Center
500 Fisher Street, Room 110
Keesler AFB, MS 39534
As a gateway to the resources you need, the Military and Family Support Center provides information, support and services to help you balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center is one part of the overall Family Readiness System, which is the network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family life readiness, mobilization and deployment readiness, and mobility and economic readiness. It should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services are a key resource for you and your family. They include:
Keesler Installation Voting Assistance Office, Sablich Center, Bldg 701, 500 Fisher St, Rm 126
The Federal Voting Assistance Program – FVAP.gov – ensures service members, their eligible family members and overseas citizens have the tools and resources to register to vote and request an absentee ballot, regardless of their state of residence. The Voting Assistance Guide, or VAG, is a reference guide for everything you need to know about absentee voting in all 50 states, the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
The VAG is available at: www.fvap.gov/vao/vag. Select your state to find your local election office’s contact information.
Voting forms are available at: www.fvap.gov/eo/overview/materials/forms.
Military and Family Support Centers are part of the network of agencies, programs, services and partnerships which supports the overall well-being of military families. Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation to connect with key programs, services and support systems.
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs such as the following:
These services may vary by location and installation. Find your specific center on MilitaryINSTALLATIONS.
Keesler has two center locations. The main center is located in Sablich Center, Building 701, and can be reached at 228-376-8728 or DSN 312-591-8728. The student training satellite facility is located at the Levitow Training Support Facility, Building 7310, and can be reached by calling 228-377-0155/5346 or DSN 312-597-0155/5346. Registration is required for classes and activities.
Keesler currently benefits from the services of a military family life counselor. This person is a trained, non-medical counselor who can meet a person (military, retired and/or family members, including teens and youth) and discuss concerns in a cost-free, anonymous atmosphere. No records are kept. Some of the topics or issues include deployment and reintegration issues, marriage and relationship issues, parenting/sibling and family issues, communications challenges stress and anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and daily life issues.
The MFLC encourages the individual to seek professional help if deemed necessary. After hours and weekend appointments are available; group and off-site meetings can be arranged. They do have a duty to warn in case a person shows signs of harming themselves or others. The individuals rotate on six-week schedules, though the contact phone number remains the same.
Military and Family Life Counselor
The military and family life counselor is located at 500 Fisher St., Room 110, and can be reached by calling 228-209-6280, 228-229-3801 or DSN 312-591-8728.
Keesler’s A&FRC also provides casualty services and the survivor benefit plan. These trained members continue to provide counseling in the event of the death, injury or serious illness of a military member, family member or retired person. The survivor benefit plan staff provides in-depth information about the program for members planning to retire.