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Department of the Air Force
Schriever Military and Family Readiness Center - Relocation Assistance
101 Falcon Parkway
Schriever SFB, CO 80912-6515
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.
Upon receiving permanent change of station orders it is important to gather information about your new location. The sponsorship program is a great way to accomplish this. Units should assign sponsors to in-bound personnel. The sponsor should contact you and send a sponsor package for your use. Sponsors are a great resource for you before, during and after your arrival. They can assist you with questions make lodging arrangements and meet you upon arrival to the area. If you have not received a sponsor or sponsor package please contact the Schriever Airman and Family Readiness Center at DSN 312-560-3920 or 719-567-3920.
During normal duty hours contact your sponsor or the unit you are assigned to. If they are unable to assist you contact the 50 FSS/MPS DSN 312-560-5900, 719-567-5900.
Newcomers wanting to forward their mail or send packages should contact the Peterson Space Force Base Post Office to set up a P.O. Box at DSN: 312-834-4865.