Joint Base Andrews

 

11th Force Support Squadron

The men and women of the 11th Force Support Squadron are committed to supporting the Joint Base Andrews community. 

Here you will find links to programs run by the Military & Family Support Center and Casualty Affairs.

For dining, lodging, military resources and recreation and leisure, visit www.andrewsfss.com.

Military & Family Support Center
The M&FSC supports and maintains mission readiness by assisting individuals and families with adaptation to the challenges and demands of expeditionary operations and the military lifestyle.
Bldg 1191 Menoher Dr. - 301-981-7087
1191 Menoher Dr.
301-981-7087
DSN 858-7087

Open Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Weekends, holidays and AFDW family days
Key Spouse
Click here for the 2015 Key Spouse calendar.



The Key Spouse Program is an official unit/family program designed to enhance readiness and establish a sense of Air Force community. 

It is a commander's program that promotes partnerships with unit leadership, volunteer Key Spouses appointed by the commander, families, the Airman & Family Readiness Center and other community and helping agencies.  The program has been standardized across the Air Force to address the needs of all military families with special emphasis on support to families across the deployment cycle.

To become a Key Spouse:

1. Contact your sponsor's First Sergeant

2. Obtain a Commander's Appointment Letter

3. Complete Key Spouse Initial or Refresher Key Spouse Training Training provided by Military and Family Support Center

Child & Youth Services
Child Care Registration is the one stop for all of your childcare needs at Joint Base Andrews. Families wishing to use any of the child development programs should visit the child care registration office for information regarding childcare options, available vacancies, and to complete the required enrollment papers.

Child Development Center programs acknowledge children learn through active, hands-on involvement with their environment, peers, and caring adults.  Children are valued as individuals, as well as part of a group.

Youth Programs offers a well-rounded, wide range of activities in sports, instructional classes, social programs, Before and After School and Summer Day Camp Programs for youth ages 6-18. The facility boasts 5 classrooms, a computer lab, dance studio, theater, table games room and a teen area and lounge.

Family Child Care (FCC) is a quality alternative to center-based childcare, which is provided by spouses of active duty military members in their government owned or leased housing. The Family Child Care Office and other base agencies certify both the individual providing services and the occupied quarters.

The School Liaison Office offers help with location and deployment issues, school transition, student/parent advocacy, school- or district-level special education system navigation, home-schooling support, post-secondary school preparation, and other family-related issues.
Casualty Assistance Office
Casualty assistance is provided to widows or widowers following the death of an active-duty member or a retired Air Force member.

The casualty assistance representative (CAR) will assist the next-of-kin file for government benefits.

Keep these important documents in a safe place:

Retirement DD Form 214
Marriage Certificate
Birth certificates for all dependents
Divorce Decree
Frequent Links
Base Access Procedures Update
Newcomers Information
SAPR Info
QOLCOMM Info
Liberty Park