Newcomer's Orientation & In-Processing

31FW improving the First 31 minutes, hours, & days before, upon & after arrival

Arrival & Sign-In

All newly arrived DoD members must report to their respective squadron Command Support Staff (CSS) within 24hrs (1 duty day) of arrival in country. They will provide in-processing checklists and agendas.

Welcome & In-Processing Schedule

  1. Jump Start Housing briefing (Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions)
    • Every Friday 9:00 a.m. at the Housing Office, is held to get started right away. Same briefing will be provided on Wednesday at the Wyvern Welcome.
  2. All military and self-sponsored civilians must attend the Wyvern Welcome (Base Newcomers Orientation and In-Processing): Spouses are highly encouraged to attend. Contact A&FRC for location due to COVID-19 restrictions.
    • Day 1 Newcomer Orientation: Every Tuesday at 7:45 A.M.
    • Day 2 Base In-Processing: Every Wednesday at 7:45 A.M.
  3. Benvenuti (Welcome) Tour – Families and Spouses
    • Every Friday 7:45 A.M. departing from the A&FRC; registration required

20 hrs of PCS Child Care

Air Force members may be eligible for up to 20 hours of childcare courtesy of the Air Force Aid Society. Please verify availability with the CDC or SAP and then stop by the A&FRC with one copy of your PCS orders to obtain a AFAS PCS Childcare voucher. Registration occurs in person at the Flightline CDC based on their availability. Children must be current on vaccinations to include the flu shot.

Your sponsor or unit are required to assist you in making copies. The Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is located right next to the Post Office in Area F.

Stay in touch with your gaining EFMP-Family Support Coordinator at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. They can provide non-clinical case management and support throughout your PCS process. EFMP-Family Support regularly organizes events, trips, and educational opportunities open to EFMP families. Contact your local A&FRC to speak with the EFMP-Family Support Coordinator.

Find us on Facebook at: Aviano AB EFMP FS. Our FB is a is closed group, you will need to request an invitation to join and may be asked questions before being permitted to join.

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