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ASYMCA hosts drive-thru event for AAFB Airmen and families

Members of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base (AFB), First Sergeants Council, Exceptional Family Member Program, Airman and Family Readiness Center, and the Mental Health Clinic pose for a photo during the ASYMCA open house drive-thru event at Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. During the event, volunteers handed out welcome bags and brochures with information about the programs ASYMCA offers.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Members of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base (AFB), First Sergeants Council, Exceptional Family Member Program, Airman and Family Readiness Center, and the Mental Health Clinic pose for a photo during the ASYMCA open house drive-thru event at Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. During the event, volunteers handed out welcome bags and brochures with information about the programs ASYMCA offers.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Airman 1st Class Kayla Christenson, 97th Air Mobility Wing public affairs apprentice,receives a welcome bag from a member of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base (AFB) during the ASYMCA open house drive-thru event at Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. The bag she received included razors, snacks, sunglasses, hand sanitizer, a reusable straw and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Airman 1st Class Kayla Christenson, 97th Air Mobility Wing public affairs apprentice,receives a welcome bag from a member of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base (AFB) during the ASYMCA open house drive-thru event at Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. The bag she received included razors, snacks, sunglasses, hand sanitizer, a reusable straw and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Members assemble welcome bags at the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base open house drive-thru event at Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. Members handed out welcome bags for single Airmen, families and families with babies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Members assemble welcome bags at the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base open house drive-thru event at Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. Members handed out welcome bags for single Airmen, families and families with babies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing host an Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) open house drive-thru event at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. The ASYMCA hosted the event to educate Airmen and their families on the various resources and programs available to them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing host an Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) open house drive-thru event at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. The ASYMCA hosted the event to educate Airmen and their families on the various resources and programs available to them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

A member of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base (AFB) hands a welcome bag to an Airman during the ASYMCA open house drive-thru eventat Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. The ASYMCA also handed out brochures that included information about various programs for Airmen and their families, including Operation Bring Baby Home, Hero’s Pantry, Airmen Against Drunk Driving,the Volunteer Program and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class AmandaLovelace)

A member of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Altus Air Force Base (AFB) hands a welcome bag to an Airman during the ASYMCA open house drive-thru eventat Altus AFB, Oklahoma, March 18, 2021. The ASYMCA also handed out brochures that included information about various programs for Airmen and their families, including Operation Bring Baby Home, Hero’s Pantry, Airmen Against Drunk Driving,the Volunteer Program and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class AmandaLovelace)

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The Altus Air Force Base Armed Services YMCA, First Sergeants Council, Exceptional Family Member Program, Airman and Family Readiness Center, and the Mental Health Clinic teamed up to hand out brochures and welcome bags during an ASYMCA open house drive-thru event on March 18, 2021, at Altus AFB, Oklahoma.

Brochures were distributed to Airmen and their families with information about various programs designed to provide them assistance. The programs include: Airmen Against Drunk Driving, Washer Dryer Program, Operation Bring Baby Home, Operation Little Bookworms, Military Welcome Center, Operation Shoe Away Hunger, Hero’s Pantry, Operation Little Learners, Children’s Waiting Room, Operation Santa Boots, Operation Holiday Joy, and the Volunteer Program.

The welcome bags were each unique and supplied different necessity items for single Airmen, families with younger children and families with newborn babies. For more information about the ASYMCA and programs they sponsor, call the ASYMCA at (580) 481-6523 or visit https://www.asymca.org/oklahoma.

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