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Family Readiness

Family Welcome The Airman and Family Program offers unit members and their families resources and support in all aspects of their military careers and life.

Contact Info

Airman & Family Program Manager
Nikki Wajer
Office: 605-988-5962
Email: nicole.l.wajer.civ@mail.mil 
Pyschological Health Program
Kelly Christensen
Office: 605-988-5539
Email:  kelly.j.christensen5.civ@mail.mil
Family Assistance Specialist
Rachel Vander Zee
Office: 605-357-2972
Email: rachel.a.vanderzee.ctr@mail.mil

Family Readiness

The purpose of the 114th Fighter Wing Family Readiness team is to empower, educate, and support our service members and their families. The Airman & Family Program is a special program designed to enhance National Guard readiness, retention, and quality of life, as well as minimize the impact to families of deployed personnel. The Readiness Program makes families aware of their importance to the National Guard and its mission. It also notifies families of available benefits, entitlements, and services.

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Psychological Health

The purpose of the Psychological Health Program is to provide consultation, counseling, and referral services to the Airmen and families to enhance readiness and support the mission of the 114th Fighter Wing. We work closely with the Family Readiness program to provide assistance with emotional, psychological, and relationship issues that may have a detrimental affect on Airmen and their families.

Military One Source

Military OneSource is a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week, toll-free information and referral telephone service available worldwide to active duty, Reserve, and National Guard military members and their families; and to deployed civilians and their families. Military OneSource provides information ranging from everyday concerns to deployment-related issues. Click here to visit Military One Source.

Yellow Ribbon Reintegration

The legislatively mandated Yellow Ribbon program provides information, services, referrals and proactive outreach programs to service members and their families through all phases of the deployment cycle.

The intent of the program is to prepare National Guard and Reserve members and their families for the deployment, sustain their families, and reintegrate the service members with their families, communities and employers upon re-deployment or release from active duty.

Visit the Yellow Ribbon Program website by clicking here.