AFSFA Brig Gen Allen J. Jamerson Chapter of the Year

Each year, AFSFA chapters in good standing may compete to be recognized for outstanding contribution to the Air Force Security Forces Association (AFSFA), the Security Forces Foundation, its membership and the active duty, air reserve or air guard force. One established chapter will be recognized as “Chapter of the Year” and the next finishing chapter as “Runner-Up”.

Chapter chairpersons complete and submit the nomination packages. The AFSFA Awards Committee scores the chapter packages against the relevant criteria and based on a point scored system, recommend winners to the AFSFA Board of Directors at the annual meeting. In addition to Chapter of the Year award, there is also a Runner-Up to Chapter of the Year. “Chapter of the Year” and “Runner-Up” winners are announced at the AFSFA Annual Meeting Banquet.

The winning chapters are presented with a table-top banner and a flag streamer and their name is added to a plaque on display at the national headquarters that is taken to every national meeting and on the AFSFA web site under Chapter of the Year.

2016 Chapter of the Year - Ark-La-Tex Chapter

2016 Chapter of the Year Runner-Up - Oklahoma Heartland Chapter


2017 Chapter of the Year - National Capitol Region-Maryland Chapter

2017 Chapter of the Year Runner-Up - Billie Renfroe Chapter


2018 Chapter of the Year - National Capitol Region-Maryland Chapter

2018 Chapter of the Year Runner-Up - Billie Renfroe Chapter


2019 Chapter of the Year - Ron Blatman - Evergreen Chapter

2019 Chapter of the Year Runner-Up - Travis Bay Area Chapter


2020 Chapter of the Year - Ron Blatman - Evergreen Chapter

2020 Chapter of the Year Runner-Up - Billie Renfroe Chapter


2021 Chapter of the Year - Billie Renfroe Chapter

2021 Chapter of the Year Runner-Up - Ron Blatman Evergreen Chapter




How Saved My Weekend

A True Story by an AFSFA Member about our web portal

edsvehicleSo, there I was … facing a dilemma with my 1999 Dodge B1500 van on Wednesday morning before the Memorial Day Weekend. 

My front wheel bearings were going out and I needed to replace them.  Here comes the weekend and “what to do”?  After a little thought, !!LightBulb!!! Maybe there’s something on that could be a solution!!

Well, here it is: I found the Advance Auto Store on AND I found the parts I needed at a good price. Since my mechanic was already lined up to do the work anyway I simply asked him how he would feel about me providing the parts.  He was OK with that and said he would write on the invoice CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS and complete the job. Now only thing needed was to purchase the parts.   WOW!!  Sixty-eight dollars and ninety-two cents ($68.92)!  Do they have them in stock?  How soon can I pick them up? (It’s already 10:30 PM on Wednesday night.)  Immediately an answer is received: Yes, all parts in stock and are available for pick up in the morning!  (If there wasn’t a such a rush to get the parts they could have been shipped to my home.)  

With everything looking good I placed the order.  Now … even better news...actually,  WOW!!!  The purchase was eligible for a discount so instead of $68.92 the price actually was $48.24!!!  Purchase made and, immediately, there was an email telling me to pick up the parts in the morning.

Because I was shopping on our site, my cashback was $1.05 for shopping there  And, AFSFA also made a few pennies … all while shopping at 10:30 PM on a Wednesday night from the comfort of my study. And I didn’t even need to shop around or drive to 2 or 3 other parts suppliers. SO I saved myself time, mileage gas and everyone wins … plus I got cash back and made AFSFA a little money.

Many of you probably already shop online already … so why not continue that online shopping plus save a little more and help your association? From office supplies to auto parts … simply try it and watch your savings build.  If you have any questions or need online navigation assistance let Kathy and me know. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800 693 3031 or watch this video.  AFSFA Portal Tour

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