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139th Resiliency Center

The 139th Resiliency Center exists to provide resources to promote resiliency in the face of military and personal life stressors for the Airman and their families during peacetime and upon mobilization. This includes personal, financial, family, and community readiness, deployment cycle support, crisis intervention, transition assistance, outreach, training, information referral and follow-up, life skills education, review and analysis of program effectiveness, and volunteer program management. We are located in Building 25 with the Dining and Medical Facility.

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Military Family Services

Financial & other types of assistance: The Missouri Military Family Relief Fund, COVID-19 Emergency Relief Program, Salvation Army, Gary Sinise Foundation, Operation Homefront’s Critical Financial Assistance, Army Emergency Relief.

DEERS - Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Recording System is a computerized database of military sponsors and families & others worldwide who are entitled under the law to receive TRICARE benefits. Please know that DEERS registration is required for all TRICARE eligibility.

Military One Source - Online resource on more than 200 topics, including health & wellness, relationships, money, taxes & legal, military life topics and more. Offering resources, referrals, consultation and counseling.

Joint Services Support - JSS offers links to many of the resources available to service members.

Retiree Resources - Is the source of information for retirees & families. Be sure to stop by the Airman & Family Readiness office for additional things to do before you retire and information on the Survivor Benefits Plan.


Yellow Ribbon Event Plus - A legislatively mandated program that helps Service Members and their families in the National Guard connect with their local support community before, during and after deployments.

military & family life counselor

The 139th AW Military & Family Life Counselor, Karen O'Dea is continuing to provide free, off the record, confidential tele-health counseling via phone or Zoom to assist with any concerns or stressors related to the current pandemic. Members can reach her by phone at 816-722-0342.

The counselor provides free, non-medical, confidential, no record, private counseling to service members and families. This includes someone who may be having relationship issues, coping with life changes such as DUI, divorce, parenting and grief or loss. They can meet with transitioning services members who may be retiring and for 180 days after retirement to assist with any transitions that may occur. They also work with children on anxiety, life stressors and relationships.

Top 10 Coping stratagies

1. Meditation                 2. Puzzles

3. Music                        4. Friends

5. Pets                          6. Deep Breathing

7. Writing                      8. Physical Activity

9. Self-Talk                   10. Art

Key Spouse & Volunteers


 

Team Directory

Airman & Family Program Manager
Amy Mathias, AFRPM
Resiliency Center: 816-236-3939
Office: 816-236-3511
Cell: 816-390-2777 (emergency only)
amy.mathias.1@us.af.mil

Hours:
Tuesday-Friday, 7 am-5 pm

Chaplain
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Marty Clary
816-236-3175
marty.clary@us.af.mil

Director of Psychological Health
Phillip L. Pringle
816-236-3356
phillip.pringle.1@us.af.mil
Office: 816-236-3356

Military & Family Life Counselor
Karen O'Dea
Office: 816-236-3199
Cell: 816-722-0342

Personal Financial Counselor
Randy Gerard
Office: 816-236-3939
Cell: 573-415-6934
pfc.rosecrans.ang@zeiders.com

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC)
1st Lt. Joseph Mumma
Office: 816-236-3008
usaf.mo.139-aw.mbx.sarc@mail.mil

SAPR Hotline
816-341-3348

Yellow Ribbon Support Specialist
Kathy Kapp
Office: 816-236-3064
mary.kapp.ctr@us.af.mil