Air Force Association

Leigh Wade Chapter 169

AFA Leigh wade

Wounded Warrior and Wounded Airman Funds Raised!
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Leigh Wade President Gary Metzinger (left) presents AFA Medal of Merit to Leigh Wade VP Aerospace Education, Jim White, 12 July 2014
Gary Metzinger laying Leigh Wade 169 Air Force Association wreath at Colonial Heights War Memorial on Monday, May 2014. Mike Brooks, new Leigh Wade Community Partner accompanied Gary and took this photo.
AFA state convention
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STEM Street

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The AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION mission:

· a dominant United States Air Force and
· a strong national defense,
· to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage.

To accomplish this, we:

EDUCATE  the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security.
ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education.
SUPPORT the total Air Force family, and promote aerospace education.

LEIGH WADE CHAPTER Mission:

Educate

· Chapter Website
· Chapter Newsletter
· Quarterly General Membership Meetings
· “ADOPT A HIGHWAY” Harrowgate Road, Chester

Advocate

· Honor Local Teacher of Year Annually
· STEM Street – Clover and Harrowgate Elementary
· Aerospace Club – Lloyd C Bird HS
· STARBASE Initiative

Support

· Veterans at Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center
· Spouses of AF Personnel in the Tri-cities Area
· 345th Training Squadron at Ft. Lee
· Paul and Phyllis Galanti Education Center