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Chief Apticar signs lifetime membership with AFSA

Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar,51st Fighter Wing command chief, signed up for a lifetime membership with the Air Force Sergeants Association at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, August 17, 2021.

Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 51st Fighter Wing command chief shakes hands with Master Sgt. Thomas Klajder, Air Force Sergeants Association chapter president, after signing up for a lifetime AFSA membership at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, August 17, 2021. AFSA is federally chartered veteran’s service organization focused on legislative representation for military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Lorance)

Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar,51st Fighter Wing command chief, signed up for a lifetime membership with the Air Force Sergeants Association at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, August 17, 2021.

Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, signs a lifetime membership with the Air Force Sergeants Association at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, August 17, 2021. AFSA is federally chartered veteran’s service organization focused on legislative representation for military members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Lorance)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea --

Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, signs an Air Force Sergeants Association lifetime membership at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, August 17, 2021.

“I'm a big believer in the Air Force Sergeants Association,” said Apticar. “Which is why I made the commitment today to sign up for a lifetime membership.”

AFSA is a federally-chartered Veterans' Service Organization with 7 Divisions and 125 Chapters throughout the world. They advocate for fair and equitable benefits such as: 

Current military benefits protection, pay raises, commissary/exchange funding, educational and employment opportunities for military spouses, education and tuition assistance, adequate healthcare services, TRICARE benefits and reimbursements, COLA adjustments, transition programs, care for survivors, POW/MIAs, and enhanced Veterans services.