Education Awards

Hickam PME Center Awards

The Pacific Air Forces and 15th Wing leadership dedicated the Hickam Professional Military Education Center in honor of the ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James C. Binnicker.


The PME Center provide a continuum of education to develop Hawaii’s combat ready Enlisted Leaders, strengthening supervisory and leadership responsibilities to support winning the fight in air, space and cyberspace.


AFA Chapter 138 sponsors Binnicker PME Center's Academic Achievement Awards for the Airman Leadership School (ALS) and the Non-Commisioned Officer Academy (NCOA)

Pitsenbarger Awards

Air & Space Forces Association (AFA) Pitsenbarger Awards provide a one-time grant of $750 and a one year complimentary AFA eMembership to selected top USAF and USSF enlisted personnel graduating from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree (only). The grants coincide with the CCAF graduation ceremonies held each Spring and Fall.


Air & Space Forces Association (AFA) offers various education scholarships. 


In 2022, AFA contributed more than $230,000 to Airmen, Guardians, their spouses, and their children through 12 unique scholarships.  Click below for additional information.

Educator Grants

Every year, AFA awards $20,000 in grants to 40 educators poised to make a lasting difference.  The grant process is competitive.  A committee of aerospace education experts reviews all qualified applications and score them based on their detailed grant proposals.  AFA selects projects that best serve our nation's students and support our missions.

Mr. Jack Murphy at ALS Graduation.
Dr. Fred Staedel presenting at ALS Graduation.
MSgt Joe Towne presenting the Pitsenbarger Award at the CCAF Graduation.
MSgt Joe Towne presenting the Pitsenbarger Award at the CCAF Guaduation.
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