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The Australian Families of the Military Research and Support Foundation (AFOM) is a Foundation set up by past and current serving Australian Military Personnel and their families.

Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of partners and families of past and current serving Australian Military Personnel.

We aim to become the foremost organisation in Australia that:

  • promotes, coordinates and funds research that is not encumbered by political and/or Departmental outcomes.
  • provides support for and advocates for the needs of partners and families of past and current Australian Military personnel.

Latest News & Updates

December 07, 2016

New Ambassador to AFOM

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Warrant Officer Class One John J. Stonebridge, BM, OAM Warrant Officer Class One John Stonebridge was born in Sydney in 1964. He joined the Australian Regular Army in June 1981 and on completion of Recruit Training, was allocated to the Infantry Corp and…
Mark Rogers
November 25, 2016

A New Ambassador

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Those at AFOM are delighted to have Mark Rogers come on board as an Ambassador. Enlisted in the Australian Army in May 2005. On finishing his basic training at Kapooka and Singleton School of Infantry, Mark was posted to Delta Company 6 RAR at Enoggera. In…
AFOM newsletter
November 20, 2016

Newsletter No 4 2016

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It continues to be an extremely busy time for AFOM and their Directors and friends. Below are just a few exciting people and events that have occurred recently. We have a new Ambassador and also a new “Friend” who will assist us with multiple issues along the…
October 16, 2016

Sutherland Shire Invisible Wounds

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AFOM Caring for ALL in our Community When: Tuesday 8th November 2016 CLUB ON EAST (was known as Suth.United Serv.Club) 7 East Parade, Sutherland Entry - $5 Commencing: 9:30am for a meet and mingle and Closes at 3:30-4pm Invisible Wounds: Effects on the…
Gatsby take final
Sep 22, 2016 206

Black and White Gatsby Night

Tickets online sale at: http://www.afom.org.au/shop-auctions/shop For further information…
Aug 26, 2016 1026

Ruth Rogers

Ruth comes from a long line of Military family. Her Father served in the Malaysian…
Jul 21, 2016 253

A Visual Guide to Generalized Anxiety Disorder

What’s Normal? It's natural to worry during stressful times. But some people feel tense…
Jun 27, 2016 521

AFOM Ladies Retreat

A few months ago I was trawling through Facebook when I came across this flyer for a…
Jun 21, 2016 640

Depression Overview

Depression: What Is It? It's natural to feel down sometimes, but if that low mood lingers…
May 04, 2016 558

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