Family Orientation and English-Language Programs

Visit the International Family Support Organization (IFSO) page for more information on all family programs. 


Family Orientations/Virtual Information Fair. Spouses and adult dependents (ages 18 and up) will have the opportunity to learn about important topics, including U.S. healthcare, emergency procedures, severe weather, and school systems.  The orientation is a fun and informative way to meet fellow spouses and make new friends. 

Session 1: 15-16 June 2021  

Session 2: 19-20 August 2021

Sign up for one or both sessions here


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What about childcare?
Childcare for preschoolers will be available at Session 2. 

What topics are covered at the family orientation?
Some of the topics that will be covered are medicines and medical emergencies, severe weather warnings and preparation, driving safety, and summer and family activities.

What time is the family orientation program?
The program will start at 9:00 a.m. each day and will end at 12:00 p.m.


The English-Language Course

The International Officer School, in conjunction with the International Family Support Organization (IFSO), hosts a 12-week beginner's English course

Class starts: September 2021
Graduation: November 2021


International Officer School Patch
120 S. Mitchell Street
Maxwell AFB, AL  36112