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AF Spouses’ Scholarships Offered for Nursing Assistant Program

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Airman & Family Readiness Center is offering ten scholarships to spouses of active duty Air Force members to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

The course is offered through the Southern California Regional Occupational Center in Torrance. Each scholarship covers registration fees, tuition, American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, textbooks, uniform, fingerprinting, criminal background check and certificate filing fee. Course dates are March 18 through April 30. The class will be held 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Participants are required to provide their own transportation and childcare, proof of high school graduation or GED certificate, and a negative TB test, which may be obtained free of charge at the base clinic.

For more information or an application, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 310-653-5428. Applications are due by Feb. 19. If more than ten eligible applications are received, a lottery for the slots will be conducted.

This program is made possible by the Air Force Aid Society, the official charity of the U.S. Air Force. For more information about the Air Force Aid Society, please visit their website at www.afas.org. For more information about the Airman & Family Readiness Center, call 310-653-5428.