Harnessing the power of AF Connect and MyTN applications to empower the Arnold Community Published June 6, 2023 By Lee Smith Integrated Prevention and Response Office ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, Tenn. -- In today's digital age, technology plays a vital role in transforming lives and fostering connections. Two remarkable applications, AF Connect and MyTN, have emerged as powerful allies in empowering individuals and making a positive impact within the community of Arnold Air Force Base and beyond. Developed by the Air Force and the state of Tennessee, respectively, these applications offer unique benefits, options and opportunities for users. AF Connect: Building strong bonds and support networks AF Connect serves as a virtual hub that unites military personnel, their families and civilian employees within the Arnold community. It provides a platform for seamless communication and access to crucial resources. Through features such as news, family connections and resource services, AF Connect facilitates advice-seeking and the establishment of robust support networks. It offers a wealth of resources, including mental health services, educational opportunities and local event information, fostering personal growth and community engagement. MyTN: Empowering residents, streamlining services MyTN, the official app of the Tennessee state government, is a user-friendly application that grants residents access to a wide range of services and resources. It simplifies daily life by consolidating various administrative processes into one convenient platform. With MyTN, residents can apply for government benefits, access healthcare information, renew licenses and explore employment opportunities – all within their reach. During crises, the application provides real-time alerts and updates on emergencies, natural disasters and community events, empowering individuals to make informed decisions and ensure their safety. Dual applications, endless possibilities While AF Connect and MyTN are independent applications developed by different entities, having both applications available, individuals can choose the platform that best suits their needs. Whether seeking support within the military community or accessing services as a Tennessee resident, AF Connect and MyTN broaden the scope of assistance, resources and engagement. These applications work in harmony, complementing each other's strengths and enhancing the user experience. Together, they create an ecosystem that supports self-reliance, effective problem-solving and holistic well-being for individuals in need. Let’s embrace the power of connectivity AF Connect and MyTN harness the power of technology to empower individuals and strengthen communities within and beyond Arnold AFB. Whether you are a member of the military, a civilian, a contractor or a family member belonging to any of these groups, the availability of AF Connect and MyTN provides a range of tailored resources and services. Embrace the power of connectivity, unlock the possibilities that await you and join the ever-growing community of empowered individuals making a positive impact. Download AF Connect and MyTN today, and let us together build stronger bonds, foster resilience and create a brighter future for all. If you have questions on the applications or on helping agencies available to Arnold personnel, call the Integrated Prevention and Response office at 931-454-5494.