Unite Program

Creating Unit Cohesion Through Recreation

The Unite program provides Commanders with funding to initiate recreational programs that will benefit and strengthen the bond between all Airmen in their unit including assigned Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, and APF/NAF Civilians.

Unit commanders may authorize Unite funds to cover spouse and family member participation in approved Unite events. If funding is not provided, spouses and family members may still participate, but they must pay any associated fees.


  • Increase esprit de corps, comradery, and morale
  • Promote interaction between unit members
  • Provide an opportunity for fun, relaxation, or physical fitness
  • Reinforce peer, squadron, or Air Force core values



$15 per person

Food & Beverage

$5 per person

Funding Guidelines

  • Funds can be used on or off the base
  • Unite is not a food & beverage program
  • Unite is not a reimbursement program
  • Your C3 will make Unite purchases on your behalf
    • Purchases are typically made over the phone or online
    • Any overages are your responsibility and will be paid out of pocket or with booster club funds
    • Purchases are tax exempt
    • Invoices/receipts are required and copies must be provided to the C3
  • We must have a completed 889 form for any off-base establishment before a transaction is made

Unauthorized Events

  • December holiday parties
  • End of year events
  • Balls/banquets
  • Dining-outs/Combat dining in/out
  • SQ training/meetings
  • Change of commands
  • Eating events
  • Promotions/retirements
  • Base wide special events

Unauthorized Purchases

  • Alcohol
  • Equipment Purchases (rentals allowed)
  • Supplies for volunteer events
  • Cleaning supplies/PPE
  • Fees to cover damages, late fees, or insurance
  • Prizes, gift cards, or promotional items
  • Gambling
  • Electronics
  • Lodging
  • Porta Johns

Event Ideas


  • Curling
  • Ice Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snow-Shoeing
  • Broomball
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Curling


  • Golfing/Driving Range
  • Go Karts
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Paddleboarding
  • River Tubing
  • Fishing
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Paintball
  • Batting Cages


  • Axe Throwing
  • Bowling
  • Escape Rooms
  • Laser Tag
  • Ludo Sports
  • Painting Party
  • Movie Theater Trip
  • Trampoline Park
  • Yoga Class


  • Fun Run
  • Highway Cleanup
  • Kickball
  • Minute-to-Win-It
  • Softball
  • Food Bank

Hosting an Event

Step 1: Plan

  • Plan your event! Need ideas? Check out our event ideas above or contact the C3

Step 2: Send in Your Request

Step 3: Work with Vendors & C3

  • The C3 must make all Unite purchases on your behalf. You will not be reimbursed.

  • You can email your invoices to the C3, or arrange to have the C3 pay over the phone or online for you. This might be before, during, or after your event, depending on what the venue prefers.

  • Any overages are your responsibility and will be paid out of pocket or with booster club funds

Step 4: During the Event

  • Host your event, take pictures, and have fun!

Step 5: After the Event

  • Complete the After-Action Report (AAR) and email it to me with 1-3 event photos within 5 business days of your event.

Forms & Resources