The U.S. Air Force has release a new smartphone app aimed at helping service members account for themselves and family members during a crisis or natural disaster.
The app connects to the Air Force Personnel Accountability and Assessment System that accounts for and assesses the needs of the Air Force’s Total Force – active-duty Airmen, selected Reserve members, Department of the Air Force and non-appropriated fund civilian employees, Air Force contractors assigned overseas and family members.
“The Air Force is taking AFPAAS to the next level to align with what is used in the private sector every day,” said Brian Angell, the Air Force Personnel Center Personnel Readiness Cell operations chief. “This wireless capability enhances Air Force accountability during crises and natural disasters.”
In the case of an active AFPAAS event, members can use a smartphone to log into the application via their user identification and password. The application is accessible for iPhones, Androids and certain touch-screen Blackberry phones.