Private Organizations or special interests groups are not part of the Air Force or DoD. If approved by the Installation Commander, private organizations may operate on the base in strict accordance with their approved constitution and bylaws. Private Organizations may not use the official name (in part) or status of any DoD organization or activity. Private Organizations are solely liable for their operations and cannot use DoD facilities or assets for business opportunity. Private Organizations can be asked to reimburse the AF for dedicated use of DoD assets, such as meeting rooms. Private Organizations are not authorized to use government copiers or printing resources. Private Organization may not present themselves as part of the AF to obtain sponsorship of organizational activities. Private Organization are authorized to conduct two 'public' fund raisers a quarter, all other sales are to be 'purchase sharing' among the Private Organization's membership only. Organizations/clubs that earn or retain assets that average in excess of $1000 per month during any quarter must request permission to operate on Wright-Patterson. Private Organizations are not allowed to compete with AAFES or Force Support activities.
Force Support Squadron NAF activities, like Bowling, Golf, Clubs, are not authorized to "donate or provide" merchandise or fee based services to any organization or special interest group. NAF activities can provide special incentives that encourage increased business opportunity for the activities.
- 2012 private organization guide
- Private Organization information
- Sample - Establish a Private Organization Memorandum
- Sample - Insurance Waiver Memorandum
- Sample PO Membership Financial Liability
For questions regarding Private Organizations, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org