The Phoenix Air National Guard Patriots serve as a citizen support group for the men and women assigned to the units that comprise all of the Phoenix area Air National Guard. The focus of the Patriots is on the following charitable events, operations and functions:
- Raising and providing funds through various methods for family assistance and emergencies for the families of Guard members in need with a focus on families of those members serving in a deployed status overseas who have been placed in a financial hardship situation.
- Coordinating and providing community awareness programs to civic organizations and the employers of Guard members regarding the mission and purpose of the units, their importance to the security of the community and the State of Arizona as well as the economic impact of these organizations to the State of Arizona.
- Coordinating programs to support the Phoenix area Air National Guard and its members within the community. Emphasis will be on municipal, county and state governments, educational institutions and the corporate business and professional communities of central Arizona.
- Providing funds for recognition and awards for outstanding members of the Phoenix area Air National Guard.
- Assisting in providing and promoting educational and scholarship opportunities for members of the Phoenix Air National Guard.