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Family Readiness Group Briefing

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This is a briefing on Family Readiness Group, it covers the following topics: Reestablish lines of communication Confirm/Deny contact information Provide key information Training Calendars (in packet) Calendar Highlights Deployment Benefits Wives’ Huddle NOTE: This document is in MS PowerPoint Download: 31/FRG_Slides.254191040.ppt Size: 1.21 MB

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Cover the following topics: Family readiness command information mission. Elements of an effective communications program. The Army is fully prepared and capable of executing it mission. Covered Topics Include: The Army’s leadership is also prepared and capable of taking care of Army families; the Army cares about its families and their well-being. The Global War on Terrorism is a complex, long-term campaign that requires a focused international effort; there is no quick fix. Our national leadership Read more

The Commander’s Family Readiness Toolkit

Family readiness programs are a command responsibility. The command’s leadership (which includes senior unit enlisted personnel as its most vital element) and demonstrated concern for families before, during, and after a deployment/ mobilization can directly impact the success of many of your unit’s efforts. Commanders must clearly articulate their goals and vision for family readiness. Senior non-commissioned officers’ full support of this command vision is also critical. Empowering families Read more

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This handbook is designed to assist deploying commanders, rear detachment commanders (RDCs), and Family Readiness Group (FRG) leaders in developing an effective Rear D/FRG operation. The principles outlined in this handbook apply at each echelon and for all unit types. NOTE: This document is in PDF format