FAMILY READINESS GROUPS (FRG) Under the provisions of JRTC and Fort Polk Regulation 20-2, Organizational Inspection Program, FRGs are required to be registered with ACS, with lists of points of contact. These lists are to be updated semiannually, or as changes occur.
Quarterly training is conducted for spouses of Company/Troop Commanders, First Sergeants and Family Readiness Group Leaders. Topics covered include:
a. Family Readiness Group Leadership Training
b. Point of Contact Training
c. Family Readiness Group Treasurer Training
d. Care Team Training
e. Rear Detachment Commanders Training
Participation in this seminar provides an excellent networking opportunity for Family Readiness Group Leaders.
Predeployment Briefings, a major function of MDR, are conducted prior to unit departure. Family member participation is strongly encouraged in this event. Handbooks are provided with deployment information and resource materials for youth are available.
Family Readiness Group Desk side Briefings, as well as training for Family Readiness Group contact persons, are provided upon request. Ideas for group functions and speaker references are available.
OPERATION R.E.A.D.Y. (Resources for Education About Deployment and You) is designed to provide Family Resource Group leaders, commanders, and rear detachment commanders tools for training in preparation for deployment, coping with military separations and redeployment Videos and training materials are available for:
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LOCATION: Family Readiness Center, Building 924, on
the corner of Mississippi and Bell Richard Ave.
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