Mobilization & Deployment/FRG Training

Hours of Operation

Monday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
U.S. Holidays Closed

Contact

4700 Mow-Way Road, Welcome Center
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Tel:
+1 (580)442-0359 or +1 (580)442-4916

Military DSN Tel:
(312)639-4357

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Mobilization and Deployment Readiness

Fort Sill Army Community Service (ACS) Mobilization, Deployment & Stability Support Operations (MD,SSO) Program strives to provide the  highest quality Family assistance and support services to all eligible Soldiers, military Families and emergency-essential civilians in support of military operations.  Our focus is to enhance unit cohesion and increase Soldier and Family readiness.  The following are a few of the main areas of emphasis for the program:

  • Provide guidance, resources and training for Family Readiness Group (FRG) Leadership and members, Family Readiness Liaisons (FRL’s) and Rear Detachment Commanders.
  • Support deploying units throughout the deployment cycle by providing information and material to Soldiers and Family members.
  • Assist and support individual mobilizing Soldiers.
  • Support Military Child Education Programs
  • Implement training, plans, and oversight for the Fort Sill Emergency Family Assistance Center team members.
  • Provide assistance and services to Families in Waiting and Repatriated Families

 

Mobilization Deployment Specialists are available to provide training in all phases of Deployment.

1. Family Readiness Group Training R.E.A.L (Readiness Essentials for Army Leaders)

  • FRG Leadership/Office Holders Courses
  • Family Readiness Liaison/FRG Leadership Workshop
  • Rear Detachment Workshop
  • OPOC for VMIS (Organizational Point of Contact for Volunteer Management Information System)
  • FRG Funds/Fundraising (Treasurer)
  • CARE Team Training
  • Key Contact Training (aka Key Caller)
  • FRG Networking, Resources & Inspections
  • Other supplementary and review courses available upon request. 

 

2. Pre-deployment

    Offer relationship and skills building classes:

  • Family Resilience Training
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families
  • Partner with Chaplain in offering marriage enrichment workshops, communications classes, and other relationship building opportunities.

    Provide OPREADY courses IAW DCS Checklist (Deployment Cycle Support):

  • Planning for Family Separation
  • Coping with Separation
  • Children and Separation
  • Financial Planning for Deployment
  • FRG Overview/OPD training
  • Commander/Deskside FRG Training
  • Assist Units with developing/reviewing Family Readiness plans.
  • Identify/contact high-risk Families to provide information on available military and community resources.
  • Courses/briefings to help Families sustain readiness throughout deployment

 

3. Deployment

  • Assist Units with developing/reviewing Family Readiness plans.
  • Identify/contact high-risk Families to provide information on available military and community resources.
  • Courses/briefings to help Families sustain readiness throughout deployment

 

4. Redeployment & Reunion

  • Provide Reunion/Reintegration training
  • Family Resilience Courses
  • Educate FRGs and Families on Reunion process
  • Identify and refer Families requiring special assistance
Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC)

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Need To Talk To Someone?

Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC) provide solution-oriented consultations to individuals, couples, families, and groups. 

The Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC) Program is designed to provide support and assistance to active duty Soldiers, National Guard & Reserves, military Family Members and Soldiers' significant others. Military and Family Life Counselors can help people who are having trouble coping with concerns and issues of daily life, the stress of the military lifestyle, parenting, etc. Also, units can select topics from the briefing/presentation library for training Soldiers/Families at unit meetings. 

Some Examples of Issues Include:

  • Adjustment/Transition
  • Stress
  • Marital/couples
  • Anxiety/Sadness
  • Deployment Cycle Issues
  • Communication
  • Anger
  • Work
  • Parenting
  • Grief/loss

MFLC Solutions:

  • Flexible appointment times
  • Flexible meeting locations
  • *Confidential
  • No Records Kept
  • FREE

*Duty to warn does apply in cases of threat to self, others, and any reportable abuse issues.

Building 4700, ACS Area, +1 (580)574-7362, +1 (580)574-7363, +1 (580)574-7364, +1 (580)215-2395 or +1(580)699-4759

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