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Posted: August 3, 2017 1:45 p.m.
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Army Community Service Briefs -Aug. 3

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Register now for ACS classes
You asked, we listened. Online registration is now available for FRG classes through Eventbrite. Please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/o/army-community-service-fort-stewarthunter-aaf-12997030788. Link is also posted on the ACS portion of the Team Stewart website.

Learn, empower yourself with ACS
ACS has many great services for Soldiers, spouses and children, yet not everyone knows we are located in five different areas. Stop by today and visit the staff on Stewart in buildings 81, 82, 86, 87 and the SFAC building 4973. The Hunter staff is located in building 1286. You’ll be glad you did. Let’s push ACS programs in 2017.

Like ACS on Facebook
Search for “Army Community Service, Stewart/Hunter AAF.” You can get ACS Exceptional Family Member Program information by searching for “Stewart-Hunter Exceptional Family Member Program.” Help our Hunter Army Airfield community get more “likes” by visiting their Facebook page. ACS publishes great information for our Soldiers and Army Families there as well. Search for Hunter Army Airfield and pass the word along.

Free Classes offered at Stewart
Following are upon request from chain of command
• Sponsorship Training
• Risk Management for Senior NCOs (E7-E9)
• FAP Commander/Senior Leader Briefing

Every Monday
Financial Planning for PCS    10 to 11:30 a.m.
ACS Stewart, building 86
*Mandatory for E-4 and Below

Free Classes offered at Hunter
Call for appointment for the following:
• Army Family Team Building Infant Massage
• FAP Commander/Senior Leader Briefing

Weekdays
Lending Closet    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Building 1286

Take Real FRG command team training
The ACS Command Team Training is for company commanders and first sergeants, but also informative for brigade and battalion commanders. This course delineates the roles and responsibilities of the command team in helping the Family Readiness Group to execute the Family Readiness mission. Topics include: Family Readiness, Mission Essential Tasks for FRGs, FRG Elements and Operations, Communications, Volunteer Management, FRG Funding, and Resources. Please call 912-767-1257 to register, or register at the ACS Eventbrite page. This is a Hunter Army Airfield training event.

Take Family Readiness Liasion training
The Family Readiness Liaison course will be conducted 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug 15 in ACS building 87. The training is designed to prepare Soldiers who are appointed as FRLs to assist with the operational, logistical and administrative aspects of the FRG. As a liaison between the command and the FRG volunteer, the FRL needs to know the ins and outs of the FRG and how their role can assist both the command and volunteers. The course covers: Leadership Management, Volunteer Management, Communication Network, Stability Support and the FRG, Non-Mission Essential Activities, and Resources. Call 912-767-1257 to register, or register at the ACS Eventbrite page.

AFTB set to empower, teach Army life
Did you know Army Family Team Building is back? What is Army Family Team Building you say? AFTB is all about spouses teaching spouses about Army Life and empowering them. The team at Army Community Service and the spouse volunteer trainers will conduct Getting to Know the Army 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 23 in ACS building 87. During this training, spouses will learn Army acronyms, rank, customs and courtesy’s because being an Army spouse is not like being a spouse in the civilian sector. Please call 912-767-1257 to register or register at the ACS Eventbrite page.

ACS offers CARE Team training
Readiness is our primary focus and ensuring Families are well taken care of during deployment remains paramount. ACS will be offering CARE Team training 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 24 in ACS building 87. This training will teach unit spouses how to support CARE Team operations and the roles they can fill. There will be frank discussions about injuries and catastrophic events. The time to build a CARE Team is not when an incident occurs. For more information about this valuable training, call 912-767-1257.

ACS building is accessible to everyone
Army Community Service wishes to inform our community that our facilities meet, or exceed, the standards for persons with disabilities. Our facilities are wheelchair accessible; and should you need assistance upon arrival, please inform one of our staff members. The playground next to building 82 at Fort Stewart is certified as an Exceptional Family Member playground. Hunter EFMP playground is located next to building 1284. For questions, please contact ACS at 912-767-5058 or 912-315-6816.


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