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ACS Briefing Request

Please note that a 2 week notice is requested for brief requests. Please let us know if the unit can support with computer and projector.


To request a briefing, please choose from the list below and submit your request via email. Your request should include, at a minimum, the following information:

  • Name of Unit
  • POC First and Last Name
  • POC Email Address
  • Address for the Briefing or Event (include Bldg. #)
  • Name of Briefing or Event (see Below)
  • Date and Time of the Briefing or Event
  • Number of Expected Attendees
  • Additional Information or Questions that you may have in regards to the Request (not required)

If you do not receive an email confirmation within 2 business days (48 hours), please contact Army Community Service (ACS) at the following: +1 (910)396-6910 or +1 (910)432-3742.

List of Briefings

Deployment Cycle Briefings:

  • ACS Overview (30 minutes)
  • FRG Overview (1 hour)
  • Information Table
  • Pre-Deployment (45 minutes)
  • Pre-Deployment for Families (45 minutes)
  • Finance and Deployment (45 minutes)
  • Coping with Deployment (1 hour)
  • Deployment Bingo
  • Deployment Fair - 4 weeks notice is appreciated
  • Deployment Safety for Families (45 minutes)
  • Reintegration for Soldiers (1.5-2 hours)
  • Reunion for Families (45 minutes)

The Readiness Essentials for Army Leaders Training (The R.E.A.L.):

  • R.E.A.L. FRG Leader Training (5 hours)
  • R.E.A.L. FRG Advisor /Foundations Training (2 hours)
  • R.E.A.L. FRG Command Team Training (2 hours)
  • R.E.A.L. FRG Fund Custodian Training (2 hours)
  • R.E.A.L. FRG Key Contact Training (2 hours)
  • R.E.A.L. FRG Family Readiness Liaison Training (24 hours)
  • Care Team Training (2 hours)
  • Family Care Plan Training (3 hours)

Children and Youth Program:
Requests for Puppet Show will be honored for BN level events and higher.

  • SGT Mike’s Dance Warehouse Pre-Deployment Puppet Show
  • SGT Mike’s Dance Warehouse Military Child Puppet Show
  • SGT Mike’s Neighborhood - Reunion Puppet Show
  • Children and Deployment Briefing (Parents/Adults)
  • Children and Reunion Briefing (Parents/Adults)

Family Advocacy Program:
Provides training meant to strengthen the bonds of the Family while preventing domestic abuse, sexual assault and child abuse.

  • Parenting
  • Family Safety (Child Abuse Prevention - 1 hour)
  • FAP Overview (20 minutes)
  • FAP Info Table
  • Commander's Training (1 hour)
  • Soldier Annual Training

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP):

  • EFMP Compassionate Actions/Stabilizations EFMP Commander's Training EFMP Basic Training. Description: Provides information on the EFMP Compassionate Actions/Stabilization process, regulatory guidance and available resources for leaders, and an overview of the three branches of EFMP, enrollment process and benefits of the program.

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