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Fort Campbell ACS FAP Women’s Warrior Self Defense Class

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – An astounding one in three women worldwide experiences physical or sexual violence. In some countries, that rate jumps to 70 percent.

Please join the Army Community Service, Family Advocacy Program for a Women’s Warrior Self Defense Class in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

This free event will be held at the Family Resource Center on October 15th from 11:30am to 1:00pm and again at 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

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101st Sustainment Brigade Soldiers train at Fort Campbell to prevent abuse

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participated in Family Advocacy Program training March 10th-11th, 2014, at Fort Campbell, KY. The mandatory training helps soldiers identify indicators of domestic abuse and provides resources to help soldiers prevent abuse.

PJ Rawlins, a Family Advocacy Program specialist who has worked with the brigade since 2008, gave the training. She encouraged discussion throughout the training and some of the training topics elicited strong opinions and a vibrant dialogue between soldiers.

PJ Rawlins, a Family Advocacy Program specialist, provides soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), family advocacy training March 11th, at Fort Campbell. The mandatory training helps soldiers identify indicators of domestic abuse and provides resources to help soldiers improve their home lives. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

PJ Rawlins, a Family Advocacy Program specialist, provides soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), family advocacy training March 11th, at Fort Campbell. The mandatory training helps soldiers identify indicators of domestic abuse and provides resources to help soldiers improve their home lives. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activities

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join Army Community Service (ACS) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) at the three Domestic Violence Awareness activities planned throughout the month.

On Tuesday, October 1st from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the Family Resource Center (FRC), we will hold a Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation, “If Your Partner is Violent Don’t Stay Silent.” During this event, the proclamation will be read by the Garrison Commander, Col. Dellinger. There will be guest speakers as well as Domestic Violence information available. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Army Community Services Celebrates National Social Work Month, March 2012

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The primary mission of social work is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic needs of all people.  Join Army Community Services’ Family Advocacy Program (FAP) as they celebrate National Social Work Month.

On March 2nd, 9th and 16th, FAP will have an information table at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) in Building C (Out-patient clinics) between the hours of 9:00am and 2:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Stay Strong with the Women’s Self Defense Course

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – One in six women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.  Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. These staggering statistics make it vital to know how to defend yourself in all circumstances.

The Army Community Service (ACS) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is helping women to be prepared by offering the Women’s Self-Defense Course on April 12th through April 13th. The course will be from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, with the location disclosed at the time of registration. «Read the rest of this article»

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Family Advocacy Program is Keeping Women Safe

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Calling all women who want to feel empowered and to learn skills that will keep them aware and safe. Army Community Service (ACS) Family Advocacy Program will be presenting an opportunity for women to participate in a FREE course, provided by law enforcement, regarding safety and crime prevention.

Childcare is also available at no cost. «Read the rest of this article»

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On Firm Ground: Keeping the Home Front Strong during Times of Deployment

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – When America’s service members deploy to defend freedom around the globe, their Families must Soldier on without them. And, in most military Families, the Spouse left behind must bear the weight of keeping a household running – from paying the bills and balancing the checkbook to caring for children and working full-time.

Challenges of deployment start well before departure and can continue even after a loved one’s safe return; but with preparation, patience and an open mind, you can keep your Family and yourself on solid ground before, during and after a deployment. «Read the rest of this article»

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Domestic Abuse Awareness Activities: In Her Shoe

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – For those locked into an abusive relationship, getting help is not always as simple as just leaving, in fact it could be dangerous. Many abuse victims do not have the resources to leave in the first place. Many do not have automobiles, jobs, or the funds to relocate, if they have been economically isolated by the abuser; and it seems when help is available, the victim must jump through so many obstacles to obtain that help.

Commanders, First Sergeants, Family Readiness Group (FRG) Leaders, Family Readiness Support Assistants (FRSA’s), Social Workers, Family members, and off-post community counterparts are invited to join Army Community Service (ACS) Family Advocacy Program as they take an in depth look “In Her Shoes” on October 12th, from 10:00am until 4:00pm at the Family Resource Center (FRC). This event will showcase the many facets a victim of domestic violence must go through in order to receive efficient and effective services. Child care is not available for this event.

For more information about In Her Shoes, please call ACS Family Advocacy at 270-798-7338 or 270-412-5500.

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