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Mobilization and Deployment

Welcome to Mobilization and Deployment! Our mission is to provide training, information and assistance to Soldiers, Civilians and their Families to maintain individual readiness throughout the entire deployment cycle. Deployments can be challenging—a highly emotional and stressful event for Soldiers, Civilians and their Families. Fortunately, Mobilization and Deployment is here to provide guidance, resources and training for Mobilization and Deployment Readinessall; Soldiers, Civilians and their families; to include parents, Family Readiness Group members and Rear Detachment cadre and ACS/Reserve staff throughout the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) cycle. Whether supporting deploying units by providing pre-deployment information and material to Soldiers, Civilians and their Families; to providing reintegration and RESET training as they reconstitute their Family unit, the Mobilization and Deployment Team is here to support you! Our TEAM is always ready to provide quality service for our Soldiers, Civilians and their Families.



Deployment Resources
Operation READY Rear Detachment Commander Course Taking Care of Business PDHealth
Operation READY is a training and information resource which was developed and updated after the Persian Gulf War, from lessons learned in deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)/Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). This valuable training opportunity puts the necessary RDC knowledge, skills, and abilities on your desktop, without having to enter a classroom. The purpose of this training is to offer training to future or current RDCs, no matter their locations or their schedules. This training allows participants the opportunity to certify their knowledge, skills, and abilities in areas vital to RDC success. It is important to make the necessary arrangements to ensure that your loved ones and family will be taken care of if the worst should happen. It is a difficult subject to discuss, but may be one of the most important discussions a Soldier can have with those they love.The "Taking Care of Business" video explains which forms and what documents a Soldier should complete to ensure their final wishes are observed. was designed to assist clinicians in the delivery of post-deployment healthcare by fostering a trusting partnership between military men and women, veterans, their families, and their healthcare providers to ensure the highest quality care for those who make sacrifices in the world's most hazardous workplace.
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SGT Rocky's TV Show - Named an Army's Best Practice

SGT RockySergeant Rocky’s neighborhood children’s television show was named an Army’s best practice. The beloved 3rd ID mascot helps military-connected children cope with deployment and separation anxiety.

POA AwardSGT Rocky Receives IMCOM Public Affairs Award: 1st place Broadcast Award for Television Information Program Category

SGT Rocky Videos:
Deployed Introducing FAP-E the Bear The Marne Report;
Sgt. Rocky's Neighborhood
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ADPAAS - What is it?

Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment (ADPAAS) is a website designed to help Army personnel and their Families directly affected by natural and man-made disasters. ADPAAS provides a tool to report your current location, update emergency information and to request assistance.

A needs assessment with 19 categories of need can be completed. Upon completion of the assessment, a case manager is assigned to provide assistance. The case manager will be assigned from an installation/military base located closest where to your location.


NEO (Evacuation) or Repatriation Operation:

NEO (Evacuation) or Repatriation Operation is the process for when families evacuate an overseas area due to a natural or manmade disaster. The below documents will be very helpful to Soldiers and Families should they find themselves in this situation.

Deployment Support Operations Guide:

The Deployment Support Operations Guide is intended to assist Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) Community Readiness Leaders by providing a clear definition of each phase of the deployment cycle and standardizing services for deployed members and their Families.

Social Media for Family Readiness Groups (FRGs):

This Social Media Roundup will discuss how Family Readiness Groups and Army families are using various social media platforms to stay connected.

Army Guide to Family Readiness Group (FRG) Operations:

Updated on 19 September 2007 as Appendix J of Army Regulation 608-1, Army Community Service Center. The appendix provides commanders and FRG Leaders with official Army policy on managing and operating Family Readiness Groups.

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA):

The SCRA is a federal law that gives all Servicemembers some important protections as they enter active duty and other protections while they are on active duty.

Deployment Cycle Readiness: Soldier's and Family Members Handbook:

The Deployment Cycle Readiness: Soldier's and Family Member Handbook is one of the Operation READY materials that are designed to assist Active, Guard, and Reserve Soldiers and their Families through the pre-deployment and mobilization process.  Additional materials are available on the Operation READY web page.

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

- George Washington

Virtual Family Readiness Groups

Click the image above to visit the Virtual Family Readiness Group website.

Recent News

When dad is deployed, family life can be tough. Especially on Father's Day.

Army Children often aren't able to build stable friendships because of constant moving.

Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, presented five Outstanding Civilian Service Awards recently at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. One went to a woman who is rolling out a new Sesame Street initiative this week for the children of deployed parents.

Ava Petro has missed her father. For the past year, Sgt. Anthony Petro participated in security missions and helped train Afghan Security Forces in Afghanistan with the 127th Military Police Company, 759th MP Battalion.

FORT STEWART, Ga. - Beloved by Marne children, Third Infantry Division mascot Sgt. Rocky's neighborhood television show was named an Army best practice. Army Community Services Mobilization and Deployment programs throughout other installations can now incorporate lessons learned with the use of puppets and educating military-connected children.