Fleet & Family Readiness

US NAVY Family Readiness Groups (FRGs) of several ships when they deploy The FRG is an integral part of a support service network that bundles key support services such as ombudsmen, Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSCs), chaplains, school liaison officers and child development centers at the command level. These services provide coordinated support to service members and their families.

Family Readiness Group’s purpose:

  • Prepare members for deployments and homecoming.
  • Provide family support during deployments.
  • Help families adjust to challenges and to support one another in times of personal, unit or area crises.
  • Welcome/mentor members who are new to the Navy lifestyle.
  • Coordinate social events, such as holiday celebrations.