The mission of Marine Corps Family Team Building is to foster personal growth and enhance the readiness of Marine Corps families , enabling them to understand and successfully meet the challenges of the Marine Corps lifestyle. The intent is to build a strong bond between the service member, their family and the Marine Corps. All MCFTB programs are free.
Our office is located in Building CA5 on Fechteler Road across the street from the Marine Corps Exchange. The Marine Corps Family Team Building Director can be reached at 757-445-6875.
MCFTB includes the following programs:
- L.I.N.K.S. - (Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills), please contact Renee McCoy at 757-445-6875
- Readiness and Deployment Support Training - MCFTB provides pre/post deployment briefs upon request. For more information or to schedule a brief, please call 757-445-6875
- Family Readiness Program Training - MCFTB has regularly scheduled Family Readiness Assistant training sas well as Family Readiness Officer (FRO) Training, Command Team Training and Advanced FRA Training. We will facilitate Command Team Training at the request of the command. Please contact MCFTB for more information at 757-445-6875.
- LifeSkills Training -
Programs within the Lifeskills curriculum are designed to enhance the lives of Marines and their families, both personally and professionally. These workshops are offered as opportunities for personal growth and education. Currently MCFTB offers the following LifeSkills classes: Family Care Plans, Casualty Notification Process – Scared of “The Call”? The Casualty Process De-Mystified, Safe & Sound at Home and P.R.E.P. (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program). For more information or to schedule a brief, please contact MCFTB at 757-445-6875
- PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enrichment Program) - PREP is a research-based educational marriage curriculum for married couples or those preparing for marriage. The focus is on communication, conflict management, commitment, and expectations, among other areas. For information on the next session, contact MCFTB at (757) 445-6875