US Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research and Development Center

Family Readiness Program

Published June 28, 2017
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Garsheo “Gus” Black (right) poses with Marines during ERDC’s Corps Day.  Black, the ERDC Reachback Operations Center’s Division Chief, was recently named the recipient of the 2016 Family Readiness Individual Excellence Award for his contributions as the ERDC Family Readiness Coordinator.

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Garsheo “Gus” Black (right) poses with Marines during ERDC’s Corps Day. Black, the ERDC Reachback Operations Center’s Division Chief, was recently named the recipient of the 2016 Family Readiness Individual Excellence Award for his contributions as the ERDC Family Readiness Coordinator.

Mission

The Family Readiness Program provides direct support to U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center families and support staff and general guidance for individual family readiness across seven geographically dispersed locations. The FRP supplies information, referral, outreach, and assistance to ERDC employees and their family members.

Purpose

  • Provides education, resources, and guidance
  • Identifies family needs
  • Offers a source of social support, morale building, and friendship
  • Serves as an information/communication conduit
  • Fosters connections and deepens camaraderie among employees and their family members

Contact

ERDCinfo@usace.army.mil 
601-634-2086 (601-642-5436, mobile)

ERDC Reachback Operations Center
Office of Research and Technology Transfer