- Key Family Readiness Members:
- Family Readiness Officer (FRO) - appointed by the unit commander, the FRO is the main point of contact for the unit’s family readiness issues.
Key Volunteer Coordinator (KVC) - appointed by the unit commander, communicates directly with the FRO on behalf of the families in the unit and acts as liaison to the FRO and commander. The KVC represents all KVs on family readiness matters.
Key Volunteer Advisor (KVA) - optional position appointed by the Commander. Position may be filled with a spouse that has experience as a KV and preferably served as a KVC. The KVA acts as an advocate for the KVN program and a mentor for the KVC and the KVs by providing advice and support.
Key Volunteer (KV) - appointed by the commander and works with individual families following the leadership of the KVC. All appointments must be in writing.
Chaplain - Chaplains are an integral part of your readiness team and can support the unit and families during each phase of deployment. They are able to assist with pre-deployment briefs and preventative relationship courses and perform a major role in the return and reunion process.
MCFTB Staff - installation MCFTB Staff can deliver family support and readiness education programs as well as training for the FRO, KVC and KVs.
XO and SgtMajor of the unit - These unit personnel will further the commanders’ intent in regards to unit and family readiness.