Fort Bliss Community
Army Family Team Building (AFTB)
Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules taught through your local Army Community Service or Family Program’s office that cover topics such as basic information about the Army, personal growth skills and leadership skills. AFTB improves personal and Family preparedness which enhances overall Army readiness and helps America’s Army adapt to a changing world.
Why Should I Attend AFTB?
AFTB helps you to not just cope with, but enjoy the military lifestyle. Many of the courses can be applied toward resume’ and career building, self-development and leadership skills. Active duty Soldiers can earn promotion points for participating in the training. AFTB provides the knowledge and self-confidence to take responsibility for yourself and your Family. The training is available to Soldiers, Family members of all Soldiers, civilians and volunteers.
What AFTB Class Should I Attend?
AFTB Level I Modules educate students about basic information about the Army — Learn about the Army life and how to maneuver through daily challenges by discovering how to decipher Army acronyms, utilize Community Resources, attain better financial readiness and understand the goal and impact of the Army mission on daily life.
AFTB Level II Modules educate students about personal growth skills — Grow personally through self-development modules. Learn how to improve your communication skills, personal relationships, and stress management skills. Discover how teams form and grow, how to solve problems and how to resolve personal conflict. Acquire knowledge on Army traditions, customs, courtesies and protocol.
AFTB Level III Modules educate students about leadership skills — Thrive in the Army and civilian life by expanding leadership skills, effective communication techniques and learning to mentor. Learn about the different leadership styles, how to run an effective meeting, how to manage group conflict and how to coach and mentor others.