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Local Army Family Action Plan delegates forward five issues

 
Story and photo by Derek Gean
Community editor
dgean@gannett.com

A panel of Soldiers, Family members, retirees and other members of the Fort Leonard Wood community gathered last week to discuss issues facing Army-connected Families at the post’s Army Family Action Plan Conference.

“The AFAP Conference is the culminating event for the year where we take the issues and concerns that individuals have submitted throughout the year, identify services or policies that are not working quite well and their suggestions to improve those services or policies,” said James Flores, Army Community Service mobilization and  deployment specialist.

“These issues are then vetted through a group of delegates who prioritize and work those issues for submission to either installation staff or at the next higher level for some type of resolution,” he said.

A panel of 15 delegates examined five issues facing the Fort Leonard Wood community.…     Read More...