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Family Readiness Program - MCAS Miramar

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Geographical Address

Duty Station (or best approximation)
Public Address
2525 Bauer Rd, San Diego, CA 92126, United States

Contact Info

(858) 307-4918
Operating Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm

Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program Training

The Unit, Personal, and Family Readiness Program (UPFRP) is a unit centric program, guided by the Family Readiness Command Team that reinforces the relationship between the unit and the services relevant to the unit, the unit members, and their families. The primary goal of UPFRP is to empower Marines and family members, providing them the opportunities to not just survive but to thrive while taking on the challenges of the military lifestyle. Training is provided to all Command Team members, Readiness Coordinators, and the UPFRP volunteers to ensure consistency and continuity across all Marine Corps UPFRPs.

What is a Readiness Coordinator? The Readiness Coordinator, formally known as “The FRO,” is the face of the Commanding Officer’s vision for family readiness and will provide direct coordination for the Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program.

Who is in a Marine’s Family? A Marine’s Family is defined as all members of a Marine’s Family. The Marine’s family includes the one they are “Born Into”, Sworn into” and “Married Into” as well as friends and partners that they identify as family.

UPFRP Volunteer Training

  • What is a Deployment Readiness Coordinator/Uniformed Readiness Coordinator (DRC/URC)?
  • What does a DRC/URC do?
  • Can I still volunteer for my Marine’s unit?

Get the answers to these questions and more at UPFRP Volunteer Training!

This training will help you to understand how the Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program has changed, and stayed the same, as we have transitioned from having FROs to DRCs and URCs. Also included is information about how you can get more involved with your unit family as a volunteer! Command Team Training Training is provided to all members of the unit’s UPFRP Command Team Leadership and is designed to orient and guide them in their roles and responsibilities as well as the operating components of the program.

Available upon request for members of the Command Team Leadership which includes:

  • Commanding Officer
  • Executive Officer
  • Sergeant Major or Senior Enlisted Advisor
  • Chaplain
  • Readiness Coordinator
  • Single Marine Representative
  • Family Readiness Command Team Advisor(s)

Readiness Coordinator Training  Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program Training is available to all Deployment Readiness Coordinators (DRC) within 30 days of hire and Uniformed Readiness Coordinators (URC) within 60 days of appointment.

Classes Offered

Family Readiness Assistant / Command Team Advisor Training Required by Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), this training prepares Family Readiness Advisors and Assistants to perform their duties for the Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program.

A Family Readiness Assistant or Advisor is a spouse, Marine, or designated parent or extended family member of the unit, appointed in writing by the Commanding Officer. These volunteers support the Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program, in several ways welcoming unit families, providing feedback from unit families and assisting with information and referral services.

Command Team Training Available upon request for members of the Command Team.

Readiness Coordinator Training  Training is provided monthly and upon request to Deployment Readiness Coordinators (DRC) and Uniformed Readiness Coordinators (URC).

FR 005 - Family Readiness


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