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AGENDA Opening Remarks Family Readiness G-2/Afghanistan Legal S-1/Admin C ombat O perational S tress C ontrol Closing Remarks

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Commanding General 1 st Marine Expeditionary Brigade Brigadier General Joseph Osterman

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Commanding Officer Brigade Headquarters Group Colonel Lori Reynolds

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Family Readiness Program Mr. Wayne Bell

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Taking Care of Marines & Their Families CMC Planning Guidance "Marines deal with their own – period. This persisting vow between Marines is never more consecrated than amid time of war. Pretty much as each Marine makes a pledge to the Corps when they procure the title Marine, the Corps makes a continuing responsibility to each Marine – and a persisting duty to their family." James T. Conway

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Family Readiness Program • Communicate official charge data • Facilitate two-route interchanges between the Command, Marines, and Families • Provide data through asset referrals • Provide preparation and sending backing to all individuals from a Marines\' family, those that they were naturally introduced to, sworn into and wedded into.

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Definition of "Family" Born into Sworn into Married into

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Family Readiness Command Team Led by the Commanding Officer (CO), the Family Readiness Command Team is in charge of giving direction and backing to Marines and their families. Individuals from the Family Readiness Command Team include: CO, Executive Officer (XO), Sergeant Major (SgtMaj), Family Readiness Officer (FRO), Chaplain, Senior life partners, and a Family Readiness Advisor.

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Family Readiness Officer The Family Readiness Officer, ( FRO) is individual from the unit who gives oversight and coordination of all parts of family status for the Family Readiness Command Team, to incorporate authority correspondence to all individuals from a Marines family.

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Family Readiness Officer FRO - Mr. Wayne R Bell wayne.r.bell@usmc.mil Deputy FRO - Cpl Heather Rupp heather.rupp@usmc.mil Off: (760) 763-2739 Cell: (760) 464-9103

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Senior Spouses Mrs. Jennifer Osterman (MEB) Mrs. Linda Oconnell (BHG)

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Family Readiness Advisor Family Readiness Advisor is the companion of an enrolled or officer individual from the unit who Provides understanding to the Family Readiness Command Team with respect to the general Unit Family Readiness Program.

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Family Readiness Advisors Mrs. Nora Frederick (MEB) Mrs. Monica Hacket (BHG)

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Family Readiness Assistants Family Readiness Assistant helps the FRO in the execution of the Unit Family Readiness Program, and gives criticism from unit families and data and referral administrations.

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Family Readiness Assistants MEB Mrs. Karen Golden Mrs. Jessica Perdew Mrs. Steva Molinaro Mrs. Joanne Baldwin Mrs. Mrs. Michelle Cassel BHG Mrs. Brittany Geist Mrs. Francine Cruz Mrs. Yendi Parker Mrs. Justine Blackwell Mrs. Jennifer Smit Mrs. Vanessa Adams

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Pre-Deployment Campaign Plan PHASE I, 28 Oct Family Readiness Program G-2/Afghanistan Legal S-1/Admin C.O.S.C

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Pre-Deployment Campaign Plan PHASE II, 3 Dec MCFTB Family Security Camp Leatherneck C asualty A ssistant C all O fficer

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Pre-Deployment Campaign Plan PHASE III, ? Jan Disbursing Postal NMCRS Red Cross

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Overview Geography Terrain Weather Economy Government Narcotics People Ethnographics Demographics Culture RC-South Threat UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Amu Darya 846ft Nowshaq 24,557ft Geography/Terrain Overview South Central Asia Slightly littler than Texas Neighbors Iran, Pakistan, China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan Varying Extremes UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Weather Overall dry, dusty, and generally cloud free Terrain driven varieties in temperatures, precipitation, snow and overcast spread Can be 110F in swamps amid summer, yet - 30F in mountains amid winter Dust storms in the SW deserts Cloud spread achieves a greatest in winter; still insignificant contrasted with most locales of the world Climate: dry to semiarid; cool winters and hot summers UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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Economy GDP: $23.03 billion GDP Growth Rate: 7.5% Debt: $8 billion Population beneath destitution line: 53% Unemployment rate: 40% Inflation Rate: 40% Imports: $3.8 billion Partners: Pakistan 37.2%, US 11.1%, India 5%, China 4.2%, Germany 4.2% Exports: $274 Million Partners: India 23.6%, Pakistan 22.5%, US 21.2%, Russia 4.1% Trade Deficit of approx $3.5 billion

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Government Islamic Republic Consisting of three branches: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial First just presidential decision was hung on 09 October 2004 Constitution Ratified 26 January 2004 All laws must agree to Islam Equal rights are ensured to ladies Suffrage is all inclusive at age 18

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO People Overview Approx 32 Mil Ethnic Mosaic No genuine limits First Loyalty to family and tribe Afghan Nationalism is a conceptual thought UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO People Ethnic Groups Pashtuns 44% of Population Ethnic Majority Sunni Tajiks – 25% of populace Believed to be the first Persian populace Most evacuees Hazaras – 10% of populace Descendents of Genghis Khan Shi\'ite UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Tajiks and Other Dari-Speaking Groups The authentic impact of Persia, now Iran, on the people groups of Afghanistan can be seen by the quantity of ethnic gatherings who speak Dari , the name given to the different vernaculars of Afghan Persian. UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Society Tribal Affiliation is most imperative Patrilineal Increases solidarity against dangers Prestige Land/Livestock proprietorship Religious administration Offspring UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO The Family Centered around the kala Extended Family Separated into work gathers Extremely Private Social status is altered Marriage UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Dress Men Long tunics (perehan tunban) Baggy trousers Turbans or kolah Women Hijab Chador Burkha UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Greetings A grin, gesture, and welcome Cheek kissing is basic Hand shakes Soft and delicate May put hand on heart Be the first to start Small safe place when talking UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Culture Eating and Drinking Essentially Persian Tea Smoking Cigarettes Gestures, Mannerisms & Taboos Thumbs-up and OK Feet Heads The Left Hand Shame Animals Profanity Remember: Afghans are not Arabs! UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Culture Business Prefer to know somebody before making duty Tea first Multiple participants Mood manages pace Allow time for supplication UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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Insurgency Taliban Hizb-I Islami Gulbuddin (HIG) Haqqani Network (HQN) Al-Qaeda (AQ)

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Post Taliban: The Good Elections in June 2004, September 2005 Reconstruction Civil freedoms Women\'s rights Improved instruction UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO Post Taliban: The Bad Government has little control outside of Kabul High unemployment Security remains an issue Poppy generation has taken off Taliban Reintegration UNCLASSIFIED/FOUO

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LEGAL BRIEF Presented by the Camp Pendleton Joint Legal Assistance Office Capt J. Marshall Moorhead

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Joint Legal Assistance Schedule Location : 22 range (Air Station). Building 22161. Lawyer WALK-IN HOURS TUES & THURS at 0700 Appointments are booked on Friday mornings at 0700 Wills/Powers of Attorney Class: Mon & Wed at 1300 Notary Hours: All typical business hours

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What We Will Cover In 25 Minutes Estate Planning Landlord/Tenant Best Practices Various Consumer Law issues Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Deployment Myths Scams that influence Servicemembers and their relatives.

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Components of an Estate Plan Will Powers of Attorney. Living Will Advanced Healthcare Directive Probate Avoidance Measures/Trusts SGLI Advice PADD Death Gratuity

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Important Notes About Wills NOBODY CAN ORDER YOU TO GET A WILL! It must be a VOLUNTARY record with a specific end goal to be substantial. Demonstrate to me your last will and confirmation!

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What is a Will? Do you require one? A will permits you to advise the world how to appropriate your bequest upon your passing (where your stuff will go). You may name an "agent" in your will. This individual will really execute the directions in the will. TWO CATEGORIES OF PEOPLE WHO DON\'T NEED A WILL! You\'re single, you have no children, and you need the greater part of your stuff to go to your folks in equivalent shares. You\'re hitched, you have no children, and you need the greater part of your stuff to go to your companion.

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You may need a will if… If you have children. Important to designate Guardians and successors Guardians. * Remember, most organic guardians will have better rights than designated Guardians. Part possession in a family homestead or business Independently affluent

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You Don\'t Need a Will If all that you claim is imagined here, you needn\'t bother with a will.

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Powers of Attorney 3 Types General Power of Attorney Unlimited caution to your operator. Exceptionally dangerous. Torment in your future. Exceptional Power of Attorney Agent can just do particular things. Minimizes hazard. Suggested! Force of Attorney for the Care of Children

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Battle Damage Assessment Everything on this page was acquired utilizing General POAs while the Marine was sent…

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Powers of Attorney It is troublesome if not

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