Army Family Team Building (AFTB) is a Family training and readiness program that provides participants with a better understanding of Army culture, as well as the skills and resources needed to become resilient, self-sufficient and self-reliant members of the military community. In order to remain relevant in today’s changing Army and to keep the AFTB program up-to-date with the needs of Family members, the program undergoes periodic reviews and updates. While remaining true to the roots of AFTB (knowledge, personal growth, leadership), these updates address some of the changes seen in the military and civilian communities.


Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules taught online 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. To access the online training go to

AFTB Level I Modules train 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 train 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 train leadership skills. Thrive in the Army and civilian life by expanding leadership skills, effective communication techniques and learning to mentor others into leadership positions. Learn about the different leadership styles, how to run an effective meeting, how to manage group conflict and how to coach and mentor others.