About Us
Soldier Resources
Family Services
Strategic Imperatives
I Am The Guard
Contact Us
Join Us

 The Latest

 Soldier & Family News

 More News

For more news articles, visit our News page or our News archives.  RSS gif

 The Army National Guard Forum AUSA

  The Army National Guard Forum AUSA convention Oct. 22, 2013:

 "A Discussion with Land Power Experts: Defining the ARNG of 2020 and Beyond."



Stand-To Daily Focus / Link

Today's Focus:

U.S. Army Arts & Crafts: "Resiliency through Art" Initiative  

What is it?

The U.S. Army Installation Management Command partnered with the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and Family and Morale Welfare Recreation Arts & Crafts staff to develop the Resiliency through Art initiative. These are conducted art engagement sessions that help active duty Soldiers deal with stressors associated with reintegration upon returning from war.

The Resiliency through Art initiative supports the Army's Comprehensive Soldier & Family Fitness program's goals by providing Soldiers a calming, stress-free activity that they can enjoy on their own or with their families. According to the AATA, families who participate in art activities together often strengthen their relationships through shared enjoyment and the discovery of new strengths.

Read More:

View the STAND-TO! Archive:

Click to go to Tricare's Mental Health Resources Center.

Click to view Best Value pushcard.
Best Value for America
- Army National Guard

National Guard Bureau

ARNG JAG banner








Link to White Papers Page

In Memoriam

 Hot Topics

  Sexual Assault / Sexual Harassment
  Suicide Prevention
  Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (Resiliency)
  Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance
  Combat-Related Special Compensation
  Veterans’ service-related documents are free through HRC
  Mobilization References

 National Guard Social Media

  NGB Flickr Photos
  NGB on Facebook
  NGB on YouTube
  NGB on Twitter
  Lt. Gen. William E. Ingram Jr. Facebook