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  • 141st - Deployment Resources (Ages 0-3)

    Deployment - Emotional Signs and Coping Strategies0-3   3-5   5-8   8-12   13-18   AdultsChildren: Ages 0-3 Pre-Deployment Emotional Signs:May or may not understand that parent is leaving Closer to deployment, child may be clingy or cry Dependant on response from parent May "act out" by being cranky or fussy Suggestions for Coping:Participate as a
  • 141st - Deployment Resources (Ages 13-18)

    Deployment - Emotional Signs and Coping Strategies 0-3   3-5   5-8   8-12   13-18   Adults Children: Ages 13-18 Pre-Deployment Emotional Signs:More irritability or crabbiness Fear for their parent's safety Dread parent's departure - loss of companionship Suggestions for Coping:Praise children for their efforts to cope with the pending separation
  • 141st - Deployment Resources (Ages 3-5)

    Deployment - Emotional Signs and Coping Strategies 0-3   3-5   5-8   8-12   13-18    Adults Children: Ages 3-5 Pre-Deployment Emotional Signs: Clings to people or favorite toy Unexplained crying/tearfulness Changed relationships with same age friends Prefers adults over same aged friends Increased aggression Suggestions for Coping: Listen carefully
  • 141st - Deployment Resources (Ages 5-8)

    Deployment - Emotional Signs and Coping Strategies 0-3   3-5   5-8   8-12   13-18   Adults Children: Ages 5-8 Pre-Deployment Emotional Signs: More irritability or crabbiness Increased aggression Increased school problems; dropped grades, unwillingness to attend, odd complaints about school/friends Suggestions for Coping:Praise children for their
  • 141st - Deployment Resources (Ages 8-12)

    Deployment - Emotional Signs and Coping Strategies 0-3   3-5   5-8   8-12   13-18   Adults Children: Ages 8-12 Pre-Deployment Emotional Signs: More irritability or crabbiness Increased fear for deployed parents safety Increased school problems, dropped grades, unwillingness to attend, odd complaints about school/friends Suggestions for
  • 141st - Deployment Resources Main

    141st - Deployment ResourcesDeployment and separation from friends and loved ones is never easy. The following information is intended to highlight the emotional impact deployment and separation has on families. The information is sorted by age, and addresses issues before, during and after deployment.Ages 0-3Ages 3-5Ages 5-8Ages 8-12Ages
  • 141st - Emblems of the Wing

    The 116th Air Refueling Squadron Patch The notable ace of spades patch that is worn on the flight suits of the air crew of the 116th Air Refueling Squadron was approved in 1931. At that time the unit was known as the 116th Observation Squadron and was located at Felts Field in the Spokane Valley. The officer in charge of the photo section was Lt.
  • 141st - Family Needs Self-Evaluation

    1.What are the biggest problems you face when your member is attending weekend drills? 2. What are the biggest problems you face when your member is attending Annual Training? 3. What problems would you anticipate if your member were called to active duty for an extended period of time? 4. What can your member's unit do to help you with these
  • 141st - Family Programs

    Vision:      An enhanced quality of life for Air National Guard members,                    their families, and the communities in which they live.     How:     A robust network of trained volunteers allied with Active and                    Reserve Components; government agencies; employers;                    Veteran & Volunteer Service
  • 141st - Family Programs: Are You Ready? by Mary Thomas

    Are You Ready? Family Readiness Is! by Mary Thomas Family Readiness Program Manager The first question people ask me when I tell them I am working for the Air National Guard as a Family Readiness Program Manager is: What is family readiness? I generally reply something about my job is to assist guard families when their loved ones are away. But
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