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Family Readiness Group
Judy Richardson, Senior Family Readiness Support Advisor
142 Broadhurst Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540-3545
Office:910-347-4352/Option 5 or 800-621-4136 ext. 11346



Family Readiness Support Assistants are assigned to MACOMs/Brigades. Their main objective is to assist command with implementing their Family Readiness Program. They are an assistant to the Commander. They will help to develop and implement the Commander’s Family Readiness Plan. Also, they will assist the Family Readiness Group volunteers in the communications process throughout all phases of the deployment cycle to include maintaining updated phone trees and current email addresses, and publishing quarterly newsletters.

 Family Readiness Support Assistants (FRSAs)



(800) 621-4136


Charlotte: Nikkie Newsome,, Ext.14548

Clinton: Sarah Strickland,,
Ext. 14735
Goldsboro: Greg Smith,,
Ext. 15423
High Point: Gloria Fields,,
Jacksonville: Judy Richardson,,
Ext. 11346
Morrisville: Darlette McCormick,, Ext. 16313
Raleigh: Norman Dean,,
Ext. 46537
Raleigh: George Lane,, Ext. 46714


Notice: The procedure to request a Family Readiness Representative at your Unit’s event has changed. Please utilize the following Request Form;

 FRG Resources



Training Tools You Can Use For Your FRG
National Guard Family Programs has a web site that as a volunteer and / or family member you can register with. This is a FREE registration and offers vital information for you and your family. As a registrant you will be able to show your unit affiliation and receive notice of events, find resources in your community, and much more!
Operation READY is a training and information resource which was developed after the Persian Gulf War from lessons learned in deployment. Operation Ready provides a range of informational videos and material that will be useful to Family Readiness Groups.  Below are just a few.
For additional tools, please visit