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North Carolina National Guard

Strong Bonds Retreats

Increasing Soldier and Family Readiness

Single Soldiers ~ Military Couples ~Military Families

Relationship Enhancement Programs North Carolina National Guard Chaplains bring  relationship education and skills training through the Army Strong Bonds program.

NCNG Strong Bonds Registration Form-2014.pdfNCNG Strong Bonds Registration Form-2014.pdf


 Single Soldier's Retreat


Before You Say “I Do”  

Singles Retreat

A supportive mate is extremely important. The Army is committed to helping single Soldiers learn how to make good relationship choices. The Single Soldier program is designed to help Soldiers that are single establish relationship goals and gain essential skills to help them make good choices prior to picking a part for life.

 Marriage Enrichment Retreat

After You Say “I Do”  
Marriage Enrichment Retreat
Whether you‘ve celebrated one anniversary or 20, as an Army couple you can anticipate more excitement  and expect more  challenges than the average civilian couple. Long separations, frequent relocation‘s and the stress of deployment can subject Army National Guard marriages to extreme hardship. The Marriage Enrichment Program teaches couples practical, useful  information based on world-class curriculum developed from years of  research. During Marriage Enrichment Retreats couples will have the opportunity to practice communication and relationship building skills, as well as share intimate moments

 Family Retreat


After “I Do” + Kids 

Raising a Family is hard and when challenged with the changes of being a Military Family it gets a little more complicated. Daily routines can become overwhelming when Families are faced with dynamics of military life. During Family Retreats Families gain practical, useful information based on curriculum designed especially for military Families. Through small group and one-on-one activities, family members learn how to maintain closeness during challenges like long separations, deployments and repeated reunions.