What is “Resilience”?
Resilience is the ability to grow and thrive in the face of challenges and bounce back from adversity.
What does resilience mean to the Wisconsin Army National Guard (WIARNG)?
The Wisconsin Army National Guard is committed to developing resilient Soldiers and Families, strengthening our units and our communities. The Army National Guard Resilience Program aims to develop resilient Soldiers and families through a wide array of resourced, accessible, and effective programs built upon the five pillars of Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness: Emotion, Family, Physical, Social, and Spiritual Fitness.
Resilience Training Opportunities:
- Master Resilience Trainer (MRT)
- MRT Refresher Training
- Resilience Training Assistant (RTA)
- Deployment Cycle Resilience Training (DCRT)
- Executive Level Resilience Training
Upcoming FY18 Master Resilience Trainer Courses (MRT-C)
|Report Date||Start Date||End Date|
|08 Apr 2018||09 Apr 2018||20 Apr 2018|
|29 Apr 2018||30 Apr 2018||11 May 2018|
|03 June 2018||04 June 2018||04 June 2018|
|08 July 2018||09 July 2018||20 July 2018|
|05 Aug 2018||06 Aug 2018||17 Aug 2018|
|09 Sept 2018||10 Sept 2018||21 Sept 2018|
Do You Have What It Takes To Be An MRT Candidate?
The selection criteria to become a Level 1 Master Resilience Trainer are found in the Army Regulation 350-53. A Level 1 MRT is the basic, entry-level trainer who is responsible for leading small group (25-30 personnel) resilience and performance enhancement training at the company/unit level. They also advise the company leadership team on mandatory Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) compliance requirements and share best practices.
Enlisted MRT Candidates: E6 – E8 (E5 with exception waiver)
Officer MRT Candidates: O1 – O4
Warrant Officer MRT Candidates: W1 – W4
All Service Members attending MRT-C must:
- be in good standing
- have more than one year remaining on contract from course end date
- comply with AR 600-9, AR 350-1, and Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) policies
- Current DA 5500/5501 (within six months of course end date)
- Current DA 705 (within 12 months of course end date)
Department of the Army Civilians (DAC) MRT Candidates: GS 5 – GS 13
Installation Management Command Army Community Services (IMCOM ACS) MRT Candidates: GS 7 – GS 12
- must be in good standing within their organization and have at least two years federal service remaining before retirement
- must be in a job position that allows them to plan, schedule, and direct the organization’s resilience program
- an Army Spouse MRT Candidate is nominated by his or her spouse’s commander and must be statutory volunteers per AR 608-1
If you want to know more about becoming an MRT candidate, we are here to help. Contact the State Resilience Coordinator today!
State Resilience Coordinator provides oversight for mandatory training and reporting requirements regarding the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Program (CSF2). Assists in the integration of mandatory resilience training requirements, and ensures Master Resilience Training (MRT) quota allocations are being met across the command.
Office: 608-242-3748 / firstname.lastname@example.org