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Army Family Team Building (AFTB)

Army Family Team Building

Army Family Team Building (AFTB) empowers you, through self-development and leadership skills, basic Army knowledge and specialized training, to maximize your personal and professional potential. 

All training is web-based and located at:

Online Learning Management System 

  • AFTB (Level I) Military Knowledge (K) Modules train basic information about the Army: You’ll learn about Army life and how to manage daily challenges by discovering how to decipher Army acronyms, use community resources, attain better financial readiness, and understand the goal and impact of the Army mission on daily life.
  • AFTB (Level II) Personal Growth and Resiliency (G) Modules train personal growth skills: Learn how to improve your personal relationships, communication and stress-management skills. Discover how teams form and grow, how to solve problems, and how to resolve personal conflict. You’ll also learn about Army traditions, customs, courtesies and protocol.
  • AFTB (Level III) Leadership Development (L) Modules train leadership skills: Thrive in the Army and civilian life by expanding leadership skills. You'll learn effective communication techniques and how to mentor others into leadership positions. You’ll understand the different leadership styles, how to run an effective meeting, manage group conflict, and how to be an effective coach. 

AFTB improves personal and family preparedness. It enhances overall Army readiness and the ability for America’s Army to adapt to a changing world.

For more information, contact your Army Community Service Family Program office or Army OneSource.

AFTB – it’s not just another acronym!
But “what’s in it for me,” you might ask…The answer depends on you! Army Family Team Building is a series of classes that seeks to empower military personnel and Family members, maximizing their personal growth and professional development.  The course modules are divided into three levels, each level provides knowledge and tools to help individuals thrive, not just survive Army life.

Level one, more commonly known as “Army Wife 101” or “Military Knowledge” focuses on topics useful to those brand new to military life. Levels two and three contain personal and professional development courses especially useful for those serving in leadership positions or for those who will serve in the future.  There is no pre-requisite for any course. Students may begin the courses at any point, with any level.

Handbook For New Military Spouses Fort Novosel Edition

This handbook covers general information concerning the military as well as information specific to your time here at Fort Novosel, the home of Army Aviation.

Handbook for New Military Spouses Fort Novosel Edition.pdf