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Who is the proponent for Strong Bonds?

Strong Bonds is a key program for Commanders and should be incorporated as part of Soldier readiness and retention initiatives.

The Army Chief of Chaplains is the proponent for the Army’s Strong Bonds Program. It is a preventative skills-based relationship building program, led by Army Chaplains designed to assist commanders in building, strengthening, preserving and restoring Army Families.

Specialized training for single Soldiers and units being deployed or redeployed is also conducted by Unit Ministry Teams (UMTs).