There are reintegration programs in place to assist soldiers and families in reestablishing bonds to each other and society. The 48th Brigade will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon & Strong Bonds program this weekend beginning Friday, August 13 at the Macon Centreplex Coliseum and Convention Center with the Macon Marriott City Center hotel serving as accommodation host.
Almost 600 people, including soldiers and family members, are planning to attend the three-day sessions, with 760 room nights booked in local hotels. Attendees are expected to generate $159,700 in local expenditures throughout the weekend.
There are sessions for married and single soldiers and families with schedules beginning at 8:00 am and ending at 5:00 pm.