Enhance readiness and well being by reducing the conflict between mission and parental responsibilities.
- Facilitate family self-reliance and reinforce Army values.
- Ensure availability of predictable programs and services for eligible children and youth ages 4 weeks to 18 years.
- Maintain affordability of child and youth programs for both patrons and the Army through researching metrics, operational efficiencies and seamless service deliver.
- Establish and sustain CYS program quality as a "benchmark for the Nation" in accordance with statutory requirements, DOD and Army Standards.