Family Programs

Welcome to a special edition of ‘The OK Guard Show’! In this episode, we sit down with Clay Fees, Oklahoma National Guard Family Programs director, and talk about the many free services offered to OK Guard members and their families.

*This episode was recorded 11 February 2020, prior to the widespread outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S. Some opportunities offered by Family Programs have been changed since the recording of this episode. Please contact the Family Programs office for more up-to-date information.

Clay Fees - Family Programs Director



James Smith - Child and Youth Services Coordinator



Lori Gill - Military & Family Readiness Lead




Remember, you are not alone. There is always someone in your corner, so if you’re having thoughts of suicide or know someone who is, reach out to someone for help and #BeThere.




OKGuard app -

Military Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Press 1

For counseling:

DoD Be There: 1-844-357-PEER (7337) or text: 1-480-360-6188

Send text to 838255 or visit

Support for deaf/difficulty hearing: TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255


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Show Guest:

Clay Fees


Written & Hosted by

SSG Brian Schroeder

Leanna Maschino


Video & Audio Edited by

SSG Brian Schroeder


Studio & Sound Design by

SSG Brian Schroeder


Graphic Design by

Leslie Donnelly


0500 (The OK Guard Show Theme)

Music written by SGT Collin Ferrell

Performed by the 145th Army Band

SFC Andrew Brooks - Drum Set

SFC Gene Morrison - Trombone

SGT Hector Lopez - Guitar

SGT Justin Stanton - Electric Bass

SGT Leon Williams - Baritone Saxophone

SGT Collin Ferrell - Alto Saxophone

Produced by

SGT Collin Ferrell

Recording Engineers

Evan Drumm and SGT Collin Ferrell

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