PB Abbate Women Veterans RTB Program

Who: Female Members of PB Abbate

What: 5 days of programming, fireside conversations, and a community-oriented service project

When:  20-24 July

Where: Patrol Base Abbate, Thompson Falls, MT

*Preference will be given to those applicants who actively support the PB Abbate mission.



Am I a good fit for the RTB Program?

Service is the only requirement to participate in our programming. Active-duty Service Members, Reservists, and Veterans are eligible to apply. Type of deployments, branch of service, rank, and MOS are not factors in our selection. If you served or are currently serving, we welcome you to our Patrol Base. 

Participants must be capable of spending four nights / five days in an austere setting. There is no cell service, no running water, and no electricity. The staff will keep the camp supplied with drinking water at all times. The camp is equipped with tents for eight-to-ten people and port-a-johns. All food is provided by Patrol Base Abbate and cooked on the grill. 

How much does the RTB Program cost?

We believe that there is no better place to rest, refit, and connect than in the mountains. We also believe that everyone who served should have access to our Patrol Base, and have deliberately removed all barriers to entry. Therefore, Patrol Base Abbate programming is free of cost to our members. This is your Patrol Base. We look forward to filling some sandbags alongside you. 

Patrol Base Abbate is constantly seeking ways to expand our impact in the veteran space.  Each of us are in different financial situations and every dollar counts.  If you are in a position to offset the cost of your experience, that will allow us to include more veterans on more Return to Base experiences.  

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