Strong Bonds: Tech. Sgt. Gustavo Claudio and wife, Barbara Published April 8, 2021 By Lt. Col. Eric Wismar Connecticut National Guard MYSTIC, Conn. -- Tech. Sgt. Gustavo Claudio and wife, Barbara, share their experience at the 2021 Connecticut National Guard Strong Bonds event, hosted by the Connecticut National Guard Chaplain Corps. Strong Bonds is a unit-based program, which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening military families.