Relocation Assistance

Relocation Assistance

DSN 742-2701
Commercial: (662) 434-2701
FAX: (662) 434-2483
EMAIL: 
14FSS.FSH.ColumbusAFRC@us.af.mil

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri:  7:30 am – 4:30 pm


Relocation Assistance Program

Stressed about moving? Our Relocation Assistance Program at Columbus AFB will assist you with information and education to ease the personal and family stressors military families experience with a permanent change of station (PCS). Serving over 500 each year, the Relocation Assistance Program (RAP) manager ensures members and/or families make informed decisions and preparations when relocating/moving. The most important thing you can do to ensure a smooth move is start planning early using the many programs, services and tools available.

New Student Pilots

Click on the following link for information to assist you with your transition to the 14th Student Squadron.  https://www.columbus.af.mil/New-Students/

Classes/Workshops

Wing Newcomers Orientation – Newcomers Orientation is from 0800-1550. This base-wide CONNECTION orientation begins at the Columbus Club Event Center and, after lunch on your own, concludes with a base bus tour. The event’s main foundation is a mobile App, so if you plan to attend, please locate and download the Columbus Air Force Base App from the App Store prior to attending. To register, please contact your unit CSS, or for more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701/2790.

Smooth Move Workshop – This workshop is highly recommended for first-time and over-seas relocating members. Get the very latest moving information straight from base-wide relocation assistance agencies. Learn what to expect before you move with information from Tri-Care, Housing, Military Pay, TMO, Medical Records and A&FRC. Be sure to bring and ask any relocating questions you may have during this event.

Sponsorship Training – An electronic version of sponsorship training called eSponsorship Application & Training (eSAT) is the required training course to become a sponsor. It can be found in Military One Source’s MilLife Learning training Course Catalog at this link https://millifelearning.militaryonesource.mil/MOS/f?p=SIS:2:0: More online resources are available on Columbus AFB Living at https://www.columbusafbliving.com/airmen-family-readiness-center/relocaiton-assistance/electronic-sponsor-resources/ . For additional information, please contact the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701/2790.

Electronic Sponsor Resources (click here)

Helpful Relocation Links

Military Installations

Military OneSource

Plan My Move

Jun
28
Tue
Dept of VA Benefits & Services @ AFRC
Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dept of VA Benefits & Services @ AFRC

0800-1500

This course explains how to navigate your transition journey with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and services, including: supporting yourself and your family, getting career ready, finding a place to live, maintaining your health, and connecting with your community.

To register call (662) 434-2631.

 

Jul
6
Wed
Federal USAJobs Workshop @ A&FRC
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

usajobsWorkshop on writing resumes, applications, and job search. Learn how to maneuver the federal job website and prepare a federal resume.

Must sign up in advance–call 434-2631 or 434-2790.

Jul
7
Thu
Key Spouse Initial Training @ A&FRC
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Key Spouse Initial Training @ A&FRC

<>Initial Key Spouse Training.  Call 662-434-2839 or 662-434-2790 for details.

<https://www.columbusafbliving.com/airmen-family-readiness-center/key-spouse-program/

Jul
12
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jul 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
  A workshop introducing arriving personnel and their family members to the key personnel and services located on the base. Mandatory voting assistance information is provided. Normally conducted once a month for military and civilian newcomers to the base.

. Pre-registration is required, so please contact your unit CSS to be registered. For more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701

Events are subject to change due to COVID-19, so please contact A&FRC to confirm all events

 

Jul
13
Wed
Plan My Move- Smooth Move @ A&FRC
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Updated information about relocating held at AFRC. TMO, Housing, Military Pay, Billeting, Tri-Care, Medical Records, and A&FRC, spouses are encourage attend call (662) 434-2701 or 662-434-2790 to register.

 

moving

Jul
14
Thu
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome at AFRC @ A&FRC
Jul 14 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

This spouse orientation program is designed for spouses new to the military or new to Columbus AFB. This is a great opportunity to increase knowledge of the Air Force mission, customs, traditions, protocols and available programs and services in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Make new friends while learning more about Air Force life. To register and more information please call (662) 434-2839 or 662-434-2790.

 

spouses

Jul
18
Mon
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 18 – Jul 22 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC

0730-1600

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at AFRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending. Seminars on: Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, Financial Planning, Health Benefits, MS Dept of Employment Security, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Disabled TAP, Dept of Labor TAP portion. Preseparation counseling is required before attending. Recommend attendance 8 – 12 months prior to separation/retirement. Spouses are encouraged to attend with their sponsor. To register call (662) 434-2631.

Jul
21
Thu
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

If you need to complete Key Spouse Mentor training, Please call 434-2839/2790 for more information.

 

Jul
28
Thu
Key Spouse Continuing Education via Zoom
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Key Spouse Continuing Education via Zoom

Key Spouse Continuing Education Training.  For all Current Key Spouses. Call 434-2839 or 434-2790 for details and to RSVP.