Transition Assistance

Transition Assistance

DSN 742-2631
Commercial: (662) 434-2631
FAX: (662) 434-2483
EMAIL: UDG_Columbus_fsc@us.af.mil


Separating or Retiring soon?

The Columbus Airman & Family Readiness Center can help you navigate through this process! Transition Goals, Plans, Success (Transition GPS) is the Department of Defense’s transition program – redesigned to ensure that Service members are better prepared to transition from military to civilian life. We will guide you through the entire process of meeting all your Career Readiness Standards to ensure a smooth transition and successful career following separation from the Military.

1st Step-Pre-separation counseling

2nd Step-Transition Goals, Plans, Success Workshop (5-DAY WORKSHOP)

3rd Step-VA Benefits

4th Step-Capstone, DD Form 2958

***All of the above MANDATORY items should be completed 90-150 days prior to your separation date. Service members can begin the transition process up to two-years if retiring and up to one-year if separating. Please call 662-434-2631/2790 to register. ***

OPTIONAL TRACKS

  • Entrepreneur Training Track
  • Career Technical Track
  • Higher Education Track

Links

National Association of State Department of Veteran Affairs

DoDTAP VMET

My Pay

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Department of Veteran Affairs

May
23
Thu
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pharm Tech Jan 2019Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Tuesday & Thursday for fifteen weeks. Lecture, quizzes, test, and skills practice. Successful completion will allow student to be eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Call 434-2790 for more information.

May
29
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discussion of employment information and opportunities in the local area for spouses, dependents, veterans, and Government employees.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

local employment workshop

May
30
Thu
Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Hearts Apart Social program is a monthly event to provide community bonding, fun and appreciation for the families of active duty personnel who are deployed, remote, or on an extended TDY. Food and activities are provided.

Call 434-2790 to register. 

 

hearts apart

Jun
4
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The Wing Newcomers Orientation is from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. This event is
mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel, and spouses are
encouraged to attend. This base-wide CONNECTION orientation begins at the Kaye
Auditorium and consists of a guided base tour. To register, please contact your unit CSS, or for more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701/2790.

Jun
5
Wed
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Workshop developing resumes and cover letters that will bring results.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

resume

Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discussion of employment information and opportunities in the local area for spouses, dependents, veterans, and Government employees.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

local employment workshop

Jun
6
Thu
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Jun 6 @ 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) 434-2790 to register.

 

moving

Jun
12
Wed
Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jun 12 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, Bi-Monthly Entrepreneurship workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

Entrepreneur

 

Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discussion of employment information and opportunities in the local area for spouses, dependents, veterans, and Government employees.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

local employment workshop

Jun
13
Thu
Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, Bi-Monthly Entrepreneurship workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

Entrepreneur