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! The Transition Program is the Department of Defense’s  program – designed 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.

  • Legislation states Initial Counseling must be the first Transition activity
  • Individualized Initial Counseling Must be completed NLT 365 days prior to separation
  • Assigned a Counseling Pathway Tier to each separating SM
  • Pre-separation counseling NLT 365 (vs 90) days prior to separation

***NEW CHANGES TO TAP FY19 NDAA

*** Please call 662-434-2631/2790 to register. ***

Links

National Association of State Department of Veteran Affairs

DoDTAP VMET

My Pay

eBenefits

Department of Veteran Affairs

Dec
16
Mon
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC

Key Spouse Mentor Training.  Call 434-2790 for details.

Dec
17
Tue
(CANCELLED) Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Dec 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
(CANCELLED) Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The Wing Newcomers Orientation is from 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This event is
mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel 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.

 

Dec
18
Wed
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Dec 18 @ 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

Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Dec 18 @ 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

Dec
19
Thu
CAPSTONE @ A&FRC
Dec 19 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Capstone is required for ALL separating/retiring personnel and should occur no later than 90 days prior to anticipated separation/retirement; however, if a member has less than 90 days left in the military, the member should attend as soon as possible within their remaining period of service. Call (662) 434-2790 for more information.

 

Capstone

Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
Dec 19 @ 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

Dec
20
Fri
Financial Fitness
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Financial Fitness

Explain budget, spending plans, expenses, etc. Please Call 434-2790 to register.

Financial Fitness
Dec 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Financial Fitness

Explain budget, spending plans, expenses, etc. Please Call 434-2790 to register.

Jan
6
Mon
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
Jan 6 – Jan 8 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC

0730-1600

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending. Monday; DoD Training Day ( Resiliency, MOC Crosswalk, Financial Readiness) Tuesday; VA B&S Wednesday; DoL 1 Day

To register call (662) 434-2631.

MONEY TALK$ @ Kaye Auditorium
Jan 6 @ 8:45 am – 9:45 am
MONEY TALK$ @ Kaye Auditorium

An open financial Q&A forum for ALL Service Members
Monday, 6 January at 0845
Kaye Auditorium

NO APPOINTMENT REQUIRED!
A representative from Finance, as well as the PFC, will be available to answer any finance-related questions.

Presented By:
14th Comptroller Squadron & CAFB Personal Financial Counselor