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

Mar
25
Mon
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC

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

Mar
26
Tue
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Mar 26 @ 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.

Mar
27
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Mar 27 @ 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

Mar
28
Thu
Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
Mar 28 @ 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

Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Mar 28 @ 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.

Apr
1
Mon
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Senior Workshop @ AFRC
Apr 1 – Apr 5 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Senior 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) 434-2839.

Apr
2
Tue
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Apr 2 @ 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.

Apr
3
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Apr 3 @ 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

Apr
4
Thu
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Apr 4 @ 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.

Apr
9
Tue
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Apr 9 @ 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.