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

Jul
23
Tue
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Conducted by CALIBRE, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notifiaction and must have minimum of 8 participates to make.  Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Career-Technical-Track

EFMP Children Art Camp @ A&FRC
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
EFMP Children Art Camp @ A&FRC

Art Class for  EFMP Children.  Supplies will be provided.  Limited seating, must RSVP by calling 434-2790/434-3323.

Participants will embellish foam visors and wooden fish cutouts with acrylic paint, gems, beads and glitter glue.

Please wear clothing you don’t mind getting pain on.

Jul
24
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 24 @ 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

Jul
25
Thu
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center @ A&FRC
Jul 25 @ 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) 434-2790.

 

spouses

Jul
29
Mon
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC

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

Jul
30
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jul 30 @ 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.

Jul
31
Wed
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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

Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
Jul 31 @ 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

Aug
7
Wed
(STOMP) Specialized Training of Military Parents Webinar @ AFRC
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
STOMPThis is an interactive webinar. Participants can attend the training as a webinar workshop offered at the A&FRC.
 
Part 3 of a 4 Part Series–Financial Planning: SSI, SBP, ABLE Act & SNT
 
Finances are an important aspect when planning for the future of your special needs child. Learn the different options and elements of financial planning. Call 434-2790 to register.