Transition Assistance

Transition Assistance

DSN 742-2839
Commercial: (662) 434-2839
FAX: (662) 434-2483
EMAIL: afrc@Columbus.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 662-434-2839/2631 to register. ***

OPTIONAL TRACKS

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

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Jul
24
Tue
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Jul 24 @ 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

Jul
25
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 25 @ 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
26
Thu
Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
Jul 26 @ 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

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

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

Aug
1
Wed
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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

Aug
6
Mon
Key Spouse Training Continuing Education @ A&FRC
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Key Spouse Training Continuing Education @ A&FRC

Key Spouse Continuing Education Training.  For all Current Key Spouses. Call 434-3323 or 434-2790 for details.

Aug
7
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

Wing Newcomers Orientation for newly arrived Active Duty and Civilian personnel. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Held at the Columbus Club/Event Center, for more information call (662) 434-2790.

Military Life Cycle @ A&FRC
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Military Life Cycle @ A&FRC

Military Life Cycle workshop allows the VA contractors to explain to service members; whether first term, separating, retiring or a veteran, what services the VA offers and what they are able to provide throughout the member’s military career and how to apply for benefits. To register and more information please call 662-434-2790.

Aug
8
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Aug 8 @ 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