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

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Department of Veteran Affairs

Jan
17
Thu
Operation Boots to Business @ A&FRC
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am – Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm

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Jan
18
Fri
Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jan 18 @ 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.

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Jan
22
Tue
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC

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

Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Jan 22 @ 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.

Jan
23
Wed
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Jan 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

Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jan 23 @ 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

Jan
24
Thu
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Jan 24 @ 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

Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Jan 24 @ 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.

Jan
25
Fri
Budgeting Workshop @ A&FRC
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

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Budgeting Workshop @ A&FRC
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

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