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

Sep
16
Mon
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Sep 16 @ 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

Sep
17
Tue
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Sep 17 @ 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

Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Sep 17 @ 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.

Medical Terminology/Coding Workshop @ A&FRC
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
18
Wed
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Sep 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
Sep 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

Sep
19
Thu
Boots to Business
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The curriculum provides valuable assistance to transitioning Service members and Spouses exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. To Register, Call (662) 434-2790 Sponsored by: CAFB Airman and Family Readiness Center MSU Small Business Development Center (SBDC)MSU Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

CAPSTONE @ A&FRC
Sep 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

Medical Terminology/Coding Workshop @ A&FRC
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
20
Fri
Boots to Business
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The curriculum provides valuable assistance to transitioning Service members and Spouses exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. To Register, Call (662) 434-2790 Sponsored by: CAFB Airman and Family Readiness Center MSU Small Business Development Center (SBDC)MSU Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)