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! The Transition Program is the Department of Defense’s  program – designed 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.

  • Legislation states Initial Counseling must be the first Transition activity
  • Individualized Initial Counseling Must be completed NLT 365 days prior to separation
  • Assigned a Counseling Pathway Tier to each separating SM
  • Pre-separation counseling NLT 365 (vs 90) days prior to separation

***NEW CHANGES TO TAP FY19 NDAA

*** Please call 662-434-2631/2790 to register. ***

Links

National Association of State Department of Veteran Affairs

DoDTAP VMET

My Pay

eBenefits

Department of Veteran Affairs

Jan
28
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The Wing Newcomers Orientation is from 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This event is
mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel 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.

 

Jan
29
Wed
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC

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

Wellness Wednesday-Grief Counseling
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jan 29 @ 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

Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Monday & Wednesday for 19 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
30
Thu
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jan 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, 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.

 

Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Jan 30 @ 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

Hearts Apart Social
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social

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.

Please call 662-434-2790 to register.

 

Jan
31
Fri
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jan 31 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, 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.

 

Feb
3
Mon
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Monday & Wednesday for 19 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.