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Joint Base Charleston September 2018 Briefs and Events

| Airman and Family Readiness Center / Fleet and Family Support Center | Aug. 30, 2018

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. —

All classes/appointments are typically held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 500, Air Base (AB), or at the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 755, Weapons Station (WS) unless otherwise specified. Dates/times are subject to change.  For the most current program listings and to reserve your seat, please call (843) 963-8883 or log onto our website www.jbcharleston.com.


Air Base
Sept. 3

• TSP & You -  3:00pm-4:00pm, learn about saving for retirement.  Open to active duty, spouses and DoD employees.  Find out about DoD matching contributions, investment fund options, management fees and the effects of compound interest!  

 

Sept. 4

• Resume Ready - 7:30am – 4:00pm, stop by anytime during the hours of learn how to build an effective civilian resume, or have their existing resume reviewed to ensure they are resume ready!

• My New Space - 8:00am-9:30am, mandatory class for all Dorm residents after they hit the 2 year mark of prior to getting married.  Certificates are presented after completion of the class and given to the dorm manager by the Airmen.

• PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.

 

Sept. 5

 

• Pre-Separation Counseling - 8:30am-11:30am, learn benefits and resources for vets. This is a prerequisite to Transition GPS Workshop.  Schedule yours 12/24 months prior to separating/retiring respectively.

• Interviewing For Success -  10:00am - 11:30am, learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing!

 

Sept. 6

 

• Quickstart - 7:30am-4:00pm, in conjunction with MPS, this is a mandatory in-processing for all newcomers to Joint Base Charleston.  Spouses are encouraged to attend!

• Navigating Federal Employment - 1:00pm-3:00pm, Join this workshop and learn how to navigate USA JOBS website and get your federal job!

 

Sept. 7

 

• Ready, Set, Parent - 9:00am-11:00am, join us to learn new parent basics, prenatal hygiene, talk with a representative from Tricare and connect with other expectant parents! 

• Budgeting and Credit - 9:30am-11:00am, learn the basics of budgeting and managing your credit for a financially responsible lifestyle!

 

Sept. 10-14

 

• Transition GPS Workshop - 8:00am-4:30pm, learn to transition and become “career ready” with ease!  Dept. of Labor Employment workshop and VA Benefits Briefing included.

 

Sept. 11

 

• PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.

 

Sept. 12

• Investment Fluency: Planning For Your Tomorrow Today  - 8:00am-9:00am learn the tools and resources that will allow you to enrich your financial growth while improving your investment fluency!

 

Sept. 13

• Employer Panel - 11:30am-1:00pm, various employers will service on a panel to answer industry and interview related questions, some will potentially be hiring.  We encourage all job seekers (active duty military, civilians and spouses) are encouraged to attend.  Business professional attire is required and a resume is highly encouraged. 

 

Sept. 17

• Buying Your New Wheels - 3:00pm-4:00pm, learn the techniques and valuable information in regards to purchasing a vehicle.  Make sure that you are financially ready to purchase a vehicle that you can afford.

 

Sept. 18

• PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.

 

Sept. 20

• Quickstart - 7:30am-4:00pm, in conjunction with MPS, this is a mandatory in-processing for all newcomers to Joint Base Charleston.  Spouses are encouraged to attend!

 

Sept. 21

• Key Spouse Initial Training - 8:00am-4:00pm, this is the mandatory initial training for all new Key Spouses.  Bring your Key Spouse appointment letter to the training. 

 

Sept. 24

• VA Workshop for Disability Compensation Claims - 8:00am – 1:00pm, a VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide some individual assistance.  Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic, Records Section, and NLT than Monday prior to the workshop.

• Investment Fluency: Planning For Your Tomorrow Today - 3:00pm-4:00pm learn the tools and resources that will allow you to enrich your financial growth while improving your investment fluency!

 

Sept. 25

• EFMP 101 - 1:00pm-2:00pm, come meet our EFMP Coordinator and receive education on the benefits and entitlements that members of the Exceptional Family Member Program are eligible to receive. 

• PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.

 

Sept. 26

• Spouse Introduction To JB Charleston - 9:30am – 11:00am, intro to JB Charleston for spouses who have recently moved here. Connect, meet other newly-arrived spouses, learn about resources and learn where to shop, dine, and play in the Lowcountry.

• Pre-separation Counseling - 1:00pm-4:00pm, learn benefits and resources for vets. This is a prerequisite to Transition GPS Workshop.  Schedule yours 12/24 months prior to separating/retiring respectively.

• My New Space - 2:30pm-4:00pm, mandatory class for all Dorm residents after they hit the 2 year mark of prior to getting married.  Certificates are presented after completion of the class and given to the dorm manager by the Airmen. 

 

Weapons Station

Sept. 10

• VA Workshop for Disability Compensation - 8:00am – 1:00pm, a VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide some individual assistance.  Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic, Records Section, and NLT than Monday prior to the workshop.

Sept. 11

• Think, Save, Plan – The BRS & TSP - 2:00pm-3:30pm, join us for this workshop to discuss the Thrift Savings plan and the Blended Retirement System.

Sept. 17

• Home Buying Information - 2:00pm-4:30pm, learn the basics of purchasing a home.

Sept. 18

• Resume And Cover Letter - 1:00pm-3:00pm, learn how to build an effective civilian resume utilizing different formats and how to prepare a compelling cover letter.

Sept. 19

• Interviewing For Success - 1:00pm - 3:00pm, learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing!

Sept. 21

• Navigating Federal Employment - 1:00pm-3:00pm, join this workshop and learn how to navigate USA JOBS website and get your federal job!

Sept. 24-28

• Transition GPS Workshop - 8:00am-4:30pm, learn to transition and become “career ready” with ease!  Dept. of Labor Employment workshop and VA Benefits Briefing included.

Sept. 25

• Four Lenses - 11:00am-1:00pm, learn your personality temperament and gain an appreciation and better understanding of yourself.  You will become equipped to confidently teach others how to best interact with you and recognize compatible personality traits to build strong teams. 

Sept. 26

• Andacondas In Life - 11:00am-1:00pm, participants will learn how to defeat the obstacles that hold them back from achieving their full potential. 

Sept. 27

• Employer Panel - 11:30am-1:00pm, various employers will service on a panel to answer industry and interview related questions, some will potentially be hiring.  We encourage all job seekers (active duty military, civilians and spouses) are encouraged to attend.  Business professional attire is required and a resume is highly encouraged. 

• Dale Carnegie Process Improvement Workshop - 2:00pm - 4:00pm, teamwork is essential to accomplish organizational goals.  Learn how to achieve extraordinary things by understanding different views and drawing upon the natural strengths of your team.