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Joint Base Charleston October 2018 Briefs and Events

| Airman and Family Readiness Center / Fleet and Family Support Center | Oct. 2, 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

 

Oct. 1-5

• 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.

Oct. 2

• 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.

Oct. 3

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

Oct. 4

• 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!

• 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. 

Oct. 5

• 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! 

• TSP & You - 11:00am-12:00pm, 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! 

Oct. 8

• 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!

Oct. 9

• 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!

• 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.

Oct. 10

• 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!

• Little Heroes Ceremony - 6:00Pm - 7:00Pm, join us for a way to say thank you for the sacrifices that our children make during the deployment of their parent.  The ceremony is designed for children ages 14-12 who have had a parent deployed in the past 6 months or are currently deployed.  Open to all branches of service!

• Heart Link - 9:00am - 2:00pm, this is a spouse orientation for spouses who have been in the military community for five years of less.  All branches of service are welcome!  It is an opportunity to meet other new spouses, share experiences, learn about the resources available on base, receive information related to the Air Force culture and learn more about the mission of Joint Base Charleston. 

Oct. 11

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

• 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.

Oct. 16

• 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.

• Hearts Apart – Fall Fest - 5:00pm-8:00pm, join us for this deployment readiness event – Fall Fest, which is open to all branches/all ranks.  This event is for loved ones of deployed, remote, TDY/TDA and Individual Augmentee members.  Free food and fun for the entire family!

Oct. 18

• 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!

Oct. 22

• 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!

Oct. 23

• 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.

Oct. 24

• 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.

Oct. 25

• 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. 

Oct. 29

• 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.

Oct. 30

• 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.

Oct. 31

• 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. 

 

NAVAL WEAPONS STATION

Oct. 5

• Buying Your New Wheels - 2:30pm-3:30pm, 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.

Oct.15

• 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.

Oct. 16

• Investment Fluency: Planning for Your Tomorrow Today - 2:00pm-3:30pm, learn the tools and resources that will allow you to enrich your financial growth while improving your investment fluency!

Oct. 17

• Career Exploration and Planning Track - 8:00am-4:00pm, join us for this workshop that is designed to define technical career goals, identify required credentials, training opportunities and more.

• Ombudsman Assembly - 11:00am-1:00pm, this is the bi-monthly meeting of Command Leadership and Ombudsman, also will provide the Advanced Ombudsman Training.

Oct. 22-26

• 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.

Oct. 23

• 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.

Oct. 24

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

Oct. 25

• 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. 

Oct. 26

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

Oct. 29

• Home Buying Information - 2:00pm-4:30pm, learn how to sell a home, what kind of information home sellers will need to seller their home, listing options and more!

Oct. 30

• 5 Steps to True Time Management - 11:00am-12:30pm, can anyone really manage time?  Come learn 5 easy steps to manage yourself within the time you have and get more done than you thought you could!

Oct. 31

• Military Spouse 101 - 9:00am-2:00pm, orientate new spouses into the military (Navy) culture.  Information will focus on the military culture, living a mobile lifestyle, deployment, financial, military and community support resources and the essentials to have a successful transition into the military lifestyle.