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NEWS | May 21, 2013

News Briefs – Weapons Station

By 628th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

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All classes or events will be held at the Fleet and Family Support Center at Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station (Building 755) unless otherwise specified. To register for a class or event, please call 764-7480.

May 23
A Smooth Move class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon. Are you relocating soon? If so, learn from the experts on how to PCS smoothly to your new location.

May 30
A Cooking on a Budget class is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about your personal budges and how to cook on a budget. Each attendee will receive free recipes and will get to sample food.

June 1
A women's self-defense seminar will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at the MWR Athletics, building 725 at the Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station. The female participants will learn self-defense techniques from experienced black belt instructors. For more information contact Dr. Ronald Allan Charles, 8th Degree black belt, at (843) 553-6702 or email ronaldallancharles@comcast.net.

June 6
A Saving and Investing class is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m. This workshop is intended for beginner investors only.

June 8
An Operations Clip and Save class is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn how penny-pinching shopper saves hundreds of dollars each month using coupons.

June 11
A Renting 101 class is scheduled for 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. This workshop will provide complete and unbiased information so prospective military renters will be confident in their decision about whether to rent and be better able to negotiate the potential financial pitfalls they may encounter during the rental process.

A Navigating Change class is scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. Learn how to accept and overcome the challenges of change.

June 12
A Military Spouse 101 workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This workshop is a new spouse orientation to the military life. Attendees will learn military culture, such as jargon, rates/ranks, chain of command, and core values.

June 13
A Conflict Resolution class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Are you experiencing conflict in the work place or at home?

June 15
A 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families (Habit 5: "Seek First to Understand") class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Being a member of a military family poses its own set of hurdles. Along with the normal challenges, military families must also deal with the added stress of relocation and deployment. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families workshop provides principles that enable family members to communicate more effectively about their problems and resolve them successfully.

June 17
A Car Buying class is scheduled for 9 to 10 a.m.

June 18
A Navigating Stress class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. We experience stress every day. Attendees will learn techniques to slow down, take a deep breath, prioritize, and relax.

A Basic Resume Writing and Cover Letter class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Attendees will receive different types of resume formats/samples and a resume draft worksheet, action verbs, etc.

June 19
A Pre-Separation Counseling class is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. June 19 (for separatees) and 1 to 3 p.m. June 20 (for retirees). Are you within 24 months of retiring or 12 months of separation from the service? If so, it's time to schedule your pre-separation counseling and TAP GPS Class. First, talk to your Command Career Counselor and then request to do your Pre-Sep counseling session. Your Command Career Counselor will either conduct that with you or will refer you to FFSC for your monthly class.

June 20
A Five Love Languages class is scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. What makes you feel loved? People express their love for one another in various ways. It is essential for couples to identify how to communicate their love to one another so they can improve their relationship. Come and discover your love language.

June 24
A Home Buying 101 class is scheduled for 3 to 4:30 p.m. Learn the process of buying a property.

June 25
An Education/Scholarship Opportunities class is scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. Get a jump start on planning for your college education. Learn how to apply for MYCAA, financial aid, scholarships and grants available to military spouses.

June 27
A Smooth Move class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon. Are you relocating soon? If so, learn from the experts on how to PCS smoothly to your new location.

June 28
A Cooking on a Budget class is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about your personal budgets and how to cook on a budget.