NEWS | May 15, 2013

News Briefs – Weapons Station

By Joint Base Charleston 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 15
A Pre-Separation Counseling class is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m., May 15 (for separatees) and May 16 (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 with your Command Career Counselor and then request to do your Pre-Sep counseling session.

May 16
A Conflict Resolution class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Are you experiencing conflict in the work place or at home? If so, join this class and learn how to identify ways to effectively resolve conflict.

May 18
A 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families (Habit 4: "Think Win - Wing") class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Being a member of a military family poses its own set of hurdles. This workshop provides principles that enable family members to communicate more effectively about their problems and resolve them successfully. This will be a monthly workshop rotating each habit throughout the year.

May 21
A Navigating Stress class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Attendees will learn techniques to slow down, take a deep breathe, prioritize, and relax. Learn to bounce back and keep stress at a manageable level.

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