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NEWS | May 8, 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 10
A VA Brief is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Learn the benefits of being a Veteran.

A Tricare Brief is scheduled for 3:30 to 4 p.m. This brief will provide you the information and assistance regarding your healthcare benefits post transition.

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

May 13
A Career/Resource Fair is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will enjoy introduction to the job fair world via a small group of employers who will offer you interviewing tips, review your resume and potentially interview you for a job.

May 14
A Navigating Change class is scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. Learn how to accept and overcome the challenges of change.

May 15
A Ten Steps to a Federal Job (Resume) class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon. Are you having difficulty applying for a federal job? If so, attend this class to learn the 10 steps of the federal job search process and fine-tune your federal resume.

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.

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.