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NEWS | April 10, 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. For more information, or to register for a class or event, please call 764-7480.

April 13
A "Bikes and Barbeque" event will held at the Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station, Marrington Plantation picnic grounds, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be men's and women's bikes available for trails and road. The event is free and open to all. You will need a valid driver's license and a credit card to take the bikes for a ride.

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

April 15 - 18
A Command Financial Specialist Training class is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is open to command appointed E-6 and abover personnel only. Training attendees will learn how to assist in preventing financial problems, starting a profitable savings program, and providing members assistance in car/insurance buying or investments.

April 16
A Navigating Change class is scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. Come learn how to accept and overcome the challenges of change.

April 17 - 18
A Pre-Separation Counseling class is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. 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 complete your Pre-Sep counseling session. FFSC offers pre-separation counseling for individuals separating the third Wednesday of every month and for retirees the third Thursday of every month.

April 17
A Conflict Resolution class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Are you experiencing conflict in the workplace or at home? If so, join this class and learn to identify ways to effectively resolve conflict.

April 18
A Five Love Languages class is scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. It is essential for couples to identify how to communicate their love to one another so they can improve their relationship.

April 20
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Military Families (Habit 3: "Put First Things First") class is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. This workshop is an engaging, family-strengthening program based on Stephen Covey's No. 1 best sellers "The 7 habits of Highly Effective People" and "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families."