JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. –
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All classes or events will be held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center (Building 500) unless otherwise specified. For more information, or to register for a class or event, please call 963-4406
A "My New Space" class will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. This mandatory workshop is a prerequisite for individuals moving out of the dorm that addresses tips for financial success.
Mandatory TAP pre-separation briefings will be provided for separatees from 8 to 11 a.m. and for retirees from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Per Public Law 107-103, in the case of anticipated retirement, retiring service members can receive pre-separation counseling up to 24 months prior to DOS? And, a separating service member can receive pre-separation counseling up to 12 months prior to DOS. This is the first step in the process to making you "career ready" to leave the service; and this briefing/counseling is required prior to attending the TAP GPS Workshop.
A free "Explore Charleston/Newcomer's Tour" will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy a guided tour of Charleston's Historic district including the Citadel Military College, the market (downtown), and Patriots Point. Lunch is on your own. Tour bus departs from & returns to the Airman & Family Readiness Center.
A Workshop for Dept. of Veteran Affairs Disability Claims will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. The VA representative will cover the claims and filing process and then individual Disability Claims Assistance will be provided from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Members (who do not have a copy of their medical records) must sign an authorization letter (authorizing the VA representative to obtain your medical records) at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic's Family Practice section. This authorization letter must be signed no later than the Monday of that week's Friday VA One-on-One Assistance with Disability Claims that you plan to attend.
A Red Cross blood drive will be held at the fitness center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants are able to reregister at redcrossblood.org, with a sponsor code: ChasAFB.