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.
MANDATORY TAP Preseparation Briefings are provided every Thursday (separatees from 8 until 11 a.m. and retirees from 11 until 2 p.m.) According to 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 "Fine Tune Your Resume (Part II)" workshop will be held from 9 until 10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. until noon; choose which time best fits your schedule. Receive professional feedback as you work on your resume and leave with a finished product.
A "What's Your Score? Credit Know-How" class will be held from 3 until 4 p.m. Whether you want to build, maintain or fix your credit score, this class will cover every aspect of credit reports and credit scoring.
A "Living well with diabetes" class will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The class
takes out the mystery and misconceptions about diabetes and about eating well with diabetes. The program provides helpful practice activities and free, comprehensive take-home materials. To register call the The Health and Wellness Center at 963-4087.
A "Marketing Yourself for a Second Career!" lecture will be provided from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a professional development lecture for officers and senior-enlisted who may be in transition, or will mentor/counsel a subordinate through the process. Civilians, retirees and spouses are cordially invited.
A Workshop for Dept. of Veteran Affairs Disability Claims will be held from 8 a.m. until noon. The VA representative will cover the VA claims and filing process. VA One-on-One 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 letter is already prepared and just needs to be signed no later than the Monday prior to that week's Friday VA One-on-One Assistance with Disability Claims that you plan to attend.
A "Troops to Teachers" class will be held from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Receive counseling and assistance to help eligible veterans and/or their spouse's transition into a new teaching career.
Key Spouse Orientation Training will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. This training is for newly appointed Key Spouses.