NEWS | Nov. 7, 2012

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 unless otherwise specified. For more information, call (843) 764-7480.

NOTICE: Fleet & Family Support Center building 755, Weapon Station, is happy to announce that we now have two consultants who are available for scheduling individual appointments for member/spouse employment assistance. Whether your needs are resume basics/review, interviewing skills/practice, or job search strategies, call F&FSC at 764-7480 to schedule your one-on-one appointment.

Nov. 9
An Interviewing for success class will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Learn positive interviewing techniques and how to respond to difficult questions. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 12
A Military TSP class will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Learn about the Thrift Savings Plan, its purpose, and how it can help fund your retirement planning. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 12
A ten steps to a federal job resume class will be held 9 a.m. to noon Are you having difficulty applying for a federal job? If so, attend this class and learn the ten steps of the federal job search process and fine-tune your federal resume. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 13
A Budgeting/Goal setting class will be held 10 to 11 a.m. See how creating a spending plan can help you set and meet your financial goals. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 15
A Conflict Resolution class will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Are you experiencing conflict in the work place or at home? If so, join our class and learn how to identify ways to effectively resolve conflict. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 16
A Renting 101 class will be held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. This workshop will provide complete and unbiased information so prospective military renters will be confident in their decision about whether to rent and be better able to negotiate the potential financial pitfalls they may encounter during the rental process. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 19
A Car Buying class will be held 9 to 10 a.m. Learn the techniques and information for landing the best deal on the purchase a vehicle! To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 20
An Education/Scholarship Opportunities class will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Are you interested in continuing your education? Get a jump start on planning for your college education. Learn how to apply for financial aid, scholarships and grants available to military spouses. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.

Nov. 21
A Navigating Operational Stress class will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. We experience stress every day; through the holidays, it goes up a notch or two. Learn techniques to slow down, take a deep breath, prioritize, and relax. Bounce back, enjoy your holidays and keep stress at a manageable level. To register, call the Fleet & Family Support Center, Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station building 755, at 764-7480.