NEWS | July 11, 2012

Air Base – News Briefs

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

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All classes or events will be held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center unless otherwise specified. For more information, call 963-4406.

July 13

A workshop for VA Disability Claims will be held at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13. A VA representative will cover the VA claims and filing process. Members must sign up at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic's medical records section no later than the Monday prior to the workshop.

July 16

628th Contracting Squadron Change of Command: Lt. Col. Tyr Brenner will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Dale Skinner, July 16 at 10 a.m. at the Charleston Club. Reception to follow. Call 963-5155 to RSVP.

July 17

A Transition Assistance Program workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 17-20. Learn how to transition from the military life to the civilian life with ease.

July 18

A Spouse introduction to Joint Base Charleston - Air Base class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 18. This class is for military spouses new to JB Charleston. Meet other newly-arrived spouses, connect with your spouse's unit Key Spouse, and learn where to shop, dine and play in the lowcountry.

An All You Need to Know about Building, Maintaining and Repairing Credit class will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. July 18. Whether you want to build, maintain or fix your credit and score, this class will cover every aspect of the credit report and credit scoring.

July 19

A Troops to Teachers class will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. July 19. Receive counseling and assistance to help eligible veterans and their spouses transition into a new career. Certification requirements, routes to state certification, and employment leads will be discussed.