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NEWS | June 13, 2012

News Briefs – Air Base

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.

June 15

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

June 19-22

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

June 20

A Spouse Introduction to JB Charleston - Air Base class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This is a fun and fast-paced introduction to JB Charleston AB for military spouses who have recently moved here. Meet other newly-arrived spouses, connect with your sponsor's unit Key Spouse and learn where to shop, dine and play in the Lowcountry.

June 21

Resume II class will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 or 10:30 to noon; choose which class fits your schedule best. Receive professional feedback as you work on your draft resume.

A Troops to Teachers class will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Receive counseling and assistance to help eligible veterans and their spouses transition into a new career.

June 26

A Field-Grade Officer Notification Training class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

June 27

A Smooth Move class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn from experts on how to PCS smoothly.

A Making Sense of the TSP, Civilian and Military, class will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

An All You Need to Know about Building, Maintaining and Repairing Credit class will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Whether you want to build, maintain or fix your credit and score, this class will cover every aspect of credit report and credit scoring.

June 28

An Exceptional Family Member Program Support Group will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

June 29

A Deciphering the Career-Status Bonus class will be held from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Individuals must select between two retirement systems, between their 14 ½ and 15-year mark. This workshop explains the financial impact of both.