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NEWS | Sept. 25, 2013

News Briefs – Air Base

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

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.

October 01
A "My New Space" class will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. This mandatory workshop is a prerequisite for individuals moving out of the dorm that addresses tips for financial success.

An "Explore Employment & Scholarship Services for Spouses" workshop will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn about FREE available resources and services such as employment, resumes, the local job market, scholarships and
An "Unleash the Power of a Budget" workshop will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Learn to create a budget and see how it can help you reach your financial goals.

October 03
MANDATORY TAP Preseparation Briefings will be provided for Separatees and Retirees from 8:00 to 12:00 p.m. DID YOU KNOW...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.

October 04
A Workshop for VA Disability Claims will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The VA representative will cover the VA claims and filing process and individual claims assistance will be provided from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. NOTE: Members (who do not have a copy of their medical records) must sign an authorization letter at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic's Family Practice section. This letter is must be signed NLT the Monday prior to the week's Friday workshop that you plan to attend.