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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.
A "Transition Assistance Program GPS Workshop for Retirees" will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn how to transition and become "career ready" with ease. Spouses are encouraged to attend! Note: receipt of your mandatory TAP Preseparation Briefing (held on Thursdays) is required prior to attending this workshop.
NOTICE: TAP GPS Workshops: The JB Charleston - Air Base TAP GPS Workshop target audience will alternate between Separatees and Retirees, and for your convenience, JB Charleston - Weapons Station will offer the TAP GPS Workshop to alternating target audiences.
A "Slaying the Debt Dragon" class will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Explore debt's history, what undermines our need to stay out of debt, and how to stay out of debt! Couples are highly encouraged to attend.
A "Spouse Introduction to JB Charleston - Air Base" class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This is a fun, fast-paced introduction to JB Charleston - Air Base for military spouses who have recently moved here. Meet other newly-arrived spouses, connect with your unit Key Spouse and learn where to shop, dine and play in the Lowcountry.
MANDATORY TAP Preseparation Briefings will be provided for Separatees from 8 to 11 a.m. and for Retirees from 11 a.m. to 2 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.
A "VA Benefits Briefing" will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about all your VA benefits in this briefing! If you are exempt from the TAP GPS Workshop, you will need this. Open to all Active Duty.