JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C., –
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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.
An "Explore Employment & Scholarship Services for Spouses" workshop will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Learn about free available resources and services such as employment, resumes, the local job market, scholarships and more!
An "Unleash the Power of a Budget" workshop will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Learn to create a budget and see how it can help you reach your financial goals.
A "Learn How to Adopt/Foster" workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn about the system-agencies, resources and services.
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. 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. 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 and counseling is required prior to attending the TAP GPS Workshop.
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. VA One-on-One Disability Claims Assistance will be provided from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. NOTE: Members (who do not have a copy of their medical records) must sign an authorization letter (authorizing the VA representative to obtain your medical records) at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Clinic's Family Practice section. This letter must be signed no later than the Monday prior to the week's Friday VA One-on-One Assistance that you plan to attend.
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.