Joint Base Charleston November 2018 Briefs and Events

By Airman and Family Readiness Center | Fleet and Family Support Center | Oct. 30, 2018

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. —

All classes/appointments are typically held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 500, Air Base (AB), or at the Fleet and Family Support Center, Bldg. 755, Weapons Station (WS) unless otherwise specified. Dates/times are subject to change.  For the most current program listings and to reserve your seat, please call (843)963-8883 or log onto our website www.jbcharleston.com

 

AIR FORCE BASE

 

Nov. 2

Ready, Set, Parent - 9:00am-11:00am, join us to learn new parent basics, prenatal hygiene, talk with a representative from Tricare and connect with other expectant parents! 

 

Nov. 5-9

Transition GPS Workshop - 8:00am-4:30pm, learn to transition and become “career ready” with ease!  Dept. of Labor Employment workshop and VA Benefits Briefing included.

 

Nov. 6

Resume Ready - 7:30am – 4:00pm, stop by anytime during the hours of learn how to build an effective civilian resume, or have their existing resume reviewed to ensure they are resume ready!

My New Space - 8:00am-9:30am, mandatory class for all Dorm residents after they hit the 2 year mark of prior to getting married.  Certificates are presented after completion of the class and given to the dorm manager by the Airmen.

PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.

Think.Save.Plan – The BRS & Your TSP Information - 2:00pm-3:30pm, this workshop discusses the Thrift Savings Plan and retirement options.


Nov. 7

Budgeting And Credit - 9:30am-11:00am, learn the basics of budgeting and managing your credit for a financially responsible lifestyle!


Nov. 8

TSP & You - 11:00am-12:00pm, learn about saving for retirement.  Open to active duty, spouses and DoD employees.  Find out about DoD matching contributions, investment fund options, management fees and the effects of compound interest! 

Employer Panel - 11:30am-1:00pm, various employers will service on a panel to answer industry and interview related questions, some will potentially be hiring.  We encourage all job seekers (active duty military, civilians and spouses) are encouraged to attend.  Business professional attire is required and a resume is highly encouraged. 


Nov. 13

PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.


Nov. 14

Pre-separation Counseling - 8:30am-11:30am, learn benefits and resources for vets. This is a prerequisite to Transition GPS Workshop.  Schedule yours 12/24 months prior to separating/retiring respectively.


Nov. 19

VA Workshop for Disability Compensation Claims - 8:00am – 1:00pm, a VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide some individual assistance.  Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic, Records Section, and NLT than Monday prior to the workshop.

Buying Your New Wheels - 3:00pm-4:00pm, learn the techniques and valuable information in regards to purchasing a vehicle.  Make sure that you are financially ready to purchase a vehicle that you can afford.


Nov. 20

EFMP 101 - 1:00pm-2:00pm, come meet our EFMP Coordinator and receive education on the benefits and entitlements that members of the Exceptional Family Member Program are eligible to receive.

PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.


Nov. 26

Investment Fluency: Planning For Your Tomorrow Today - 3:00pm-4:00pm learn the tools and resources that will allow you to enrich your financial growth while improving your investment fluency!


Nov. 27

PCS Prep - 2:00pm-3:30pm, in conjunction with MPS, this mandatory workshop preps the attendee for orders and provides expert advice from several agencies to help with the relocation.  Spouses are encouraged to attend.


Nov. 28

Spouse Introduction To JB Charleston - 9:30am – 11:00am, intro to JB Charleston for spouses who have recently moved here. Connect, meet other newly-arrived spouses, learn about resources and learn where to shop, dine, and play in the Lowcountry.

My New Space - 2:30pm-4:00pm, mandatory class for all Dorm residents after they hit the 2 year mark of prior to getting married.  Certificates are presented after completion of the class and given to the dorm manager by the Airmen. 


Nov. 29

Dale Carnegie Process Improvement Workshop - 2:00pm - 4:00pm, when it comes to making decisions two heads are better than one!  Smart organizations assemble teams to work on problem solving.  Learn how to assemble a winning team.

 

NAVAL WEAPONS STATION


Nov. 5

VA Workshop for Disability Compensation Claims - 8:00am – 1:00pm, a VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide some individual assistance.  Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic, Records Section, and NLT than Monday prior to the workshop.

Home Buying Information - 2:00pm-4:30pm, learn how to sell a home, what kind of information home sellers will need to seller their home, listing options and more!


Nov. 14-15

Entrepreneur Training Track - 8:30am-5:00pm, a two-day course offered as an additional TAP workshop for those interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of business ownership.  It is instructed by subject matter experts and practitioners from the Small Business Association.  Upon completion, participants are eligible for an additional 8-week instructor-led online course. 


Nov. 15

Renting Your Own Space - 2:30pm-3:30am, if you are moving out of the dorms, attend this financial preparedness class to prepare for the expenses of living off base.  This class is mandatory for service members moving out of the dorms. 


Nov. 20

Resume And Cover Letter - 1:00pm-3:00pm, learn how to build an effective civilian resume utilizing different formats and how to prepare a compelling cover letter.


Nov. 21

EFMP 101 - 1:00pm-2:00pm, come meet our EFMP Coordinator and receive education on the benefits and entitlements that members of the Exceptional Family Member Program are eligible to receive. 


Nov. 23

Navigating Federal Employment - 1:00pm-3:00pm, join this workshop and learn how to navigate USA JOBS website and get your federal job!


Nov. 26-30

Transition GPS Workshop - 8:00am-4:30pm, learn to transition and become “career ready” with ease!  Dept. of Labor Employment workshop and VA Benefits Briefing included.