Transition Assistance

The Transition Assistance Management Program was established to comply with federal laws contained in 10 U.S.C, Sec.1141-1150 and Public Law 101-510, which requires all separating and retiring service members, both officers and enlisted personnel have access to the Transition Assistance Management Program services. The following services have been established to provide guidance, counseling and assistance in exploring options for civilian employment.

Career Resource Management Center

The Transition Assistance Program/The Pre-Retirement Transition Assistance Program

The Transition Assistance Program is a mandatory monthly, four-day workshop presented to active duty military and their family members with less than 20 years of active duty service. The Pre-Retirement Transition Assistance Program is a mandatory quarterly, three-day workshop presented to military members contemplating retirement. The topics for both programs include: Financial Planning, Relocation, Health and Life Insurance, Personnel Support, Personal Property Shipments, Physicals, Personal Appraisals, Career Exploration, Skills Assessment and Resume Writing, Cover Letters, Interview Tips and Translating Military Experience into Civilian Terminology and much more. The Pre-Separation Checklist, DD Form 2648 is required for attendance and can be obtained from the Career Counselor.
 
The Career Information Team Brief

The 1 ½ hour CARIT brief is mandatory for everyone separating or retiring from the military in accordance to OPNAVINST 1900.1D. This brief is taken in addition to the Transition Assistance Program. Topics covered are: Benefits based on type of discharge, important forms and documents, reenlistment codes, service record pages, military service obligation, unemployment compensation, VA Benefits, Reserve and IRR Information, and Survivor Benefit Plan. Upon completion of the brief, a page 13 will be administered to the participants verifying attendance.
 
Career Options and Navy Skills Evaluation Training
 
The four-day CONSEP course is designed to assist active duty service members in the decision making process of planning for a future Naval career or planning for civilian employment. The training topics will provide vital information on career making decisions, upward mobility, college and certification opportunities, apprenticeships, financial management and investment strategies. Classes are designed for First Term and Mid Career Personnel.

Other available entitlements:

Job Search Workshops
 
The following informative Job Search Workshops are offered: Understanding and Entering Federal Employment, Interview Tips,

Job Fair Preparation, Resume Writing, Skills Assessment and Understanding Your Personality Type In Careers (MBTI).
 
Computer Support

Word processing programs are available to create professional style resumes, cover letters, researching companies and conducting an electronic job search.
 
CRMC Library
 
The reference library has a consolidated, specialized selection of books covering the entire job search spectrum.
 
Recruitments

Job opportunities are posted in the Career Resource Management Center and publicized through emails and flyers.
 
One-on-One Career Counseling
 
One-on-one career counseling assistance is provided through developing individual transition plans, critiquing civilian and federal resumes, and providing other employment information.
 
For additional information and to make reservations, please call the Fleet and Family Support Center,
 
DSN: 318 439-4046 or Commercial: 011-973-1785- 4046.

 

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