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Transition Assistance


Service members who are retiring, separating or considering separating, receive assistance with transition from military life to the civilian world. Services and benefits available to separating service members include:

  • Transition Assistance Management Program, workshops that address social, financial and professional issues for transitioning personnel.
  • CONSEP 1st Term Accelerator and Mid-Career Workshops.
  • Employment related workshops.
  • Military skills and training verification.
  • Vocational/ education counseling.
  • Access to public job search registries and job referrals; company recruitments and job postings.
  • Information on VA and Social Security benefits.


Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) Workshop

This is a five-day DOD workshop with mandatory components for military members retiring or separating.  The workshop provides instruction on transition life skills training, employment skills identification, resume preparation, interview techniques, and veterans' entitlements.

Call (860)694-3383 for information.

Quotas are obtained through your Command Career Counselor or Training Officer.

No Cost TAD orders if command required.

T-GPS guidance and prerequisites

All classes are held on SUBASE New London Bldg 83, Room 102.

Doors open 0730 Monday morning. Other commitments or watches should not be scheduled during TAP.

Spouses are encouraged to attend. Business attire is highly recommended, therefore jeans, shorts, and/or T–shirts are inappropriate.

Groton Inn & Suites is a climate controlled facility, it is suggested that you bring a sweater or jacket.

Transition GPS 2014 Career Track Workshops




An Effective Retention Tool

The military faces intense competition from industry for highly trained technicians. TAP includes a powerful comparison of the realities of military and private - sector employment, which may result in decisions to stay in the military.

Better preparation for transition also reduces stress about the future, allowing service members to focus on work.

Career Options and Navy Skills Evaluation Program (CONSEP)

CONSEP has been designed to assist Sailors identify their individual skill and talents, develop long-term professional and personal goals, plan for personal financial stability, research civilian skills and qualifications, establish effective long-term planning objectives and emphasizes the values of continuing a Navy career. Through a series of information briefs and skill building exercises, the goal of CONSEP is to empower sailors to make educated and informed decisions, regarding their career with the Navy and civilian employment choices.


The First-Term CONSEP Workshop is designed for enlisted Sailors, on the First-Term of active duty with 12-24 months remaining on their current contract.


The Mid-Career CONSEP Workshop is designed for enlisted Sailors, who have between 6-12 years of active duty with 12-24 months remaining on their current contract.

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