Transition Assistance

The Transition Assistance Management Program (TAMP) is a DoD-wide initiative to assist service members with transition from military to civilian life.

The most widely publicized service associated with TAMP is the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), which is a five-day seminar designed to address social, financial and professional issues associated with transition out of the military.

Topics addressed include: How to write resumes that win interviews; What to include in resume cover letters; How to make a good impression in an interview; How to negotiate a salary, available employment resources , Veterans benefits, Social Security benefits, and separation pay and entitlements

Public and Community Service (PACS) covers the following: Household goods storage; Transition health benefits; Conversion health benefits; Commissary and Exchange privileges; MWR benefits; Quarters; Extension; Continued enrollment in DoD schools; and Guard/Reserve Unit affiliation.

Automated employment resources (e.g., Transition Bulletin Board (TBB) and America’s Job Bank (AJB)) offer information about available jobs, job fairs and business opportunities. For more information, please refer to OPNAVINST 1900.2. Individual services to assist those in transition are also available at the FFSC.

NOTE: TAP seminars are usually held the last full week of each month at the FFSC, but are subject to change. Registration is required. Call (361) 516-6333.

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