Joint Base Andrews


Transition Assistance Program

October 07, 2014

The Transition GPS Program (TGPS) was created to meet the needs of separating service members during their period of transition into civilian life by offering job-search assistance and related services.

TGPS insures every member separating or retiring receives their congressionally mandated Pre-Separation Counseling/completion of DD2648 Checklist. This required briefing MUST be conducted within a minimum of 90 days prior to member's date of separation or retirement. Retirees can receive this briefing 2 years from their DOR and separating members can receive one year from their DOS. Other mandatory Transistion components members must complete are a 5 day TAP workshop, a 6 hour VA Benefits I&II briefing and completion of DD 2958, Capstone.

Seminars/Workshops/Services offered:
  • TGPS TAP Workshop
  • Boosts to Business Track
  • Career Technical Training Track
  • Accessing Higher Education Track
  • Capstone
  • The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is available to review member's medical records and assist with the BDD/Pre-Discharge Disability claim process twice a week at JB Andrews' M&FSC.
  • Resume review
  • Resume Writing
  • Federal Resumes/Employment
  • Using Social Media in Your Job search  
  • Veteran's Benefits Day
  • Disabled Transition Assistance (DTAP)
  • How to Work a Job Fair
  • Franchising: Your Next Career Alternative

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