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FACTSHEET | Oct. 7, 2014

Transition Assistance Program

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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