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Airman & Family Readiness Center

NOTE: All briefings, classes and workshops are held in Sablich Center room 108 unless otherwise noted. Registration is required, call 376-8728.

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Civilian Resume Writing Workshops
1-3:30 p.m. June 29 and 9-11:30 a.m. July 11 learn to write an effective resume.


Skills to Succeed with Millennial Generation
Noon to 1:30 p.m. June 29, three part video workshop discussing professional image, teamwork and business etiquette.


LinkedIn for Networking & Job Search
1:30-3 p.m. July 10, learn to create an effective LinkedIn profile and how to use the site to connect with potential employers.


Newcomer’s Orientation & Information Fair
July 12 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for First Term Airmen and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all others. Get information about the base and local area and take a base windshield tour. Spouses are welcome.


Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17-21, mandatory for all separating and retiring military members. This workshop is designed to ease the transition from military to civilian life. Topics include personal financial readiness, personal appraisal, career decisions, applying for the job, resumes, dressing for success, the interview and job offers, individual transition plans. VA Benefits Briefing will be held on the last day.


Plan My Move
2-3:30 p.m. July 19, reduce the stress of your PCS. Briefer’s include TMO, AFRC, Housing, Tricare and Finance.


Key Spouse Core Training
8:30 a.m. July 20, mandatory for new squadron key spouses.


Federal Resume Writing Workshops
9 a.m. to noon July 25, learn about federal resumes, OPM classifications and how to navigate


Interview Skills & Salary Negotiation
3-4:30 p.m. July 25, learn the basic interview format, listening & communication skills and body language. Learn how and when to talk money.


Career Technical Track
8 a.m. July 26-27, service members pursuing further technical training receive guidance in selecting schools and technical fields.


Survivor’s Benefits Briefings
9-11 a.m. July 26, learn about retirement benefits and complete form that sets up your retired pay account.


Separate Rations Briefing (NPS/AIT Students)
10:30 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays inside the Levitow, Bldg. 7310, Rm. 134. Mandatory for NPS/AIT students who would like to reside outside of the dormitories during technical training. To register, call 377-0155.


AIT/NPS Airmen Separate Rations Brief
10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the A&FRC Annex, Levitow, room 134.  Mandatory for any NPS airman who would like to reside outside of the dormitories during technical training. Call 377-0155 to register.


Preseparation Counseling - Tuesdays
• 9 a.m. June 6 & 20
• 1 p.m. June 13 & 27
• 9 a.m. July 18
• 1 p.m. July 11 & 25
Mandated for all separating and retiring; prerequisite for Transition GPS attendance. E-benefits registration and DEERS verification required prior to attending.

AFstarsm2.gif Keesler's School Liaison Officer
Supports in and outbound military families with school transfers. The SLO can provide school ratings, coordinate in-person visits and assist families with special education needs in all seven coastal school districts.

AFstarsm2.gif United Through Reading
This free program, now available through A&FRC, offers parents and grandparents a way to stay connected while being apart. Family members are privately recorded to DVD while reading a children’s book to their favorite little one(s). DVDs and mailing envelopes are provided. Participants must have base access. Call to schedule.

AFstarsm2.gif Military & Family Life Counselors
Two trained professionals are here to listen and help service members and their family with issues such as marriage/relationship, parenting/sibling and family, deployment/reintegration, depression, grief/loss and other concerns. Consultations are free and anonymous – no records are kept. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call (228) 365-5834 or 365-5927.

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One-on-one consultation on the new sponsor training and communications program.

AFstarsm2.gif Financial Counseling
Private, one-on-one financial appointments are available for all active duty, retirees and DoD civilians.  First Term Airmen and NPS Students (more than 20 weeks) receive a Car Care Voucher upon completion of the appointment.  

AFstarsm2.gif Resume Review
Individual resumes can be reviewed after completion of any class or employment workshop. Call to schedule.

AFstarsm2.gif A&FRC Student Annex
Located in the Levitow Training Support Facility, Bldg. 7310, 377-0155.


Contact Information
Commercial (228) 376-8728 / DSN 591-8728
Airman & Family Readiness Center
500 Fisher St., Bldg. 0701, Room 110
Keesler AFB, MS 39534

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