TRANSITION READINESS PROGRAM
Transition Readiness Program

Transition Readiness Program (TRP)


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The Transition Readiness Program provides transition assistance, information, training, and services to eligible Service Members to prepare them to be career ready when they transition back to civilian life. The program promotes awareness of the Career Readiness Standards (CRS) Service Members must meet to create a successful transition plan during the Transition Readiness Seminar per the Veterans Opportunity to Work and Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW Act). The Transition Readiness Seminar is required for active duty members separating from service. Service Members are eligible to attend as early as 12-14 months prior to separation. To register and receive the pre-work checklist Service Members must contact their Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC) or Career Planner/Counselor. If you need assistance identifying your UTC, please contact our office at 645-3151 or email at MCBB_TRP@USMC.MIL .

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Personal Readiness Seminar (PRS)


The Marine For Life Cycle model requires every Marine at their first Permanent Duty Station (PDS) to attend the Personal Readiness Seminar (PRS) within 90 days of their arrival per MARADMIN 568/16. The PRS provides Marines with an understanding of resources and program available to assist them with developing and supporting career and personal goals, while on active duty and beyond.

The Personal Readiness Seminar will be held every Tuesday at Bldg. 494 on Camp Foster from 0800-1200 in the Joint Reception Center (JRC) classroom. If a holiday falls on a Monday, the Personal Readiness Seminar will be held on Wednesdays, 1230-1630 and same location. Registration is required, for more information please email MCBB_PRS@USMC.MIL or call 645-3151.

If registering over the phone or email, please provide the following information:

-Rank, Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial
-Department of Defense Identification Number (DoDI #)
-Contact information (phone number/email address)


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Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS)


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The Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS), per MCO 1700.31, is a required for active duty members separating from service. Effective 1 October 2019, per DoDI 1332.32 and MARADMIN 632/19, all Service Members must complete an Individualized Initial Counseling (IC) with a Transition Readiness Staff by 12-18 months out from separation or 12-24 months from retirement . During the IC it will be identified which pathway the Service Members will be required to complete and will determine if a 2-day track(s) are required, prior to the Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC) registering the Service Member for TRS.  The 2-day tracks are Managing Your Education (MYE) formally known as Accessing Higher Education (AHE), Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOLEW), Vocational Tech (VoTech) formally known as Career Exploration Planning Track (CEPT), and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Entrepreneur Track - Boots to Business (B2B). Service Members can schedule an appointment for an IC at any of the Marine & Family Programs (M&FP) installations. TRS is still required to attend prior to 180-days from separation. The seminar incorporates briefs from the Veteran Affairs, Department of Labor, Personal Financial Management and other important resources which prepares service members for their transition to the civilian sector. 

To register and receive the pre-work checklist, please contact your Unit Transition Counselor (UTC). If you need assistance identifying your UTC, please contact the Transition office at 645-3151 or email MCBB_TRP@USMC.MIL . 

To locate the nearest M&FP office please click the button below: 


ProgramInformation


Managing Your (MY) Transition Timeline Guide (DoDTap)


NDAA PROCESS 

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2020 TRS Schedule

Pre-Work Checklist

Pre-Separation Webinar (coming soon)

2019 eFinancial Worksheet (Instructions for the 2019 eFinancial Worksheet)

How-to-Access the eForm Guide

eForm (web location)

OSD Assessment

Next-Steps for eForm (Post)

IPAC Outbound Process & Information (available only from a .mil computer)



Transition Readiness Seminar Guides and Presentations


Marine for Life Network

Financial Planning Participant Guide

Military Occupational Crosswalk (MOC) MOC Participant Guide

Individual Transition Plan (ITP- fillable document)

VA Benefits and Services 3.1 (Participant Guide only- coming soon)

Reserved Opportunity Obligation Brief (ROOB)

TRS Department of Labor Day (DOL Day Presentation) DOL Day Participant Guide

Relocation - Relocation Checklist for Marines & Relocation Checklist for Sailors

Navy Personnel Support Detachment Separation Brief Information


2-Day Tracks Schedules, Guides, and Presentations


2020 Small Business Association Boots to Business Track

2020 VoTECH - VoTech Participant Guide (formally known as Career Exploration Planning Track)

2020 Managing My Education Track (formally known as Accessing Higher Education)

2020 Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOLEW) Track  - DOLEW Presentation & DOLEW Participant Guide


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Pre-Retirement Seminar 


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The Pre-Retirement Seminar is an alternative option to the Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS) MCO 1700.31 for retiring Service Members.  Effective 1 October 2019, per DoDI 1332.32 and MARADMIN 632/19, all Service Members must complete an Individualized Initial Counseling (IC) with a Transition Readiness Staff by 12-18 months out from separation or 12-24 months from retirement. During the IC it will be identified which pathway the Service Members will be required to complete and will determine if a 2-day track(s) are required, prior to the Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC) registering the Service Member for the Pre-Retirement Seminar.  The 2-day tracks are Managing Your Education (MYE) formally known as Accessing Higher Education (AHE), Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOLEW), Vocational Tech (VoTech) formally known as Career Exploration Planning Track (CEPT), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Entrepreneur Track - Boots to Business (B2B).  Service Members can schedule an appointment for an IC at any of the Marine & Family Programs (M&FP) installations. Pre-Retirement is still required to attend prior to 180-days from retirement. The seminar incorporates briefs from the Department of Labor, specific entitlements to include Financial and Estate Planning, TRICARE, Veterans Benefits, relocation, and other important resources which prepares service members for their transition to the civilian sector. Spouses of retiring Service Members are welcome to attend the entire seminar. Service Members are eligible to attend 24 months prior to retirement. 

To register and receive the pre-work checklist, please contact your Unit Transition Counselor (UTC). If you need assistance identifying your UTC, please contact the Transition office at 645-3151 or email MCBB_TRP@USMC.MIL

To locate the nearest M&FP office please click the button below:


ProgramInformation


Managing Your (MY) Transition Timeline Guide (DoDTAP)


NDAA PROCESS

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2020 Pre-Retirement Schedule

Pre-Work Checklist

2019 eFinancial Workbook (Instructions for the 2019 eFinancial Workbook)

How-to-Access the eForm Guide

eForm (website)

OSD Assessment

Next Steps for eForm (Post)


Pre-Retirement Seminar Presentations


Legal (180-Day Retirement Fact Sheet)

TRICARE

IPAC & IPAC Outbound Process & Information (available only on .mil computers)

DMO & PTO

Travel/Disbursing

Medical Records

VA Benefits & Services 3.1 (Participant Guide only- coming soon)

Relocation

Military Occupational Codes (MOC) (Presentation only)

Individual Transition Plan (ITP- fillable document)

TRS Department of Labor (DOL Day) DOL Day Participant Guide

Marine for Life Network

Navy Personnel Support Detachment Retiring Brief Information


Financial Information & Brief


Financial Websites

Life Cycle Approach Handout

Survivor Benefit Plan Handout

Retirement Planning

Financial Insurance

Estate Planning

Financial Planning for Transition

TSP


2-Day Tracks, Schedules, Guides, and Presentations

2020 Small Business Association Boots to Business Track

2020 VoTech - VoTech Participant Guide (formally known as Career Exploration Planning Track)

2020 Managing My Education Track  (formally known as Accessing Higher Education)

2020 Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOLEW) Track - DOLEW Presentation & DOLEW Participant Guide



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2020

Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit Camp Foster

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Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit Kadena Air Base

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Hiring our Heroes Career Summit

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS), MCB Butler, is pleased to announce that Hiring our Heroes (HoH) Career Summit (sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation) will be returning to Okinawa, Japan. There will be two 2-day events that will take place on Camp Foster 24-25 February & Kadena Air Base 26-27 February 2020.


Event Highlights:


Day One (both events)

* Military Spouse Symposium from 0830-1530 

* Career Summit Networking Reception from 1700-1900


Day Two (both events):

* Career Summit from 0830-1700


The Career Summit will include: 

* Career Planning Workshops

* Employer Panel Discussions

* LinkedIn Premium Membership Overview

* Network with local, regional, and national level employers

 & much more!

 

Be prepared! Dress to impress!


To register or for more information on the events please visit  Hiring our Heroes


        




 


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