TRANSITION READINESS PROGRAM
Transition Readiness Program

Transition Readiness Program (TRP)



For Transitioning Service Members only: Schedule your IC appointment by visiting https://www.mccsokinawa.com/transition/#tab3*. 


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 24 months prior to separation. To register and receive the pre-work checklist Service Members must contact their Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC). If you need assistance identifying your UTC, please contact our office a MCBB_TRP@USMC.MIL .

To locate the nearest TRP office please click the button below:


ProgramInformation


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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.


Due to the uprising of COVID-19 and the precautionary measures taking place, JRC will be canceling all classes until further notice.  To complete this requirement, personnel must complete the online registration through Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) prior to completing the course.  The course code and instructions for registering will be provided via email.  Please contact MCBB_PRS@usmc.mil to register and 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)


Due to COVID -19 protocols,  all TRS classes and additional training tracks (pathways) have been changed from face to face classroom curriculum to a virtual curriculum via Learning Management System (LMS) until further notice.  All current processes for registering for the seminar can be found on https://www.mccsokinawa.com/transitionCredit will not be provided to participants without prior registration.


Important Update on Individual Counseling (IC) Appointments:

Individual Counseling appointments will continue as scheduled. Please use the links below to schedule your one-on-one appointment.  All appointments will be conducted in-person or virtual based of the Service Members preference. Please be prepared to scan your pre-work documents by saving an electronic copy of completed work for virtual appointments. 

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Transition Readiness Program at MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil.


The Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS), per MCO 1700.31, is a required for all active duty Service Members separating from service. Effective 1 October 2019, per DoDI 1332.35 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), Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOLEW), Vocational Tech (VoTech), and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Entrepreneur Track - Boots to Business (B2B). 

In order to reduce potential risks and minimize the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately all TRS classes and additional training tracks (Pathways) have been changed from face to face classroom curriculum to a virtual curriculum via Learning Management System (LMS) until further notice.  All current processes for registering for the seminar remain the same.  Credit will not be provided to participants without prior registration. 


Individual Counseling (IC) Appointments


Service Members must schedule their Individual Counseling (IC) appointments before attending the Transition Readiness Program. Once an IC appointment has been confirmed, a Transition Staff member will provide instructions on how to access their counselor prior to their appointment via email.  To schedule your IC appointment, please use the camp links below. If you are unable to make your appointed time or have questions, please email MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil

*To complete your check-out process please contact our office at email: MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil.  An email verification will be provided as well as any additional requirements to complete the check-out process.

**To register and receive the TRS Pre-Work checklist, please contact your Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC). If you need assistance identifying your UTC, please contact the Transition office at MCBB_TRP@USMC.MIL.

Once all items on the TRS Pre-Work has been completed please schedule your Individualized Initial Counseling (IC) by utilizing the following links* below:

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MCAS Futenma IC Appointments 

Camp Kinser IC Appointments 

Camp Foster IC Appointments

Camp Courtney IC Appointments

Camp Hansen IC Appointments

Camp Schwab IC Appointments 


Resources 


Managing Your (MY) Transition Timeline Guide (DoDTap)

2020 TRS Schedule

Pre-Work Checklist

Pre-Separation Webinar (coming soon) & Statement of Benefits Flyer

How-to-Access the eForm Guide

eForm (web location)

OSD Assessment

Next-Steps for eForm (Post TRS)

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


NDAA PROCESS


Transition Readiness Seminar Guides and Presentations


Marine for Life Network

Financial Planning Participant Guide - 2020 eFinancial Worksheet (Instructions for the eFinancial Worksheet)

Military Occupational Crosswalk (MOC) MOC Participant Guide - MOC Career Readiness Standard (print out only)        

Individual Transition Plan (ITP- fillable document) 

VA Benefits and Services 3.1 (Participant Guide only)

Reserved Opportunity Obligation Brief (ROOB) - Virtual ROOB Instruction Guide - ROOB Virtual Q&A Session

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

2020 Managing My Education Track 

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

 


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Pre-Retirement Seminar 


Due to COVID -19 protocols,  all TRS classes and additional training tracks (pathways) have been changed from face to face classroom curriculum to a virtual curriculum via Learning Management System (LMS) until further notice.  All current processes for registering for the seminar can be found on https://www.mccsokinawa.com/transition.  Credit will not be provided to participants without prior registration.

 

Individual Counseling (IC) Appointments:

 

Individual Counseling appointments will continue as scheduled. Please visit the https://www.mccsokinawa.com/transition/#tab3 to schedule your one-on-one appointment.  All appointments will be conducted via phone or via an online platform.  Please be prepared to scan your pre-work documents by saving an electronic copy of completed work. 

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Transition Readiness Program at MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil or visit our website at https://www.mccsokinawa.com/transition.




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 1332.35 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), Department of Labor Employment Workshop (DOLEW), Vocational Tech (VoTech), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Entrepreneur Track - Boots to Business (B2B).  

In order to reduce potential risks and minimize the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately all TRS classes and additional training tracks (Pathways) have been changed from face to face classroom curriculum to a virtual curriculum via Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) until further notice.  All current processes for registering for the seminar remain the same.  Credit will not be provided to participants without prior registration. 

 

Individual Counseling (IC) Appointments: 


Service Members must schedule their Individual Counseling (IC) appointments before attending the Transition Readiness Program. 
Once an IC appointment has been confirmed, a Transition Staff member will provide instructions on how to access their counselor prior to their appointment via email.  To schedule your IC appointment, please use the camp links below. If you are unable to make your appointed time or have questions, please email MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil

 

*To complete your check-out process please contact our office at email: MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil.  An email verification will be provided as well as any additional requirements to complete the check-out process.

 

*To register and receive the TRS Pre-Work checklist, please contact your Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC). If you need assistance identifying your UTC, please contact the Transition office at MCBB_TRP@USMC.MIL .


Once all items on the TRS Pre-Work has been completed please schedule your Individualized Initial Counseling (IC) by utilizing the following links* below:

*Eventbrite links are not compatible with government computers. Please access links through a public computer.

MCAS Futenma IC Appointments 

Camp Kinser IC Appointments 

Camp Foster IC Appointments

Camp Courtney IC Appointments

Camp Hansen IC Appointments

Camp Schwab IC Appointments


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

Pre Separation Webinar (coming soon) & Statement of Benefits Flyer

How-to-Access the eForm Guide

eForm (website)

OSD Assessment

Next Steps for eForm (Post Pre-Retirement Seminar)


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)

Relocation

Military Occupational Codes (MOC) (Presentation only) MOC Participant Guide - MOC Career Readiness Standard (print out 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


2020 eFinancial Workbook (Instructions for the eFinancial Workbook)

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 

2020 Managing My Education Track  

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


For additional resources for retirees on-island please click here


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Additional Links and Resources


Liberty App Flyer

MCCS Okinawa Volunteer Program


Transition Information

Websites for Transitioning Service Members

VA eBenefits

My Next Move Interest Profiler 

O*Net  

USO Pathfinder

Linked-In  

Marine for Life Network 

Federal Bonding Program

VMET

eForm (web location)

How-to-Access the eForm Guide

Next-Steps for eForm


SkillBridge Information

SkillBridge ( DoDI 1322.29 )

MCCS Camp Pendleton

MCCS Lejeune-New River

MCCS 29 Palms

SkillBridge WARTAC Factsheet & Trifold Information

ARES KLXS System Engineering Internship

Premier Truck Group Certification Program

BMW Technician Education Program

Amazon Military SkillBridge Webinar - June 9th


Employment/Education Information

Employment Resources (Resume Templates)

Separating/Retiring on Island Brochure

OCONUS, CONUS & OKINAWA Job Distribution Sign Up

180-Day Retirement Fact Sheet

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights (USERRA)

Warrior-Scholar Project Flyer

Amazon Military Employment Flyer

U.S. Secret Service Agency Brochure & U.S. Secret Service Flyer 

Tips from TSA for Military Personnel

Hiring Our Heroes Virtual Career Community Flyer

SBA Boots to Business May Newsletter


Veteran Resources

Coronavirus Remote Support FAQ Flyer

Remote 1-on-1 Assist Session Flyer

VA eLearning Offering Flyer

VA TAP Remote VA Benefits Advisor Contact

VA Women's Health Transition Training Flyer

VA OCONUS Connection Newsletter

Water Works

Operation Freedom

Veteran Connect Center & NY Veteran Connect Center Flyer

On-Island Retiree Information Distribution Sign Up


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Additional Links and Resources 


Okinawa


Liberty App Flyer

MCCS Okinawa Volunteer Program


Transition Information


Websites for Transitioning Service Members

VA eBenefits

My Next Move Interest Profiler 

O*Net  

USO Pathfinder

Linked-In  

Marine for Life Network 

Marine for Life Warriors Connection News Letter July-September 2020

Federal Bonding Program

VMET

eForm (web location)

How-to-Access the eForm Guide

Next-Steps for eForm


SkillBridge Information


Department of Defense (DoD) Skillbridge Website

Okinawa MCCS Skillbridge Website

DoDI 1322.29 & MARADMIN 350/18 

                                         

 




 











     


Employment/Education Information


Employment Resources (Resume Templates)

Separating/Retiring on Island Brochure

OCONUS, CONUS & OKINAWA Job Distribution Sign Up

180-Day Retirement Fact Sheet

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights (USERRA)

Warrior-Scholar Project Flyer

Amazon Military Employment Flyer

U.S. Secret Service Agency Brochure &  U.S. Secret Service Flyer 

Tips from TSA for Military Personnel

Hiring Our Heroes Virtual Career Community Flyer

MilitaryTimes Job Board Website


Veteran Resources


Coronavirus Remote Support FAQ Flyer

Remote 1-on-1 Assist Session Flyer

VA eLearning Offering Flyer

VA TAP Remote VA Benefits Advisor Contact

VA Women's Health Transition Training Flyer

VA OCONUS Connection Newsletter

Water Works

Operation Freedom

Veteran Connect Center &  NY Veteran Connect Center Flyer

 


 





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Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC)


The Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC) coordinates with the installation transition office to ensure their Service Members within their units meet all requirements for the Transition Readiness Program (TRP). As the UTC, you will ease the process of transition to civilian life for all separating, retiring, deactivating, and demobilizing Service Members regardless of their rank. In order to become a UTC you must be appointed in writing by the CO. Please use the UTC letter template listed under resources. Once the letter has been completed please email a copy to MCBB_TRP@usmc.mil to request UTC training.

As a newly appointed UTC you must be:

·       Appointed in writing

·       In the rank of E-5 or above and not currently serving as the Career Planner

·       At least 12 months remaining with the command

·       Reports directly to the CO/XO

·       Complete UTC training no later than 45 days of appointed letter

For additional questions or inquires on the role of the UTC please contact any of the transition offices or email us at MCCB_TRP@usmc.mil.


Resources 


 

10 Steps for TRS for the UTC

·     UTC Letter Template

·     Pre-Work checklist

·     How to Obtain a 24-12 month Alpha Roster Guide 

·     CLC2S UTC Guide

·     UTC Checklist Cheat Sheet

·     How to Access TRP Gear Locker for UTC’s         

 ·    DoDTap FAQs for CO/Designees & DoDTap Website

·     2020 TRS & Pre-Retirement Flyers

·     TRS UTC Resource List

·     All 2-Day Tracks Flyers

·     Table of Contents for UTC Turnover Binder   

·     UTC Responsibility Flowchart

·     NDAA Timeline (National Defense Authorization Act)

·     Managing Your (MY) Transition Timeline Guide (DoDTap)           

Policies


 
 

·       MCO 1700.31

·       MARADMIN 632/19   

·       MARADMIN 568/16 

·       DoDI 1332.35 (Public Law 115-232 Section 552)

·       Functional Area Checklist

·       Functional Area Trends & Best Practices Information

 


Commanding Officer (CO) & Designee


The CO or designee, as scheduled by the UTC, personally interviews each separating Service Member to determine if they have met all of the required Career Readiness Standards (CRS), have a viable plan to transition from military to civilian life, and has been provided a warm handover to connect with external agencies that offer additional assistance post transition through the eForm (DD2648). In order to become a designee, you must be appointed in writing.

As a newly appointed designee you must:

·       Be appointed in writing by the CO or O5 (with court martial authority) and not appointed as a UTC

·       In the rank of an E6 or above

·       Receive designee training through the UTC or transition office

·       Review CRS and address any areas of concern or non-compliance before electronically signing the eForm

·       Receive official email 'token' to complete the eForm


Additional Resources for CO/Designees


·       Designee Letter Template

·       CO/Designee Brief

·       DoDtap FAQs for Commanders/DesigneesDoDTap Website

·       Capstone Checklist

·       Commanders Designee eForm Job Aid

·       How to Access TRP Gear Locker for Commanders

·       NDAA Timeline (National Defense Authorization Act)

·       Managing Your (MY) Transition Timeline Guide (DoDTap) 

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