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  • Army Education Week will be observed 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Fort Leavenworth Army Education Center. The event will feature talks on the G.I. Bill at 9 a.m., financial aid at noon and GoArmyEd 101 at 1 p.m.
    Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship program Applications for the 2019 cohort must be received and accepted no later than December. For more information, visit www.hiringourheroes.org/fellowships/, call 684-8999 or attend an informational brief at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center.
    Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Soldier for Life - Transition Assistant Program will host a Hiring Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Frontier Conference Center. Bring hardcopies of resumés with three professional references, diploma or transcripts, goverment-issued identification and wear appropriate interview attire. Apply early at www.usajobs.gov. For more information, call 684-2227.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program offers a monthly Federal Application Seminar on submitting applications using the USAJobs website. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center will provide instruction. The seminar covers navigating the USAJobs portal and preparing a resumé to apply for government employment. Classes are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Jan. 24 and Feb. 28 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap. leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program workshops are mandatory for all military personnel transitioning from active-duty service. The workshops are also available to spouses of transitioning military on a space-available basis. TAP workshops are five days from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Upcoming workshops are Nov. 26-30, Dec. 10-14. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Veterans Affairs is providing a Career technical Training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4-5 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop helps build a personalized career development assessment of occupational interests and abilities, and participants will learn to utilize self-sustaining tools to narrow their career focus by establishing achievable career goals and self-development strategies. For more information or to sign up, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Upcoming Entrepreneur Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6-7 and Feb. 7-8 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. The workshop explains the basics of developing a business plan, legal and financial aspects of business ownership, advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a franchise, help available and how to overcome stress. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host a HIGHER Education Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 18-19 and Feb. 5-6 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program has an Accredited Financial Planner who can help with assessing current and future financial situations. Make an appointment by calling 684-2227.
    Become a Family Child Care provider. A free training program is offered that will guide students step-by-step through the certification process. For more information, call 684-5117.
    The Fort Leavenworth Exchange has several full-time, part-time and intermittent job openings. Visit applymyexchange.com to apply.
    The Transition Assistance Program has a Transition Education Counselor who is available Tuesday through Thursday in the center who can assist with selecting a school or discipline, with documenting current educational achievements, and programs or benefits that are available after separation from active military service. To set up an appointment with the transition education counselor, call 684-2539.
    Fort Leavenworth Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has several job openings. Visit usajobs.gov and search for Fort Leavenworth.
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