• Education and Employment

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  • Starting today, soldiers with more than 16 years of total creditable service on active duty and/or the selected Reserve will no longer be eligible to transfer education benefits to their family members. To transfer GI Bill benefits to a family member, service members must have six or more years of service and must agree to serve four additional years from the date of election. For more information, call the Army Education Center counselor at 684-2496.
    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 July 15-19 and July 29 through Aug. 2. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    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. July 25 and Aug. 15 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host Higher Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6-7, Oct. 1-2 and Dec. 10-11 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. For more information, 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. Aug. 8-9, Oct. 3-4 and Dec. 12-13 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 more 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’s career and education fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Frontier Conference Center. The fair is open to all active duty, guard, reserve, retirees, veterans, family members and DoD civilians. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Department of Labor Career exploration and planning track workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13-14, Oct. 9-10 and Dec. 17-18 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 use 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.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program’s Accredited Financial Planner can help with assessing current and future financial situations. For an appointment, call 684-2227.
    The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program’s education counselor is available Tuesday through Thursday at the Army Education Center and can assist with selecting a school or discipline, documenting current educational achievements and finding programs or benefits that are available after separation from active-duty military service.
    Fort Leavenworth Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has several job openings. Visit usajobs.gov and search for Fort Leavenworth.
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