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  • The Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program Career Skills Program Day is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 16 in room 125 of the Resiliency Center. The career skills program allows transitioning soldiers who are in the last six months of active-duty service to intern or earn a certification before they transition from service. For more information contact the CSP installation administrator in room 275 of the Resiliency Center, call 684-8999 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. Oct. 17 and Nov. 14 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’s Advanced Linkedin Seminar is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 in room 131 of the Resiliency Center. Attendees will learn how to best use the advanced components of LinkedIn. Attendees must have a LinkedIn profile and a basic knowledge of the site. For more information, help establishing a profile or to reserve a seat, call 684-2227. Space is limited.
    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 Oct. 21-25, Oct. 28 through Nov. 1, Nov. 18-22 and Dec. 2-6 at the Resiliency Center. For more information, call 684-2227 or e-mail usarmy.sfl-tap.leavenworth@mail.mil.
    The Army Community Service Field Grade Spouse Seminar “Putting the Pieces Together” is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. The seminar will provide up-to-date information, possible expectations, opportunities and resources. For more information or to register, call 684-2800 or e-mail fgspouseseminar@gmail.com.
    The Hiring Our Heroes corporate fellowship Program information briefs are conducted weekly at noon on Mondays in room 277 of the Resiliency Center. Completed application packets are due Nov. 1 for the next cohort that begins Jan. 13, 2020. The CFP places service members within 180 days or less left on active duty into a 12-week fellowship program. The program provides mid- to upper-level corporate experience, credentialing education and career skills training. Selection for this program is competitive, but placement rates average more than 80 percent per cohort. For more information, go to https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/corporate-fellowship-program-0 or call 684-8999.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program’s career and education fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 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 Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program will host HIGHER Education Workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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.
    The next Entrepreneur Workshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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. To reserve a seat, 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. 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.
    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 U.S. Army Officer Candidate School alumni association annual reunion, hall of fame, heritage center and memorial walk dedications and mini-reunions are May 1-4, 2020, at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Registration information will be available Nov. 1 at https://www.ocsalumni.org/. For more information, contact Dan Johnson at (402) 981-1072 or e-mail VP-Admin@ocsalumni.org.
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