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Airman & Family Readiness Center

NOTE: All briefings, classes and workshops are held in Sablich Center room 108 unless otherwise noted. Registration is required, call 376-8728.

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Federal Resume Writing
1-4 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 29, learn about federal resumes, OPM classifications and how to navigate


Newcomer’s Orientation
8 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 and Nov. 9 & 23. Get to know Keesler AFB!


Survivor Benefits Plan
9-11 a.m. Oct. 26, learn how to choose sound retirement benefits.


LinkedIn for Networking & Employment
2-4 p.m. Oct. 26 and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 9, learn to create an effective LinkedIn profile and how to use the site to connect with potential employers.


Interview Skills & Salary Negotiation
9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 10, learn the basic interview format, listening & communication skills and body language. Learn how and when to talk money.


Senior TAP Workshop
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1-4, open to E8-E9 and O5 and above. Designed for senior leaders and their spouses to ease the transition from military to civilian life. Topics include personal financial readiness, personal appraisal, career decisions, resumes, interview techniques and individual transition plans.


Skills to Succeed with Millennial Generation
2-4 p.m. Nov. 8, three part video workshop discussing professional image, teamwork and business etiquette.


Civilian Resume Writing Workshops
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Learn to write an effective resume.


Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshops
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 14-18. Mandatory for all separating and retiring military members. This workshop is designed to ease the transition from military to civilian life. Topics include personal financial readiness, personal appraisal, career decisions, applying for the job, resumes, dressing for success, the interview and job offers, individual transition plans. VA Benefits Briefing will be held on the last day.


Smooth Move
2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 16, reduce the stress of your PCS. Briefings include A&FRC, Housing, TMO, Tri Care and Finance.


Bundles for Babies
9 a.m. to noon Nov. 17, workshop on all things baby for Keesler’s parents to be.


Choose the Right Career Path
9:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 28, assistance on O*NET/online career searches.


Heartlink Spouse Orientation
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1, learn about the AF mission, customs, protocols, traditions and on & off base resources/services. Limited childcare is available.


AIT Airmen Separate Rations Brief
10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the A&FRC Annex, Levitow, room 134.  Mandatory for any NPS airman who would like to reside outside of the dormitories during technical training. Call 377-0155 to register.


Preseparation Counseling
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. for those separating and 1 p.m. for those retiring. Mandated for all separating and retiring; prerequisite for Transition GPS attendance and highly encouraged for all potentially impacted by Force Management.

AFstarsm2.gif Keesler's School Liaison Officer
Supports in and outbound military families with school transfers. The SLO can provide school ratings, coordinate in-person visits and assist families with special education needs in all seven coastal school districts.

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This free program, now available through A&FRC, offers parents and grandparents a way to stay connected while being apart. Family members are privately recorded to DVD while reading a children’s book to their favorite little one(s). DVDs and mailing envelopes are provided. Participants must have base access. Call to schedule.

AFstarsm2.gif Military & Family Life Counselors
Two trained professionals are here to listen and help service members and their family with issues such as marriage/relationship, parenting/sibling and family, deployment/reintegration, depression, grief/loss and other concerns. Consultations are free and anonymous – no records are kept. For questions or to schedule an appointment, call (228) 365-5834 or 365-5927.

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One-on-one consultation on the new sponsor training and communications program.

AFstarsm2.gif Financial Counseling
Private, one-on-one financial appointments are available for all active duty, retirees and DoD civilians.  First Term Airmen and NPS Students (more than 20 weeks) receive a Car Care Voucher upon completion of the appointment.  

AFstarsm2.gif Resume Review
Individual resumes can be reviewed after completion of any class or employment workshop. Call to schedule.

AFstarsm2.gif A&FRC Student Annex
Located in the Levitow Training Support Facility, Bldg. 7310, 377-0155.


Contact Information
Commercial (228) 376-8728 / DSN 591-8728
Airman & Family Readiness Center
500 Fisher St., Bldg. 0701, Room 110
Keesler AFB, MS 39534

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