Advanced Transition Class: Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program, in collaboration with NC Works, will sponsor the Military to Civilian Employment Workshop. The workshop will provide information pertaining to resumes, job search, pre-employment assessment testing, salary negotiation, types of interviews and an opportunity to participate in a mock interview with human resources professionals.
The class will take place every Monday, from 9 a.m. to noon, in SFL-TAP Classroom A at the Soldier Support Center. To reserve a seat in the class, contact Victor Glover at 436-1304. All participants must bring resumes and wear interview attire.
Troops to Teachers: The North Carolina Troops to Teachers program coordinator is offering an information briefing 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, at the Bragg Training and Education Center. Military service members, National Guard service members, and Reservists are invited to learn about a unique opportunity to put military skills to use in public schools.
Specifically, the briefing will inform participants about the teaching profession, the steps required to earn a teaching license, and employment opportunities in public education. For more information, contact BTEC at 396-6721.
EFMP hours of operation update: The Womack Army Medical Center Exceptional Family Member Program office had changed their walk-in hours. This change is to maintain compliance with the Army regulation that governs the EFMP Program (AR 608-75) as it pertains to the processing of EFMP documentation in a timely manner.
The EFMP office will be closed on Wednesday afternoons beginning at noon for walk-ins and telephone inquiries. There will be no reduction in scheduled patient appointments. For more information, call 907-3367.
Firewood available: Forestry Branch, Directorate of Public Works has firewood permits available through the Hunting and Fishing Center on Fort Bragg for military personnel and civilians.
Permits are $5 for a half cord of firewood and are valid for one day. Permitted firewood collection is restricted to nonstanding, dead trees and areas are coordinated through the hunting and fishing center. Permit holders are not allowed to gather firewood within red cockaded woodpecker cluster sites during the breeding season — April 1 to July 31. Firewood collection is authorized Wednesday to Saturday.
Veteran counseling offered: The Vet Center offers active-duty service members and veterans counseling services. These services are free and strictly confidential. The Fayetteville Vet Center is located at 2301 Robeson St., Suite 103, Fayetteville.
The center is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Counseling services are designed to assist eligible active-duty service members and veterans in making a successful transition on and off the battlefield to civilian life. Services include individual counseling, group counseling, marital and Family counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and referrals as needed.
Veterans and active-duty service members can call for an initial appointment or walk-in. For more information about the Vet Center program, visit www.vetcenter.va.gov/Vet_Center_Services.asp or contact Edward Clark, Director, Fayetteville Vet Center at 488-6252.
Soldier’s transition facilitated: The Fort Bragg Transition Center conducts a Pre-Separation Services Program briefing for Soldiers (excluding retirees) that are within 180 days of separation from the Army.
The briefing is designed to give the Soldier and spouse relevant information in advance of separation to facilitate planning for a successful transition to civilian life.
The briefing will take place the first Monday of every month, unless it is a holiday, then it will move to the second Monday, at 1 p.m. at the Pope Annex. No appointment is necessary to attend.