The following services are available for transitioning members and veterans of all service branches through the Travis AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center.
For questions and concerns for any TAP class requirements and attendance problems. Please email Maria McIntosh directly at email@example.com. Alternate TAP Manager is Bonnie Morrow firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE only email one of us if you need assistance.
You can find all materials, handout and guides to print out under TRANSITION: Transition Handouts and Guides Page.
TAP Transition Assistance Program GPS (4 DAY) Workshop - Mandatory for all separating members, optional for Retirees over 20 years (All Services). DRESS ATTIRE IS BUSINESS CASUAL! BRING LAPTOP COMPUTER IF YOU HAVE ONE. This is a 4 Day workshop that will consist of Medical Records review on MONDAY (Request copy of records at least 3 weeks in advance), Transition Overview, Transition Resiliency, Military Occupational Crosswalk, Financial Resiliency and Department of Labor Employment in the 21st Century, job search skills, networking, marketing yourself, negotiating salaries and much more.
Mandatory TAP Core Workshop (2 Day) Workshop - Mandatory for all military members Retiring, Separating, Guardsman and Reserves. This mandatory requirement must be completed starting for retiring members when they hit 18 years or 2 years out from retirement. Separating members must start when one year out from separating date, to include members that are not sure if they want to separate. This mandatory workshop will complete the DD Form 2648, Tricare Medical and Survivor Benefits Plan briefings (retirees only), GI Bill/Post 911 and Unemployment briefings. Day 2 will provide Veterans Benefits Briefing, ProVet and Vet Centers breifngs. Medical Record review will be available for those who have a copy of medical records not reviewed in 4 Day TAP GPS.
TAP RECAP EVENT - MANDATORY AFTER ALL REQUIRED WORKSHOPS ARE COMPLETED. This 2 hour workshop is to verify all required items have been met and completed in order to provide members with a letter of TAP completion. Mandatory for all members separating.
TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 2013 and 2014
Materials to bring to TAP Core 2 Day Workshop
Materials to bring to TAP GPS 4 Day Workshop
Materials to bring to RECAP Event
TAP Financial Planning Worksheet Electronic Excel version
Financial Planning Worksheet
Beale AFB TAP Schedule 2013
Survivor Benefits Plan (SBP) flyer
TurboTap - a great website; good refresher after TAP, or for those who cannot get to TAP
Air Force vMPF Applying for Retirement - PowerPoint slide tutorial
Survivor's Benefit Plan Air Force's SBP website, The goal of this website is to provide important, accurate information about the SBP to future military retirees, current retirees, SBP Counselors, and others interested in the SBP.
For Army personnel, Army Career and Alumni Program - ACAP website; Army Retirement Services Office
Marine for Life website - an excellent website for any veteran.
State Benefits website -Select a state or territory for that location's Department of Veterans Affairs website and offices.
Transition-focused publications, such as G.I. Jobs, Civilian Job News, and Decision Times, are available FREE each month at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Please stop by monthly to pick up the most recent issues.
For Transition Classes