Military mama: Time to end chapter

Our lives are storybooks. Each page turns and the adventure continues. This chapter of my life is coming to an end. I will still be a wife and a mommy, but I will no longer be a military dependent. After eight years, my hubby is separating from the service. It was so surreal sending my […]

Toolkit helps separating servicemembers land jobs

By Lisa Daniel: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines separating from the military can get extra help in finding a job from a new Defense Department resource. The Pentagon’s Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy Office, part of the Office of Personnel and Readiness, recently developed the Career Decision Toolkit […]

Civilians given 60-day access to records after separating

By April Rowden: Air Force Personnel Center RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — Air Force Civilian Service employees are now able to access their electronic Official Personnel Folder for up to 60 days following their date of separation. This new capability allows employees to log into the AFPC Secure website from a personal computer using […]

Separating airmen offered different options

By 27th SOW Public Affairs Getting out? Opportunities in the Air Force Reserves abound for soon-to-be separating active duty airmen. The Palace Front program allows those separating from active duty to stay in the military through the reserves at the end of their active-duty military commitment. Palace Chase provides an opportunity for active duty officers […]

Marketing yourself for a second career

Janet Taylor-Birkey Retirement, separation a starting gate, not finishing line “You are not just changing jobs, you are changing cultures.” This was the message approximately 100 separating Airmen heard at the Marketing Yourself for a Second Career seminar at The Landing Sept. 27. While sprinkled with humor, the message was focused. Dan Koslov knows what […]