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November 16, 2012

Local Briefs – November 16, 2012

Cookie Crunch

Davis-Monthan’s Annual Cookie Crunch is under way! Help spread holiday cheer to our Airmen by ringing a “taste of home” to their dormitories. Cookie collection and packagewill be help at the Mirage club on Dec. 3, 6:30 a.m. -5 p.m., and Dec. 4, 6:30 – 10 a.m. Cookies can be placed in disposable containers or zip lock baggies for drop off. An additional drop off box will be located at the Visitor’s Center at the Craycroft gate. If you would like to volunteer, contact Kristy Crites at batspouse43@yahoo.com or 520-906-5904.

Give Parents a Break

The next Give Parent’s a Break will be held on Sat, Nov. 17, from Noon- 4 p.m. at the Finley CDC. For more information, call 228-5690.

Hearts Apart

Nov. 17, 5-6:30 p.m. – Peter Piper Pizza 5925 E. Broadway Blvd
Come join us for pizza, games and plenty of entertainment at Peter Piper Pizza. Pizza and game coins will be provided. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Disabled Transition Assistance Program (DTAP)

Nov. 20, 9-11 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center
Encourages and assists potentially eligible service members in making informed decisions about VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) Program. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Smooth Move Brief

Nov. 26, 9-10:30 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center
Relocation Assistance Briefing for Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves. Information presented by TMO, Legal, Family Advocacy, Finance, A&FRC, and the Housing Office. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Reintegration & Welcome Home Banner Event

Nov. 26, 5-6:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center
Is your deployed loved one coming home soon? Come out and join us for a Reintegration & Welcome Home Banner making event. Food and drinks will be available along with all supplies. This event will be held the last Monday of each month. Call 228-5690 to register.

EFMP Family Arts & Crafts Night

Nov. 29, 5-6:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center
Come have fun and meet other families! We will be decorating small gift boxes. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Marketing Yourself for a Second Career

Dec. 11, 8:30-11 a.m. – Mirage Club
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is hosting a seminar entitled “Marketing Yourself for a Second Career,” on Dec. 11, from 8:30-11 a.m. in the Mirage Club. Col Dan Koslov, USAF (Ret) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), will be presenting this seminar for interested Officers, Senior NCOs and spouses.
“Marketing Yourself for a Second Career” covers subjects such as:

  • Perceptions civilian employers have of military personnel.
  • Resumes, cover letters, broadcast letters, etc.
  • How employers read your resume.
  • Networking the hidden job market.
  • Preparing for and conducting a successful interview.
  • Salary negotiations and benefit packages.

Please call 228-5690 to RSVP.




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