Transition Assistance Archive

  • The following letter to the editor by Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, was published March 27 in the Virginian Pilot about a March 23 article that […]

    Working Together to Help Veterans

    The following letter to the editor by Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, was published March 27 in the Virginian Pilot about a March 23 article that […]

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  • By Tim McGough Commander, Navy Installations Command Fleet and Family Readiness Programs Communications Liaison The GPS portion of Transition-GPS may remind us of the Global Positioning System, but it actually […]

    Transition-GPS Guides Sailors in the Right Direction

    By Tim McGough Commander, Navy Installations Command Fleet and Family Readiness Programs Communications Liaison The GPS portion of Transition-GPS may remind us of the Global Positioning System, but it actually […]

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  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs led a “Tweet About” with Navy’s roughly 60,000 Twitter followers on June 7 to discuss personnel policy issues and the […]

    #TweetAbout: 21st Century Sailor

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs led a “Tweet About” with Navy’s roughly 60,000 Twitter followers on June 7 to discuss personnel policy issues and the […]

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  • What takes 8,000 hours but no extra time, helps advance a military or civilian career, and is completely free? For one Sailor, it’s a United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) […]

    Military Apprenticeship Program

    What takes 8,000 hours but no extra time, helps advance a military or civilian career, and is completely free? For one Sailor, it’s a United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) […]

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  • The following is a message from Chief of Naval Personnel and Navy Total Force Command Fleet Master Chief  Scott Benning on the enlisted retention board process. Over the past few […]

    Enlisted Retention Board Process Explained

    The following is a message from Chief of Naval Personnel and Navy Total Force Command Fleet Master Chief  Scott Benning on the enlisted retention board process. Over the past few […]

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  • The Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced plans Jan. 19 to offer voluntary early retirement to certain Sailors separating due to the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), during an […]

    Navy Offers Early Retirement Program

    The Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced plans Jan. 19 to offer voluntary early retirement to certain Sailors separating due to the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), during an […]

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  • On Jan. 17 Naval Station Norfolk hosted a Naval Sea Systems Command sponsored “Shipmates to Workmates” forum to assist Sailors who are transitioning from military to civilian careers.  Programs and […]

    Taking Care of Our Shipmates

    On Jan. 17 Naval Station Norfolk hosted a Naval Sea Systems Command sponsored “Shipmates to Workmates” forum to assist Sailors who are transitioning from military to civilian careers.  Programs and […]

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  • The following blog post was written by Rear Adm. Clarke Orzalli, vice commander Naval Sea Systems Command. The Shipmates-to-Workmates program — managed jointly by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval […]

    Shipmates to Workmates: Taking Your Talent to Federal Jobs

    The following blog post was written by Rear Adm. Clarke Orzalli, vice commander Naval Sea Systems Command. The Shipmates-to-Workmates program — managed jointly by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval […]

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  • During Phase I of the Enlisted Retention Board, the Navy reviewed the records of more than 6,200 E-4 and E-5 Sailors from 31 overmanned ratings to identify the best-qualified Sailors […]

    Transition Assistance Programs for ERB-Affected Sailors

    During Phase I of the Enlisted Retention Board, the Navy reviewed the records of more than 6,200 E-4 and E-5 Sailors from 31 overmanned ratings to identify the best-qualified Sailors […]

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  • This blog post was written by Mr. Tim McGough, a federal employee on the staff of Commander, Navy Installations Command who transitioned to federal service after retiring from the Marine […]

    FFSC job fairs, getting you ready for your future job

    This blog post was written by Mr. Tim McGough, a federal employee on the staff of Commander, Navy Installations Command who transitioned to federal service after retiring from the Marine […]

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