Military Transition Workshops

ACTION TEAM: MILITARY TRANSITION: THE SPOUSE EDITION

  1. Attend a “Military Transition: The Spouse Edition” workshop and get your questions answered by the experts:
DAY Session Registration:
 
EVENING Session Registration:

 

 

2. Tune into MTSE Transition Talks and hear from community experts on many topics, such as education, finances, and more! These 15 minute live Facebook feeds, are going to be a great way to continue to gain knowledge! Make sure to join all our social media outlets to get the most current information. Check out the SDMFC”s Facebook page or visit this link: https://www.facebook.com/sdmilfam/playlist/2077500359153515/

3. Join our Facebook group for transitioning spouses! Search for the group on Facebook – “San Diego Military Spouses In Transition” or visit this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/921341001227017/

4. Check out our transition resources: 

Healthcare

Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP): http://www.tricare.mil/tamp
Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP):  http://www.tricare.mil/chcbp
Patient Relations at Naval Medical Center San Diego can be reached at 619-532-6418.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Program: http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply/veterans.asp
Myhealthevet: https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/
The ACA Health Insurance Marketplace: http://www.healthcare.gov

Medicaid: The ACA health insurance marketplace will prompt you to apply if your income level is
low enough to qualify

Relocation

Move.mil: To process your final move application visit http://www.move.mil
Household Goods : For questions regarding your move or help with your application con-tact your Personal Property Office (PPO) or Distribution Management Office (DMO)
Navy: http://www.navsup.navy.mil/household
Marine Corps: http://www.miramar.marines.mil/Arriving/DistributionManagementOffice.aspx
Camp Pendleton Families can call the DMO information line at (760) 725-8177 or visit http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/Services/DMO/Contacts.aspx 
USCG families can utilize either PPO or DMO as they are both open to all branches.
Move Assistance: http://www.facebook.com/NavyHHG; http://www.youtube.com/NavyHHG; http://www.pinterest.com/NavyHHG
Military Installations: www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil 
Lodging information:

Home Buying: Consider taking a home buying workshop with Fleet and Family Support Center or Marine Corps Community Services.
Cost of Living Comparison: http://www.bestplaces.net

Finances

Salary:

Cost of Living: 

Credit Report: www.annualcreditreport.com
Thrift Savings Plan: http://www.tsp.gov/
Child Support:

  • Contact one of the County of San Diego Department of Child Support Services Military & Veteran Liaisons
  • Email: heretohelp@sdcounty.ca.gov
  • North County: 760-740-5624
  • Central County: 619-578-6707
  • South County: 619-731-3591

Fleet and Family Support Center, Personal Financial Managers Report: https://sandiego.navylifesw.com/programs/3e6ff518-d6b6-49cc-9d55-183db24d2b00
Marine Corps Community Services, Personal Financial Managers: http://www.mccsmiramar.com/personal-financial-management/
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society: http://www.nmcrs.org/
Military One Source: www.militaryonesource.mil
San Diego Financial Literacy Center: http://www.sdflc.org/

Emergency Financial Services in San Diego

Support the Enlisted Project (STEP): http://www.stepsocal.org/
Homefront San Diego: http://www.homefrontsandiego.org
County of San Diego (COSD):

Veterans Group Life Insurance (VGLI): http://benefits.va.gov/insurance/vgli.asp

Employment

Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS): http://www.dol.gov/vets/; http://www.veterans.gov/
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veteran Employment Center: https://www.vets.gov/employment/
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC): http://navylifesw.com/sandiego/families/ffsc/career-services/ or call 1-866-923-6478
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS): http://www.mccsmiramar.com/career-resource-center-2/ or call 1-866-923-6478
Military OneSource: http://www.militaryonesource.mil/ or call 1-800-342-9647
O*NET OnLine: https://www.onetonline.org/
REBOOT Workshop: http://nvtsi.org/
American Job Center: http://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/ACINet.aspx
Blue Star Families: http://bluestarfam.org/resources/military-spouse-resume-toolkit
MilSpouse eMentor Program: http://www.ementorprogram.org
USA Jobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/
Hiring our Heroes: http://www.hiringourheroes.org/
Employment Development Department: http://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/

Education

Student Veteran Guide to Choosing a College, Degree, and Career: https://soeonline.american.edu/blog/student-veteran-guide
 
Did you know that over 5 million post-9/11 service members will transition out of the military by 2020, but only 59% of them will receive financial aid in college? In an effort to connect students with military-friendly colleges and financial aid benefits we’ve created several resources: 
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