Transition Assistance Program
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The Transition Assistance Program is a Congressionally-mandated benefits and services program designed to prepare Individual Reservists for a successful transition to civilian life. Any Individual Reservist who has served on continuous Title 10 active-duty orders of 180 days or longer since November 2012 is required to participate in the program. Members must complete TAP during their qualifying tour. Members who fail to complete TAP may be denied future orders until they have completed the program.
To complete the requirement, Airmen must complete the following items:
There are virtual and in-person options available to complete TAP. Please select the option below that is right for your situation.
This is the preferred option for completing the Transition Assistance Program.
Contact the local Airman and Family Readiness Center, or sister-service equivalent, withing 90 days of the end of the qualifying tour to schedule TAP.
Complete TAP in-person, as directed by the A&FRC, during the qualifying tour.
This option allows the member to opt-out of Department of Labor Employment Workshop. The member must provide employment verification or proof of enrollment at an accredited university or technical school.
Member will complete the following items:
Contact Ms. Vernesta Harris, Air Force Reserve Command Force Integration Support Team, to schedule an over-the-phone pre-separation briefing by calling (478) 327-2107.
Members must be in a duty status to complete Transition Assistance Program requirements and should work with their servicing HQ RIO Detachment and assigned unit to determine which status is right for them.
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