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Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Overview

TAP prepares Service Members (SMs) separating or retiring from the Coast Guard for their transition to civilian life. All eligible SMs are required to complete the standardized components of the TAP. These components are 1) Pre-separation Counseling and 2) the Transition Seminar, encompassing the Transition Goals, Plans, and Success (GPS) core curriculum.

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Capstone (Verification of Career Readiness Standards)
Educational TrackTechnical TrainingEntrepreneurship Track
DOL Employment Workshop
VA Benefits (Briefing I and II)
Military Occupational Code (MOC) Crosswalk
Financial Planning
Opportunity to Join Reserve Component
e-Benefits Registration
Pre-separation Counseling
 Start with Pre-separation Counseling, eBenefits Registration and Preparing the ITP, moving up to Capstone.

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Last Modified 3/23/2016