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Thursday & Friday, August 16 & 17, 2018

The Airman & Family Readiness Centers at Peterson AFB and the U.S. Air Force Academy are hosting a Career Planning Seminar for Military Spouses on Thursday and Friday, August 16 and 17, 2018. 

If you are a military spouse seeking employment outside of the home then this class is for you. Click here for the flyer.

To register, contact the A&FRC at Peterson AFB at 719-556-6141 or the A&FRC at USAF Academy at 719-333-3444.

The Airman & Family Readiness Center supports customers in achieving short- and long-term employment, education and training, and career goals through employment skills counseling, resources for self-employment, small business and entrepreneurial efforts. We offer labor market information, employment trend tracking, skills development workshops, job referrals, networks to local employers, and on- and off-base resources.

In Colorado, Military Spouses are entitled to file for Unemployment Insurance (UI) as a result of leaving employment due to PCS orders. File a claim at and click on File for Unemployment. Call PPWC (719) 667-3790 for assistance.

Current programs help with developing a career plan, establishing community network contacts and utilizing employment listings. Classes are open to family members and civilian employees.

Basic Resume Writing Learn the basic fundamentals of writing a resume, featuring the popular styles and various components of each. See Class Schedule for dates.

Career Planning for Military Spouses A comprehensive two-day career planning workshop will help you extensively discover, clarify, and strengthen skills, values, and interests throughout practical assessment exercises. Build focus and self-confidence as you network with local employers. Learn how to strategically network.  (Free for all AF Military Spouses.) See Class Schedule for dates.


LinkedIn is an online social network for business professionals. It’s designed specifically for professional networking–finding a job, discovering sales leads, connecting with potential business partners!  See Class Schedule for dates.

Visit these websites for additional resources:  (Pikes Peak Work Force Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd, 80907, (719) 667-3700) – or –  (City of Colorado Springs) (Colorado Springs Utilities) (El Paso County) (State of Colorado)

Please visit our Transition Assistance Program page for useful links to employment opportunities, job fairs and networking opportunities.



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