Attending a Class
In order to participate and be admitted any of the below classes, you MUST bring the following items when you check-in the morning of your first day of class; these items can be the original or a screenshot:
Signed and stamped Fast Pass OR
the below three items:
Proof of signed electronic DD 2648 via the milConnect site (the signature section)
Completed results of all 3 assessments on Kuder-Journey
Proof of e-Benefits PREMIUM Registration
The Pre-TRS brief is a quick information session to ensure that service members have a clear understanding of the TRS pre-work requirements. The Fast Pass helps expedite the check-in process, but does not mean that you have been registered for a TRS class. The Fast Pass is recommended but not required.
Transition Readiness Seminars
The Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS) is a mandated program for all separating military personnel. It is designed to give Marines and their families ownership of their transition from military to civilian lifestyle. Service members are enrolled in TRS through the Unit Transition Counselor or Career Planner. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend.
The Retirement Seminar is for service members who will have at least 20 years of service at the time of retirement. TERA participants are welcome, however, they are required to attend a TRS class, as the Retirement Seminar does not meet the mandatory separation requirements for TERA retirees. Recommended attendance is two years prior to retirement and again within a year to six months of retirement. Spouses are encouraged to attend.
Executive Transition Readiness Seminar (ETRS is only held aboard MCB Camp Lejeune)
The Executive Transition Readiness Seminar (ETRS) is for E9, CWO4, CWO5 and O5 and above who will have at least 20 years of service at the time of retirement.
ETRS meets the separation requirement for service members with 20 years or more of military experience planning to retire by providing core benefits on Veterans Affairs, Veteran Service Organizations, Survivor Benefit Plan, Finance, Administrative Requirements, Distribution Management Office (DMO), and Travel Pay. Spouses are encouraged to attend.