Retiree seminars highlight SBP, employment initiatives

Retiree seminars highlight SBP, employment initiatives

Saturday, September 1, 2012

There are three special events scheduled for retirees and veterans at the 2012 Association of the United States Army Meeting and Exposition Oct. 22 – 24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.Retiree SeminarThe Retiree Seminar will provide information from OPM on the Federal Veterans Employment Initiative.Additionally, John Radke, Army G-1 Retirement Services, will provide an update to include support of the National Guard and Army Reserve, as well as other issues of interest that retirees and veterans have an interest.The seminar will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in the convention center, Room 103B.SBP/Pre-Retirement BriefingA Pre-Retirement and Survivor Benefit Plan Briefing will be conducted by William Hursh from the Army G1 Retirement Services Office.This session will focus on those contemplating retirement; however, it has valuable information that can be used by those who counsel subordinates on retirement.This session will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11 a. m, at the convention center in Room 103B.Workshop – Federal Employment ProcessA two hour session by Office of Personnel Management on the federal employment process is a new event this year that will provide insight and guidance in how to apply for a federal job.This session will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Room 103B.According to AUSA officials, these discussions "will be very informative" and they are encouraging those interested in these topics to attend the sessions.If you have questions or need additional information, contact Sgt. Maj. Leroy Bussells, USA, Ret., at (800) 336-4570, Ext 678, or e-mail [email protected].