Kathryn Troutman travels to teach Ten Steps to a Federal Job Certification Training at Misawa Air Base, Japan
Kathryn Troutman, January 28, 2020
I traveled to Misawa Air Base to teach the Military Airman and Family Readiness staff and military spouses and Airmen the Ten Steps to a Federal Job methods! I had a wonderful trip – my first time to Japan! I taught the 3-day Certification class to the staff, as well as an Open Enrollment Stars are Lined Up® class and Ten Steps to a Federal Job®.
BIG LESSONS LEARNED BY MILITARY SPOUSES IN STARS ARE LINED UP FOR MILITARY SPOUSES SESSION
During this workshop, I built a USAJOBS job blocks for military spouses. We were brainstorming the description of a military spouse to add to the resume and to demonstrate knowledge of military services, guidelines and skills that will be useful in Federal positions. We searched for positions such as: Unit Administrator, Administrative Specialist, Mission Support Specialist, Records Management.
The skills listed below would be relevant.
Misawa Air Base
1010 Misawa Club
Misawa AB, AP 96319 United States
01/2014 – Present
Hours per week: 20
MILITARY SPOUSE / HOMEMAKER
Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:
Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 2016 to Present
Mountain Home, NB, USA, June 2011 to June 2016
Sigonella, Italy, June xx to June xx
San Antonio, TX Air Base June xx to June xx
Misawa Air Base is the home 36th Fighter Wing which protects US interest in the Pacific and defend Japan.
RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT – write 4 sentences for each of these skills. Select 5 skills as a military spouse that can match your target position!
TRAVEL /RELOCATION PLANNER
EDUCATION ASSISTANT / TUTOR
RECORDS MANAGER / DOCUMENT CONTROL
COMPUTER SKILLS: KEYBOARD 40 WPM. Skilled with MS Office, Excel reports and database collection
KNOWLEDGE OF REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES: (new idea for military spouses to demonstrate the knowledge of guidelines needed to relocate the family to numerous military installations)
Follow the following regulations and guidelines to manage the family at new installations, and plan the relocation and management of household goods and ensure security of the family.
Non-combatant Evacuation Operations – Joint publication 3-68
Permanent Change of Station – 36-2110 AFI
Housing Management – AFI 32-6001
Pet Policy for Japan – AFI 32-6001 and AFI 32-6007
Air Force Housing
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Policies
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENT (this accomplishment shows event planning, cultural knowledge and child and youth activities skills)
During the summer of 2019, my spouse was TDY to Indonesia and Alaska for 95 percent of the summer. I planned extra activities for the family. I also planning at the same the PCS move to Mountain Home, NB. My planned activities included Hirosaki Naputa Festival, bowling with friends, crafts camps, sleepovers and keeping up with friends and schoolwork. RESULTS: The children were happy, busy and time passed quickly. We were able to accept their dad being gone and concentrate on school, gymnastics sports and ballet, as well as the family events.
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