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Department of the Air Force
Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC)
Building 24 Room 220, Second St
Creech AFB, NV 89018
It’s likely that employment will change when a move occurs, especially for military spouses. The information below will provide you with employment assistance information and resources available such as SECO, MyCAA and MSEP Portals.
As a rule, employment opportunities in the Las Vegas area are better than the national average. Our largest employers are in the gaming industry (hotels/casinos) and the second-largest area of employment is retail sales.
Clark County School District is also a large employer. The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 5.1%. The median household income is $58,432.
The Creech Airman & Family Readiness Center has many employment resources and can assist job seekers who call 702-404-864. Unemployment compensation may be available for the spouse of a newly-assigned military member or civilian employee. For more information contact the Nevada Department of Unemployment, Training, and Rehabilitation.
Family members may contact the Creech Airman & Family Readiness Center for employment assistance. The following services are available: Civilian and Federal resume assistance, job referral information, resource library and individual counseling. Additionally, the Creech A&FRC provides a weekly jobseekers email which service members and family members may be registered for upon request. Email 432SPTS.FSH.Employmentassist@us.af.mil to be added. The Creech A&FRC also hosts quarterly job fairs at Creech Air force Base which are open to family members. For information and assistance, email the A&FRC.
Be sure to carry all employment records and documents, resumes, SF-50 (from federal employment), latest performance appraisal, transcripts, certificates and licenses.
Are you within 18 months from your separation/service commitment date or within 24 months of your retirement? The law now requires service members who have been on active duty 180 days or more to complete the appropriate Transition Assistance Program (TAP) mandates. The mandates are applicable to all ranks.
Personnel leaving active duty to join the Reserves or Guard in a part-time status are required to complete ALL TAP mandates prior to separation from active duty. Traditional Reservists or Guard members on a Title 32 status are not subject to the TAP mandates.
Location & Duration
Congressional Mandate for Completion
Step 1: Initial Counseling & Pre-Separation Counseling
90 min class
Completion no less than 365 days prior to separation or retirement
Step 2: Transition GPS Workshop
Completion no less than 90 days prior to separation or retirement
30 min appointment
Optional Tracks:Employment, Entrepreneurial, Vocational or Higher Education
MEB and Administrative Discharge are required to take one 2-Day Track
If you have any questions about the Transition Assistance Program, or would like to schedule one of the Transition tasks, please email the Creech Airman & Family Readiness Center 702-404-0864 or email to Transition Assistance Program at 432SPTS.FSFR.TAP@us.af.mil.
Military Spouses: If you are considering applying for unemployment benefits, contact your losing state's unemployment benefits representative for the appropriate paperwork. When you resign your position, include a statement to the effect that you are resigning to accompany your military spouse on his/her permanent change of station.