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Fleet and Family Support Center - Relocation Assistance Program (RAP)
Fleet and Family Support Center N91
920 James Madison Road
Kings Bay, GA 31547
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Service providers are available with support both before and after a PCS move. Learn more about how to put the military’s relocation assistance program to work for you. See below for an overview of Military and Family Support Center Relocation Assistance services. Services vary by installation, so check the “Other” section below to see what other services are available at your location.
Your Military and Family Support Center provides relocation assistance to help make PCS moves as smooth as possible. Resources include:
Contact the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) for guidance and assistance in making preparations for the move to your next duty assignment. Once you have your orders in hand, contact your new Command and request a Sponsor. This person becomes your partner in your move and he/she can be very helpful by providing additional information and answering questions. The FFSC Staff at your new duty station is also willing to assist you. Communicate your needs and follow-up. Communication is the key to a successful move! Become a fan of Naval Submarine Base (NSB), Kings Bay Facebook page.
Newly arriving Service Members and family members should be aware that the Kings Bay Fleet and Family Support Center’s Relocation Assistance Program is designed to make your transition into our community an easier, more pleasant experience.
Hospitality kits are available for temporary use while your household goods are being moved or stored. We have pots, pans, dishes, cots, highchairs and playpens, as well as other necessities that you may need including irons and ironing boards.
We're glad you're coming, please take advantage of the programs and services designed to make you feel at home.
There's so much to do during a relocation that your time is precious. Military families are no different than other families in that they worry about their family's well-being during the move. Some helpful hints follow to keep your family members intact, both physically and emotionally.
Relocation Assistance Program (RAP)
Fleet and Family Support Center and area agencies offer services to military families entering or leaving the Kings Bay area. Active-duty personnel and their family members are encouraged to take advantage of the many services available through the Relocation Assistance Program to include Welcome Aboard Packets, Hospitality Kits, Plan My Move, Smooth Move Workshops, DPS sessions and Sponsor Orientation.
Lending Locker --Active-duty service members on PCS orders may check out a hospitality kit up to 30 days either after household goods have been shipped or while awaiting their arrival. The kit contains the necessary essentials including dishes, cookware, coffee pot, silverware, serving utensils, etc.
The Career Support and Retention Office at FFSC has tools and informational resources to obtain information concerning a Permanent Change of Station or final move. The resource center provides the following tools and equipment: computers with printer capabilities and internet access, long-distance telephone access, and fax capabilities.
Family relocation checklist:
You will need to contact your personal property office to arrange for shipment of your household goods, contact your Command personnel and pay advisor to get information on your pay entitlements and contact your housing office if you presently live in base housing. Make an inventory of your possessions and valuables. Organize your personal records, such as birth certificates, insurance papers, school records, etc. Take care of necessary medical and dental appointments. If the Service Member is going on temporary duty travel in advance of their PCS, have a power of attorney prepared for your spouse. Take care of auto maintenance and repairs if traveling by automobile. Have your pets checked by the vet and be sure all vaccinations/inoculations are updated and take a copy of these records. Notify the schools to arrange to pick up school records.
For more information on planning your move, contact the Relocation Assistance Program at your installation. Regarding separation, as soon as you receive your paperwork for separation or retirement you need to contact your Command Career Counselor.