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Family Member Employment Assistance Program/Career Focus Program
2000 Allbrook Drive, Area A
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-5315
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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.
Local Economic Climate
Identifying occupations that have more favorable job prospects is important when making career decisions. Changes in technology, business practices and operations affect how employers structure staffing to improve productivity. In general, the Ohio economy will provide jobs for workers at all educational levels, but individuals with more education and training will enjoy better job opportunities.
Employment on the Base
There are numerous employment opportunities at the base. Visit the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base website under employment or on the Wright-Patterson and Family Readiness Center page within the surrounding communities. You may also contact the Wright-Patterson M&FRC at 937-257-3592 or DSN 312-787-3592.
Non-Appropriated Fund Employment
If you are looking for on-base employment through the Non-Appropriated Funds department contact NAF Human Resources at 937-257-4173 or DSN 312-787-4173.
Most government job openings on the installation and in the surrounding area can be found through USAJOBS.
For job hunting purposes, be sure to carry on your person all employment records and documents, resumes, SF50s, transcripts, certificates and licenses.
If you are transitioning out of the military workforce into the civilian sector contact the Wright-Patterson Military and Family Readiness Center at 937-257-3592 to sign up for the mandatory Transition Assistance Program courses. To register for your mandatory classes federal resume guidance or private-sector resume classes contact the M&FRC or email email@example.com.
My Career Advancement Account Scholarship
For information on My Career Advancement Account Scholarship as well as military spouse education and career opportunities, visit Military OneSource.
Spouses who are completing a permanent change of station with their service member from overseas are eligible for unemployment compensation. When coming from overseas, the applicant must have at least 20 weeks of employment and must have an average weekly wage of at least $148. For more information, visit the Ohio Unemployment Benefits website.
Ohio, however, does not provide unemployment compensation for stateside PCS moves.