Transition Readiness Program (TRP) provides our transitioning Marines and their families with the resources and tools needed to reach their personal goals and includes a standardized core curriculum.


The Transition Readiness Program (TRP) provides information and training to ensure Marines and their families are prepared to meet civilian career goals when departing from military service – whether seeking a job in the public or private sector,  starting a business or pursuing a degree or professional certification.


  • Career Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • Degree/ Professional Certification
  • Financial Planning
  • Job Search
  • Federal Employment Application
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Coaching
  • Veteran Benefits
  • SkillBridge Opportunities
  • Computer Lab, Fax Machine, and Copier

Transition Readiness Seminar

Transition Readiness Seminar

Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS) aka TAP, is a 5-day mandatory seminar designed to ease the burden of transition by equipping Service members and their families with tools and resources that are vital for a successful transition. Effective 1 October 2019, the 365 Initial Counseling (IC) was incorporated into the transitional process. The 365 IC is a one-on-one counseling session with the Transitional Staff to determine and plot the best course to meet the needs of each transitioning service members.

The purpose of the TRS is to ensure Marines are prepared for their transition from military to civilian life by providing them and their families the tools and resources to pursue Department of Defense (DoD) directed Career Readiness Standards (CRS).

Required Steps for Attending TRS or Pre-Retirement Seminar:

Step 1: Whether Officer or Enlisted, retiring or separating, contact the Unit Transition Coordinator (UTC) within your respective unit and get a pre-work checklist.

Step 2: Complete all pre-work and then schedule 365 Initial Counseling (IC).

Step 3: Bring all pre-work to your 365 IC and after completion of 365 (IC), P&PD staff will schedule you for the Pre-separation Counseling Brief. 

Step 4:  After completion of the Pre-separation Counseling brief, please return to your respective UTC to be scheduled for TRS/Pre-retirement.

Step 5: Showtime for TRS and Pre-Retirement on Monday is 0715 in Business Casual.

Step 6:  Schedule Capstone Review following the completion of TRS. Capstone Review must be completed no less than 120 days from EAS.



Contact Information

Transition Readiness Program

852 Shaw Ave Bldg 852
Yuma, AZ 85365

Phone: 9282695181

DSN: 2695181

P&PD Advisor: 9282693150

TRP & FMEAP Manager: 9282693159

VA Benefit Advisor: 9282693172

Follow Transition Readiness Program:

Monday 7:30AM–4:00PM
Tuesday 7:30AM–4:00PM
Wednesday 7:30AM–4:00PM
Thursday 7:30AM–4:00PM
Friday 7:30AM–4:00PM
Saturday CLOSED
Closed Federal Holidays
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