Career and Resource Services


Changing duty stations isn’t easy and requires a lot of box-checking. We’re here to make sure the transition is as smooth as possible for Service members and their families. Relocation services will help you manage all the tasks you need to complete and help you get the information you need for a successful transition. Services include Plan Your Move Classes, Welcome Aboard Briefs, and Sponsorship Opportunities. For more information, please call 252-466-4201.

Transition Assistance

The Transition Readiness Seminar is a 5-day mandatory program designed to ease the burden of transition by providing Services members and their families with employment, college, technical and entrepreneurial information and guidance. This interactive program will increase the Service member’s knowledge and confidence through active participation.

Employment Assistance

The military lifestyle demands a lot of moving and that presents many challenges your family members. One of the largest is staying employed and building a career while moving from location to location. Our Family Member Employment Assistance Program (FMEAP) provides classes, resources and support that will help your family members land their next jobs.

Personal Finance

Life comes with many unique financial events and we’re here to help you prepare for them. From buying a car and managing credit to preparing for marriage and surviving the holidays, our trainings and workshops teach you how to prepare for it all.

Retired Services

“Once a Marine, always a Marine” is more than just a slogan. We take care of our own. As you prepare for retirement and all that comes after it, we’re here to help you navigate everything from retired pay and allowance to healthcare benefits and death gratuity. The Marine and Family Program’s Retired Services Office (RSO) delivers information and assistance to retirees and eligible family members from all branches of the US Armed Forces. Our staff of volunteers will help you get what you deserve for your honorable and faithful service to our nation.

VA Claim Appointments

Each week on Thursdays, representative from the VA come to Cherry Point and provide appointments for military members who are separating or retiring to submit a claim for any disability. Appointments can be made by calling 252-466-4201.

Marine 4 Life

Marine 4 Life is a Marine Corps organization that provides nationwide assistance to Marines who are returning to civilian life, Marine reservists and all Marine veterans throughout their lives. Marine 4 Life also assists Sailors who have served with Marine Corps units. 252-466-4201.