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29 Palms Personal and Professional Development LibGuide: Transition Readiness

Welcome to the Career Resource Office

The Career Resource Office's mission is to provide quality transition assistance to Marines, sailors, spouses, retirees, civil servants and other authorized members. The CRO offers a variety of resources including federal resume workshops, pre-retirement seminars, local employment workshops.

In addition, our internet computer lab is equipped with computer stations complete with Microsoft Office training, typing tutors, job boards and free WI-FI access.

Contact Information

Bldg. 1526
(760) 830 - 7225 / 5955

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Self-Assesment / ITP

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: To view the NAVMC 17031 .pdf document, download the file locally (your desktop or download folder) and open the file in Adobe Reader or another .pdf reader software. Please note you will receive this message when you download it; however, you can view by following the instructions. 

Second Course of Action:  Please see the Career Resource Office or your Unit Transition Coordinator for the NAVMC 17031, USMC Transition Readiness Program, Self-Assessment/Transition Plan. The Self-Assessment/Transition Plan is your road map for attaining your employment, education, vocational, and entrepreneurial goals and will help you successfully transition to civilian life. Complete your plan, considering this is a living document that will be modified as you transition.  



Managing Your Transition (MY Transition)

Military Occupational Crosswalk (MOC) GAP Analysis

Managing Your Education (MY Education)


Financial Planning for Transition

VA Benefits and Services

Department of Labor Employment Fundamentals of Career Transition (EFCT)

Women’s Health Transition Training

TRS Information 2023

Please send all questions regarding the Transition Readiness Program to the following persons and email addresses:                   

Anita Angle: (760) 830-7225 / 5995 – and McArthur Wright: (760) 830-4029 –


Chris Ward - (Career Resource Manager) 760-830-4029

McArthur Wright – - (Assistant Career Resource Manager) 760-830-4033

Ben Goulet - (Personal & Professional Development Advisor) 760-830-6267 

Stewart West – - (Personal & Professional Development Advisor) 760-830-6976

Bryan Corker - (Personal & Professional Development Advisor/ Assistant FMEAP Coordinator) 760-830-6266

Anita Angle –  (Personal & Professional Development Advisor Admin) 760-830-7225 / 5995

 (Skillbridge Coordinator) 760-830-4031

 (Family Member Employment Assistance Program) 760-830-4030

Resumes by MOS, Civilian Resumes, Resume Executive, or Resume Combination

Important Transition Websites



Info for Veterans on Starting a Business

Ultimate Military Discount Guide

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.To see a list of available resources, please visit: