Enclosure (11) to COMDTINST 1900.2A
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
________STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE
(APPLICABLE COAST GUARD FACILITY)
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICE
Purpose: This Memorandum of Understanding sets forth the
conditions, stipulations, and responsibilities for initiating
and/or continuing the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) 3-day
workshop at (applicable Coast Guard facility).
Background: The Department of Labor (DoL) TAP workshop provides
instruction, information, and assistance to members of the Armed
Services who are within 180 days of separation, their spouses,
and eligible Department of Transportation civilians, in this
order of priority, on a regularly scheduled basis at locations
designated by the Coast Guard. The goal of this program is to
develop skills which will decrease the time unemployed and
provide the information to make a suitable education or career
choice. The objectives are the prevention of long-term
unemployment problems, provision of enhanced employment services
to the disabled and younger veterans most likely to encounter
employment difficulties, improved active component retention,
enhanced reserve component placement, and improved perceptions
among service members upon separation.
Definitions: For the purpose of clarification, the following
definitions are provided:
Facilitator: Person trained at the National Veterans Training
Institute (NVTI) or other entity approved by the national office
of the Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) whose
primary duty is presenting instruction and providing
administrative support for the 3-day workshop.
Coordinator: Person who has the responsibility for class
scheduling and logistics.
Point of Contact: Representative of each of the partners who is
charged with carrying out that partner's responsibilities.
Responsibilities: Program delivery leadership for the 3-day
workshop is concentrated in DoL. Participation of service
members and logistical control are vested in the U.S. Coast
Guard. Instruction concerning veterans' rights, benefits, and
obligations will be provided by the Department of Veterans