Soldier for Life, Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

Army Career and Alumni Program

2484 Stanley Road, Bldg 2263,  Room B100
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-5018

Hours of Operation:
 Monday – Friday 0715 - 1600
(210) 221 - 1213

WALK IN HOURS, 0800 - 1400

TAP Services

The Center provides transition counseling and job assistance to Military Members, Department of Defense Civilian Employees and Family Members preparing to leave federal service.  Services and information available in the Center can also be used by soldiers to make informed decisions regarding reenlistment.  Services include pre-separation counseling relating to transition services and benefits; job search training; resume review; a reference library; job fairs; self-assessment tools; job analyzer software; Internet access and referral to service providers. 

Retirees & Separating Soldiers

Retirees are eligible to begin the transition process up to 24 months prior to their projected retirement date.  Separating soldiers are encouraged and eligible to begin the process 18 months prior to their separation date.  Dept of the Army Civilian employees who are subject to Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), Reduction in Force (RIF), or who are retiring are eligible for Soldier for Life – TAP services.  Starting early permits maximum use of tools and services while avoiding conflict with mission requirements.


All services are provided are by appointment to ensure counselors, equipment or other resources are available when needed. Call (210) 221-1213 to make an appointment or to obtain answers to your questions.

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TAP Capstone Review

TAP Requirements Checklist and Timeline

For event registration / information call the TAP Center @221-1213.

Army TAP website