Sailors arriving at Training Support Center Great Lakes are now immersed in a new four-day LifeSkills class that teaches them critical information they will need to know in order to have a successful Navy career. This class had its first 280 graduates April 8. The topics covered include military pay and entitlements, healthy relationships, navigating stress, operations security, bystander intervention, banking and financial management service, spending plans, understanding credit and debt, responsible alcohol use, investments and savings, financial planning for deployment, nutrition, consumer awareness, car buying, and operational risk management. The program is taught by Navy military training instructors who provide 24-hour supervision, leadership, training and professional development of accession-level Sailors prior to their arrival to the fleet.
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