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Career Resource Office

Building 1526
7th Street
Twentynine Palms, California 92278

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The Career Resource Office (CRO) offers transition assistance services for separating or retiring service and family members. CRO administers Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) training and certification program and offers classes on resume writing and job interview techniques. They also host career fairs throughout the year. CRO works with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and Veterans’ Administration (VA), providing counseling services and information on programs and benefits.

The program assists Marines and their families in achieving and sustaining personal financial readiness by providing personal financial education, training, counseling, and financial information and referral. A solid understanding of personal finances will build confidence in facing financial challenges, responsibilities and mission readiness.


Personal Financial Management Program (PFMP) supports active duty service members and their families, retirees and government employees by providing financial counseling, training and education. Confidential counseling sessions, unit training and various workshops are offered by the installation’s financial counselor. Topics of education and counseling include the basics of budgeting, saving, credit reports and credit scores. Learn about debt management and the intricacies of buying a home or vehicle, planning for retirement utilizing a 401(k), the Blended Retirement System (BRS), the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and much more.

Contact Information

Personal & Financial Management

Building 1526
7th Street
Twentynine Palms, California 92278

Phone: 7608304032

Follow Personal & Financial Management:

Monday 730am - 400pm
Tuesday 730am - 400pm
Wednesday 730am - 400pm
Thursday 730am - 400pm
Friday 730am - 400pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


The one-on-one budget counseling sessions requires the following items:

  • List of all creditors (include all loans, lines of credit, and credit cards) with the following information:
    • Balance due
    • Due date
    • Minimum monthly payment
    • Annual percentage rate (APR)
  • Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), other sources of income
  • List of all bills, mortgage/rent, utilities, insurance, cell phone, Wi-Fi, streaming services, etc.
  • Most recent bank statement and/or credit card statement

Call us to schedule the one-on-one counseling session and to get additional information on all workshops and trainings.

CFS provides financial education and counseling to members of their respective units. The CFS is a 40 hour training taught by PFMP. Participants must be financially sound.
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