ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - To assist the APG community as we go through sequestration and furloughs, on Tuesday, March 12, Operation Comfort will take place at the post theater on APG North (Aberdeen) from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the C4ISR Myer Auditorium.

Operation Comfort is a venue similar to a town hall that offers hope and encouragement to individuals during this time of unique challenge and opportunity. Senior leaders, the chaplains and financial advisor SMEs will offer practical advice focusing on resources that will sustain us through this process as individuals and as a community.

Financial planning workshops, in preparation for the sequestration and furloughs will also be offered Wednesday, March 13, at 9 a.m. at the C4ISR Myer Auditorium, at 11 a.m. at the APG North (Aberdeen) main post chapel, and at 2 p.m. at the APG South (Edgewood) main post chapel.

The workshops will help individuals plan a financial strategy to meet this immediate challenge. Representatives from local financial institutions will lead workshops that will include personal budget strategies and common sense financial advice.

There will also be an opportunity to coordinate for one-on-one financial counseling with the financial advisor of their choice.

For more information, call 410-278-4333.