PCS Season: A Simple Checklist for Moving with Pets

Moving can be a stressful experience, not just for humans but also for our furry friends. The drastic environmental change makes pets anxious and unsettled during moves. However, with careful planning and the right strategies, you can help make the transition smoother for your pets. This article provides a step-by-step guide to ensure a stress-free […]

The Art of Hiring Movers: 7-Step Guide to a Seamless Move

Hiring professional movers can transform a stressful, labor-intensive move into a smooth and efficient experience. However, hiring the right team is essential to ensure your moving day goes off without a hitch. When preparing for a cross-country move for a PCS or TDY, the last thing you want to worry about is how you will […]

How to Use Storage Units for Your Cross-Country Move

Embarking on a cross-country move can be an exhilarating yet nerve-wracking experience. A crucial part of this journey often overlooked is the role storage units can play. By understanding how to utilize storage units effectively, you can significantly streamline your cross-country move, making it less stressful and more efficient. Why Use a Storage Unit? Moving […]

Gear Rental Tips

Whether it’s your golf clubs languishing in a crate during your latest PCS or your camping gear collecting dust in the garage while you’re TDY, there’s nothing worse than being somewhere without the necessary equipment to enjoy whatever location the military takes you. Sure, you can rent the best gear that 1994 has to offer […]

Pros and Cons of Living in Military Housing

Will you live on base… or off?   That’s one of the first questions military members and their families must answer when making a PCS move to a new duty station. And while the length of housing waiting lists shows that living on base continues to be a popular option for military families, many factors go […]

Resources to Make Your PCS Move Easier

During my husband’s long Air Force career, our family lived in 18 different homes, overseas and stateside, both in military housing and off base. Although I felt myself to be quite the pro at making a PCS move by the time he was approaching retirement, I still was often surprised to learn about resources and […]

Planning Your Move: 5 Items not to Forget

Do you find yourself worry packing months before your official PCS date? I know I tend to immediately start placing items I can live without safely in our large tubs and disposing of the unnecessary clutter that the last two to three years have, without a doubt, provided. There is a true art to moving. […]

Back to School After a PCS: Strategies for Success

Returning to school after a summer of fun presents a challenge for any child. For military kids starting at a new school in a new duty station after a summer PCS, the stresses of back-to-school season are even more pronounced. The prospect of navigating new buildings, building new relationships, and acclimating to unfamiliar surroundings – […]

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