Relocation Information

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Relocation (PCS) and deployment are stressful events for every military family. Here are some tools and resources to help you cope with both!

Relocation Information

Moving to a new place can be stressful experience for you and your family. However, you can reduce the stress by carefully planning and organizing your move. The following articles contain advice, tools, and checklists you can use as you go through the relocation process.

Getting Ready for PCS Season

Summer is Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Season, so you know what that means! Review the top 10 things you should consider when you're getting ready to relocate.

Tips for PCSing With Your Pets

Permanent change-of-station (PCS) moves are tough on the entire family. While you're hustling to box up all your belongings, don't forget to make sure Fido and Fluffy are ready to travel. Use these tips and resources for PCS moves with pets.

Moving Overseas - 10 Things to Know

If you're moving overseas, you can expect to face a whole new set of challenges and opportunities. Here are 10 tips that can help make the transition just a little bit easier for the whole family.

Relocation Overseas Checklist

Many of your checklist items will be similar to moving within the Continental United States, but with a few more things to consider.

Moving with Kids Made Easier

Moving, whether you're single or married, is a daunting experience in itself. When children are added to the mix, stress is amplified. Fortunately, military families have great resources to help make the move as painless as possible.

Government Move or Do It Yourself (DITY)?

Do you do a government move, or do you move yourself (DITY)? It's essential to have a good plan and lots of information when you're moving your household goods.

Getting to Know Your New Community

Moving is challenging. Start preparing for your move now by gatherine information about your new location, including things you never think about- like the local libraries, Chamber of Commerce and even pet sitters!

Adopt a Minimalist Attitude Before You PCS

It's a lot easier not to accumulate decades' worth of possessions than it is to pare them down in preparation for a permanent change-of-station (PCS) move. Put these tenets of minimalism to work, and save yourself and your family some headache and hassle.

This PCS Should You Buy, Rent, or Sell?

You might be tempted to rent out instead of sell - or buy a place with plans to rent it out down the line. Before you commit, review these property tips from seasoned professionals.  

Relocation Resources

If you're getting ready to PCS to another location, check out these helpful resources from MOAA and links to additional websites to ease your transition.

Relocation Resources

Use these resources to make your PCS as easy as possible. 

PCS Destinations

Not sure what to expect at your next duty station? Before you PCS, see if your new location is on our top 5 "best" or "worst" lists!

5 Dream Destinations for Your Next PCS

Consider the pros and cons of these five duty stations.

Worst PCS Destinations

It doesn't matter what branch of service you call your own, there are places you dream of being stationed - and others, well, not so much.