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Summer is PCS season! Time to move, and start over somewhere else. Time to purge, and organize and have a fresh start. But what happens if you aren’t PCSing anytime soon? Maybe you won’t have orders anywhere until 2022 or maybe you are a National Guard family and are in your forever home. If you […]
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher Q. Stone Editor’s Note: This article was originally featured on PCS grades. The summer months bring vacations and time off from school for kids. But military kids often have other things happening over the summer months such as saying goodbye to friends or moving across the country (or […]
You received your orders and are ready to PCS. But, unexpectedly, you receive word that your move is delayed. Maybe you know for how long, or perhaps not. Many military families are facing delays in their PCS as we are facing the COVID-19 pandemic. These families are in limbo. Some have already packed out, items […]
Here is the dirty little secret about OCONUS relocation: It’s the most stressful, most time-consuming, and most memorable PCS your family will ever encounter. The rare Armed Forces gift of an OCONUS (Outside the Continental United States) duty assignment morphs the standard moving day jitters into a process of antacid-popping anxiety. But once you conquer […]
Should You Make Your PCS Road Trip into A Vacation? PCSing can be an adventure, but it is also quite an undertaking. Last summer my husband and I decided to make our family (2 boys (2 and 5) plus our cat) PCS road trip from California to Virginia more exciting by adding a few extra […]
Should You Sell Your Out of Season Gear When PCSing? What have you held onto for far too long, even though you can’t use it at your current duty station? Living in Georgia, I have a box of snow gear — coveralls, coats, scarves, and gloves — and it’s all tucked away in the attic. […]