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Online Selling Tips: What You Need to Know Before You PCS

With another relocation approaching, we know you’re itching to clear out that junk-filled garage. We have some online selling tips that will...
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8 House Hunting Websites for Military Families

Military families rarely get the luxury to choose their location and house hunting can be quite overwhelming when you are moving to...
The Truth About Shipping To Apo/dpo/fpo Addresses

The Truth About Shipping to APO/DPO/FPO Addresses

You know what they say about people who assume things: They avoid shipping to APO/DPO/FPO addresses because they assume it’s too hard....
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Decorating for the Holidays while PCSing

Every military family has a running timeline in their head. When you're awaiting orders to a new duty station, you quietly countdown...
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How to Stage Your Home to Sell or Rent When You...

The home buying and selling process can be quite daunting and comes with its own unique challenges. If you have ever tried...
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Tips for Changing Schools Mid-year

Being the new kid is always a challenge. Changing schools mid-year can present a different set of challenges altogether. Sometimes during mid-year...
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What the Movers Will Pack that Will Have You Scratching Your...

If you have done a permanent change of station move, chances are you've wondered what the movers will pack, or won't pack....
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My First PCS as a Military Spouse

When I was in the military, I made two Permanent Change of Stations (PCS), but each time I moved I followed my...
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4 Solutions When You Move Between Orders

Why do simple things cause so much grief? You can handle a six-month deployment without breaking a sweat, but a temporary duty...

New Duty Station, New Disaster Prep

What do you mean we’re moving to the coast? I don’t know the first thing about hurricane prep! If there are a few universal...
Make Money With These 8 Successful Reseller Tips

Make Money with these 8 Successful Reseller Tips

The garage is overflowing, the drawers are ready to burst, and there are more than a few mystery boxes in a closet...

Settle In: Make a Quick Adjustment After PCS

Why is moving so stressful and emotionally taxing? Well, that's easy. It's because we leave behind everything we’ve been building to make a home and...

Is your Car Seat Ready for an Overseas Move?

Moving overseas can be a wild ride! There are some things you don’t even think about until you need them. Sometimes moms may be too busy with the move to think about car seats overseas. This can be a challenge especially if you are not stationed near a military installation with an exchange. Even then the selection of car seats is not anywhere near what is available stateside.
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Booze Allowed in Boxes for Marine Corps Families

Maradmin 289/19 was released on May 16th, announcing changes to what can be officially packed for Marine Corps families! What, pray tell,...
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House Camping Recipes to Feed Your Family When the Moving Truck...

Nutritious meals during a PCS? Eating in transit usually means all the restaurant food, but it is possible to feed your family...
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What to Pack in Your Military Express Shipment + Tips

Ah, PCS. An acronym that every military spouse knows far too well, and yet, it’s never quite mastered. Every move comes with...
All Of Your Va Home Loan Questions Answered

All of Your VA Home Loan Questions Answered

PCSing stands for Permanent Chaos & Stress, right? One area that adds a cloud of anxiety the buying and selling a home...

Cross-Country PCS Tips

Moving is stressful. Moving across the country is stressful. Moving across the country with two kids under 5? That’s totally not, right? Here are...
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Host a Take My Stuff Party

There are two major problems when moving. OK, there are many — but the two most important tasks everyone thinks about leading up to...
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5 Ways to Cope When Orders Change

This is one of those things that doesn’t seem like a big deal. Oh, you were supposed to move to California, and now you’re...
How To Move Your Business When You Pcs

How To Move Your Business When You PCS

As a military spouse, traditional employment is something that is not guaranteed. Most of us have left the stability of a typical...
Administrative Weight Limitation (awl) Change For Accompanied Marines To Japan

Administrative Weight Limitation (AWL) Change for Accompanied Marines to Japan

Updated 8 April 2019 MARADMIN has been published, and can be viewed here.
What To Expect When You Pcs On The Patriot Express

What to Expect When You PCS on the Patriot Express

It’s the jetliner taking you on the long haul — the final stretch of the biggest (or second biggest if you’re returning...
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5 Tips for Finding a Home at Your New Duty Station

This is a guest post from MilitarybyOwner Any fan of HGTV or other home shopping shows will tell...

The Best Route for a Cross-Country PCS + the Best Places...

PCS — it means permanent change of station (or probably changing my sanity). Picture a cross-country PCS…with two children under 5, traveling 3,300+ miles...
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5 Things to Help Children Through a PCS Transition

Board results are out and orders are coming in. 'Tis the season to prepare for a PCS. Military children deal with a...
10 Pcs Tips For Your Car That You Need This Pcs Season

10 PCS Tips for Your Car that You Need this PCS...

This post is sponsored by Lloyd Mats. PCS season is rapidly approaching. Even if you haven't gotten your...

Moving to the Ring of Fire? Here’s What You Need to...

All eyes were on the Hawaiian Islands and their volcanic activity over the summer. In the military community, we look to Hawaii and the...

PCSing to Paradise: Moving to Hawaii

You thought, discussed, lost sleep, thought some more, and, finally, the wishlist is in. You're cautiously optimistic about the opportunity to PCS to paradise. Then, surprise!...

Sponsoring a Military Family: It’s a Family Affair

“What are the last four of your sponsor’s social?” Every military spouse who’s been married longer than a month can answer that with less...

Be the Welcome Wagon: Useful Ideas to Welcome Your Neighbors

Ever moved to a new duty station, unpacked your household goods, and wondered what in the world you’re going to do next? Felt like...

How My Baby Helped Me Make Friends

You know the phrase when it rains, it pours? Well, it might not rain in California, but for my husband and I, the move...
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Car Seat Safety: State by State

Did you recently PCS to a new state? Have you thought to check if your new state has different car seat guidelines?...

PCS Horror Stories

The summer season is typically known as a time of vacation and fun, but for many military families, it is the time known as...

Changes to Come for PCS Moves as Summer 2018 Ignites Fury...

Summer Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves are the things that keep families awake at night, wondering not only if their household goods will...

Celebrating Holidays in a TLF

Yay! You got orders, and you successfully made it to the temporary lodging facility (TLF) at your new home base. You know (with like...