Deployment/PCS

5 Ways to Stay Sane During a PCS

Summer is nearly here, and many of us are anxiously planning summer vacations and cookouts with friends. We’re thinking about fun things to do with the kids once school is out and what projects we can get done with the nice weather. It’s the season to relax a little more, worry a little less, andContinue Reading “5 Ways to Stay Sane During a PCS”

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When Moving, Make the Right Decisions

When Moving, Make the Right Decisions – Buy, sell, rent and rent out your home Finding your next dream home Whether or not you are headed to a dream list assignment, choosing the best housing option for your family will have a profound impact on your experience living at your duty station. Service members andContinue Reading “When Moving, Make the Right Decisions”

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So You’ve Got Orders to Okinawa…

It’s about that time of year. Service members are receiving orders for the upcoming PCS season and Okinawa, Japan seems to be a hot spot. I have received an influx of messages asking for advice from those who’ve obtained orders. I won’t ever forget my dramatic reaction to the news that we’d be moving toContinue Reading “So You’ve Got Orders to Okinawa…”

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Everyone I Know is Leaving…

The dreaded fifth season, the one that only military folks encounter, is in the air: PCS season. It usually comes at the same time as summer, with a short spike in December, and lasts a couple short months. However, during this time everything changes and everyone leaves. Everyone I know is leaving me. Okay, thatContinue Reading “Everyone I Know is Leaving…”