Story submitted by Amanda D. My first big PCS experience was an outside the continental U.S. (OCONUS) move. My husband pretty much handled everything at the time, due to our wedding being a few weeks after our pack out. I was knee-deep in planning for the wedding, so the logistics of the move were on [...]
How to Plan a Cross-Country Move: The Route
Story submitted by Kirsten I once saw a post in a military Facebook group where a spouse asked how to go about planning a cross-country route. The snarky response she got was “ask Google.” The asker was obviously upset by this response. Friends, please be kind. If your answer is unnecessary, please don’t say it. [...]
How to Book a PCS
My husband was deployed when we received orders for a change of homeport. This was the first permanent change of station (PCS) I ever booked. Thankfully I had all my ducks in a row to be able to do it myself, but I was still a bit overwhelmed with the process. There are many websites that have checklists and information provided to help you in this tedious process.