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The individual branches of service provide a number of programs to support service members and their families while moving around the world. The following links provide the official service relocation assistance programs, housing programs and emergency relief organizations in the military.

Army

Army Emergency Relief (AER) AER is a private, nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to help Soldiers and their dependents. AER funds are made available to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers (active duty and retired) and their dependents when there is a valid need. AER can provide financial assistance to incoming personnel for initial housing expenses.

Army Housing Online User Services This is the primary website for Army housing information. The site provides an alphabetical listing of Army Housing Office contact information. The site also includes resources, such as floor plans, photos, housing allowance information, frequently asked questions, and other housing program information.

Army OneSource Soldier and Family Housing Army OneSource is the website of Army Community Service (ACS), the organization that provides family programs and services to members of the Army. This website offers a variety of information, links, services, and resources for Soldiers, family members, staff, and civilians, including relocation tips, information about base housing, and articles, tools, and links designed to assist service members with their moving needs.

Army Reserves This is the official website for Army Reserves and family members. Find locations, benefits information, and programs available through the Army Reserves.

Marine Corps

Navy-Marine Corps Housing OneStop This is the official Navy and Marine Corps website for information on Military Family Housing, Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, and/or Community (Off-Base) Housing. It includes comprehensive, easy to access information on over eighty navy installations, as well as waiting lists, floor plans, photos, installation housing directories, and frequently asked questions.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private, nonprofit organization that provides financial, educational, and other assistance to Sailors, Marines, eligible family members, and survivors when in need. Services provided include emergency financial assistance, budget counseling, visiting nurses, and emergency financial assistance to qualifying Marines in the form of a low-interest loan.

Marine Corps Exchanges This website provides information on the exchange system and careers with the Marine Corps Exchange Service. Find store locators providing direct links to exchanges worldwide.

Marine Forces Reserves This is the official Marine Corps website for learning about careers as Marine Reservists. The website provides links to benefits information and programs provided to the service member and family.

United States Marine Corps Relocation Assistance Program This website provides a listing of available workshops and services, information on allowances and entitlements, and also provides contact information for Headquarters and installation-level relocation programs. Two additional important moving features of this website are the welcome aboard videos for each major Marine Corps installation and a sponsorship request form.

Navy

Navy Exchanges This is the official website for Navy exchanges worldwide. Find links to store locators providing services and hours of operation and learn about careers with Navy exchanges.

Navy Fleet and Family Support Center Relocation Assistance Program This resource provides information and great tips for managing each phase of relocation in the Navy. There are links to resources that help families prepare for the move and settle into the new community.

Navy-Marine Corps Housing OneStop This is the official Navy and Marine Corps website for information on Military Family Housing, Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, and/or Community (Off-Base) Housing. It includes comprehensive, easy to access information on over eighty navy installations, as well as waiting lists, floor plans, photos, installation housing directories, and frequently asked questions.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private, nonprofit organization that provides financial, educational, and other assistance to Sailors, Marines, eligible family members, and survivors when in need. Services provided include emergency financial assistance, budget counseling, visiting nurses, and emergency financial assistance to qualifying Sailors in the form of a low-interest loan.

Navy Reserves This is the official Navy Reserves website to learn about benefits information and programs available to the Navy Reserve family.

Air Force

Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) AFAS is a private, nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial assistance to Air Force members and their families, including interest-free loans, grants, or a combination of both. AFAS maintains an open door policy that encourages individuals to apply for assistance when they feel an emergency situation exists.

Air Force Services  This website provides a number of resources for service members including information related to family readiness, employment, education, family life, financial health, military readiness, relocation, and transition from military to civilian life.

Air Force Reserves This is the official website for Air Force Reserve questions from careers to benefits and links to all the programs available to Air Force Reservists and family members.

Defense Logistics Agency

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) DLA provides supply, support, and technical and logistics services to the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force. DLA is the one source for nearly every consumable item for combat readiness, emergency preparedness, or day-to-day operations inside DoD. Their website provides information about DLA organizations, links to videos and podcasts, and publications.

Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard (USCG) Relocation Assistance Sponsored by the USCG Office of Work-Life, this site provides relocation information for USCG personnel and their families, including an explanation of the relocation cycle and a list of USCG installations with links to contact information and other relocation resources.


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Family standing in front of packed car Your moving experience begins when you receive your permanent change of station orders. When that time comes, keep these resources in mind so you know what to expect, who to contact and what kinds of relocation assistance are available through your installation’s relocation, housing and transportation offices.

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