Moving is common in the military. Whether you’re relocating to another state or country, there’s a pattern to making your new nest – finding a home, packing, moving your stuff and sorting out other logistics. As a service member, you’re given various Department of Defense allowances to help offset the costs of housing and moving. Military OneSource helps simplify the process so you can make the most of your housing allowances and benefits to land the best housing option for you and your family. Master your move and focus on your new home with the help of Military OneSource.


Home modification resources for wounded warriors
Home Modification Resources for Wounded Warriors

Accessibility can mean different things to different people. It can range from a wheelchair ramp and wider doorways to something as simple as a special doorbell.

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Military Housing: Living on an Installation for the First Time

Moving is an exciting time, and moving on to a military installation for the first time can be a great opportunity to become part of a service-oriented community. You’ll likely have many things in common with your new neighbors, and save some money by living in more affordable housing provided to you by the military.

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Steps to Take After a Flood, Fire or Other Natural Disaster

After a disaster or emergency such as a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado or earthquake, your safety is what is most important.

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Housing Options for Service Members and Families

One of the great benefits of moving with the military is that you and your family will likely have a number of housing options once you reach your new location. Each comes with different upsides and caveats, so be sure to consider your options carefully and contact the housing office at your military installation to find out which options are available to you at the time of your move.

Family talking with a real estate agent.
Buying a Home Off Installation: Using a Realtor vs. Doing it Yourself
One of the first decisions you’ll face once you’ve decided to buy a home is whether to use a real estate agent or opt to handle the homebuying yourself. Either way, real estate shopping as a member of the military may present challenges—star...

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