Moving to a foreign country is the ultimate military adventure. However, it does require some preparation, guidance and a dose of patience. Military OneSource gives you strategies for making the most of your time abroad with pointers on adjusting to your new home, information on finding employment for spouses, advice for getting around, and ideas for assimilating your kids to a new culture.


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Living Overseas on Military Pay: What to Expect

Overseas or OCONUS permanent change of station orders can be exciting, especially if you’ve never been outside of the continental United States. The military can help you with the added costs of an international move and living expenses abroad.

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Finding a Job Overseas as a Military Spouse

Depending on your individual interests and skills, there are many job opportunities available to you while you’re living overseas. Here are a few things to consider as you prepare your resume and begin to explore what job opportunities await you during your time abroad.

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Celebrating the Holidays at an Overseas Duty Station

The chance to live overseas together is an exciting opportunity for military families.

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Foreign-Born Spouses, Planning and Support

As a member of the military, you will most likely find yourself embarking on adventures in various countries. One of the benefits of the military life is the opportunity to live, work and travel all over the world – meeting people along the way.

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Moving Overseas With Children

Moving overseas is an adventure that few families get the chance to experience together. Foreign countries with different languages and customs offer opportunities for kids to explore and learn.


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