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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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How to Adjust to a Foreign Culture

Living abroad is an exciting opportunity to experience diverse cultures and environments and to meet people from all over the world.

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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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US Immigration Rules for Military Family Members

The U.S. government extends certain immigration benefits to close family of service members. Learn about these provisions and whether you might qualify.

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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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Foster Parenting and Military Adoption

Military families who adopt or foster provide loving homes to children who need them. Learning about adopting or fostering while in the military will help you support your loved ones as they go through the process.

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Your OCONUS Move: Planning, Resources and Tips

An overseas PCS requires lots of preparation. From finding housing, scheduling shipments and financial readiness, to requesting a sponsor — we have the overseas relocation support you need.

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Managing the Divorce Process

Divorce and its legal issues can be challenging. You can ease some of the stress, time and costs by understanding what you need to consider as you go through the legal process.

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Military Spouse Jobs Overseas

You’ve just found out you’re moving overseas. You’re shaking up your world, and new possibilities and experiences await you. Perhaps a new job awaits you, too.

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Get Your Child the Right Start With Sure Start

Sure Start is a research-based preschool program offered by Department of Defense Education Activity that serves 4-year-old command-sponsored children stationed at overseas installations.

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Moving with Pets

When you’re preparing for a military move, having a pet can add another layer of complexity, particularly if you’re moving overseas. But you know the drill: spend some upfront time planning and preparing, and you can ease some of the stress of relocating for both you and your pet.

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How to Get Your Household Goods Overseas

If you’re moving overseas, you may be focused on the new job, new culture and new opportunities that await you abroad.

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Free, Confidential Face-to-Face Non-medical Counseling

Sometimes strength means asking for help. Military OneSource and the Military and Family Life Counseling Program offer free, confidential, face-to-face non-medical counseling to support you with military and family life challenges like preparing for and handling a move or nurturing a relationship with a deployed spouse.

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Ways to Support Your Children in School

As a parent, you want to both protect your children and help them be their best. Find tips and resources to help them learn, grow, adjust to new surroundings and do well in school.