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Logistics and Family – The Essentials

A permanent change of station overseas is a thrilling opportunity for your family to live abroad – a chance that few families get. An OCONUS move comes with the exciting promise of new cultures and experiences for your partner and children if they’re able to join you. Military OneSource provides online tools, personalized support and practical information to help with all the logistics of your overseas move so that you can get the most out of your adventure and start exploring your new home abroad.

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Coast Guard PCS Moving Assistance

Use the following information to help with your Coast Guard PCS move.

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Navy PCS Moving Assistance

Need help with your Navy PCS? Find your service branch contact information in this article.

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PCS Entitlements

Use this guide to moving allowances and entitlements to help plan your PCS or military move.

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Personal Property FAQs

Questions about your PCS or military move? Check out these frequently asked questions and answers.

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Army PCS Moving Assistance

Consult your military service branch for additional help with entitlements and claims associated with your temporary or permanent change of station move.

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Marine Corps PCS Moving Assistance

Consult your military service branch for additional help with entitlements and claims associated with your temporary or permanent change of station move.

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Packing Tips

Use these helpful tips for your next PCS or military move.

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Troy E. Black

19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sergeant Major Black assumed his current post as the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps on July 26, 2019. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit. …
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PCS Moves in a COVID-19 Environment

When it comes time for your next military move, ensure that it’s a safe and successful one. Find out about new safety measures the Department of Defense has put in place to keep you and your family healthy and comfortable throughout the process.

Mr. Horace L. “H.L.” Larry

Horace L. Larry, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, located in the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. He assists the Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel and Services. …
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Military Moves 101 — Your Service Member’s First PCS

Relocating to new parts of the country — or the world — is part of the adventure of military service. Learn how the DOD makes PCS moves easier for service members.

Esponsorship Application & Training Tools

The resources on this page are designed as examples of correspondence/tools you might use during the sponsorship process. They are easy to use. Follow these instructions: Download and save to your computer Edit to meet your. …
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Seven Signs You May Need Extra Help Transitioning to Civilian Life – And Where to Get It

Are you separating or retiring from the service in the near future? Are you actively transitioning to civilian life? With so many components of transition, you may feel like you could use some extra help. Maybe you’re looking for support to manage stress or logistics. Or perhaps you just need someone to give you that extra encouragement to set goals to get through your to-do list.

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Moving and Deployment – The Essentials

Before you take off for your parent’s house or go anywhere when your spouse is deployed, consider the wide range of benefits and resources available to you if you remain on the installation, such as the commissary, exchange, community support. Staying put also ensures that your children maintain their routines during this time of transition and don’t experience further disruption to school and other activities.