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PCS & Military Moves

Military OneSource makes it easy to connect with experts for immediate moving help, access powerful planning tools and get proven, practical moving information and resources on things like permanent change of station, staying safe while moving during COVID-19 and more.

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Plan My Move: Great PCS Moving Checklists & More

If you’ve got your new orders, it’s time to fire up a powerful tool that can help you take charge and master your move. Plan My Move is an online moving tool that simplifies the moving process, breaking it down into clear, manageable steps for both experienced and first-time movers.

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Moving – Resources

Still have questions? Military OneSource is available 24/7 to help you find the answers and resources you need to master your next move and live your best MilLife. Call 800-342-9647, use OCONUS calling. …
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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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Moving – Benefits

Moves are part of military life – an opportunity to experience new places, people and challenges. No matter where you’re headed next, Military OneSource can help you understand your financial and logistical options to help you make smart. …
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The Final Move – The Essentials

It can be overwhelming to think about leaving the home you shared with your deceased service member. Even if you are hesitant about taking this big step right now, it is helpful to know your housing options and available moving benefits — as well as some practical steps to take — that may help you with your move when that day comes.

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OCONUS Moves – Benefits

Moving outside the continental United States can be exciting, and may come with a few challenges. Military OneSource is ready with support, 24/7 anywhere in the world. Access comprehensive. …
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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.

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OCONUS Moves – Resources

Your overseas, or OCONUS, move may take you to Europe, Asia or another corner of the globe. Living overseas can be one of the most rewarding parts of your military experience, but it can also bring challenges. Fortunately, Military OneSource and. …
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Understanding Moving Claims

Once you’ve completed your PCS or military move and your household goods have arrived at your new destination, use the following guide to help with filing claims for any lost or damaged items.

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Making the Final Move

Whether you are hesitant or ready to move after the death of you loved one, it is helpful to understand the housing options and moving benefits available to survivors – as well as some practical steps to take – that may assist your move when the day comes.

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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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Moving Personal Property

The Defense Personal Property Program is committed to helping military personnel better manage their permanent-change-of-station move. Learn more about personal property support and services and log in below to DPS to schedule your move.

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Moving With an Individualized Education Program

If you have a child with an individualized education program, don’t be nervous about moving schools. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, ensures that all children with special needs have access to a free, appropriate public education and the tools needed to meet their educational goals — no matter where or how often your family moves.

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Planning Your Move – The Essentials

As soon as you know about a move, you can start preparing your plan of action. Make lists and take inventory of your belongings so that when your items arrive at your new duty station, you can take accurate stock. You may have to wait some time for your belongings to arrive, especially during peak PCS season. In the meantime, carry your family’s essentials and communicate openly with your loved ones about the moving process.

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Moving to America and Adjusting to Life

Adjusting to a new culture and language takes time and a dose of patience. We are here to ease your transition and point you to resources that will help you adjust.

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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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Managing Your Moving Days

Once your military move is in motion, use these guidelines to help you organize and prepare for your packing and moving days.

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Conducting a Personally Procured Move

Learn how to determine if a personally procured move is the best option for your family, explore the different ways to transport your household goods, and find out how to request temporary storage, book your personally procured move, and submit a. …