Essentials

Sponsorship – The Essentials

A sponsor is a friendly face to greet you and your family at your new location and is someone with personal experience and plenty of recommendations. Typically of a similar rank and family status, a sponsor can assist with everything from finding the right housing options and showing you around the installation to the best places for kids to play.

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Sponsorship: The Best Way to Settle Into Your New Home

No matter how many times you’ve moved or how much research you’ve done, the first days on a new installation are bound to be an adventure. That’s where military sponsorship comes in, offering something no briefing memo can – a friendly face and a wealth of personal experience.

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How Military Sponsorship Can Help Your Service Member During a PCS

As a member of the armed forces, your service member has the opportunity to live and work in new and different places around the world. And while moving every three or so years is part of the adventure, adjusting to a new community can also present some challenges. That’s where military sponsorship comes in.

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The Updated eSponsorship Application and Training

As a sponsor, it’s your duty to provide information to new service members at your station. The new, interactive eSponsorship Application and Training gives you all the resources you need to be a successful sponsor.

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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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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.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE LEGISLATION

Military programs are governed by federal law, Defense Department policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. Below are excerpts from federal laws that govern relocation assistance in the military.. …

Guides and Toolkits

The following management tools are available for download and printing by children and youth program service providers to help conduct and promote their programs. Upgrades for Acrobat Reader software are available at no charge at. …
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Your OCONUS Move: Planning, Resources and Tips

An overseas PCS requires lots of preparation. From finding housing to scheduling shipments, packing tips, financial readiness, the Exceptional Family Member Program, school liaisons, sponsorship and more — we have the overseas relocation support you need.

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7 Ways to Lean on Your Military Community to Settle Into Your New Home Faster

After months of planning your PCS, you’ve now landed at your new destination. Now it’s time for the fun part – building a nest and making it home. Here are a few ways to tap into the military community so you can settle and get into the swing of things more quickly.

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MilLife Learning Courses To Grow With in the New Year

This year, take your skills to the next level with courses and content designed specifically to support your personal growth and career-advancement goals.

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Making the Move Easier for Military Children

Moving with kids can be a little like assembling a jigsaw puzzle. A little perspective and patience is needed for you to fit all the pieces together.

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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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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PCS: The Basics About Permanent Change of Station

One of the benefits of military life is the unique opportunity to experience life in different parts of the country and the world. A permanent change of station, or PCS, is a fact of life in the military.