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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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Family Wellness: Strengthen Your Family Ties

The first support community we join as human beings is our family unit. Service members thrive best with support from their families, and families in turn cope better with their service member’s active participation in helping the family stay strong in the face of unique challenges they face as part of the National Guard community.

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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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Spouse Relocation and Transition

When you’re relocating, let us help do some of the heavy lifting. Military OneSource specialty consultants can assist you with moving help every step of the way — whether you’re making a PCS move or transitioning out of the military.

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How to Plan for a Happy Moving Day

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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Make Your Final Military Move a Success

No matter the length of your military career, you’ve probably moved at least once. It’s always an adventure. For most service members leaving the military, either at retirement or at their end of active service separation, a final move at government expense is authorized.

Family Advocacy Program Department of Defense Legislation

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. Below are the excerpts from federal law that govern child abuse prevention programs in the. …
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PCS and Taxes: Deducting Military Moving Expenses

Service members who move due to a permanent-change-of-station move may be eligible to deduct some of their unreimbursed moving expenses from their federal income tax returns. Most moving costs are covered by military allowances, so you’ll want to save your receipts and log your expenses to calculate any possible deduction at the end of the tax year.

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Preparing for Your PCS Move

Use this guide to help you prepare for your PCS or military move.

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Money Management Strategies for Military Children

It’s never too early to start teaching your kids about money. Encourage them to collect their allowance in a piggy bank whenever they start earning one.

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How to Inventory Your Belongings

Taking inventory of your belongings is one way to master your move and take control of your permanent change of station. Don’t leave the tracking of your items up to the movers.

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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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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.

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.. …
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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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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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7 Steps Military Families Can Take to Save Money

Saving money takes time, discipline and commitment, which is nothing new to military families. These seven steps will help you on your journey to financial security.

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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.