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.
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.
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.
Plenty of overseas employment opportunities await military spouses. Your installation is the best place to start the job hunt. Check the installation website for job postings. Consider volunteering or working from home as you settle in. You also have options to find jobs in the local economy, but be sure to check the Status of Forces Agreement first and be aware of taxes and fees.
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.
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.
Living abroad is an exciting opportunity to experience diverse cultures and environments and to meet people from all over the world.
If you’re moving overseas, you may be focused on the new job, new culture and new opportunities that await you abroad.
Overseas orders can be an exciting adventure for military families, but you will need to do a little additional work and planning if you are going to take your privately owned vehicle, or POV, with you.
Whether your family is moving to Ansbach, Germany, or Camp Zama, Japan, you’ll want to know everything you can about overseas schools, especially if you have children with special educational needs.
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.
One of the benefits of military life is the unique opportunity to experience life in different parts of the world and the chance to create a nest in a new place.
If you’re planning your next military move due to a permanent change of station, you may be able to receive a dislocation allowance.
Ease the time, expense and emotional strain of divorce by learning about unique legal issues due to military service.
The Department of Defense restricted all domestic and overseas travel to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease. The department has taken this action to protect your health and well-being and to keep the military force effective and ready.
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.