PCS

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany! If you’ve recently arrived, your head may be spinning from a combination of jetlag and the sheer amount of information coming your way.
First new orders, then movers, then a long plane ride and studying for a driver’s test.
Growing up, one of my favorite board games was the Game of Life. I loved hearing the clicking spin of the wheel, and wondering what path my “life” would take. Would I end up with twins?
Often military families are so preoccupied with the logistics of PCSing, that the academic needs of the child gets overlooked. Here are a few quick tips to help your child have a smooth take-off fr
Turn your permanent change of station into a trip full of memories by making sure you hand carry important items. Keep those irreplaceable items with you — not with the mover.
Traveling with your pets can be a great experience for you and your furry friends. However, if you don’t plan accordingly, your trip can go from relaxing to stressful.
If you experience a medical emergency while you are stationed in England, help can be found nearby, either on base or off.
Adjusting to moving abroad can be especially difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family.
In America, breaking a mirror is said to bring seven years of bad luck, while knocking on wood prevents such luck. Curious to know what superstitions Europeans believe in?
Living in England has its perks — stunning castles and palaces, rolling green hills and beautiful countryside, only being a stone’s throw from London, and of course, not having to learn a completel
Whether you’re stationed in England or are planning to visit, be sure to plan accordingly to when their bank holidays are in order to avoid closures of shops and attractions.
Whether you are stationed in Italy or exploring its world famous sites on vacation, you will need to be prepared to communicate in the event of an emergency.
To obtain a motorcycle endorsement on a USAREUR, SETAF, SHAPE or USAFE-issued license, military personnel, dependents and civilians must be at least 18, have a motorcycle endorsement on their valid
While waiting in line at the local Meztgerei (butcher’s shop), an American woman in front of me ordered 250 kilograms of salami.
Once you have gotten settled in England, you will want to start making your way around to do some exploring of your overseas duty station.