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Time to PCS? Who's got the Football?

You’ve probably heard of this Football …

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Step out of your comfort zone at German grocery stores

Shopping at the German grocery store can be intimidating. When you don’t speak the language, the idea of the commissary as a safe haven is...

Voting while you're away from home: The absentee voting process

Voting is easy when you live around the corner from your local polling destination. Just head over before the polls close, right?

PCS advice: It's OK to want to go home

Congratulations! Your orders are in, and you have one of the military's coveted "good deals": Hawaii, Germany, Japan.

Living alone in Europe when your spouse is deployed

My husband had received orders for a one-year deployment to the Middle East. Our family faced a choice.
College student looking at departure board.

Heard of the student travel benefit?

Sending your child off to college is an exciting but expensive time for families.

Handling home-based businesses in Europe

Moving overseas, however, can make HBB ownership rather onerous and complicated. Here are some steps to help navigate the murky waters of operating a...

Benefits of DOD-contracted universities

Being overseas doesn’t mean you have to put your education on hold. In fact, this might be a perfect opportunity for you to continue your studies.

Finding a place to call home

It’s a common drill in the military that takes place, on average, every 3 years.

6 things to know about shipping a car when you move overseas

Overseas orders can be exciting for military families, but you will need to do a little additional work and planning if you are going to take your...

5 ways to help your PCSing friends

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” croons Ella Fitzgerald.

Financing your PCS

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders arrive and the flurry of moving begins. It’s a time of excitement, anticipation and preparations.

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