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5 stages of grief: PCS edition

I feel like our military family goes through the Five Stages of Grief every few years as we pack up and move to a new location.

Student ambassador and youth sponsorship programs

Imagine your first day in a new school. You know not a soul. You search the crowded halls for a smiling face or even eye contact.

Fostering friendships

Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived.

Overcoming the odds: Tips for finding employment

First new orders, then movers, then a long plane ride and studying for a driver’s test.

© Jolanta Jackson

Create meaningful farewell cards

Summer is military relocation season and some of your friends might be moving. It is always nice to receive a handmade card that is designed by you.

Childcare for PCSing parents

Reliable childcare can be a gift when moving into new quarters. But how do you manage it when you know practically no one at your new post?

Homeschooling in Europe

Some parents elect to homeschool their children while OCONUS.

PCSing from Europe before school is out? You may want to accelerate

You may qualify for the DODEA Acceleration program which will allow your child to withdrawal from school with full semester credit before the end...

PCS move may mean school search

If you're PCSing stateside this summer, here are some great resources to help make an informed decision about schools in your new location.

Tips to jazz up your job search

Adjusting to a move abroad can be hard for families, especially spouses.

Discovering DODEA-Europe

It’s no coincidence that the biggest PCS season correlates with summer school break.

Know before you go: Packing for Aviano

Congratulations on your assignment to Aviano Air Base, Italy.

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