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Road rules in Germany

Documentation and equipment

The minimum driving age is 18. U...

How to win your battle with bugs

European windows don’t usually have screens like we’re used to in the United States. Since we don’t have air conditioning, we have to open the...

How to find employment as a substitute teacher

Military life is such a transient one. We move every three to five years, which sometimes leaves spouses looking for a new job just as often. This...

Helpful ways to break the PCS news to your kids

Moving is second-nature for military families. Right when you get settled, BAM! Orders drop, the packers invade and suddenly your house looks more...

How to recycle in Germany

Whether living on or off base, you are required to recycle in Germany. Installation recycling centers are only for those in government housing....

How to finance your PCS

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

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Got milk? Discover all things milk near Aviano in Italy

When you think of Italy, it’s easy for the mind to wander first to images of rolling hills in Tuscany, romantic canals in Venice and the summery...

Children’s books set in Europe

Relocating to another country with children can be confusing for them. Moving to Europe offers a new atmosphere of cultural differences and...

Moving with pets

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...

Portable careers for mil spouses

The last of the boxes have been taped and your household goods are on their way to a new installation. If you’re like a lot of mil spouses, that...

How to enrich your career and education in England

Just because you are moving overseas for your spouse's career does not mean you have to give up your dreams of working or pursuing higher...

Mil spouse, keep your career

Maybe you haven’t thought about what you’re going to do after the movers have come and gone and you’re on your way to your next installation. PCS...

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