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Budgeting for the hidden expenses of moving overseas

Jet-lagged and inadequately caffeinated, I fought to keep my eyes open in the darkened conference room where my husband and I were attending our...

Stores that ship to an APO address

Miss shopping state-side at all your favorite stores? Being in another country, you may not be able to easily pick up your favorite pair of jeans...

The inside scoop on PSCing to the United Kingdom

You’ve been praying to the PSC gods for an overseas assignment and they’ve finally answered! You’ve gotten orders to the United Kingdom, one of...

Countdown to Spring: 7 ways to prep for an upcoming PCS

Moving season is almost upon us, and the logistical balancing act is about to start. It’s easy to procrastinate — especially when new episodes of...

Decorating the drab

Whether you love it or hate it, moving is a big part of being a military spouse. On top of the constant moves, there are the occasional less than...

10 tips for PCSing with special kids

1. EFMP: If you are active duty be sure you are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program and have...

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?

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Helpful German emergency phrases

Whether you are stationed in...

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Traffic violations and fines in Germany

The U.S. Forces license point system

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8 tips to finding the perfect house in the UK

Cheers and welcome to England! You are starting a tour in a country largely friendly to Americans, rich in history and possessing a landscape just...

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...

10 quirky things after a year in Germany

When we move to a new duty station, especially one overseas, we know it will take a good three months before we finally start to feel settled. We’...

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