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If you are a spouse of a servicemember or DOD employee, moving to an overseas location is commonly thought to mean certain death for your career prospects upon arriving. This grim assumption does not have to be true. Here are a few tips to ease your career transition when you move to Europe.
Leaving the military and transitioning from the military is difficult.
If you ever moved, you know some items magically go to that dark abyss where only socks from the dryer go, never to be found again. Or maybe you unpack your DVD player and find it in several pieces. Both scenarios mean filing insurance claims for damaged or missing items.
As a service member, you’ve already got a strong skill set to make you an asset in the workplace. Many of those same skills can be applied in finding the right job in the first place. Here are ten skills to master when searching and interviewing for a position.
Get organized, learn the language and make yourself at home with these tablet and smartphone apps. 
Even though many military youth try to cover it up, not think about it and NEVER talk about it, most kids worry something will happen to their mom or dad while they're deployed. You can make yourself kind of crazy worrying about them.
The best way to get adjusted to life in the U.K. is to immerse in the new culture early on. If you’re afraid to tackle it alone, ask a friend or coworker who has been living here awhile to show you the ropes.
For many years, colorful Sesame Street characters like Elmo and Big Bird have helped children learn while having fun.
Understanding the SOFA agreement between the U.S. and Italy will set realistic expectations for career opportunities during your time in Italy. Dependents are not allowed to work on the economy or have in-home businesses (Example: Mary Kay, Arbonne, Scentsy, etc.).
As things start to settle down with your move to Italy, it’s best to immerse yourself in the culture as soon as you can. It may seem intimidating at first, but with your installation’s resources, understanding Italian culture and learning easy Italian phrases — you’ll be adjusted in no time! 
Like many other overseas locations, it can be a challenging environment for spouses who are seeking employment. It is common for applicants to wait six months or longer to land a job that aligns with their education and/or experience.
A variety of factors affect whether or not dental care is available for the family of active-duty service members stationed overseas. These factors include facility location, branch of service, deployments and staffing fluctuations.
GETTING SETTLED
Moving to Italy is a big change for the entire family. Children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules, classrooms, friends and neighborhoods. Here are ways to make the transition as smooth as possible for your kiddos.
If you’ve brought your pet or plan to get one, familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of life for you and your pets while living in the U.K.
REGISTERING YOUR PET

Registration will take place on RAF Feltwell’s veterinary clinic.
If you’ve brought your furry friend to Italy, you must register them at your installation’s veterinary clinic within the first 10 days of arriving.
REQUIRED VACCINATIONS AND RECOMMENDED PREVENTATIVES
Everything you need to know about health and dental care in the U.K.