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No matter the length of your military career, you probably moved at least once. For most service members leaving the military, either at retirement or at their end of active service separation, a final move at government expense is authorized.
DISCLAIMER: These tips are mostly targeted for non-government jobs. Please consult with your local Human Resources office for tips regarding government resumes.
My hands were shaking as I clasped the rough stone railing of the Charles Bridge and peered down at the black waters of the Vltava River rushing below. The iconic twin-spires of the Týn Church loomed against the night sky as fog edged in over the city.
Adjusting to moving abroad can be especially difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family.
A military career means moving and sometimes it means moving right away. The surprise PCS is one of the most dreaded events because it turns your world upside down with very little time to adapt, a million questions to answer, and no time to get everything done. 
Moving to Europe has been exciting, but stressful. Your adrenaline rush is coming to an end, and you have so much to do. Now is not the time to come unglued; here is some advice to help you remain composed during this wild time in your life. 
Establish routines
Last year, Catherine started a new job. It wasn’t a full-time position, but after years of unemployment, it was a personal milestone. With five previous PCSes ranging from Germany to Philadelphia, Catherine was finally able to focus on her own career.
We all make assumptions based on stereotypes and experiences. Over the years, I’ve gotten used to following the lead of my superstar wife, an Army civilian employee with a Ph.D. and an additional doctorate degree … not to mention a great singing voice.
Explore your campus and get to know your area.
For some people, it is so hard to leave your friends and family behind as you embark on your military career or you move to be with a servicemember.
SEEHEIM, GERMANY — Graduates, government and corporate partners, and university representatives were among those attending the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Europe commencement ceremony at the Lufthansa Training and Conference Centre in Seeheim, Germany, Saturday, April 27.
Moving abroad can be difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family. Take control of your routine — learn about the new job market and seek employment, find volunteer opportunities and further your education.
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.).
For years, Sharon Schell tried to get her father to talk about his experiences in World War II, but he kept them to himself.
As exciting as living in Europe can be, the honeymoon phase tends to fade away for most spouses once they’ve realized how difficult it can be to progress in their career field.