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When you transfer to a new duty station, everyone in your family has to make adjustments. When someone in the family needs special educational or medical services, there are often added challenges.
If you were hired to a permanent position after November 26, 2015 as a new Federal employee, your probationary period now ends November 25, 2017. This change came in the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act. Prior to this change, most new DoD hires had a one-year probationary period.
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Settling into another base can be a challenging experience, especially when you are unfamiliar with your new surroundings.