PCS

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany! If you’ve recently arrived, your head may be spinning from a combination of jetlag and the sheer amount of information coming your way.
“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” croons Ella Fitzgerald.
Moving is always a big undertaking, but when you or your spouse is a service member, it's a way of life.
Some parents elect to homeschool their children while OCONUS. This is a legal option open to all SOFA sponsored active duty military, DOD civilians, and contractors.
A military career means moving and sometimes it means moving right away.
First new orders, then movers, then a long plane ride and studying for a driver’s test.
Often military families are so preoccupied with the logistics of PCSing, that the academic needs of the child gets overlooked. Here are a few quick tips to help your child have a smooth take-off fr
Are you a parent who works long hours? A single parent? A parent with several children? Or just one of the many busy parents trying to keep up with the demands of everyday life?
Turn your permanent change of station into a trip full of memories by making sure you hand carry important items. Keep those irreplaceable items with you — not with the mover.
Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country was also challenge.
As mobile military students move through various sets of curriculums, graduation requirements, and school systems they can suffer academically and socially.
On our first morning after arriving in Germany, my sleep-deprived husband and I stumbled into the commissary to buy some much-needed coffee.
Near the end of my junior year of high school, I received news that shook my 17-year-old world.
If your child will be attending a DODEA school, be sure to stop by the AAFES Exchange cash cage to set up a pre-pay lunch account.
Families stationed in Europe typically send their children to the Department of Defense Education Activity Schools.