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As military moms, oftentimes the logistics of our stateside or OCONUS move falls on us. So often we’ll head to the local spouse page, do the grunt work of neighborhood research and housing options, and stress about which schools we want our family to be zoned for. Not to mention the stress of transporting pets, vehicles, and weighing the choice of doing the dreaded DITY move vs. trusting your belongings to the military movers and their packing methods. And don’t get me started on the added checklists for moving overseas.

There’s a better way to PCS. 

We’ve done the work for you and compiled all the research you need to rock your next PCS. Best of all, this page is powered by PCSgrades, the trusted resource for military moves. From housing reviews, area guides, financial calculators, connections to buy or sell a home, and more, this page is your one-stop shop to stress less on your next PCS. And when you stress less, you have more energy for the people that matter most before you move. So go enjoy another cup of coffee with your bestie, and leave the research to us. 

Trusted Reviews - Local reviews for on and off base housing, neighborhoods, schools, moving companies, and more.
Area Guides - See reviews, cost of living, weather, attractions, and information for every U.S. military base worldwide.
BAH Calculator - Find your basic housing allowance for your new duty station and other financial considerations for housing.
Real Estate Rewards - Connect with a top rela estate agent, and be eligible to recieve $350-$7500 when buying or selling a home.
Mortgage Lenders - Connect with a military mortgage specialist in your area to assist with your home-buying needs.
Helpful Downloads - Download a complete PCS checklist for OCONUS and stateside, HOme Loan Guide, a Mover's Notice, and more.

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Moving Cars During a PCS

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PCS Q&A: Your PPM/DITY Move Questions Answered

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No More Tipping or Buying Lunch for Movers

PCS means preparing your home for movers! If you’re not brave enough to tackle a DITY (Do It Yourself) move (no judgment), then the military will send one...

PCS Resources for Families

Children’s Books to Help with a PCS Move

  I grew up without moving once during my entire childhood. So, as a military spouse and mother, my children and I are learning to...

Are Unaccompanied Orders in Your Future?

I always said I would never willingly be separated from my husband. Luckily for us, most circumstances allowed us to make a choice to...

11 Military Recreation Centers for your Next Vacation – CONUS Edition

  Whether you’re planning for spring break, a weekend getaway, a PCS roadtrip, or a post-deployment vacation, sometimes you just want something simple that doesn’t break...

Rent or Buy? Military Families Weigh Their Options

There are any number of reasons why in a given situation, renting might be better than buying (or vice versa). For military families, it...

The Best Way to Find a Military-Friendly Real Estate Agent

Finding a knowledgeable, military friendly real estate agent is sometimes easier said than done. For military families, it can be a challenge finding someone who...

12 Tips You Need to Know Before Winter PCS Moves

  Winter is just around the corner, and for most of us that means hot chocolate, warm blankets, and a cozy fire to keep our...

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Small Steps to an Organized Home

The holidays are winding down, the calendar has flipped to a new year, and there is no better time to spend a few moments...