summer

6 Ways to Preserve Summer for Your Kids When You Move

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse I always felt bad for my kids during the summers we spent PCSing. They no sooner finished school, had to say goodbye to their best friends, then the packers would arrive to pack their lives away into boxes. Some of the boxes might never be seen again, and they knew it Read more about 6 Ways to Preserve Summer for Your Kids When You Move[…]

Hawaii

Newly PCSed to Schofield Barracks, MCBH Kaneohe Bay, or Hickam AFB? We’ve got you covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to Schofield Barracks, MCBH Kaneohe Bay, or Hickam AFB? We’ve got you covered![…]

New River

Moving to MCAS New River?

By Laura Schofield, USMC Spouse MCAS New River shares the town of Jacksonville, North Carolina with Camp Lejeune. And all of the amenities and perks that come with living on Lejeune also come with being stationed on MCAS New River. New River is bordered by the New River, and a small highway, US-17. Traffic is Read more about Moving to MCAS New River?[…]

Cherry Point

Moving to MCAS Cherry Point, NC?

By Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse New assignment MCAS Cherry Point? Lucky You! Being stationed at MCAS Cherry Point means enjoying all the highlights of coastal Carolina in one setting. Moving to Cherry Point, NC What You Need to Know Cherry Point, home of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, is firmly rooted in the Croatan National Forest Read more about Moving to MCAS Cherry Point, NC?[…]

Moving to Fort Gordon? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse Fort Gordon may not be on the list of biggest military bases in the US, but it would surely be on a list of fastest growing. With over 10,000 new soldiers and contractors expected in the next six years, it’s easy to understand why Fort Gordon and the local area Read more about Moving to Fort Gordon? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

Fort Drum

Moving to Fort Drum? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Jenny Hale, The Social Media Guru So, you have orders to Fort Drum?  Congratulations!  While you may be concerned about the snow, Fort Drum has incredible sights, unique experiences, and even another country nearby (Canada is a day trip!), making it a great duty station!  If you give Fort Drum a chance, it has Read more about Moving to Fort Drum? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

JBLM

Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Sonia Garza, Army Spouse A Near Century of History Fort Lewis (now known as Joint Base Lewis-McChord [JBLM]) has an almost 100-year history in the Pacific Northwest. What started out to be a small fort, has grown into one of the world’s largest military complexes. Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was established in accordance with Read more about Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

Newly PCSed to the Pentagon? We’ve got you covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to the Pentagon? We’ve got you covered![…]

Pieces of Me

PCS – Pieces of Me

By Britni Miltner, Navy Spouse Yes, I realize there is another “Pieces of Me” by another more famous Britney, but this is MY version – Britni’s version – of Pieces of Me. I leave a piece of my heart in each duty station. PCS (pieces) of Me No matter if it was a location I Read more about PCS – Pieces of Me[…]

packing out

Help! I’m Packing Out Alone!

By Rebecca Alwine, Army Spouse In a perfect world, our spouses are around to supervise packers, our children are at hourly care, and our friends are coming over with buckets and mops to help us on our final cleaning. But in the real world of PCS season, our spouses are nowhere to be seen, the Read more about Help! I’m Packing Out Alone![…]