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TRANSCOM: PEAK PCS SEASON UPDATES

TRANSCOM: PEAK PCS SEASON UPDATES

Guest: Rick Marsh, Director of the Personal Property Program at TRANSCOM What is PCS season looking like this year? It’s challenging for sure. The volume is lining up with typical levels. We saw some early peaks in April and May, and we are already seeing more loads...

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PCS Q&A: The PPM Experience

PCS Q&A: The PPM Experience

Our Guest: Jessica Pullig, Army Spouse. I’m an active duty Army spouse, my husband has been in almost 15 years, we’ve been married for 14, and this is move #9 for us. We have 3 kids, and always move with 2 dogs and 2 cats. We never thought we would do a PPM until a...

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PCS Q&A: Managing Delivery Day Expectations

PCS Q&A: Managing Delivery Day Expectations

DoD Updates: This year we are facing issues with the labor shortage, so if you have questions, always reach out to your Move Coordinator first. They are contracted through your TSP (Transportation Service Provider). If you are having trouble getting hold of them,...

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PCS Q&A: Peak Season 2021 Issues & Updates

PCS Q&A: Peak Season 2021 Issues & Updates

Our Guests: Chuck White and Dan Bradley of the International Association of Movers (IAM) Chuck: I'm the President of IAM and an Army brat. We work closely with TRANSCOM and sometimes get into very heated discussions about the industry. There is so much going on in the...

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PCS Q & A: LOGSA Military Moves

PCS Q & A: LOGSA Military Moves

Our Guests: Wendy Way and Isabel Garcia Schmitt of LOGSA Mil Moves Wendy: I’m a military spouse and former Army Logistics officer. I’ve been doing this military gig for almost 20 years now. I have 5 daughters, and I have 2 great partners--my husband and Isabel here....

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PCS Q & A: Show me the Regulations!

PCS Q & A: Show me the Regulations!

DoD Updates: We know pet shipping costs are a huge concern for families. This week, the Air Force Relief Society announced they are offering airmen a grant up to $1,000 to help with the cost of shipping a pet overseas when you get OCONUS orders. The SPCA continues to...

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PCS Q & A: New PCS Rules in 2021

PCS Q & A: New PCS Rules in 2021

Rick Marsh is the Director of the Personal Property Program with TRANSCOM (Transportation Command). I’m a career civilian and have been with TRANSCOM for 3 years now, working with a talented team in the headquarters and throughout the network.  There are several new...

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MilFams On The Move: Travel Tips

MilFams On The Move: Travel Tips

DoD Updates: Use the Move.mil website throughout your move. There will be updates from TRANSCOM, fact sheets, instructions for filing claims, great tutorials to walk you through setting up your move, and an FAQ section. Take the time to browse through it and read...

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PCS Q&A: Blue Star Families Survey

PCS Q&A: Blue Star Families Survey

Our Guest: Jessica Strong, Director of Applied Research from Blue Star Families. I’ve been an Army Spouse for about 15 years now, and have moved several times. We have 3 kids, and I changed from a professor position to Blue Star Families. I mostly focus on the...

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