How was your recent PCS?

Disaster or delightful?

Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over?

Are you still reeling from the hit your furniture took? Or are you pleasantly surprised with a smooth move? Well, your fellow military families need to hear from you.

Write a review of your Moving Company for the entire community to see. If the packers and movers exceeded your expectations, sing their praises. If you had the move from hell, tell us about that too.

Submitting a review on is  quick and easy. And it can possibly help military families everywhere avoid some of the pitfalls that come with PCSing.


Things to know about living in Colorado

Whether you are stationed at Fort Carsonone of  the Colorado Air Force Bases or the United States Air Force Academy one thing is for sure, the scenery is breathtaking! Colorado Springs is situated near the base of the famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, at the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. We’ve got everything you need to know as you get ready to enjoy this unique experience a mile above sea level.

Best places to live near Colorado Springs

Looking for more info than the installation website or the spouses’ club Facebook page? Here is the info that isn’t in the official Base/Post Area Guide. For more detailed information about base housing or local neighborhoods, read reviews at

Fun Day Trips from Fort Carson / Schriever AFB

If you don’t have time for a full vacation, we’ve got some great suggestions for easy day trips. Head to the most visited national park, Rocky Mountain National Park where you can drive along Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous paved road in the United States.  Or pack your backpacks with lunch and lots of water and enjoy one of Colorado’s many hiking trails.


Date Night Colorado Springs

Between deployments, PCSes, and just the rigors of  life in the military, it can be tough to find time to relax with your significant other. But it is important to take the time to do so to keep the relationship going. Here are some unique, fun Date Night ideas for you to try out.

Your Colorado Springs Bucket List

What’s not to enjoy about Colorado? From the stunning scenery to the deep blue skies and endless outdoor adventures there is always something to do. Here is our Colorado Springs Bucket List of “once in a lifetime” things to do and see during your tour here.


Why I Loved Being Stationed in Colorado Springs

Air Force Spouse Paige Keyser says her family has really enjoyed living near the Colorado Air Force Bases and all that the area has to offer. Read why she says Colorado is one of her favorite duty stations.  Tell us if you agree!


We know moving can be stressful.  Especially if those we trust with our precious possessions don’t step up for the task. Our goal at PCSgrades is to provide a platform for the military and veteran community to share information through trusted reviews. Having a thriving database of the moving experiences of military families has the potential to change the PCS process. But we need your help! We need your reviews of housing, neighborhoods, REALTORS®, Moving Companies etc. Together, we can truly make a difference!