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 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 easy, quick and can possibly help military families everywhere avoid some of the pitfalls that come with PCSing.

Now for the Fun Stuff!

Whether you are stationed at Camp Pendelton, MCAS Miramar, or MCRD San Diego, this beautiful coastal area has a lot to offer those stationed here. We’ve got everything you need to know as you get ready to enjoy the San Diego area and what is often called “California’s Birthplace”.

Information at Your Fingertips!

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.

Your SoCal Bucket List

What’s not to enjoy about Southern California?  From beautiful La Jolla Cove  to Big Bear Lake, there is always something to do. Here is our Southern California Bucket List of “once in a lifetime” things to do and see during your tour in the San Diego area.

Day Trips in SoCal

You will want to explore the great state of California while you are stationed here on the left coast. There are some fun, easy day trips recommended for once you get settled.

Date Night San Diego

Everyone needs a night out and what better way to start a Date Night than enjoying a memorable sunset over the Pacific Ocean! Keep these fun, unique, and romantic Date Night ideas for your next special occasion.

Everything to Love about Living in Southern California

There are plenty of reasons to enjoy your time here. Read why one Navy spouse says the San Diego area is one of her favorite places to be stationed.

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 viable, thriving database of the moving experiences of military families has the potential to change the PCS process in the future. But we need your help! We need your reviews of housing, neighborhoods, REALTORS®, Moving Companies etc. Together, we can truly make a difference!