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April 10, 2013

Slumlords?

Posted 13:47PM on April 10 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (18) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: Military families, Military families moving stories, Molly blake, Pcs, Pcs season

Three cheers for PCS season!  WHHAAAT?  Our managing editor finds the good in an otherwise dreaded experience. Read on ... 

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February 18, 2013

PCS Season is Coming ...

Posted 09:49AM on February 18 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (34) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: Military moves, Molly blake, Pcs

Moving is one of the ultimate challenges for military folks.  For so many reasons ... how one milspouse is dealing with phase 1 of moving. 

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September 14, 2012

U.S. Military Family Explores Singapore, It’s Treasures

Posted 10:55AM on September 14 2012 by Kristina Doss | User Comments (48) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Kristina doss, Milfams, Pcs

One of our favorite columnists, Kristina Doss, is on one big military adventure overseas. Read about her epic journey! 

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June 27, 2012

What We Did, Didn’t Do In Monterey

Posted 09:28AM on June 27 2012 by Kristina Doss | User Comments (1753) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Blue star familise, Kristina doss, Pcs

Read about one Navy spouse and how she has found the silver lining in leaving a city she loves. 

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April 25, 2012

Finances: A New Fixture On My Moving To Do List

Posted 09:46AM on April 25 2012 by Kristina Doss | User Comments (31) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Kristina doss, Military families, Pcs

PCS season is here so take a break from cleaning out your pantry to check on your financial sitch.  One Navy wife shares her money matters story >>>

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January 23, 2012

The Ins and Outs of Buying a Home

Posted 06:12AM on January 23 2012 by Kevin Pearla | User Comments (26) Categories: Guest Contributor, veterans | Tags: Pcs, Va home loans, Veterans united home loans

Did you just receive PCS orders?  Heading out on house hunting leave?  If you are thinking of buying a house, be sure and read this piece ... 

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January 09, 2012

PSCing to Civilian Life…It’s One Big Rollercoaster Ride!

The always lovely Megan Glynn, the Air Force Spouse of the Year, is facing down yet another military adventure. Read about her ride from millife to civ-life! 

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February 08, 2011

Making Friends at Your New Duty Station: VLog from Army Wife 101

Posted 07:00AM on February 08 2011 by Krystel Hudson-Spell | User Comments (22) Categories: Spouse Issues, Videos | Tags: Army wife 101, Making friends, Moving, Online communities, Pcs

Army Wife 101 shares some great tips for making friends at your new duty station, both online and off. Don't forget to visit the Blue Star Families Facebook page at http://facebook.com/bluestarfamilies.

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January 11, 2011

Your Final PCS: Choosing the Right Place to Start Your Second Act

Posted 10:59AM on January 11 2011 by Cara Newman, USAA | User Comments (19) Categories: USAA | Tags: Cara newman, Moving, Pcs, Retirement, Usaa

For the first time, soon-to-be military retirees have a guide that can help them make the most of that final PCS with the “Best Places for Military Retirement” list. Commissioned by USAA and Military.com to help military retirees with this major life transition, the list analyzes factors that should be taken into account when deciding where to live.

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December 06, 2010

Ask the Milies: Checklist for PCS?

Posted 09:00AM on December 06 2010 by Jacqueline Goodrich | User Comments (27) Categories: Ask the Milies, Jacqueline de Moore Goodrich, Spouse Issues | Tags: Ask the milies, Dity, Jacqueline goodrich, Military moving, Pcs

You know those wedding planners that you can buy from Barnes and Noble that have a month-by-month or week-by-week checklist for planning a wedding?  Is there any similar resource for PCSing (both DITY and military move)?  I know I really could have used one, since this was my first PCS! ~JG

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