Ultimate PCS Move Resource List!
One thing that’s usually certain about military life is that you’ll move at some point! There’s always something new to learn. We’ve been through 13 PCS moves as a military family, and lived in 24 different houses both on and off base. Whether it’s an OCONUS (overseas) military move or CONUS (stateside), I’m sharing some of my hard-won tips, along with other resources to help you get through your own PCS move.
General PCS Move Resources
Planning your move with my.move.mil (TRANSCOM official DOD site)
- Military OneSource: one stop shop for all info and planning for your upcoming PCS move
Articles About PCS Moves
Milspouse Matters Episode 42
Moving tips, prepping before the movers arrive or you pack out, budgeting, handling moving day, as well as tips for moving overseas, travel and moving with kids, and moving with pets.
PCS Move with Kids
Military Child Education Coalition Student 2 Student Program
Milspouse Matters Episode 37: Easing Transitions for Military Kids (With the Authors of Seasons of My Military Student)
COPING WITH A MOVE
Moving with Pets
Your PCS Move Overseas
Milspouse Matters Episode 1
Milspouse Matters Episode 13
- Lessons Learned from Living Overseas
- When You First Get Orders to PCS Overseas
- 5 Things to Know Before You Move Overseas
- Planning Your Overseas PCS Move
- 16 Ways to Prepare for Your Overseas Move
- 5 Ways to Get Military Kids Excited About Moving Overseas
- Overseas PCS Survival Guide
- Checklist for an Overseas Sponsor
- What an Overseas Sponsor Meant to Our Military Family
- Can a Military Family Move Overseas Without Command Sponsorship?
Shipping Your Vehicle Overseas
Additional PCS Resources
WHEN YOU’RE NOT MOVING!
PCS LODGING AND HOUSING NEEDS
Radisson Hotels Military First Program (partnership with USO which provides discounts for active duty, veterans, retirees, and spouses)
Extended Stay America for PCS lodging needs
MilitaryByOwner – homes for rent or sale near military bases across the U.S. and territories.
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