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Moving to Fort Carson

By Josh J
February 24th, 2013 - 12:46 PM

PCSing to Fort Carson?
If you’ve just been given Permanent Change of Station Orders for moving to Fort Carson, the next step is figuring out how to get your belongings there. I suggest doing a PPM (Personally Procured Move) with U-Pack.

Eligible service members with PCS orders will be offered a monetary allowance from the government if they decide to do a PPM move. Basically, if your move to Fort Carson ends up costing less than your allowance from the government, you get to keep what’s left over. This makes doing a PPM totally worth it. Sound good? Keep reading…

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Inspiring Military Heroes | Veteran's Day

November 12th, 2012 - 10:26 AM

With Veteran’s Day upon us, I’ve read several stories about the amazing military heroes around our nation. To the Veterans and their families who have served this great country so bravely and selflessly—Thank You! Your sacrifice is inspiring and we are forever grateful.

Though there are thousands upon thousands of amazing military heroes, I would like to share with you just a few stories in honor of Veteran’s Day.

Inspiring Military Heroes

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Companies That Support Veterans

November 9th, 2012 - 2:58 PM

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we would like to take a moment to applaud the companies below for their efforts in supporting the Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who have bravely and honorably served our country. The list is just a snapshot of the companies that support veteran’s organizations monetarily, commit to providing employment opportunities to veterans, and have found other unique ways to support and honor these deserving men and women.   

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Free Meals, Discounts, and Perks for Veterans Day 2012

November 8th, 2012 - 10:20 AM

Veterans Day 2012 is Sunday, November 11. In honor of their service, many businesses offer free or discounted meals to veterans and active duty members. Here are some of the deals we have found. If you aren’t in the military, check out the bottom of the post for some offers for civilians, as well as ways you can give back this Veterans Day.

Free Meals and More- Veterans Day 2012

Veterans Day Promotions for Sunday, November 11- Free Meals, Discounts, and More!

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Discounted DITY Move Rates

September 10th, 2012 - 1:48 PM

Red, White & Move
U-Pack has always provided a discount for military members making a DITY move, but the deal just got sweeter for service members looking to make a DITY move from October through February 2013. Special DITY rates are now in effect along with FREE (yes, totally, completely 100% FREE) certified weight tickets under our new Red, White & Move promotion. The tickets alone are a $150 value.
 

 

 

 

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Questions about moving to an army base

September 6th, 2012 - 2:44 PM

Answers from the moving experts: Questions about moving to an army base

U-Pack is no stranger to military moving. In fact, throughout the years we’ve helped thousands of military members and their families move to army bases all across the country. To help with these moves, U-Pack provides military moving specialists, dedicated to answering questions about moving to army bases and helping you plan your military move. Here are answers to some of our most common questions about moving to an army base:  

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Best Military Blogs

May 22nd, 2012 - 11:01 AM

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we're continuing to focus on military-related issues. Today, we're highlighting some of the best military blogs out there. People involved in every aspect of military lif are turning to blogs to tell their stories, share their opinions, report the news, and more.  Here are some of the best:

Military Branch Blogs and News Sources

  • Air Force Times – The Air Force Times is an independent source for news and information on important issues affecting their careers and personal lives. It's one you don't want to miss!

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Military Relocation

May 18th, 2012 - 1:40 PM

It’s Flashback Friday! Each week we take a look back at a post that readers have found helpful in the past. Since May is Military Appreciation Month, we’re focusing on another military-related post this week. Today’s: Military Relocation. If you’re an active duty military service member with Permanent Change of Station orders, this is a great post for you! Happy Friday!  

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10 Must-See Military Attractions

By Josh J
May 16th, 2012 - 8:23 AM

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we wanted to highlight 10 must-see military attractions around the country. Maybe you want to take the family to a historic site to honor our military while on vacation this summer. Or maybe you want to stop by some of these attractions as you travel for your military relocation. Whatever the case, don’t miss these military attractions!