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Are You PCSing? U-Pack Can Help!
It's no secret that military life can sometimes mean lots of moving around, jumping from base to base. If you're not up on the latest lingo, there are lots of terms to describe the many transitions military service members endure (think back to U-Pack's popular DITY move blog post). This round, we're going to discuss one of the more interesting phrases regarding military moves: PCSing.
Permanent change of station— now what?
"Permanent change of station" is a term that applies to members of the military being relocated due to their job. Making a permanent change of station can apply to anything from moving within the same state, to being relocated to a base around the world.
When it comes to military moving, U-Pack knows the drill. In this post, guest blogger Dana Deason explains the ins and outs of making a DITY move.
3 Ways to Make a PCS DITY Move Successful
If you're doing a PCS move and have decided that your best option is to choose a do-it-yourself moving company and be reimbursed by the government, I think you'll find these tips very helpful:
Military Move with U-Pack
When you're doing a military move, it can sometimes be a "hurry up and wait" affair. You may know that you're moving from Camp Pendleton in two weeks, but not know where. You might also know that you'll be moving to Fort Campbell, but have no idea when. This can create quite a problem with most moving companies. It's easy to get movers in Fort Hood, Texas but if you find your destination is Fort Greely, Alaska they may not be so readily available – then you're out of luck.
More than likely you're already familiar with DITY moving (do-it-yourself). But, just in case, I'll give you a quick run-down: