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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!

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Looking for an auto shipper?

By Derek
May 11th, 2012 - 8:16 AM

It’s Flashback Friday! Each week we take a look back at a post that readers have found helpful in the past. Since many people who are in the process of moving their household goods also need to ship their vehicle, posts about auto shipping are often very popular. If that’s you, today’s flashback – Looking for an Auto Shipper – should be very helpful. Happy Friday!

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How to Pack for College: a College Packing List

May 10th, 2012 - 2:30 PM

How to Pack for College:  a College Packing List
On average, dorm rooms are around 12’ x 19’.  Split that space by two people and you don’t have much room for extra stuff. In most cases that means leaving things behind, and if you’re like me, choosing between the things you’ll bring with you and the things you’ll keep at home isn’t easy.  

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It's Military Appreciation Month Photo Contest Time!

May 8th, 2012 - 9:11 AM

We mentioned a fun Military Appreciation-related contest coming up soon, and the time has arrived! Yesterday we launched the Military Appreciation Photo Contest on U-Pack’s Facebook page!

Just submit a snapshot of yourself with your favorite military service member (in uniform), and once it’s approved, Facebookers can vote on the pic they like best. The photo with the most “likes,” when May 31st at 12:00 PM rolls around, wins. So get all of your friends and family to vote!

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May 4th, 2012 - 10:50 AM

It’s Flashback Friday! Each week we take a look back at posts that readers have found helpful in the past. Since we're celebrating Military Appreciation Month in May, we’ll be spending a lot of time on all things military related throughout the month. Today’s post – DITY Move – is one from way back (it was first posted in 2008). We've made a few updates to make the information current, and I think you'll find it very helpful, especially if you're planning a DITY move soon. Happy Friday!     

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May is Military Appreciation Month!

May 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 AM

Fourteen years ago, Congress designated May as the month for Americans to recognize and honor all of the men and women who have so bravely served our country – past, present and future. And that honor is certainly deserved.

Here at U-Pack, we want to raise awareness about the month and recognize service members, veterans and their families. Thank you. Thank you for your service, your sacrifice and your commitment – it does not go unnoticed.

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U-Pack Portable Storage

April 30th, 2012 - 10:01 AM

Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means? People are moving! Beginning in May, and moving into September, you’ll see more moving trucks in people’s driveways, at storage facilities, and on the interstates than you will any other time of the year. These are, by far, the most popular months of the year for moving. But they’re also popular for something else – storage – more specifically, portable storage.