First, I am not on anyone’s payroll. It may be shocking to believe that someone would put in so much time and effort on a cause without being paid for it. Crazy, huh? But that is what advocates do.
It’s a question I’ve been hearing a lot lately. I sit quietly and listen for those around to give an answer. Is PCS Season 2019 really any better than last year? Yes. And No. While Transcom has implemented some new things this year such as more crating for smaller shipments, working to get orders out... Continue Reading →
Paper and pencil. Stamp and envelope. Mail it off and wait weeks, sometimes even months for mail to reach our service members somewhere in a far off corner of the world. Gone are the days when our Grandparents would wait by the mailbox for a letter to come back. The rapid development of technology in... Continue Reading →
The PCS process of moving service members on PCS orders around the world is a small part of what US Transportation Command currently does. Many at TRANSCOM will state that this should not be a part of their mission set as they are designed to move war fighting capabilities and support systems. Transcom is one... Continue Reading →
It’s no secret that the 2018 and even 2017 PCS peak seasons were difficult for many service members and their families. With echoing promises of this year being better by many DoD senior leaders, while waiting on the process of a single move manager program to take place it has many of us wondering -... Continue Reading →
This will be short and sweet! I love a good binder where things are color coded with pretty tabs and folders, so its no secret that of course, I have a PCS binder! I always get asked, how do I prepare for a move? How do I organize a binder or what do I put... Continue Reading →
By Melanie BinversieWait – Hard stop. Organized Chaos and Road Trips can coincide harmoniously in the same vehicle? Even with MY family? How is this even possible? Whether you’re PCSing or driving 1,700 glorious miles to see your inlaws, road trip season is upon us and I am here to help you make it your... Continue Reading →
Every year in April we celebrate the Month of the Military Child. It is the time where we celebrate our children for being born into a lifestyle that they didn’t get to chose, a time to tell them how much we love them, and acknowledge just how special they are.
It’s the part of the move that most everyone will dread, the claims process. By the time you get to this step you’ve had many days of packing, loading, driving across country, unloading and unpacking. You’re ready to be settled and done! Here is the important timeline that you need to know: -75 days to... Continue Reading →