There’s a problem. Most people will complain and offer empty ended suggestions to no one in particular. Then you will usually have one or two who will step up and do something about it. They will take the problem, hear all the issues, and will do something about it. They will reach out, find the... Continue Reading →
You've received your orders, set up your move, and ready to get started with everything you can do to make it an easy process. At this point in the game, many will start to pre-pack their house to ensure their household goods are taken care of and to make sure unpacking goes quickly and easy.... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago many of the moving industry representatives descended on St Louis to be a part of US Transportation Command (Transcom)’s Personal Property Forum (PPF) to hear how this past PCS season went and a look at what is coming. Along with representatives from various moving company’s, moving associations, Transcom, Military Claims Office,... Continue Reading →
If you’ve have a few PCS’s under your belt you know that there are many things that can be improved upon with the process. I frequently hear questions on why this can’t be done or why that can’t be this way. It’s frustrating. Here are some of the common questions I hear, and some insight... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
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 →
Bright Copper Kettles and Warm Woolen Mittens, These Are a Few of My Favorite Things! Finding the perfect gift can be so hard sometimes. I break down my favorite things for everyone, and they also support Military Spouse and Veteran Owned Businesses!
When there is a problem, they say go to the source. That’s exactly what I did. I had emailed US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) Commander, General Lyons. In the email, I had expressed the frustrations felt by families this move season, and that we were all looking for accountability of moving companies and for transparency. I... Continue Reading →