Relocations are a fact of life for military families, but each move is unique and offers its own challenges. It might be your first international move, your first move with a spouse or even your first move with children. No matter the nature of your move or how many you’ve gone through before, there’s a lot to consider and it can be a daunting process. Summer is the most popular time of year for relocations, and if your family is facing one this year, check out these tips to ensure the move goes as smoothly as possible for everyone involved.
Preparing for a PCS can be exhausting for spouses, service member and children alike. Even if you’ve done it before, there is a lot to consider and stress over certain aspects of a move can impact all members of the family. Utilize the tips above to tackle your next relocation with ease!
Charlene Wilde is a veteran and military spouse. She is currently the Assistant Secretary of AAFMAA, our nation’s longest standing military financial services non-profit and a contributor to Spouselink, a site that informs and connects Military Spouses. Charlene has managed relocations both alone and with her family, including seven moves in the past 15 years with her husband and two sons.
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