Moving & Housing
Moving is part of the adventure that comes with military life and service to the country. Military OneSource provides you with information, online tools and personalized support to help you master your move and find the best housing available so you can begin making a new nest and set off on your next adventure.
Home Modification Resources for Wounded Warriors
Accessibility can mean different things to different people. It can range from a wheelchair ramp and wider doorways to something as simple as a special doorbell.
Use These 10 Calculators to Answer Your Biggest Home Financing Questions
Whether you are house hunting, paying off debt or looking to buy car, financial calculators can help you explore financial decisions...before you spend any money.
Moving with Pets
When you’re preparing for a military move, having a pet can add another layer of complexity, particularly if you’re moving overseas. But you know the drill: spend some upfront time planning and preparing, and you can ease some of the stress of relocating for both you and your pet.
The New eSponsorship Application and Training
As a sponsor, it’s your duty to provide information to new service members at your station. The new, interactive eSponsorship Application and Training gives you all the resources you need to be a successful sponsor.
How to Inventory Your Belongings
Taking inventory of your belongings is one way to master your move and take control of your permanent change of station. Don’t leave the tracking of your items up to the movers.
7 Tips for Connecting With Others During a Move or Deployment
Moving is your chance to start a fresh adventure and connect with a new community. And when your partner is deployed, making the time to find a social outlet can help relieve stress and build happiness in your new home.
Housing Options for Service Members and Families
One of the great benefits of moving with the military is that you and your family will likely have a number of housing options once you reach your new location. Each comes with different upsides and caveats, so be sure to consider your options carefully and contact the housing office at your military installation to find out which options are available to you at the time of your move.
Finding a Job Overseas as a Military Spouse
Depending on your individual interests and skills, there are many job opportunities available to you while you’re living overseas. Here are a few things to consider as you prepare your resume and begin to explore what job opportunities await you during your time abroad.
A Service Family Checklist for Moving OCONUS
When you receive orders for a permanent change of station overseas, your mind may jump to thoughts of international travel, exotic foods and new experiences. There is work involved, yes, but Military OneSource provides relocation assistance as well as online tools and personalized support so you can focus on your new adventure.
Military Housing: Living on an Installation for the First Time
Moving is an exciting time, and moving on to a military installation for the first time can be a great opportunity to become part of a service-oriented community. You’ll likely have many things in common with your new neighbors, and save some money by living in more affordable housing provided to you by the military.
How to Get Your Household Goods Overseas
If you’re moving overseas, you may be focused on the new job, new culture and new opportunities that await you abroad.
Moving Overseas With Children
Moving overseas is an adventure that few families get the chance to experience together. Foreign countries with different languages and customs offer opportunities for kids to explore and learn.
Celebrating the Holidays at an Overseas Duty Station
The chance to live overseas together is an exciting opportunity for military families.
Foreign-Born Spouses, Planning and Support
As a member of the military, you will most likely find yourself embarking on adventures in various countries. One of the benefits of the military life is the opportunity to live, work and travel all over the world – meeting people along the way.
Obtaining Command Sponsorship Before an Overseas Tour
One of the benefits of military life is the unique opportunity to experience life in different parts of the world — the chance to create a nest in a new place.
What to Hand Carry When You Move
Make the first days of your permanent change of station as smooth as possible. Important items should be carried personally, by hand, rather than going with a mover. From important documents to materials you need on day one, here’s what to keep close.
6 Things to Know About Shipping a Car Overseas
Overseas orders can be an exciting adventure for military families, but you will need to do a little additional work and planning if you are going to take your privately owned vehicle, or POV, with you.