You Can Ship and Store Your Household Goods

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The following guidance applies to the shipment and storage of household goods:

Eligibility Involuntary Separatees and retirees: You are authorized storage and shipment of household goods for up to one full year. Your items may be shipped to:

  • Any destination within the United States
  • Your home of record outside the United States - Your home of record is the place you lived when you entered the military.
  • The place from which you were initially called to active duty

All Others: You are authorized storage and shipment of household goods up to six months. Your items may be shipped to whichever of the following points for which you collected separation travel pay:

  • Your home of record - Your home of record is the place you lived when you entered the military.
  • The place from which you were initially called to active duty.

Learn more about Relocation entitlements and benefits.

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