SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Each year, about 225,000 Department of Defense and U.S. Coast Guard household good shipments are slated for movement during the summer months. These shipments compete ... more.
Assuming the average PCS requires an average of 2.5 months of planning, packing, unpacking, and readjusting, I have worked more than 24 months of my adult life coordinating our family's moves over ...Full Story
Civilian personnel, including dependents, require a passport. For official travel, DoD Directive requires you and your dependents to have a no-fee passport and a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) s... more.
One of the hardest things to understand about military pay is that while it is paid twice a month (usually), it is calculated on a monthly basis. Back in the dinosaur ages, military pay was paid one time per month. At the end of the month, the finance folks would calculate everything due for the [...]