Throughout the month, military families are honored and recognized for their commitment and contributions in support of our military and nation.
Life overseas means more than new expereinces and new surroundings. OCONUS consumer prices are quite different from the US (aka: higher). It is essential that - prior to leaving your current duty station - you develop a projected saving and spending plan based on what your pay and allowances will be at your new duty station.
Having a healthy financial reserve will ensure you are not caught short by unexpected costs. Take advantage of your Financial Readiness resources and schedule an appointment with a Financial Readiness counselor. A strong financial and transition plan will ensure you start off on the right foot as you transition.