February 2018

There are 4 blog entries for February 2018.

You’ve finally gotten your orders, and surprise: you’re transferring to the Minneapolis/Saint Paul region!

Oh no…Minnesota? That's almost to Canada, right? Doesn't it get really cold up there?

Here at PCSMoves.com, we're continuing a series of posts about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. We’re covering different areas served by the nationwide network of real estate professionals that make up PCSMoves.com. Click here to read our entry on Hampton Roads.

The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities: Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. They're considered twin cities because of their geographical proximity. Minnesotans living outside of

The Coast Guard Reserve is celebrating its 77th birthday on Monday, Feb. 19. But the Coast Guard didn’t begin operations under the Department of the Navy until Nov. 1, 1941. For the duration of the war, all personnel enlistments and commissions in the Reserve were for the length of the war plus six months.

According to the 2004 Reserve Policy Statement, “…the core strategic purpose of the Coast Guard Reserve is to maintain the competencies to perform three prioritized functions: Maritime Homeland Security; Domestic and expeditionary support to National Defense; and Domestic, natural or man-made, disaster response and recovery.”

Currently, the Coast Guard Reserve has about 8,000 men and women in service, most of them integrated directly with regular

Congratulations! It’s time to start your well-earned retirement from the military! Now the big question is this: do you want to stay where you are or move and get a fresh start? Do you want to move back home or somewhere entirely new?

If your potential move won’t be based on finances, a good choice might be an area that you know the best and have a good support system waiting.

There’s nothing like the ability to move back home to friends, family and everything familiar, especially if you haven’t been there for a while.

Maybe you’re of the mindset that home is wherever you make it. Your original home might not be calling to you, so it’s your time to put down some new roots. So how do you decide where to go? Throw a dart at a map? Look for another

You’ve finally gotten your orders, and surprise: you’re transferring to Hampton Roads!

Here at PCSMoves.com, we're continuing a series of posts about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. We’re covering different areas, served by the nationwide network of real estate professionals that make up PCSMoves.com. Click here to read part 1 of our entry on entry on Hampton Roads.

Depending on the time of year, a move to Hampton Roads may afford you and your family something you didn’t expect while you look for a new home. If you’ve brought a camper with you on this trip, there are places you can set up your own temporary home. Whether you’re looking for the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean or a restful evening in the woods, you can