March 2018

There are 3 blog entries for March 2018.

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

Hang on a sec…Isn’t Rhode Island the smallest state in the country? Is there even anything there? I don’t know anything about that area, and now I’m moving my family there?

Here at PCSMoves.com, we're doing an ongoing series of entries about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. Each month, we’ll cover different regions, served by the nationwide network of real estate professionals that make up PCSMoves.com. Click here to read our last post about Pensacola, FL.

There are 3 military bases in Rhode Island: Naval Station Newport and 2 Coast Guard bases: Station Castle Hill in Newport and Station Point Judith in Narragansett. Naval Station

It's that time of year - colleges are sending out their acceptance letters and students are furiously approaching deadlines for scholarships. When you're in the Military there are many challenges outside of the average that families face when they're looking for funds for their student. We know PCSing and being on the move can often mean a child wants to return to another state for college - and that can be costly! We've found a great resource for you via the folks at MilitaryOneClick that breaks down the steps you should take to make sure you're at the front of the pack for financial aid!

Here they are! (via MilitaryOneClick.com)

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The best resource is the Scholarships for Service search function from Fisher House. From here, you and

You’ve finally gotten your orders, and surprise: you’re transferring to Silver Spring, MD!

Oh no…Silver Spring, MD? That’s just north of Washington, DC and all its traffic! Am I going to have to move my family into the city?

PCSMoves.com is doing a series of posts about potential new duty stations and how to get your family situated. Click here to read our last post about Bremerton, WA. 

Silver Spring is in Montgomery County, MD. The 2013 population was 76,716, making it the fourth most populous place in Maryland. It’s home to the Forest Glen Annex, a U.S. Army installation. It’s also just 20-30 minutes north of the heart of Washington, DC, making it close to Fort McNair Army Base, the Pentagon, Walter Reed Medical Center, the Coast Guard