You have PCS orders in hand, you’ve made a plan and all that’s left is to clear the installation – a process that can take days. Make a quick exit with these 6 tips for strategic out process. 1. Paperwork In order Make sure that your paperwork is correct – if the RFO (request for orders) […]
With the many stresses of military life, decorating your bedroom can create a haven that is uniquely you. If you choose to rent, however, creating that restful space presents its own challenge. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite Pinterest finds for creating just what you need- without painting the walls! DIY Headboard Let’s be […]
Through out the military community, spring brings warmer weather and the beginning of PCS season. Orders are trickling down presenting service members and their families with big decision: to rent or sell their home! When military homeowners receive Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, their first concern is to decide what to do with their […]
For the military family, education is just one more of many factors that come into play during a PCS. Here are 6 tips to help you choose the right school for your child. The summer of 2013 saw my family’s 6th PCS in 10 years of military service. In one key way it was an entirely […]
PCSing with children becomes even more stressful when choosing a school becomes a consideration. AHRN.com has put together a simple checklist to make choosing the right school a little easier!
Every military family has their own unique combination of needs and preferences that shape that mythical creature- the Dream List of assignments. Each of these ten installations has built a culture and community that make them among the most requested! 10. NAS Key West (Florida) It isn’t hard to understand why someone would want to […]
We all have our “dream list” of assignments- built from a combination of career needs, weather preferences and family need. Here are AHRN.com‘s Top 10 Military Installations!
We all know that moving is stressful. One of the biggest stresses is deciding what to do with your home once you’re on to the next adventure. Once you have made the hard decision to rent, picking a manager can be another daunting hurdle. Below are some simple steps to make this task easier. The […]
The very first thing I did after we found out our orders were cut for Aviano, Italy—you know, after I stopped dancing around the living room like a fool, and picked my jaw off the ground—was start the house hunt. It was still about five months before we’d actually be out there, but everyone on […]
For the approximately 1 million service members and their families who receive BAH (Basic Housing Allowance) and live off the installation, the 5% increase for 2014 is a welcome change! That’s the largest increase in five years and results in an average of $80 more for military families. While rates and rental markets vary from […]