When You Get PCS Orders to a Place You Don’t Want to Go

When You Get PCS Orders to a Place You Don’t Want to Go This post contains affiliate links!  You are waiting on PCS orders, hoping for Hawaii or even Germany. If you can’t go OCONUS, you are pulling for Fort Carson, your best friend lives there and you have heard so many good things. Your… Read More »

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Why Military Families Need a Dog

Why Military Families Need a Dog I knew we would probably always get a dog someday. I grew up with a cat, I didn’t know dogs very well but I knew our family would have one someday. My husband grew up with dogs and even worked with military working dogs in 2011. He knew dogs… Read More »

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21 Tips For A Better Military PCS

21 Tips For A Better Military PCS This post contains affiliate links! I remember the day well. My mom was watching my 18-month-old son and I was waiting at my apartment for the movers to come. It was moving day for our very first PCS. We were headed to Germany and the day had finally… Read More »

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The Very Best Places You Could Get Stationed As a Military Family

  The Very Best Places You Could Get Stationed As a Military Family If you ask people what their favorite duty station has been you are going to get a lot of different responses. There are certain duty stations that people love and certain duty stations that people hate. Although it is true that you… Read More »

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19 Memes that Explain What PCSing is Really Like

19 Memes that Explain What PCSing is Really Like Have you been through a PCS this year? PCS stands for “Permanent Change of Station” and happens when someone in the military has received orders for a new location. Pcsing is a process and one that can bring on a lot of stress. There is always so much… Read More »

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10 Places You Must Find When You First Get To Your New Military Duty Station

10 Places You Must Find When You First Get To Your New Military Duty Station The day after we flew into Germany my husband had to go to work. He left about 5am in the morning. I was so tired that day and the world seemed like a dream. Jet lag is no joke and… Read More »

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The Perfect Duty Station Wish List

The Perfect Duty Station Wish List We got lucky. Maybe because he was going back into the Army at a time when they really needed more people to join, maybe it was just luck, but when my husband re-joined the military in 2005, he was given his choice of where he wanted to be stationed.… Read More »

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What You Should Do When You First PCS To A New Duty Station

PCS season is here. I know quite a few people that will be leaving and a lot of my online friends are moving too. A lot of military families move in the summer which is why they call this time of year PCS season. There is always so much to do for a PCS. From… Read More »

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Living Without Your Furniture During A Military Move

This post brought to you by CORT. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. Moving is a part of life when you are a military family. We have moved four times since my husband joined the Army in 2005. Other people have moved even more times than that in… Read More »

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Living in Monterey, California

When the orders for Monterey, Calif., arrive, you will rejoice because you get to live at one of the most picturesque places in the world. Then you will calculate the cost of living in Monterey and thank the military that you will only live there for a short period of time. Monterey’s cost of living… Read More »

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