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Make Your Next PCS Move Your Best PCS Move

PCSing to a new duty station may be stressful, but your move doesn’t have to be. VeteranPCS is your go to resource for anything related to your next PCS move. Are we missing something? Visit our Contact Page, and submit your question to us. We look forward to serving you!

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Join the CEO of VeteranPCS, Jason Anderson, as he talks with real estate agents and mortgage lenders around the country covering relevant topics for your next move.

Moving Calculators

BAH Calculator

BAH Calculator

Calculate the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) amount you will receive at your next duty station based on location, pay grade, and dependency status.

BAH Calculator

Mortgage Calculator

Not sure what your monthly payment will be on a new home loan? Use this calculator to find out!

Moving Calculator

Moving Calculator

Estimating the cost of a move is tricky. Utilize our recommended moving calculator to estimate the cost of your move. **Not available for overseas moves**

VeteranPCS Trusted Resources

Trusted veteran and military spouse owned resources.

Looking to advertise your small business? MIL-VETS offers military spouses and veteran-owned small businesses a hassle free and more affordable place to advertise and market their products and services allowing you to focus on what matters most: your customer.

Pack It. Move It. Find It. Make this your best move yet with Packing Props! They provide an organized and innovative way to relieve the worries that come with moving.  No more hassle trying to find that one item you REALLY need when you arrive at your next location. Now you’ll know exactly which box it’s in.

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Spouse-ly is an online marketplace to shop a wide variety of products and services created by military and first responder families. Think Etsy meets Angie’s List but with a focus on shopping for social good and supporting our nation’s heroes. It is through their one-of-a-kind platform that anyone can shop small, make a big impact, and purchase with a purpose.

VeteranPCS Trusted Employment Resources

Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) connects the military community—service members, military spouses, and veterans—with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.

Hire Heroes USA provides free job search assistance to U.S. military members, veterans and their spouses, and we help companies connect with opportunities to hire them.

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The FREE resource library for active, guard, reserve, veteran, military-spouse, dependent children, Blue-Star & Gold-Star Families, and caregivers.

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Connecting the corporate workforce to the military community through education and technology solutions.

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The transition out of the military is stressful enough, let alone trying to relocate, purchase a home, sell a home, or both.  Two things that can ease the stress of relocating are choosing a great real estate agent, and working with a mortgage lender that specializes in the VA loan.

What Military Bases are in Alabama?
Alabama is home to over 100,000 active duty military personnel and their families. The military community in Alabama is a diverse group of people from all over the country and the world, and it’s a close-knit group. Today, the state is home to four military...
What Military Bases are in New Mexico?
New Mexico has a long and rich history with the military. The state was home to several key facilities ofthe Manhattan Project, which developed the world’s first atomic bomb, and was the site of the first nuclear test, Trinity. Today, the state is home to four major...
What Military Bases are in Arizona?
Arizona is home to a large and active military community with over 100,000 active-duty service members, reservists, and National Guard Members. The military community in Arizona is a close-knit group, and they provide support to each other through thick and thin. The...
What Military Bases are in North Carolina?
The military community in North Carolina is a very rich and diverse one. As you will see, there are bases across the entire state, each with their own unique history and purpose. It's our hope that this list has taught you a little more about what military bases in...

PCS Frequently Asked Questions

How can I connect with other military spouse business owners after we PCS?

The Military Spouse Chamber of Commerce ensures that all active duty and veteran military spouse business owners have the tools and resources they need to strengthen their families, communities, and our economy.


Which transportation modes may be used during a PCS?
Service members, civilian employees, and dependents must use the mode of transportation most advantageous to the Government. For CONUS travel, a POV is usually the most advantageous. Failure to follow the directed mode of travel for personal reasons may result in you not being reimbursed.
What is the maximum weight for a household goods (HHG) shipment?

A Service member’s grade and number of dependents determines the HHG weight allowance. Weight allowances range from 5,000 pounds for an E-1 to 18,000 pounds for an O-6 or above. Administrative weight limitations may apply if assigned to a location OCONUS. Unaccompanied baggage; professional books, papers, and equipment; and medical equipment may be shipped in addition to the weight limitation
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