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Military Relocation in San Antonio

Shipping Household Goods during Your PCS Move to San Antonio

Have you received your PCS (Permanent Change of Station) orders to San Antonio? As a member of the military, you will probably be moving around from place to place every few years. In fact, PCS moves are common in the military and your family will get used to packing up and moving from your current […]

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PCS Checklists for Your Move To San Antonio

Take charge of your PCS move to San Antonio! A Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is a move between one duty station and another. It applies when your new duty station is more than 50 miles away from your old duty station. It could also be a move between the last duty station and […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist After the Move

Do the following tasks after you move in  to your new home.   Tasks Done You will be given the telephone number of the transportation office at your new duty station if you are an active service member. Contact the transportation  office at your new duty station as soon as possible, and provide them with […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist Moving Day

Do the following tasks on the day of your move Tasks Done Expect it’s going to be a long day. Get up early and make all the necessary preparations before the movers arrive. Don’t forget to eat. You may also prepare snacks for packers if you wish. Make sure you or someone reliable is at […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist Final Days Before the Move

Do the following tasks a few days before you move: Tasks Done Set aside items that will not be packed, including suitcases. For  items that will help set up housekeeping at your new address, ship them as “unaccompanied baggage.” Create a household inventory list and carry it with you. Make a complete inventory of all […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 1 Week Before the Move

Do the following tasks one week before you move: Tasks Done Close out safe deposit box if you have one. Buy ziplock bags for packing  sets of small items. Before mailing or hand-carrying them to your new address, make copies of any important documents.   Start removing wall accessories like drapery rods, small appliances, food […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 3 Weeks Before the Move

Do the following tasks three weeks before you move: Tasks Done Call your military pay office to recertify Basic Allowance for Quarters (BAQ) and get a sign-off on your PCS if you are an active duty service member. Verify packing, pick-up, and delivery dates with mover. Check the expiration date of your military ID card […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 1 Month Before the Move

Do the following tasks one month before you move:   Tasks Done Set the pickup and delivery dates with your mover, and if necessary, arrange for storage. Confirm your move-in schedule with your real estate agent. If you haven’t found a new residence yet in San Antonio, obtain a post office box for your mail […]

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PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 3 Months Before the Move

Do the following tasks three months before you move: Tasks: Done Schedule a counseling session at your base transportation office if you are an active service member. Determine whether you will have the government handle the move for you, or if you will make a Personally Procured Move (PPM). Save money for moving expenses that […]

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Military Relocation to San Antonio

PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 2 Months Before the Move

Do the following tasks two months before you move: Tasks Done Sort out and dispose of items you no longer need. You can either hold a garage sale or sell off items through an online marketplace. If you’re going to buy a new home in San Antonio, choose one as soon as possible. Take care […]

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