Blog Posts in "Moving Tips"

Join thousands of military families and receive our email series! Sign up for our PCS Series or Town Advice , or both! PCS Series consists of8 emailswhichfocus on PCS tips and moving advice. I'm confident this series will make your next PCS your best move, yet! Town Advice consists of emails tailored to your military town to help you explore your town. Emails consist of recommendations about local restaurants, shopping, salons, health care providers, service providers, and tons of advice about things to do! *We take your personal information very seriously and will never give it to a 3rd part... read more

Sunny skies, family-friendly neighborhood, jet noise signaling the sounds of freedom. These traits mix with a generous helping of North Carolina charm at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point . Home to the 2 nd Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS Cherry Point supports the missions of the II Marine Expeditionary Force. Encompassing over 29,000 acres, an important feature of the installation is an expansive four-point runway system. This quad of lengthy landing strips provides a remarkable resource for aviation training and support. With an assignment to MCAS Cherry Point , you’ll be joining an integral... read more

Top 10 PCS Tips - What to do before moving day! This is Part 3 in our PCS Series. Moving day can be so stressful and it's best to do a lot of work ahead of time to organize your move and be ready for when the packers arrive. Below are our Top 10 PCS Tips to do before moving day! Moving Tip #1 – Take pictures of everything – Take pictures so you have documentation if something gets broken or lost in the move. Moving Tip #2 – Make an inventory of your most valuable items – Write down each item, the value, the manufacturing identification number, and take a picture of the item. Moving Tip #3 – P... read more

Due to the areas rich history, towns near New London Naval Submarine Base have a unique way of classifying themselves as towns, villages, and/or cities. Many of the geographic locations have changed over time so it can get confusing at times when trying to describe different neighborhoods vs towns, however we will do our best to break down the different areas. Groton, New London, and Norwich are the 3 ‘bigger’ cities surrounding New London Naval Submarine Base. Each of these cities are very different and uniquely intertwined with smaller towns and neighborhoods aka ‘villages’. The New London ... read more

By Danielle Keech What’s the biggest part of a PCS? Finding a new home. Whether you’re looking to buy or rent, finding a home that you want to live in for the next few years is stressful. Military Town Advisor understands this. And to help military families relocate with greater ease and less stress, they created an outlet where families can share their knowledge. By searching for your next duty station, you can see what your military community thinks about areas, neighborhoods, restaurants, schools, and more through their reviews. Just be sure to do the next family a favor and leave your own... read more