Friday, May 3, 2019
What is it?
Permanent Change of Station is when a Soldier or civilian has orders to move from one duty station to another. This assignment is for 20 plus weeks. The moving process begins with orders, which identifies a Soldier's entitlements based on their rank, dependent status, basic information on their tour, and restrictions on what can be brought to the next duty station.
Soldiers and civilians have the following moving options:
What are the current and past efforts of the Army?
In support of Soldiers and families feedback, the Army is implementing changes to policies and initiatives to improve quality of life and to better support the community.
During the PCS peak moving season (May 15 -July 4), advanced planning and preparation by completing the following steps helps Soldiers and civilians with a successful move:
As of January 2019, the Army provides an online access to customer satisfaction scores of HHG carrier companies on the Defense Personal Property System.
What continued efforts does the Army have planned?
The Army's long term plan includes:
Why is this important to the Army?
Taking care of the Soldiers, Families, and civilian employees is an enduring priority for the Army.
Our most sacred obligation as Army leaders is to take care of our people - our Soldiers and our family members.
- Joint Statement from Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley,
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