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Military Clause in Your Lease

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When you enter into a lease agreement, be sure your lease has a military clause in it. This clause differs from state to state but generally allows you to break your lease under certain conditions because your soldier is in the military. Typical clauses allow you to terminate your lease without penalty if any of [...]

Making Your Army House a Home

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We’ve all heard the saying “Home is where the Army moves us.” In many ways, that is so true! One thing I’ve struggled with since my husband joined the Army was making our new “homes” feel like home. Before he joined, we owned a house. I was infamous for changing the paint color in a [...]

Army Offers Full Value Replacement Coverage

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In the past, when you were moved courtesy of the Army and something was lost or destroyed, you would only be reimbursed based on the depreciated value. For instance, if your ten year old refrigerator was destroyed in the move, you would only be eligible to receive the value of a ten year old refrigerator. [...]

Army PCS Moving Basics

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"We have orders!” If you’re at a duty station you hate, those may be the sweetest words you’ve ever heard. But if you’re fond of where you live, those words may induce panic. It’s the famous PCS (Permanent Change of Station) orders. These orders are the ones that let you know where your soldier will [...]

Checklist For After A PCS Move

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Moving to a new Army post can be an overwhelming experience. There is so much to be done, not to mention adjusting to a new town, new Army unit and new people. Below is a checklist of the things you should do when you first get to post other than the tasks associated with moving. [...]