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Command Sponsorship for Korea

ok iv been in korea frovera year i was supposedto leave on aug 16 2010 but i AIP n now i want to commnd sponsor but im not quit sure how i start the command sponsorship…if u have any helpful infrmation to get my wife n 1month old over here so we can be together again please let me know

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Generally, you have to have a certain amount of time left on your orders or be willing to extend in order to have your family sponsored for a move. Your best bet is to talk to your chain of command to find out what your options would be. If they are command sponsored, they will need an EFMP exam and secure no-fee passports before moving to Korea. Good luck.

About the author: Stacey is an Army wife of a soldier who joined in 2003. He has since been medically retired but she continues to provide information to Army wives and families to make their adjustment to the Army lifestyle easier. Connect with Stacey: Facebook Twitter Pinterest

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  • Gina M April 7, 2012, 2:59 pm

    Does anyone know if you can bring pets over to Korea? If so, what all is involved?

    • Katie Holden June 19, 2012, 2:40 am

      Yes you can bring pets, but you have to pay out of pocket for the expenses.

  • Jessica July 7, 2012, 2:31 pm

    My husband reports the middle of September to Korea. We have submitted our command sponsorship form does anyone know generally how long it takes to get it? We put on the papers that we don’t mind living off post could this make the process faster because we won’t have to wait for housing? We have a son but he’s only two so we will not need to find him a place in the school system. Any help would be great! Thank you!

    • jaime gregory July 26, 2012, 8:31 pm

      Did you get an answer on your command sponsership? My husband has orders for Nov. and we’ve applied for sponsorship. I keep getting mixed information as to how likely it is we get approval. Thanks for any information.

      • Chelsei June 8, 2014, 11:12 pm

        My husband and I applied for Command Sponsorship, he is already stationed in Yongsan. I am just curious as to how long it normally has taken others to get a decision for CS. Thank you for any comments.

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