It’s not a matter of if you will have a Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS), it’s a matter of when and where. That’s the reality for our nation’s armed forces. Often times, the soldier and his or her family will have a new duty station already in mind. Sometimes they will get it and other times, not so much. Now, what happens when the soldier gets orders to Alaska?
It should come as no surprise that a successful PCS or any operation in the military is deeply wrapped in chaos. While soldier and family are mastering their chaotic situation (each is unique to the soldier and their loved ones), there are some key stops they must hit for a smooth transfer.
Base Transportation Office
Each military branch has a different title for this office.…