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Default Air Force Logo Personal Property Shipping FAQ
Personal Property Processing OfficeQ: Do I need orders to schedule my shipments?A: Yes, your orders provide the funding we require to book your shipments.Q: Do I need to put my shipments in Defense Personal Property System (DPS)?A: Yes, military (PCS only) and civilians (PCS or separating) are required to put their shipments into DPS. If this is
0 5/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo How to transfer schools during a PCS
People making a permanent change of station have a long list of things to check before they move to their next base. This list gets even longer for those who have kids in school.Parents should notify their child’s school about their PCS once orders are received, and ask about the earliest date they can withdraw their child. They also request the
0 3/09
2018
A value-added tax form lies on a desk on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 9, 2018. When U.S. DOD members make a permanent change of station to Germany, they have the privilege of saving money on taxes by purchasing VAT forms and enrolling in the utility tax avoidance program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua) PCSing? Not before turning in your VAT forms!
Are you leaving Germany to move to your next duty station? Don’t forget to settle your business, especially when it comes to tax relief. When U.S. DOD members make a permanent change of station to Germany, they have the privilege of saving money on taxes by purchasing VAT forms and enrolling in the utility tax avoidance program. UTAP enables
0 3/09
2018
However you choose to travel on your day of departure, make plans well in advance and travel safely. Tschuss! Day of departure: PCS edition
Outprocessing from an overseas assignment is known for being a complicated process, but service members can finally take a breather once they wake-up on that final day-of-departure morning. Though the day of departure may be a day to relax, for some, the day can quickly turn into one of the busiest.
0 3/09
2018
Default Air Force Logo Passports and IDs: getting squared away
In preparing to leave Ramstein Air Base, it is imperative to maintain current forms of identification for military-affiliated personnel.
0 3/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo New sponsorship program helps keep youth informed
Moving with a family is difficult and is even more difficult for the children in a family. Having a sponsor to talk to can help ease the anxiety of a move.
0 1/12
2018
Moving house and home, with or without a family, has a reputation for being stressful or more trouble than it seems worth. Members stationed overseas can’t just fly commercially everywhere, so, where to start? Ramstein travels at a good clip
The time has come: whether someone is ready for the next adventure or trying their best to find the good in goodbye, a permanent change of duty station might be in the near future. Moving house and home, with or without a family, has a reputation for being stressful or more trouble than it seems worth. Members stationed overseas can’t just fly commercially everywhere, so, where to start?
0 8/18
2017
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