How to Safely Transport Your Pet During PCS Season

Written by Dawn M. Smith exclusively for Military Crashpad Military families are often faced with difficult choices when it comes to a PCS with a pet, particularly overseas. They can either chose to ship their pet on their own dime and deal with the anxiety that comes...

5 Reasons Crash Pads Are Your Best Bet for Temporary Military Housing

­­No matter how temporary, there’s something about making a place feel like home; and when it comes to temporary military housing options, that’s no easy task.   Military members and their families aren’t always aware of the resources available to them, which is why...

Coping With A PCS Surprise

A Permanent Change of Station (PCS) can be a major stress on your family, but there are many resources to help make the process easier. When it comes to your accommodations, there are housing options you can find that are either right on your new base or close enough...

The Best Military Relocation Resources for Your Next PCS

Written by Dawn M. Smith exclusively for Military Crashpad Securing new housing and temporary lodging are some of the biggest headaches of PCS prep. Military Crashpad has you covered for parts of your journey, but this must-read list of resources can help ease all of...

Military Crashpad: We Know What It Means To Serve

Lt Johnny Cruz Buckingham had just received orders to Altus AFB to train to become an aerial refueling pilot in the KC-135. The training program was supposed to last five months before he would move on to his permanent assignment at Fairchild AFB in Spokane, WA....

5 Things Military Tenants Look For In Rental Properties

If you are active duty military, chances are you’re already accustomed to frequently moving. In this article, you can find some of the most common things military tenants are looking for when relocating to a new home after getting orders to PCS.   Proximity to the...