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Has anyone done a short notice transfer?

There has been an opening for a position that DH is interested in. If we were to put in for it and got it, we'd have to move in a few short months (um, like 2 1/2). We are excited about the possibilty but the short notice to move scares the crap out of me. We're supposed to have another year here.

How did you do it? I work full-time and have a 2 1/2 year old DD.


Re: Has anyone done a short notice transfer?

  • Our last PCS was a disaster and it all went down within a couple weeks (I had 4 days to clear after I finally got my orders).  However, I didn't have kids at the time.  I'm the Servicemember and my husband, a civilian, also works full time. &

  • Last summer we did a short notice move.  The mechanics of it were really easy, we didn't have a baby yet, but I was 4.5 months pregnant and with a dog.  We were supposed to be at Benning long enough for DH to go to Ranger and Airborne, but the X
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  • Last PCS we had 4 days from when orders were written to having to report. That was fun! in the past 2 moves we havent had more than 2 weeks. i just put in my notice and go with it. Go to the moving office (usually with such quick moves it is easier to go

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  • Luckily I wouldn't have to find a new job. The company I work for is in the city we'd possibly move to (I currently work from home since our closest office is 1 1/2 hours away.)

    I think I would probably stay behind a little bit while DH finds u


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