In December, 2008, the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) announced that it was changing the name of the military’s quality move management program that it operates for the benefit of the American Armed Forces from 'Families First' to 'DP3' due to a trademark issue.
Life Lessons of a Military Wife – Written by an Army brat, current military member and dedicated wife of a veteran soldier, this blog contains a ‘bucket full of life’s lessons’ about 'Moving/PCSing Overseas’.
Military.com Relocation Center – Military.com's free membership connects servicemembers, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service.
Military HOMEFRONT – MilitaryHOMEFRONT is the Department of Defense website for official Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) program information, policy and guidance designed to help troops and their families, leaders, and service providers. The Office of Communications (OC) publishes the MC&FP eMagazine and- maintains several websites, resources and applications.
The Plan My Move tools include information about entitlements and benefits, points of contact, checklists, planning tools, and information on education and employment. Features include:
To Do Lists
Departure & Arrival Checklists
Overseas specific information
Reliable resources focused on the community outside the gate
Installation Overviews including local weather, maps, photos and informative topics such as household goods, check-in procedures, employment and child care
Assistance moving with a family member who has special needs
MilitaryINSTALLATIONS – Contains complete contact information on military installations worldwide, including details on installation programs and services; mapping data and driving directions; links to local community points of interest; and the ability to search the web for additional information on the installation itself or the surrounding area. Site interfaces directly with Plan My Move
Move.mil – Gateway to the Department of Defenses (DOD) household goods portal. Information pertains to Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and Personally Procured Move (PPM) shipment types.
USTRANSCOM – USTRANSCOM is responsible for providing global mobility for its three military component commands — the Air Force's Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, IL; the Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C.; and the Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Alexandria, VA. This link includes access to the Defense Transportation Regulations (DTR) 4500.9-R-Parts 1-7.