Preparation and knowledge are key to a successful PCS. The Airman and Family Readiness Center is a great first step.
Electronic Sponsor Package- Check out these resources if you are PCS'ing TO Travis AFB.
If you are a spouse PCS'ing to Travis AFB then you can get connected with a Spouse Sponsor. Click here to request a Spouse Sponsor! Fill out the form to request a spouse sponsor and someone will be in touch with you shortly.
Smooth Move Workshop- PCS'ing from Travis AFB
This two-hour seminar provides empowering informationto you (and your spouse) contributing to a stress-free relocation. Experts from TriCare, the Traffic Management Office (TMO), the Housing Office, Finance, and the Airman and Family Readiness Center provide detailed briefings to include current entitlements, benefits, and programs as well as helpful hints associated with PCSing. Spouses are encouraged to attend. The workshop occurs the 2nd Thursday of each month at the A&FRC, Bldg 660. Simply log on to http://www.travisafrc.com/ to register.
Check out the Travis AFB PCS Countdown Guide here.
Remote Tour Briefing
Personnel with dependents AND orders to a remote tour/dependent restricted location (meaning your dependents will NOT be accompanying you to your next location) will receive a Remote Tour Briefing. Spouses are encouraged to attend. This 1-hour briefing is conducted the first Thursday of each month @ 1100. Simply log on to http://www.travisafrc.com/ to register.
To get information on your next base or post, visit the MilitaryINSTALLATIONS website at http://www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/. Click on "Installation / Agency Lookup," then enter the desired installation and hit the "Search" button. The page contains resources for everyone who is relocating from one duty station to another, as well as those working or living at or near an installation. Installation information includes phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses of key personnel, as well as local community facts and organizational contacts. Military Installations replaced the well-known "SITES" website in 2007.
Need some household items to gap the "packed up but still in the house" period or "just arrived and my (our) stuff isn't here yet" period? Visit the Loan Locker at the A&FRC. Available items--issued at not cost to you--include, but are not limited to: pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee pots, toaster, air matresses, car seats, high chairs, GPS, and much more. For more information, please call (707) 424-2486 or visit Bldg 660.
Military One Source Resources for Moving
Automated Housing Referral Network (AHRN) Sponsored by the Department of Defense, the Moving Station helps with home buying, selling, and rentals. Also find the answer to all of your housing questions on: http://www.housing.af.mil/
Military Youth on the Move is a great website for Kids, Pre-teens, and Teenagers adjusting to relocating and other military specific experiences.