Checklists are a very important part of the PCS process and not only help you “not forget” things but also help ensure proper lead time to get things done. Some standard checklists relating to PCS are provided at the links below and will help you organize and prioritize the things that need to get done. Use them to make your own lists and research items that are not well-covered as much as possible. This is vital to ensure your loose ends are tied before you embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Be proactive. Start early and add things that uniquely apply to you. The transition overseas comes with a certain amount of stress. Your proactive preparations and attention to personal details will minimize the stress on you and your family especially as the time gets closer for the big move.