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TRANSCOM awards $7B to revamp military moving process

One company will manage moves for DoD under the new agreement.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

Military stop move order leaves service members paying two rents, DoD concerned about moving companies

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Chicago's Lake Shore Drive is barren of its usual vehicle traffic, Monday, March 23, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic could test a generation in ways they have never faced. One expert likens the impact to that of the Great Depression. As they're being asked to study at home and distance socially to help their more vulnerable elders, how will they cope? (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

UPDATE: Nearly 30,000 troops stuck in limbo because of DoD’s coronavirus ‘stop move’ orders

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Service member household goods woes continue as Congress puts more requirements on centralized contract

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