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Washington State located in the Pacific Northwest has a population of 6.5 million people. It is the only state to be named after a president having been name for the First US President George Washington.

It is refered to as the State of Washington or Washington State to avoid confusion with DC or District of Columbia. It has many military bases that cover the Air Force - Fairchild Air Force base and McChord Air Force Base, US Army - Fort Lewis and the US Navy - NBK Bremerton, NBK Bangor, NAS Whidbey Island and NS Everett.

Moving to Washington for most military families can happen because of a permanent change of station. There are certain things that military families can do to make moving to Washington an easier and more pleasant experience. One of these is to stay on top of regulations and planning ahead of time.

One of the things that will make moving to Washington much easier to call the personal property office and have an appointment set to plan the move. Professional movers will tell you that even though you have moved several times before, no move is exactly like another.

Once you get your orders about moving to Washington, then you will be assigned a sponsor who will help you with the transition. If he or she has not contacted you be sure to contact them. This will give you enough planning time to make moving to Washington less stressful.

They government gives you the option of self moving referred to as a personally-procured move. Here the government gives you the money to pay for moving to Washington and you can either contract moving companies in Washington, for those within the state, or rent a truck from a truck rental company for the PPM.

Most of the times you will have help with moving to Washington either in the form or professional movers or volunteers from your current base. You will however, need to be involved in the moving process from beginning to end. You will also be responsible for contacting top movers in WA if you are already within the State as well as knowing the regulations that govern your move on base.

When reviewing estimates from moving companies in Washington you will need to first find out how much weight you can move at the expense of the government. Top movers in WA will be able to help you calculate how much your belongings weigh. Any excess weight will have to be covered out of pocket.

You will also need to find out what qualifies as household goods when planning on moving to Washington at the government's expense. Your boat may not qualify meaning that movers will expect you to pay for it out of pocket.

There are certain restrictions when it comes to moving to Washington with pets. The government considers this a privilege and not an entitlement meaning that top movers in WA will require the payment from your pocket. Read what other restrictions apply when it comes to pets as alternate arrangements may be needed.

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