Booking airfare/circuitous travel

The next step for us in the NCS process was making airline reservations. There is something called circuitous travel that the service member can apply for in order to fly commercially with their NCS dependents. Circuitous travel is any deviation from the official route between the losing and gaining duty stations.   Without this, they typically …

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Getting a tourist passport

For us, the first step after deciding to go to Korea noncommand sponsored (NCS) was actually getting a tourist passport. As NCS, we do not qualify for the no fee passport you may have heard about in the military world. Only CS families are eligible for the no fee passport to allow them entry into the …