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Relocation Guides

GSA: Relocating Federal Employees
Assists in preparing for relocation by identifying benefits entitlements and options.

DoD: It's Your Move
Understand allowances and responsibilities involving shipment and or storage of Household Goods.

DoD: Civilian Permanent Duty Travel Allowances
A quick reference of travel and transportation benefits for authorized DoD civilian employees moving from one permanent duty station to another.

DFAS: Handbook for Civilian Permanent Duty Travel
A helpful guide to civilian PCS allowances. The information and examples used are generalized and address most frequently asked questions.

DFAS: Civilian Relocation Travel Voucher-Guide
Provides step-by-step procedures in preparing a travel voucher so it is “pay ready” upon submission.

USACE: Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
Helpful Links with additional Frequently Asked Questions.

Homefair
A commercial site providing relocation calculator; school information; cost of living and city reports among others

Building Strong People

Building Strong People Highlights the diverse group of men and women in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They work in a range of professions as biologists, lock and dam operators, power specialists, physicists, architects, boat captains, park rangers, contract specialists and engineers.

Disclaimer

The links to third-party sites are for reference only. The New England District does not sponsor or endorse these sites. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is not responsible for content or accessibility of links not controlled by the agency. Some use Flash or other technologies that may not render properly on DoD computers.

Military Move Assistance

Joint Personal Property Shipping Office
JPPSO website containing local contact information

Joint Personal Property Shipping Office
JPPSO Facebook

Move.mil
Loss and damage reporting

Uniforms
58 MacArthur Avenue
Building #671
Fort Devens, MA 01343

Employee Benefit Options

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
TSP offers Federal employees the same type of savings and tax benefits many private corporations offer their employees under "401(k)" plans.

Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB)
Compare different available plans, types, premiums and benefits.

Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
A group term life insurance program for Federal employees and annuitants.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Allows employees to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)
Compare different available plans, types, premiums and benefits.

Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (LTCI)
Assisted Living Expenses.


Employees may enroll in TSP at anytime, however for all other programs enrollment must be completed within 60 days of on-boarding.  More in-depth information may be found at the Army Benefits Center-Civilian website.

Other Important Links

General Schedule (GS) Locality Pay Map
Interactive map of the 47 General Schedule Locality Areas  established by the Office of Personnel Management

Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF)
A quick primer on establishing and maintaining a personnel folder

District Equal Employment Opportunity Program
Overview of EEO, Affirmative Employment and Special Emphasis Programs

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Information, resources and self-assessments on key behavioral health and wellness issues.