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    Military Life: How PCS Orders Triggered The Grieving Process

    PCS, Permanent Change of Station, Moving, Military Move, Orders. Call it what you want. Heck, since we began our military life it’s been referred to in many ways – I’ve even heard it called the “P-Word”.  But until this very moment I never really understood how a simple piece of paper could create feelings of sadness, depression and anxiety. Just to be clear NO this isn’t my first PCS and typically I’m not one to flip out over a last-minute change in plans. But like so many things in  military life until you experience something during YOUR perfect storm you can’t even begin to understand what another spouse is going through. In my past new orders were always met with…