ARRIVAL CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS:
Newly arriving military
members are greeted during normal duty hours by the base INTRO manager, located
in MPF Customer Service section of the Base Support Center, Bldg 662, Room 200.
Those arriving after normal duty hours may report to the 24 hour arrival point
in the lodging office, Bldg 1332, for lodging assignments.
at Tyndall, contact your sponsor. They will accompany you through in processing.
(If you haven't been assigned or been in contact with your sponsor, contact
Tyndall's INTRO manager before arriving and a sponsor will be assigned.) Please
contact the Family Support Center at 283-4204 if you still do not have a sponsor
AFTER you arrive at Tyndall for assistance.
All military members must
first in process through their squadron command support staff section before
taking their records to INTRO. All hand-carried records and documents
should be available for the base INTRO manager to begin in
NEWLYWEDS: "If you get married before you PCS, you MUST
inform your commander and follow the procedures exactly as you are given them.
The military WILL NOT PAY for travel and housing expense of your spouse if you
do not follow proper procedures."
Report to your unit Command Support
Staff Section and request permissive TDY for house hunting. Prior to
beginning house hunting, be sure to check with the Housing Management Office and
Family Support Relocation Center for base and community information.
Relocation counseling, sponsorship assistance as well as information of
personal finances are available at the Family Support Center. Contact TMO at
283-8166 for any move related questions, such as household goods, hold baggage,
or other household move issues.
BEFORE YOU MOVE:
1. Get Relocation
Counseling-attend Smooth Move at the Family Support Center, or get an
appointment with Family Support Center staff members.
Sponsorship-regardless of rank, everyone should have a sponsor. This is a two
way street, maintain the lines of communication and advise your sponsor of any
changes in your itinerary or reporting date. Be proactive!
3. Finances- Be
careful on taking advance pay-this will be paid back via allotment and ensure
you know what are your other allowances and entitlements. Call your
local Finance Office to get information before you PCS.
Goods-make sure you know what this means.
5. Unaccompanied baggage (Hold
Baggage)- Ask your local TMO what this means.
6. Self Moves (Personally
Procured Moves, the old DITY or Do It Yourself Move. Ask TMO about a partial
7. Sort your household goods- most people accumulate a lot of things
that can be disposed of via the base Thrift Shop, Airman's Attic or yard
8. Inventory Goods- It is a good idea to make a photographic record of
See contact links.