Our first experience doing a personally procured move (previously called a do-it-yourself, or DITY, move) was completely unintentional. Somehow, my husband signed us up to move ourselves, and by the time we realized it, it was too late to change the paperwork. As one might imagine, I was completely overwhelmed at first — especially since we had a two-year-old and an infant at the time. I was in no way prepared to box up our entire home and move across the country within a matter of a few weeks. But somehow, we made it happen, and it ended up being one of the best things we ever did. In fact, I don’t think we will ever have the Army move us again!

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