ACS Out-Processing


Please review this page for information and resources to assist with your PCS move, retirement, or if you are leaving military service.

Please fill-out and submit the out-processing questionnaire found at the bottom of the page. You will receive an email confirming your successful clearance within 1-2 duty days. There is no signature requirement.

If enrolled in EFMP, complete and submit the “EFMP PCS Coordination Letter” also found at the bottom of the page. You will be contacted by the EFMP Family Support Staff for a warm hand-off to your gaining location.

If you have problems downloading and/or completing the forms please contact ACS at 757.878.3638.

Out-Processing Facts

ACS Programs & Services

  • Exceptional Family Member Program
  • Information and Referral
  • Mobilization and Deployment
  • Financial Readiness
  • Relocation
  • Employment Assistance Program
  • Volunteer Assistance Program
  • Army Family Team Building
  • Army Family Action Plan
  • Transition Assistance Program

Quick Tips for a Successful PCS


  • Budget – now / in route /arrival
  • Keep track of your expenses
  • Pay your bills while in transit and update information with creditors
  • Watch your LES for pay discrepancies
  • Remember ACS for 1:1 financial counseling


  • Remember ACS for assistance to include resume writing and job search strategies
  • Utilize your resources:
    *Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO)
    *Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)
    *Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP)
  • Spouse State Re-Licensing and Certification Fees Reimbursement Program

Remember to Hand Carry

  • Important personal and professional documents
  • Medical records from civilian providers, Immunization records
  • 1-3 months of medication
  • School records

Quick Resource Guide

Emergency Assistance

Army Emergency Relief

Red Cross

School Liaison Officer

Nurse Advice Line


Hand-Carry the Following Documents/Items when you PCS

  • Copy of child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Individual Family Services Plan (IFSP)
  • Copy of EFMP Summary
  • School documents
  • Travel entertainment backpack
  • 30 –90 day supply of medications
  • Important phone number list
  • ID card/Medical alert information/ handicap parking placard
  • Service animal supplies/documentation
  • Supply of Special foods
  • Medical equipment
  • Extra clothing/diapers
  • Plastic Ziploc bags/trash bags
  • First Aid kit

Federal Laws Affecting Individuals with Disabilities

Individuals with Disabilities Act: this law ensures that all children with disabilities have access to a free appropriate public education.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act: this law prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and in provide programs and activities receiving federal funding. American with Disabilities Act: guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state andlocal government services, and telecommunications. Department of Defense, DoD Directive 1020.1: prohibits discrimination based on handicap in programs and activities receiving federal funds through the DoD

Preparing for Your Move

Out-Processing Questionnaire

Please complete and submit the Questionnaire and the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) PCS Coordination Letter, if enrolled, then review the helpful information on this page. Once your information has been processed by the ACS staff you will be cleared in the system, after which you will receive a confirmation email from ACS that you have been cleared.

If you have problems downloading and/or completing the forms please contact us at 757.878.3638.