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What does PCS stand for?

PCS stands for Permanent Change of Station

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Officers can execute a permanent change of station to the university of their choice; use their allowance for tuition, books, and housing; and maintain readiness by performing unit training assemblies with a nearby Guard or Reserve unit or an ROTC detachment.
Upon the receipt of permanent change of station (PCS) orders, Sailors and their families are assigned a sponsor through the Command Sponsor and Indoctrination Programs.
To minimize the impact on their families, cadre members were able to conduct their permanent change of station moves during the school summer-break months and then return to Aberdeen Proving Ground in a temporary duty status to continue the mission until the students relocated in September 2009.
Passenger Travel is the business of moving people, and closely related to that in the military is travel in conjunction with a permanent change of station (PCS).