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Pentagon allows more than 30,000 military families to move during stop-movement order

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WASHINGTON — More than 30,000 military families are expected to start the moving process between now and the end of June despite a Defense Department directive prohibiting such moves during the coronavirus pandemic, defense officials said Wednesday.

“So those are the families who have been approved or authorized to move, if conditions allow, will proceed with their [permanent change of station],” Rick Marsh, director of the Defense Personal Property Program for U.S. Transportation Command, said Wednesday during a Pentagon news conference on military moves during the pandemic. https://www.stripes.com/news/us/pentagon-allows-more-than-30-000-military-families-to-move-during-stop-movement-order-1.628722

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