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United States Navy
Navy - Marine Corps Relief Society - Kings Bay Office & Visiting Nurse
926 USS James Madison Road
Kings Bay, GA 31547
If you need emergency assistance, you can expect to get help from your installation, your branch of service resources. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim assistance, emergencies en route and service-specific relief societies. Below, you’ll find types of assistance, contact information, and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any tough circumstances that you or your family may face.
The American Red Cross is always available for emergency aid. Contact the nearest chapter listed on the local phone directory. Navy-Marine Corps Relief can also provide financial assistance to meet unforeseen required travel and/or related maintenance expenses such as transportation, lodging or food, when applicable due to extraordinary costs involved with permanent change of station (PCS). The American Red Cross and other agencies are available for emergency aid. Red Cross phone numbers are usually listed in the white pages of the local phone directory. They can help with emergency financial assistance and contacting people that will need to know where you are and what's happening.
Before you leave, make sure you have all important papers with you and not packed with your household goods. Important papers include, but are not limited to:
Additionally, if you have elected to use your government travel card as means of payment for your move, make sure you know your entitlements, the card is turned on and it's valid until your arrival to your next command. A great way to find out what your entitlement will be is to visit the Defense Travel Management Office. There's a wealth of information available.
Be sure to install the MyPCS App on your smart phone. Make sure you have important numbers saved such as your command duty officer or your sponsor. Your sponsor can be invaluable in case of an emergency while in transit. Also write down telephone numbers for your relatives and your unit. They will be invaluable in case of an emergency.
No matter how well you've prepared for your move, emergencies do happen. Regardless, make sure you stay in contact with your sponsor or command. It's imperative your situation is known and you're alright, including your family members or significant others.
Just in case, be prepared:
Remember, safety is paramount. Don’t rush it! If you're delayed, your sponsor or command is just a phone call away.