Getting Married Soon Need Advise

Hi my name is janet and am getting married to my marine soon. My marine want to live on base what are the things we have to do to get a place on base? How does it works? Is living on base so differnt from living off base ?
daydreamer107 daydreamer107
18-21, F
1 Response Dec 5, 2012

Living on base has its ups and downs. I live on base with my husband and there is a lot of paper work... however he is closer to his job and in the end it gives me more time with him plus we are surrounded by other military wives. Living off base I've heard is a bigger hassel as far as paper work goes, trying to get your BHA and things sorted out. Living on base they often have move-in specials and it tends to be cheaper, plus you don't have to worry about the rent getting paid, it's done automatically. The base tends to be a little more restrictive though. You have to sponsor your (non-military) friends because they are only allowed on the base 3 times within a 45 day period and if you have pets it really limits what housing you have to chose from. In the end it really comes down to what you are looking for. So far I am enjoying living on base with my husband.