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New Edition of the BAH/Housing Worksheet, CG-2025


The BAH/Housing Worksheet, CG-2025, has been revised. The June 2021 edition includes:

  • a section describing why the form is being submitted,
  • more information about the member's dependency status and housing assignment status. 

The new CG-2025 can be accessed at the following link:


Many people will try opening a PDF form and find that they get an error that says "Please wait."  This is not a problem with the form but has to do with the set-up of your computer's browser as the default for opening Adobe Acrobat forms.  Many computers use the browser's built-in PDF viewer as the default for opening Adobe forms, but the browser's viewer cannot handle the macros built into the form. The simple solution to this problem is to save the form to your computer and then open the form by starting Acrobat Reader DC (from the start menu) and use it to open the form from its saved location.  This should open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC rather than your browser, allowing full functionality.

Note: We used the Microsoft Edge browser for this guide.

  1. Click on a form link.
    Click on a form link
  2.  A message “The document you are trying to load…” appears instead of the form.
    Error Message
  3. Click on the Save icon.
    Save the form
  4. The file save dialog box will open.
    The standard file dialog box on Windows 10
  5. Select a folder, rename the file (if desired), and save it.
    Saving a file
  6. Navigate to the folder where you saved the file.
    Locate a file on the desktop
  7. Right-mouse click on the file icon or name and select Open with > Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
    Opening a file with a program
  8. Acknowledge any notices that appear.
    Text prompt - Read the instructions at the end of the file.
  9. Fill in the form, saving it periodically. Save and print when completed.
    Saving and printing a PDF form