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    LazyK-Chyn commented on TetsuDad's blog post Guilt Over Missing First Call From Boot Camp
    "And so it begins a youn man following a dream, some might say a calling. A choice less than 1% of the population will make.  The goal, to "Earn the Title", to hold in their hand the coveted Eagle Globe and Anchor. …"
    10 hours ago
    charliep commented on oliviammcc's blog post Question about Basic Training
    "It has been occurring to me as I see letters here.  You can prepare together for boot camp.  Read about how long it takes to exchange the first letters.  Look at video of what happens at camp and the weekly schedules.  Knowledge…"
    10 hours ago
    charliep commented on TetsuDad's blog post Guilt Over Missing First Call From Boot Camp
    "Tetsu, Water under the bridge, over the dam, wherever it goes.  When the call comes, all he can do is yell the message at you.  No conversation.  So you got the message.  He is there, safe and boot camp has started.  He will…"
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    TetsuDad posted a blog post

    Guilt Over Missing First Call From Boot Camp

    My son arrived in Parris Island yesterday and if it wasn't hard enough to let him go, the anticipation for the first call was absolutely killing me and my wife. I was told the call would come around 10pm or so and I was pacing back and forth in my living room for hours up until 3:30am when I figured the call wouldn't come and I went to bed. Still though I placed one of the house phones right next to my head just in case. Well due to being sleep deprived for the past few days with anxiety over shipping him off to bootcamp, of course the call comes in at 3:45am, followed by 3 other attempts and I slept through all 4 of them! I woke up the next morning and saw the blinking light on the answering machine and my heart rate went through the roof. Shaking as I hit the play button only to hear a bunch of screaming in the background and the call hangs up. Then again and again and a hang up. Last call I hear the DI yelling in the background "Why do I see an open phone" and then I hear the key…See More
    13 hours ago
    1~DadinNova (Rich) left a comment for Emma Sammon
    "Welcome to MFN.  We’re happy to see you!  Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN.    Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you did not…"
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    1~DadinNova (Rich) left a comment for Maya
    "Welcome to MFN, Maya.  We’re happy to see you!  Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN.    Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you…"
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    1~DadinNova (Rich) left a comment for Diane Mendoza
    "Welcome to MFN.  We’re happy to see you!  Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN.    Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you did not…"
    15 hours ago
    alex2toes replied to JABBTL's discussion Help. Low Morale. Bad Decisions
    "Jason, In a normal working world, would you believe the person with 10+ years of experience or the guy with 2 years? Just sayin'"
    15 hours ago
    JABBTL replied to JABBTL's discussion Help. Low Morale. Bad Decisions
    "These are good insights .... I followed up and heard the 1st Sargent when pressed said it isn't "all that bad" which sounds to me like a bit of sneaky/backwards way of getting rid of kids that he doesn't want to work with ( or…"
    16 hours ago
    Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "Thank you Willow. Have a great rest!"
    19 hours ago
    willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "Well you must be getting ready to start your day, and I'm ending mine after a wonderful evening watching the sun set with my two favourites people in the world! Enjoy your soufflé, and I hope you get outbfor that ice cream!"
    19 hours ago
    Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "Great minds!"
    19 hours ago
    willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "That's actually what I was thinking!"
    19 hours ago
    Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "Hmmmm. Beach or haircut? How about the beach after the haircut? lol"
    19 hours ago
    willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "I sure will! They are tied up until 2 tomorrow. I will take a cab to either the beach or to get my hair cut."
    19 hours ago
    Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "I'm sure you'll make the best out of every minute you've got left!"
    20 hours ago
    willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "Only made it snorkeling once because I got so sick. I feel tons better, but I'm still running a bit of a fever . Erik leaves day after tomorrow. Wakana and I leave Tuesday."
    20 hours ago
    Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
    "Yes it is! Lol. So how many more days in paradise do you have. Were you able to go snorkeling?"
    20 hours ago

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    3 TBS Family Day

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