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I need help. My boyfriend just left for boot camp jam 31st . He is in South Carolina and I'm in nh! I have not received a letter yet. I don't have any info on graduation or what it's like or when or he said his training for his job should only be a month and a half . Should we get married after boot camp or after his job training ? And than how long after we get married do I have to wait to go live with him on base ?

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Well STC is a Medical hold. So he is not back in training yet. I def would not use the sandboxx app. He is going to need all the support you can muster. It is very easy to get down on yourself when you are sick & unable to do the things you want to do. Then he's use to instant communication and he is not thinking about the fact that his address is changing every time he is moved some where else. So don't be surprised if you get a letter from him about why haven't you written. Just keep writing. And maybe you can tell him about the craziness of snail mail and that it is a long wait for you too. Letter don't have to be about BIG EVENTS!!!! Letters can be a conversation with another person who just happens to be some where else. hahahaha 

Yea thank you. I just sent out two last night so hopefully he gets them soon. I'll write again today it's just a lot in my life also and today is my daughters birthday but I try to do the best I can with writing and my job and being a full time mother and getting rest in between making sure he gets a lot of love and motuvation to get better ! I really appreciate all the info ! I'll post again if anything changes or I need some more advice. For now it is what it is. Cmon may lol !

Remeber, she can write too. lol and short notes are better than no notes. I used to leave a pad & pencil on the table to jot down quick notes.

Send photos of the birthday girl to him, they can have photos.

And As a single parent, I do understand. You can only do what you can do. Take care of yourself.

I will. And I know that by have gotten his first letter it was like a small paper with lines on the front none on the back. But it meant the world to me just to see his hand writing. I already took pictures of her and I'm gonna go print them out to send. Thank you !

You might try to contact the recuiting station or his Recuiter to get an address to mail him. I ordered a matrix for my sons plt It has what their intire schedule is while at camp up to graduation. I ordered it from

I got the address from his aunt. But he's in the medical hold. That's why the address I got is difgetrnt so far I haven't heard any change so that's the one I'm using to mail him. He's not back in training yet I don't think so I'm not sure how much that schedule would be at use for me ?

Rick, you don't have to buy iy, you can download it for free from the internst. And Kassandra, you are correct, it is not going to help you right now. Once he starts traing again, then yes, it is fun to follow along.

Can you help me where to find it ? Or I think I've seen it it's just very confusing.

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My thoughts with best wishes for your recruit through his boot training.. and thank you!

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