MarineParents: Marine Family Network (MFN)

An Outreach Program of MarineParents.com

 

Hi my boyfriend shipped on May 8th, it's only been about a week and a half and we got a call today from him that he will be sent home in the next couple weeks but no reason was given. I left a message for the recruiter but he has not responded to me in general since my boyfriend shipped... I am just wondering if there is a different number/ person I can call who can let us know if he is okay or when he comes home. He is in San Diego. I'm assuming the reason is most likely medical but it would be helpful if we could find out more. His mom got the phone call but she doesn't speak a lot of English so I am trying my best to get some answers and make sure he is okay.

Views: 183

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

First of all, I am sorry to hear your news. Now, you can call & talk to the Chaplin, see what he can tell you.

To process out takes a while, so don't expect to hear from him for several weeks. The military will pay for his ticket home. If his Mom had gotten the form letter, I would say call the SDI & talk to him. He may be willing to give you warning of when your rct is flying home.

Recruits when sent to RSP (Recruit Separation Platoon),  usually give family a call after he/she is racked into RSP and then they get to call again prior to leaving with his/her travel arrangements.  Travel arrangements are usually the cheapest so it could be bus if within distance or maybe the cheapest flight.  I've read both ways in the Illnesses & Injuries group.

It usually takes 2-3 weeks for processing after recruits are racked in to RSP. There is a lot of paperwork from what I have read in the Illnesses & Injuries group.


This may be why you have not heard anything more. Your boyfriend's Recruiter may be able to get answers where you are unable.

This may be of interest for you to read:
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/group/bootcampii/forum/topics/rsp-1?...

Being in RSP can be boring and/or depressing. Stress volunteering while he waits for all of the paperwork is complete.  Ask the Recruiter for his new address so that you can write.

I wish your boyfriend much success in his future career choice. Do be sure he checks the paperwork when he gets home for any re-enlistment codes. If the DD214 provides a code that allows re-enlistment, he can heal using the services of his family's doctor then get a waiver and re-enlist.
If the code does not allow for re-enlistment, deal with his medical issue first then go back for a waiver after the healing is 100% if this is the route he wishes to take.
Another option is another branch of the service, Air Force, Army...

My thanks to your boyfriend for his courage in standing in those yellow footprints. What he has learned this far will definitely be an advantage in whatever career he chooses to undertake.

That means a lot, thank you for your help!

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Receive our Newsletter

Receive our Newsletter!
Enter your email:

 

Click for Archive Newsletters

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Starts with June 2016 and includes every month through June 2017. 

Alert us to Content Violations

Let us know if you find content

that may not comply with

The Guidelines or Terms of Use

Click to report.

Group Categories

Join several groups! Select from categories that meet your needs or match your Marine's career:

Our Fallen Heroes

Please take a moment to honor our Fallen Marines. Click here to visit the condolence forum.

Click here to learn more ways to support Gold Star Families or if you are a Gold Star Family.

MARINEPARENTS.COM

HELP & INFORMATION LINKS

MarineParents.com:

 

The Marine Corps:

 

About Deployment:

 

WHATSAFTERBOOT.COM

A few KEY LINKS for After Boot parents:

RecruitParents.com

HELP & INFORMATION LINKS
(links open in a new window by clicking "GO!" button below)


RecruitParents.com:

General Information:

Recruit Training:

Family Day & Graduations:

After Boot Camp:

Additional Resources:

 

© 2017   Created by Marine Parents Inc.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

 
The Care Package Project
Care Package Project™
Purple Heart Hero Support
Purple Heart Hero Support™
Operation PAL
Operation PAL ™
Gold Star Family Support
Gold Star Family Support™
Combat Recovery
Combat Recovery™
After the Corps
After the Corps ™
Gold Star Luminary
Luminary Initiative
Marine Parents Combined Federal Campaign #57100 Show Me Heroes Hiring Veterans in Missouri Capital One Visa Card and Marine Parents Supporting Our Troops MarineParents.com is a Marine Corps Charity Partner Eleven Years of Service to Marines and their Families Shop for Marine Corps items at the EGA Shop IBM and Marine Parents Partnership in Charity AmazonSmile and Marine Parents Charity MarineParents is a Guidestar Exchange Gold Participant
MarineParents.com, Inc.
PO Box 1115
Columbia, MO 65205
Phone (573) 449-2003
Copyright © 2003-14 MarineParents.com, Inc. ~ All Rights Reserved Worldwide
MarineParents.com is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) public charity,
a Marine Corps Charity Partner, and Official Marine Corps Trademark Licensee.
Site Map   |   Statements of Use   |   Outreach Programs   |   Join Team Marine Parents
Neither the United States Marine Corps
nor any other component of the
Department of Defense has approved,
endorsed, or authorized this service.