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29 Palms (January)...Afghanistan (Spring) 2014

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Comment by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) on August 29, 2014 at 8:53pm
Hi everyone !
Please check out this link to vote for a Sgt. in the Marine Corps for American Hero of the Year. The deadline for voting is just a few days (Sept. 6) from now. The Sgt. is one of five finalists for American Hero of the Year and the only Marine::
Thank you!

Denita (1~steel_walk42)
MFN Volunteer - Membership & Moderator
VPMM of LCpl. Vincent
Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on April 28, 2014 at 3:02pm
Neither the administrators of these forums, nor the moderators participating, are responsible for the privacy practices of any user. Remember that all information that is disclosed via email/private messages becomes your responsibility and could become public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to share any of your personal information

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Comment by McJ on April 28, 2014 at 1:10pm

I'm going to try to friend you ChiTownMom. I may be one of those parents.

Comment by ChiTownMom(JoAnne) on April 26, 2014 at 3:40pm

If u have one that recently deployed please friend me.. I have some pics I am trying to find parents for!

Comment by ks1 on April 18, 2014 at 12:17pm

about to begin my trip, 2nd son about to leave.  I hope I stand tall.

Comment by Susansunshine on February 21, 2014 at 5:36am

Yes, I think we will try it out and see.  Like you and said, what is there to lose by trying.  Thanks for the input!!

Comment by Attackmom (Donna) on February 20, 2014 at 5:39pm
I have to admit I'm no techie. I would download it and try it out. What have u got to lose.
Comment by Susansunshine on February 20, 2014 at 2:28pm

Donna, So, if we both down load WhatsApp to our phones, we should be able to keep in contact with each other at no cost? and just use it as we normally would text?  ~Susan

Comment by Attackmom (Donna) on February 20, 2014 at 1:52pm

How it works

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends.

In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.

I believe Mark Z. (founder/owner) of Facebook is buying this app for a lot of $$$

Comment by Rob on February 20, 2014 at 1:46pm
No problem. You might want to try it out while he is still here so you'll know how to use it. Then if he has access to wifi you'll know exactly what to do.

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