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Latest Activity: Apr 20

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1/5 News Articles

Started by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Apr 20. 53 Replies

Our Marines - My Heroes

Started by wizofmamamland. Last reply by wizofmamamland Jul 7, 2013. 7 Replies

H&S comapany???

Started by marines_fiancee. Last reply by Jillie22 Feb 11, 2013. 1 Reply


Started by Ms. Lady S. Last reply by marines_fiancee Feb 11, 2013. 19 Replies

Hey there!

Started by USMC_girlfriend. Last reply by erikaw Nov 28, 2012. 5 Replies

What's up with your Marine?

Started by Shutterbugmom. Last reply by kayjay Jul 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Tooo Quiet

Started by SwKsMom (Tina). Last reply by MLO1 Apr 21, 2012. 3 Replies


Started by Shutterbugmom. Last reply by Shutterbugmom Apr 20, 2012. 13 Replies

Praying for 1/5's replacement

Started by Sgt. Cory's Mom (Mary). Last reply by SwKsMom (Tina) Apr 7, 2012. 4 Replies

H & S

Started by brismom. Last reply by MLO1 Mar 20, 2012. 2 Replies

ADVON Homecoming

Started by CplMichaelsMom. Last reply by mommiema Sep 10, 2011. 1 Reply

1/5 Weapons Co

Started by ccmomma123. Last reply by mommiema Aug 31, 2011. 27 Replies

Charlie Co.

Started by gdsgrace. Last reply by marinesmom Aug 16, 2011. 12 Replies


Started by mommiema. Last reply by mommiema Aug 11, 2011. 14 Replies


Started by 0351MOM. Last reply by Sgt. Cory's Mom (Mary) Aug 2, 2011. 1 Reply

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Comment by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM on October 27, 2013 at 8:40pm

Understood, Tina ; ).

Comment by SwKsMom (Tina) on October 27, 2013 at 8:30pm

You're right Sandy--but it's nice to talk to other parents cause my son is not real informative, which might be the case for others.  We do talk to our marine atleast once a week unless they are training.  But nowadays there is a gf in the pic so that once a week has diminished a little.   I have ckd in on occasion & not seen any activity & have mosied(lurked) elsewhere.

Comment by wizofmamamland on October 26, 2013 at 7:07am

Whoops  Forgot to say .... let's keep this up.  Talk soon.  Liz

Comment by wizofmamamland on October 26, 2013 at 7:07am

Let's talk it up.  LOL.  I keep checking to see if anyone else has added comments.  Their recent training in the Sierras seemed to be a great experience with, I think, 7 degree temps. Brrrrr....  I understand they will go for more training in Dec.

Comment by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM on October 25, 2013 at 7:51pm

It's all in how you look at it, Tina.  Our battalion forums for over the last ten years have been very busy just before and during deployments.  If the 1/5 is stateside, that's a good thing ; ).  Family members seem to not have a need to chat as much at this stage since they can talk to their Marine.

With pride in and prayers for all who serve our country,

Sandy (1~sandyr)

Director:  Online Support Services

VPMM of Brian

Comment by SwKsMom (Tina) on October 25, 2013 at 7:01pm

Sad that the last activity on this forum was July

Comment by SwKsMom (Tina) on February 2, 2013 at 8:20am

Moto-mail is up---if you want to send your marine a letter

Comment by SwKsMom (Tina) on November 27, 2012 at 8:15pm

Any thoughts about sending a care package now so that it has a better chance of getting in marines hand before X-mas.  Have read on other sites where packages can take up to 3 weeks sometimes longer.

Comment by Proud Few on November 25, 2012 at 5:28pm

My son is a L/Cpl w/C Co, 1/5...he's getting ready for deployment.  He recently spent 2 weeks w/us at was great to see him prior to his departure from SOCAL.

Comment by MLO1 on October 7, 2012 at 2:42pm

Anyone who has a marine in Charlie company heard from them in the last couple of weeks?


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