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3/8 News Articles

Started by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Nov 22, 2016. 41 Replies


Started by JACK. Last reply by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM Apr 7, 2014. 21 Replies

3/8 Lima co.

Started by 3/8 Lima proud mamma(Lisa). Last reply by 1~mom-md (Courtney) Feb 11, 2014. 19 Replies


Started by JACK. Last reply by Julie Jan 22, 2014. 6 Replies

New to the 3/8

Started by melodymom66. Last reply by 1~mom-md (Courtney) Oct 19, 2013. 3 Replies

3/8 Return from Afghan

Started by BLT. Last reply by pamela65 Nov 15, 2012. 14 Replies

Free welcome home banners aren't really free

Started by T & K. Last reply by 1~sdstatemom (Denise) Nov 4, 2012. 4 Replies


Started by JACK. Last reply by Gram/IN Sep 24, 2012. 13 Replies

cut off for shipping???

Started by 26machinegunnermom. Last reply by 26machinegunnermom Sep 6, 2012. 6 Replies

Marine Parents Care Package Project™

Started by Marine Parents Inc Aug 24, 2012. 0 Replies

Kilo Company

Started by USMCmom66. Last reply by briscoeville5 Aug 18, 2012. 47 Replies

3/8 H&S Company

Started by embroider1. Last reply by embroider1 Aug 16, 2012. 20 Replies

ROLL CALL (and that's all)

Started by JACK. Last reply by Michmom Aug 9, 2012. 63 Replies

Items they need for deployment

Started by usmcmom-nc. Last reply by 1~sdstatemom (Denise) Jun 7, 2012. 43 Replies


Started by txprdmom. Last reply by 1~sdstatemom (Denise) Jun 4, 2012. 97 Replies

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Comment by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) on January 24, 2015 at 8:02pm
Welcome ! I'm sure he will like it at LeJuene. The weather is nice there and there is lots to do in the area. The basè is huge and there are some beautiful beaches nearby.

Denita (1~steel_walk42)
MFN Volunteer - Membership & Moderator
VPMM of LCpl. Vincent
Comment by deb on January 23, 2015 at 11:22pm
My son's PDS is the 3/8s at Lejeune. Hello everyone.
Comment by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) on September 1, 2014 at 9:18am
Welcome Delagraz,
The UIP for the 3/8 is:
This board can be kinda quiet since the group is small so you should also be sure to join the Camp Lejuene board:
And maybe the Parents of Marines:

If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask.

Denita (1~steel_walk42)
MFN Volunteer - Membership & Moderator
VPMM of LCpl. Vincent
Comment by Delagraz on September 1, 2014 at 9:10am
Hi, my son just became part of 3/8. His PDS is Camp Lejeune. We are new to the military family. So any information is greatly appreciated.
Comment by 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) on August 29, 2014 at 8:40pm
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~steel_walk42 (Denita) on April 7, 2014 at 8:31pm
Interested in a live chat on MFN?
Tracy, founder of, Inc., has started a topic asking for your input. We are able to man a live chat directly on MFN. It would be a general chat, moderated, of course. Please share your thoughts with Tracy by going either to the home page where you'll see the topic started in the center, just above the 'do you shop at Amazonsmile' logo (which if you check that out it will donate .5% of everything you spend at Amazon to MarineParents when you check out - it's simple to set up !! ) :

Here is the direct link to the topic:

Go try it. It's like an instant chat feature running in the lower right hand corner. You don't need java for it to run. You can keep your boards open. You can choose when you want to be in the chat room and when you don't.

You guys know how it works .... I know you have chased that GREEN DOT before !! Same concept. So log in and chat away !! You can clear your chat history. Mods will be available to answer questions. We think you will like it it. It's up and running right now so give it try !
Thank you!

Denita (1~steel_walk42)
MFN Volunteer - Membership & Moderator
VPMM of LCpl. Vincent
Comment by mylovemyhero1124 on March 24, 2013 at 7:48pm
Hi! Does anyone know when or where the next deployment is for the unit, my boyfriend just became a part of it and I was just curious if anyone knows what's coming up!! Thanks!!
Comment by pamela65 on November 15, 2012 at 8:09pm

Since we will be there for thanksgiving ...any place to  eat out ?  

Comment by mom-md on September 21, 2012 at 6:44pm

NIce to hear they are ok. Thank you so much for posting Mollygirl and Sharrahl. I am sooooooooo ready for this to be over with......sigh.....  

Comment by sharrahl on September 21, 2012 at 5:40am

Yes, heard from mine also and yes they are very busy.  keep the faith


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