My son is just two weeks from graduation and has developed a stress fracture of the tibia.  I know he is in the best place to deal with this condition.  Mama has questions.  What now?  He has a 4-8 week recovery.  What will he be doing?  Once he rejoins a platoon does he start where he left off (he was due to encounter the Crucible in just four more days).  

Views: 536

Replies to This Discussion

Help!  Does anyone know the address for the RSP at Parris Island???  

Is it diff than MRP??

Eileen561 said:

Help!  Does anyone know the address for the RSP at Parris Island???  

Eileen--  I do not know the address, but check the official MCRD-PI website, look for an "operator/information" phone number and call them.  Here is the link to the PI website: https://www.mcrdpi.usmc.mil/SitePages/Home.aspx  or this link: http://www.mccs-sc.com/milfam/coordinators.asp  (Sylvia S. is a coordinator for PI and may be able to direct you).

 

 

 

Bentley's momma,

RSP = Recruit Separation Platoon, so yes it is different than MRP.

 

 

Donna (1~Donna from WI)

PP of one Marine and one civilian

Boot Camp Moderator

Standing on Psalm 91:11

 

Donna,

Thank you very much!!

Recruitmuttie: Welcome to MRP.  There's a lot of excellent people pere that can "show and tell" you the ropes.

I am Sorry your son hit it in the pre crucible screen (Assuming), but would like you to know it if far better to know and treat NOW then to have a catastophioc fall during the Crucible!

10/19 grad?

He will proceed back to his relative position for pick up.  So If third Phase, and After MRP, PCP and he is cleared, he will roll back into, from what you describe in timing might be BWT.

A prep and ramp up, that's my thoughts.

wd

 

Thank you so much for the information.  What is BWT?  And yes his graduation date was to be 10/19.



wolfdragon said:

Recruitmuttie: Welcome to MRP.  There's a lot of excellent people pere that can "show and tell" you the ropes.

I am Sorry your son hit it in the pre crucible screen (Assuming), but would like you to know it if far better to know and treat NOW then to have a catastophioc fall during the Crucible!

10/19 grad?

He will proceed back to his relative position for pick up.  So If third Phase, and After MRP, PCP and he is cleared, he will roll back into, from what you describe in timing might be BWT.

A prep and ramp up, that's my thoughts.

wd

 

Basic Warrior Training, kinda like the pre-Crucible.  A "Week in the Woods" of simulations meant to introduce some of the teamwork and "stuff" that is going to come at them in the Crucible.  But I'm over there as well, and the 10/12 Delta Group has just finished the Crucible, so I believe he is dropping in, just in time for the run up to the Crucible, this coming Thursday, at 0200.

 

Pray your recruit NEVER gets sent to RSP!!!  Aside from everything that goes along with that destination, especially when a recruit has fought his hardest to finish boot camp, THEY RETURN ALL THEIR MAIL FROM HOME .....WHEN OUR RECRUITS NEED IT THE MOST!!!!  I knew my son's only goal was to graduate a Marine.  A femoral stress factor cut that dream down.  Now, when he is in limbo waiting to be processed out of the Marine Corps...he needs support and encouragement from family and friends.  What happens??  ALL MAIL is returned as "Moved, left no address"!!  ARE YOU KIDDING ME????  They don't know they sent their own recruit to RSP???  I am heartbroken.

I am so Sorry Eileen561!

I WISH I could make it better, but I can't. 

Instead, I can ONLY have Faith.

This moment, not in the Corps, for they do as they must.

But in God.

And in Your Son.

And I do.

In them Both.

With respect,

WolfDragon.

 

Thank you for trying..but nothing.  I sent Sylvia an e-mail, and I contacted his recruiter.  Hope I get the address on Monday.  I am so upset right now, you know these recruits need support. My son has been on Parris Island since May 28th and in MRP for 10 weeks trying to get back to training.  He picked up with a new platoon but in one week he was back in MRP with more stress fractures...so it's home for him, sadly.  You would think during this time of change they would make sure these recruits get their mail from home.  I may not have had the right post office box but I DID write in "RSP".  Very sad for these young men in RSP to be cut off from family.  I love and support the USMC, but this makes me very mad!
 
1~donna from wi said:

Eileen--  I do not know the address, but check the official MCRD-PI website, look for an "operator/information" phone number and call them.  Here is the link to the PI website: https://www.mcrdpi.usmc.mil/SitePages/Home.aspx  or this link: http://www.mccs-sc.com/milfam/coordinators.asp  (Sylvia S. is a coordinator for PI and may be able to direct you).

 

 

 

Bentley's momma,

RSP = Recruit Separation Platoon, so yes it is different than MRP.

 

 

Donna (1~Donna from WI)

PP of one Marine and one civilian

Boot Camp Moderator

Standing on Psalm 91:11

 

Thank you again! The USMC surely keeps their barriers tall - especially to keep the parents out in the dark, no changing that!

 But I can change my

 prayers and keep my faith strong so that God will comfort this child of mine who is presently in purgatory. My eyes have been opened but I think so has my mouth.  MCRD San Diego has a liberty day where recruits in MRP can be visited by their parents and family. No such thing at PI.  Also I was told "It is the responbility of the Marine Corps to get your son home".  Yes, please throw him on a Greyhound bus that make 5-6 stops in every little town and then change buses and then sit and wait 4 hours for the next bus and then make 9 more stops so they arrive home in 30 hours; when I could be at the gate in 8 hours and have him home 8 hours later. WITH FAMILY and not alone on a bus feeling dejectd and in pain from their injuries.  

That is a Mother's point of view!!  Emotional~ yes!  Angry~ extrememly!



wolfdragon said:

I am so Sorry Eileen561!

I WISH I could make it better, but I can't. 

Instead, I can ONLY have Faith.

This moment, not in the Corps, for they do as they must.

But in God.

And in Your Son.

And I do.

In them Both.

With respect,

WolfDragon.

 

I understand your feelings, truly.  Especially as a parent myself.  And while I may not be the "Mama Bear" I know I can get pretty upset myself when my people are involved in a situation that I know I could make better for them.

But, it is the responsibility of the Corps to return your son to you.

And as hard as it might be to understand that, ma'am, my son was on leave when one of our local people and a member of his main group "came home".

He put on his dress blues and was there for him, saluting as they took the casket off the plane and then volunteered to do night watch, for No Marine is Ever Alone until at rest in the ground, and at peace with the Lord.  I am also proud to say he was second gun on the 21 gun salute as well.

There is a movie I watch at times when I personally get upset or down called Taking Chance.  It is a tough movie to watch, and a tough movie for Me with 5 onboard.  But sometimes I need to remember also, that no matter what, it could be worse.  Necessary it ain't, but it could always be worse.

Respectfully,

WolfDragon



Eileen561 said:

Thank you again! The USMC surely keeps their barriers tall - especially to keep the parents out in the dark, no changing that!

 But I can change my

 prayers and keep my faith strong so that God will comfort this child of mine who is presently in purgatory. My eyes have been opened but I think so has my mouth.  MCRD San Diego has a liberty day where recruits in MRP can be visited by their parents and family. No such thing at PI.  Also I was told "It is the responbility of the Marine Corps to get your son home".  Yes, please throw him on a Greyhound bus that make 5-6 stops in every little town and then change buses and then sit and wait 4 hours for the next bus and then make 9 more stops so they arrive home in 30 hours; when I could be at the gate in 8 hours and have him home 8 hours later. WITH FAMILY and not alone on a bus feeling dejectd and in pain from their injuries.  

That is a Mother's point of view!!  Emotional~ yes!  Angry~ extrememly!



wolfdragon said:

I am so Sorry Eileen561!

I WISH I could make it better, but I can't. 

Instead, I can ONLY have Faith.

This moment, not in the Corps, for they do as they must.

But in God.

And in Your Son.

And I do.

In them Both.

With respect,

WolfDragon.

 

RSS

Receive our Newsletter

Receive our Newsletter!
Enter your email:
Click for Archive Newsletters

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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:

 

© 2014   Created by Marine Parents Inc.

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.