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ArcticDevilDogDad replied to klasssy33's discussion that first phone call... in the group Boot Camp Communications
"Actually , all in all, this will not be the last time you will be out of contact with your Recruit/ Marine. If you missed "The Call" try not to kick yourself. It is short and sweet. And Scripted. It comes during the first few days, but not…"
May 22, 2013
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to carrienadine's discussion Graduation after MOS is complete? in the group MOS Occ Field 21: Ground Ordnance Maintenance
"Yes , they have a short graduation ceremony, at some point they will have done a group photo with their instructors and a big shiny M777. At the short ceremony the highest scoring troop ( some classes at Ft. Lee also have other military branches…"
Feb 8, 2013
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MCRD San Diego: November 2, 2012 - Golf Company

For family and friends of recruits in training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego for graduation with Golf Company on Nov 2, 2012.  Ship Date: August 6, 2012See More
Sep 9, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to Parents77095 (Jackie)'s discussion Where are our Marines heading to after Boot Camp? in the group Family & Friends of Charlie Co, Aug 3, 2012
"@MamaC and Parents 77095  , I stand corrected, The only events specifically designed for families to attend are Family Day and Boot Camp Graduation. There are formations after ICT/MCT and MOS schools, and as you noted Families CAN…"
Sep 8, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to Parents77095 (Jackie)'s discussion Where are our Marines heading to after Boot Camp? in the group Family & Friends of Charlie Co, Aug 3, 2012
"Hello to All, ArcticDevilDogDad here, first let me congradulate your new Marines on completing 1st RTBN Charlie Co. at MCRD SD.. thats the good news, here"s the bad news..,This thread has had 85 views. Great ,Right...   Maybe not..…"
Sep 8, 2012
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Family & Friends of Charlie Co, Aug 3, 2012

Chartered by the families of Charlie Co., MCRD SD, August 3, 2012. See More
Sep 8, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad commented on 1~17smom (Julie)'s blog post Dear Taliban, Just Thought You'd Want to Know...
"@melissa4thewin, .. You need to understand that your new Marine (Congradulations to him and to you as a new Marine Parent! ) is among fellow Marines, and probably as safe as he will ever be. While he was a Recruit, he was under the care of his…"
Aug 7, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to kpg's discussion Any info on MOS 2171 graduation on Oct. 18 at Ft. Lee, VA? in the group MOS Occ Field 21: Ground Ordnance Maintenance
"Hello ,OHMOM555 ,  Glad to hear from you! , however that's a negative, my Marine wanted MOS 2111, but got  MOS 2131 instead. When your Marine completes his MOS training, it will not take very long before he gets to…"
Jul 30, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad liked 1~17smom (Julie)'s blog post It's Just a Jacket Hanging on a Chair . . .
Jul 26, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad commented on 1~17smom (Julie)'s blog post Dear Taliban, Just Thought You'd Want to Know...
"1~17smom(Julie)....  OMG..As I started to read this, you practically gave me a coronary..  until I got down to the middle of the article..well you sure got my attention, Julie. Very well done! You,  as usual, make a very…"
Jul 26, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad liked 1~17smom (Julie)'s blog post Dear Taliban, Just Thought You'd Want to Know...
Jul 26, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to kpg's discussion Any info on MOS 2171 graduation on Oct. 18 at Ft. Lee, VA? in the group MOS Occ Field 21: Ground Ordnance Maintenance
"Hello kpg!, Congradulations to You and your new Marine!! Since you have already seen my note abour MOS Graduation, just a note about PDS ( Permanent Duty Station) . Marines love their acronyms.. soon you will be fluent in them as well. As soon…"
Jul 26, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to carrienadine's discussion Graduation after MOS is complete? in the group MOS Occ Field 21: Ground Ordnance Maintenance
"Hello, 1~HCC_proud mom(Keri) sorry I did not answer sooner, It's been really busy here.. as near as I know, the really big show is Family Day, and Boot Camp Graduation. So far, I have'nt heard of any other major graduation…"
Jul 26, 2012
CHIG#32 commented on ArcticDevilDogDad's blog post Be Careful What You Say, and Where You Say It, Or No Good Deed Goes UnPunished..
"Yes, I agree my wife made the same error and backed off their page very quickly. She was trying to help and had some good knowledge of the Corp since I'm a former Marine, one son in mos training and now our second…"
Apr 30, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to 1~sdstatemom (Denise)'s discussion New member looking for other members :) in the group 2/10 Marines
"Hello Kehmin, welcome to MFN! Speaking Seasonally, I am in the same boat as you. Please feel free to post and as you have seen I can "talk" , hopefully I can "listen"  as well. As a Marine parent, it is hard to go…"
Apr 17, 2012
ArcticDevilDogDad replied to 1~sdstatemom (Denise)'s discussion New member looking for other members :) in the group 2/10 Marines
"1~sdstatemon(Denise) Please forgive me, I got a tad bit carried away, okay, I overreacted.... Thanks so much for the clarification. You are correct, and I apologize!! That was something I did not know, now I am updated..and off…"
Apr 17, 2012

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Be Careful What You Say, and Where You Say It, Or No Good Deed Goes UnPunished..

Posted on August 6, 2011 at 3:58pm 12 Comments

This my first blog post, hopefully not my last. First of all, I did not break OpSEC, as I think you might infer that from the title. No this is a cautionary tale of a Facebook Misadventure. It all started out with me, feeling helpful and doing what many of us do, looking on the "other" social networking sites for information. Perhaps a picture or two of our Recruits to covet, a word or two about how our Recruit is doing. You know what I mean. Snooping around..  So there I was, feeling all…

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At 10:40pm on August 5, 2011, 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM said…

 

 

Hope this helps ArcticDDD - as people make comments, this post will move down the page.

 

Blog links:

Been There, Done That: Advice on Being a Marine Parent

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/profiles/blogs/been-there-done-that-advice-on-being-a-marine-parent

 

Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/profiles/blog/list

 

Sandy (1~sandyr)

At 11:13pm on June 25, 2011, 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM said…

Welcome to MFN, ArcticDevilDogDad….glad to see you!  Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary

 

Looks like you’re finding your way around the message board easily.  If you've any questions, please don't hesitate to comment back to me (or any volunteer) on my page.

 

My best to you and yours,

Sandy (1~sandyr)
Newsroom/Copyrights/Blogs/Membership Moderator: MFN

VPMM of Brian
Six years active duty:  3/7 Kilo - Al Qaim '04, Ramadi '05-'06, IL MEPS center '06-'08
Currently Active Reserves:   2/24 Weapons Co.
At 8:30pm on June 25, 2011, ArcticDevilDogDad said…
Woo Hoo!!! got a letter from my Recruit son today.. 8-)
 
 
 

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