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bootcamp guide?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Proud2bmom Jan 16, 2016. 8 Replies

Can someone please help what does that mean when you're a guide at bootcamp? And what does it mean for after bootcamp ?

 

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"Hang in there Mama, once you get through boot camp it gets easier.  I've been there and it so hard the coming and going.  My son is currently at MOS, in a platoon waiting to be picked up.  He may not be physically home now but he…"
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"It seems that my boy always had it in him, too.  From a very early age, he loved posing in front of a flag, saluting, with a very serious look on his face.  We are so proud of him and all the young men and women who have made such an…"
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"Thank you so much for sharing your story.  Your posts help me so much.  My son is at MCRD SD now, and I'm counting down the days until I see him again... 39. Stay strong Mom, you've done fantastic raising a US MARINE! "
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Memories of my Boy

So My new Marine came and now he is gone again. I once heard it said by another Parent you cry when they leave, when they come home and leave again... Its a feeling you never really get used to! I never truly understood that much but now I do. I love that he is so young and doing what he has wanted to do since the age of 8 years old. As a child he would put my cooking pots on his head as a helmet, as I tried to take away all his toy guns & he always managed to make a gun out of a clothes…See More
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"And so it goes......... Treasure the time together. It goes by so fast."
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Memories of my Boy

Posted on March 18, 2016 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

So My new Marine came and now he is gone again. I once heard it said by another Parent you cry when they leave, when they come home and leave again... Its a feeling you never really get used to! I never truly understood that much but now I do. I love that he is so young and doing what he has wanted to do since the age of 8 years old. As a child he would put my cooking pots on his head as a helmet, as I tried to take away all his toy guns & he always managed to make a gun out of a clothes…

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17 word letter home

Posted on February 13, 2016 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Only 17 more days until boot camp is over,but who's counting...since the day my boy left I check the mail same time daily before I even park. Instead of taking his letter home to read it I never quite make it past sitting in my car with the door open as I read it, but this time I noticed his small envelope was a little bulky. I open the envelope and choose to read the 17 word letter that said this "Here's a small token to show you momma I'm almost done-I love you & see you soon." Enclosed I… Continue

The little things

Posted on January 16, 2016 at 11:35am 1 Comment

Well I have been so consumed with work it helps me not cry daily but Funny thing is I received a short letter which was the best!! He said he had to purchase things enclosed he sent $7 with the letter saying "I can never repay when you always gave me whatever money you had left mom but here is for a redbull or monster! Know that I am not the boy who left in December I'm gonna make you proud mom..."it's the little things that now matter to me seeing him become a future marine and strong young… Continue

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At 6:34am on December 29, 2015, 1~DadinNova (Rich) said…

Welcome to MFN.  We’re happy to see you!  Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN. 

 

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