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Parris Island Bootcamp

Started this discussion. Last reply by alex2toes Apr 5. 27 Replies

Anyone have a child at parris island bootcamp right now?


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Joedibenandy liked Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
Apr 7
alex2toes replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Hawkeye, your new Rct is very very busy. Plus they only get 1 hour/day, maybe a little more on Sunday, in which to take care of personal matters. This is not much time to square away gear, make sure your footlocker is inspection ready, shower and…"
Apr 5
Kathy7126 replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"I am so nervous for her.  I hope to have her info to write to her by the end of the week.  She has wanted this for a long time and it has been a long journey already for us.  She wasn't supposed to ship until May but a spot…"
Apr 5
Hawkeye1757 replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Hi Keri, my wife and I are curious about the mail. We received an initial letter from our son postmarked March 15, he shipped on March 6, the same date that we also received a form letter giving us our son' mailing address and the ok to write…"
Apr 5
Hawkeye1757 replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Yes, my son is in boot camp right now. His platoon will graduate June 2"
Apr 5
Kathy7126 replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
" Yes, my daughter shipped on Monday, April 3rd.  I too miss her already, but this what she has wanted for over a year."
Apr 5
Starr replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"My son shipped on 6 March and is in Platoon 1032."
Mar 29
alex2toes replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"have you looked at the official Parris Island facebook page? Or the MCRD page? Have you read about Molly…"
Mar 21
Aly replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
Mar 21
DNguyen replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Thank you Alex2toes"
Mar 20
alex2toes replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"DNguyen, It is perfectly fine for you to ask the Recruiter. It is all in a data base, no one at the MCRD even knows that this info was accessed. Many good Recruiters keep track of the young men & women as they progress through Boot Camp. So even…"
Mar 18
DNguyen replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"I read on this post. Someone ask us not to request phone number from recruiter because they request information from the camp and our kid might get more attention than they need to."
Mar 17
DNguyen replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"I do, I drop my son Sunday, Had not receive a call. I think he just like me, we do not remember each other number without a phone."
Mar 17
Dawn replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Yeah i miss my son too. Did you find his platoon or writing info out? If not i contacted our recruiter he gave it to me so i strongly suggest you try this because it was the unknown of everything that was bugging me. I was going insane then i got…"
Mar 11
Eleana96 replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Yes I do. My son left on March 6th."
Mar 11
1~Keri (HCC) replied to Dawn's discussion Parris Island Bootcamp
"Sometimes the calls don't get completed for a variety of reasons.  It is an odd thing about that first phone call.. recruits are nervous, with lack of sleep, and using a phone on a wall lots of yelling and a line of recruits standing…"
Mar 10

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At 4:45pm on March 8, 2017, 1~DadinNova (Rich) said…

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