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First a Marine Parent, Now an Army Parent; Looking for resources.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellen Sep 16, 2013. 2 Replies

Hello!  Looking for feedback from families who are also Army.  My daughter is a Future Solder in Basic Training and I have not found a comparable website to this one.  Makes me appreciate it all the…Continue

 

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Apr 30, 2015
Ellen replied to Ellen's discussion First a Marine Parent, Now an Army Parent; Looking for resources.
"Donna, I did find that one and it has helped some.  Thank you for replying!"
Sep 16, 2013
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First a Marine Parent, Now an Army Parent; Looking for resources.

Hello!  Looking for feedback from families who are also Army.  My daughter is a Future Solder in Basic Training and I have not found a comparable website to this one.  Makes me appreciate it all the more.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! See More
Sep 16, 2013
TigersGirl replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"LINKS is a Marine Corps wide program.  It started as a program for spouses, but there are now LINKS for Marines, LINKS for Parents, LINKS for Teens, and LINKS for Kids.  I'm not sure if all variations are at all bases. …"
Feb 1, 2013
1~Keri (HCC) replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Good to hear all is well except for the no home for the holidays but I guess this is something we as the parents of Marines have to accept and look forward to any time that is given. Good to hear you will enjoy one milestone with your Marine.…"
Feb 1, 2013
Ellen replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Family and my Marine are all good.  He has been stationed at 29 Palms since 10/31.  He did not make it home for the holidays so that was one of those parenting milestones - when your adult child is not with you for Thanksgiving or…"
Feb 1, 2013
Capecodder replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Awesome!!! I'll look into that...."
Feb 1, 2013
1~Keri (HCC) replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"You're welcome. It's no problem, happy to help. :) Hope all is well with your Marine and your family."
Jan 31, 2013
Ellen replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Hi Keri, Thanks for sending out all the docs.  I don't log on to the site all that often any more so I haven't kept up.  :)  Appreciate all you do!"
Jan 31, 2013
1~Keri (HCC) replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"I don't think so but I'm only guessing. :)"
Jan 29, 2013
Capecodder replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Keri... is that course available at other bases?"
Jan 29, 2013
Runner08 replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Hello - Would you please send me the L.I.N.K.S pdf?  Thank you!"
Jan 29, 2013
1~Keri (HCC) replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Sent Mani. :)"
Jan 29, 2013
Mandy replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Lighspeed1@yahoo.com- copy of link handbook"
Jan 29, 2013
1~Keri (HCC) replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Sent it Momma Mar! :)"
Jan 28, 2013
Momma Mar replied to Ellen's discussion L.I.N.K.S. Handbook in the group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Hi..I would love to have a copy of the L.I.N.K.S. pdf file...thank you!!(if you can't find my email..let me know)"
Jan 28, 2013

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At 11:53am on December 18, 2012, Shartrax said…

I would like a copy of the L.I.N.K.S. class handbook. shartrax@yahoo.com

At 10:13pm on November 29, 2012, Beach girl said…
Hi! My son graduated today and is headed to Camp Pendleton.. I miss him too!
At 2:00pm on August 5, 2012, TinaMarie said…

Sorry it took so long to accept. I just have been working alot and today is the first day i been able to check my messages. I hope you like the pics i have of MCT.

At 12:45pm on July 25, 2012, bettyjean1234 said…

Ellen, We come from Utah. Do you know of any MoMs from Utah?

At 10:12am on July 6, 2012, jpsmom14 said…

Ellen!  Thanks so much for the request!  Love this site and I am so glad to have met you!

At 9:45pm on June 7, 2012, 1~Mom-NY (Maria) said…

Hi Ellen I am glad I was able to help, it is hard and I know the tears you shed are hard ones, if I can be of any help just message me I will do my best to help in anyway I can, one thing just like our Marines become brothers we become family and help each other through things.

Maria (Mom-NY)
MFN Manager of Boot Recruit Groups 

Mom of a Deployed Marine

There's No Place Like Home .... From Afghanistan 2012

At 7:25pm on June 1, 2012, princesstammy said…

You have a great weekend as well!  Have you made your reservations for graduation yet? 

At 2:23pm on June 1, 2012, princesstammy said…

Hi Ellen, hope you have a great weekend! Hang in there and just keep writing. He will write to you soon. I just recieved two letters from my son this past Tuesday, so I am sure your son will send something real soon. Bet that gbaby keeps you on your toes. lol 

Tammy

At 10:57pm on April 30, 2012, 1~Atrain (Anita) said…

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

 

Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you did not receive it please comment back to me on my profile page and I’ll send it to you

 

Here are a few links to main message board groups to help you get started –

 

the Boot Camp/Poolee board has general topics and a group for every graduation date where you can meet others who have a Recruit with yours:

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/recruit-bootcamp

 

Our Outreach Programs (good works we do for our Marines):

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/outreach-programs

 

And your state:

http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/states-territories

 

To post in any topic/discussion you need to "Join the group" - there's a link in the top cream bar, to the right near your username and the log-out spot.  Click to 'join' the group. 

 

All of our message board categories fall under the heading of the GROUPS tab at the top of the page or look for “GROUP CATEGORIES” along the right side about ¼ of the way down.

 

All of our informational pages for Boot Camp are at www.RecruitParents.com  Click on any topic from the left menu to learn more.

 

If you've any questions, please don't hesitate to comment back to me.

Anita (1~Atrain) - MFN Volunteer

VPM of Brian - Deployed

 
 
 

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