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JoAnne
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JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Proud Rct Mom, Funny how when they are little (and being annoying, lol) you think that you will be happy when they grow up and leave the nest but now it's here and it's totally breaking my heart.  My daughter is leaving for college in…"
Dec 24, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Wishing everyone a wonderful and Merry Christmas!!  I know it will be hard for all of us this year, I am so not in the Christmas spirit this year but need to push through for my daughter.  It's my first Christmas without my son in 19…"
Dec 24, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Thank you Nanny.  I am telling him in my letter today to make sure he puts dates and number his letters from now on and to make sure he addresses them correctly.  Hopefully those lost in postal land get to me somehow.  I think I will…"
Dec 13, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"I finally received my second letter from my son so far. I am super excited but sort of concerned because he says he has written me a bunch of letters which I haven't received. Is this normal? Anyone else not receiving letters that your recruit…"
Dec 12, 2013
JoAnne replied to 1~Nanny (Alice)'s discussion CHRISTMAS IDEAS in the group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Oh wow!! That brought me to tears!! Thank you Cindy that was beautifully written. Thanks for sharing."
Dec 7, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"What a sweet thought MBB1212!"
Dec 5, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"After looking carefully at the pictures we were able to zoom in and see where my son was sitting. Lol. We then circled and placed and arrow pointing to him and posted it for family and friends. The first glimpse I get of him in weeks. ;-)"
Dec 4, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"They just posted some pictures of India & Oscar companies on the MCRD Facebook page.  The pictures are from their first day in receiving.  Can't post a link but let me know if you can't find it."
Dec 4, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Lauresa, I know exactly how you feel.  I was feeling the same way before I received the letter.  Really hope you get it soon!  It will be a relief once you get it.  "
Dec 4, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Got my first letter today!! So very happy."
Dec 3, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"I am also grateful for this site and the ability to not feel "alone" in this.  People just don't understand what it's like and so often I get the "look" that says... "really??, get over it, it's just 13…"
Dec 2, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Actually I found out he is in plt 3010. I got his address and have already started to write him. Although I see there is a box number which the recruiter did not give me. Does anyone know if my mail will still arrive without the po box?"
Nov 30, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"I am also glad some of you got letters. I still haven't received anything. Not even a form letter. Can't wait."
Nov 30, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. I know we all miss our recruits on this day and everyday. I am thankful for all of them and the choice they made to become a US Marine. Proud mom!"
Nov 28, 2013
JoAnne commented on 1~Mom-NY (Maria)'s group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"I love reading this. Makes me feel like I am not the only crazy one out there. I too think my coworkers are avoiding me by now. lol"
Nov 27, 2013
JoAnne replied to 1~Nanny (Alice)'s discussion India platoon 3010 in the group MCRD Parris Island: February 14, 2014 – India & Oscar Company
"I know exactly what you mean. I wrote him today and included the envelope and even a letter which I started for him with the words... Dear Mom. I want no excuses from him. :-)"
Nov 26, 2013

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At 1:25pm on November 18, 2013, 1~DadinNova (Rich) said…

Welcome to MFN.  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.

 

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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 (ship date listed to right in title) where you can meet others who have a Recruit with yours:

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