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Linda Garcia
  • Moreno Valley, CA
  • United States
  • Parent

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Linda Garcia replied to 1~Keri (HCC)'s discussion MCT West with pick up date of 1/13/15 -- Kilo Company in the group SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"I dropped off my sons best friend at MCT today. I was impressed by the willingness of everyone to help me find it. Everyone I stopped to ask was very polite & willing to direct me. Once we got there the other Marines helped take his bags out of…"
Jan 14, 2015
Linda Garcia joined Marine Parents Inc's group

SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT)

For family members of Marines at SOI West: Marine Combat Training (MCT), on the OpSEC Compliant, Inc. Marine Family Network Community.CLICK HERE FOR MFN POSTING GUIDELINESCLICK HERE FOR UNIT INFORMATION PAGE (UIP)See More
Jan 14, 2015
Linda Garcia liked 1~Keri (HCC)'s discussion MCT West with pick up date of 1/13/15 -- Kilo Company
Jan 14, 2015
Linda Garcia liked 1~proud MoM x 2 (Deb)'s discussion Sometimes that Strength Comes From Deep Within.
Jan 11, 2015
Linda Garcia liked Momma Hen (Susan)'s discussion TRAINING WEEK 7
Jan 7, 2015
Linda Garcia replied to 1~alwaysf8hful (Pam)'s discussion I'm in this with you now in the group MCRD San Diego: February 13, 2015 - Bravo Company
"Hi Pam ... My son is in Bravo Co. & I want to welcome you to our group. We only have a little over a month left so I'm pretty excited. Any information you'd be able to share would be greatly appreciated!!!"
Jan 7, 2015
Linda Garcia liked 1~alwaysf8hful (Pam)'s discussion I'm in this with you now
Jan 7, 2015
Linda Garcia liked unkdaddy's blog post Missing Him Again
Jan 7, 2015
Linda Garcia replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion Are you new to Marine Family Network?
"Hi there fellow mothers ... I agree with Heather. The emotional roller coaster does not end. My son left to MCRD on Nov 17, and his absence still ways heavy on my heart, in my home, and with his friends & family. Life as you knew it no longer…"
Jan 7, 2015
Linda Garcia liked MrsOost's blog post Crucible Prayer
Jan 3, 2015
Linda Garcia replied to Momma Hen (Susan)'s discussion Bravo Co Platoon 1027 in the group MCRD San Diego: February 13, 2015 - Bravo Company
"Good morning Bravo moms ... The last correspondence I received was a Christmas card on Monday. My son said the church had provided it for him. He also said that the time is flying by and that they are kept extremely busy. I'm finally seeing the…"
Jan 3, 2015
Linda Garcia commented on Mom's blog post My son left for bootcamp
"Happy New Year!!! My son left for bootcamp on Nov 17, which means we're half done and it still has not gotten any easier. You learn to go about your day to day activities as normal as possible but his absence remains somewhere in the back of…"
Jan 2, 2015
Linda Garcia liked Mom's blog post My son left for bootcamp
Jan 2, 2015
Linda Garcia replied to Momma Hen (Susan)'s discussion TRAINING WEEK 5 & PHASE II in the group MCRD San Diego: February 13, 2015 - Bravo Company
"Just a quick question!! Does anyone else wish they had some kind of sign, something you could wear or like a beam of light that shined on you from heaven following your everystep that told everyone who you were??? I somehow feel a little more…"
Dec 22, 2014
Linda Garcia commented on 1~Nanny (Alice)'s group MCRD Parris Island: Feb. 13, 2015 Fox & November
"My feelings exactly!!! Phase 2 kicking off marks progress ... So even if it doesn't feel like it sometimes the days really are passing quickly. My son graduates on Feb 13, God willing here in SD!"
Dec 21, 2014
Linda Garcia joined 1~Nanny (Alice)'s group
Dec 21, 2014

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Linda Garcia's Blog

Riding Waves

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 1:03pm 0 Comments

Cause the pain of missing you never seems to become merely a memory ... Its presence remains constant almost like the ocean. There are moments when it is silent, calm & beautiful but there are moments when it is angry, destructive & scary. Either way ... Its powerful!!!

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At 1:43am on December 5, 2014, cpltimsmom (Pauline) said…

Welcome to MFN, Linda... 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.


Be sure to stop, click, and read our Posting Guidelines:

They are in place to provide a safe and OpSec compliant environment for Recruit and Marine families to connect and share. Content not complying with our guidelines will be deleted.


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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Our Outreach Programs (good works we do for all of our Military):


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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.


Looking for information about Boot Camp – check here:  Click on any topic from the left menu to learn more about it.


We also have a live scheduled chat:


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

1~timsmom (Pauline)

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Philippians 4:13


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