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Hard week

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amber Oct 26, 2014. 5 Replies

My son is getting ready for Phase II; whew. Thought it would be easier by now but find myself breaking down more lately. His last letter had me in tears, anyone else out there having a rough time???


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At 2:45pm on August 23, 2014, 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM said…

Scroll down to the bottom of this page to the Comment Wall to see this entire post.  Here are the links I gave you in the instant chat today:


graduation schedule for PI:

and if you look at the left menu on this page - every title is a clickable link.  That's where I found the above links.  Scroll down to read each red title, click to learn more about it:

With pride in and prayers for all who serve our country,

Sandy (1~sandyr)

Director:  Online Support Services

VPMM of Brian

At 12:05pm on August 23, 2014, 1~proud MoM x 2 (Deb) said…

If you go to your own home page.  Your wall will come up and on it you can see where you have been and what pages you are commenting.  Be sure to click the FOLLOW button each page to help notify you of new comments. 

For your son's platoon, see the below links where conversations are going on daily!  I see you have joined us on both of the links below :)

Deb (1~Proud MoM x 2)

MFN Recruit Board Moderator

Very Proud Momma of 2 active duty Marines (2012, 2013)

At 4:47am on August 14, 2014, 1~DadinNova (Rich) said…

Welcome to MFN, PoPo244.  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:


What's After Boot? (SOI & MOS)


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


General Topics:


And your state:


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~DadinNova (Rich)

Manager – MFN Membership

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Posted on October 5, 2014 at 11:18am 0 Comments

As the dimly lit sky

begins to shed light,

I peek through moistened eyes.

Intently, I listen

to soft whistles by few

as if scripted harmony

just for me

slowly sang,

with time to…


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