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Driving me nut's

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM Aug 10, 2013. 1 Reply

Okay, so I haven't been able to get ahold of the kid now for about four days, so I call agin and his roomy answers. He's sleeping ma'm, he had a really bad accident  and he just got in from the bay.…Continue

So Confused

Started this discussion. Last reply by Troysmom Mar 3, 2013. 3 Replies

My son is just finishing MOS (He is in for Combat Engineer) and will graduate March 12th. Says he is most likely going to LeJune, then when he called he said that after he is there for a week or 2 he…Continue

 

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2greatdanes liked draginon's discussion Prayers do get answered
Oct 18, 2013
kfw9250 liked draginon's discussion Giving prayer
Oct 3, 2013
Lisa (Dan&Lisa) replied to draginon's discussion Prayers do get answered in the group For Parents of Marines
"I love this.  <3 It makes me feel so much better to know how many people are praying for our boy"
Oct 1, 2013
ProudMomNMiss [Pam] liked draginon's discussion Prayers do get answered
Sep 24, 2013
draginon commented on Machala's blog post Letters
"Machala, I know exactly what your going through, I to am going throught the exact same thing for a year and a half now, and it really doesn't. But unfortunately are boys are men now and taking care of themselves and sometimes mom has to sit in…"
Sep 23, 2013
draginon commented on AndrewMom's blog post I've Got Mail
"Well at least you can't say he didn't send any mail home. I remember those day's, some of them I felt like the dog wanting to chase the mail man and bite him cause I did'n get a letter. Chin up mom you'll get a letter soon…"
Sep 23, 2013
draginon replied to draginon's discussion Marines disease in the group 2nd Maintenance Bn
"Thanks Maggie, they are back from feild op and no news yet for that I am thankful, ya know what they say "No news is good news""
Sep 23, 2013
Maggie replied to draginon's discussion Marines disease in the group 2nd Maintenance Bn
"My husband has been stationed with 2nd Maintenance twice over the years. We left there a year ago, and at that time there were no plans for any big unit deployments of course that always changes, but we seem to be processing our military back to the…"
Sep 18, 2013
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draginon replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Hi, my name is Yvonne and I amd new to the group. I'm wondering???? Are there any parents with a Marine at Camp LeJune in this group? sure would like to chat with you.   Thanks"
Sep 16, 2013
draginon commented on rachelsspot3's blog post Still no hand written letter from my son.
"rachelsspot3, I have been in your shoes. It's kinda like being in pain when your in labor but the minute they laid him in your arm's you said "Pain, what pain, there wasn't any pain". He'll write mom and when he does,…"
Sep 16, 2013
draginon commented on wolfdragon's blog post The Subject of Sports Bras, for the Female Marine Recruit
"AWESOME WD, can you do me a favor, can you tell me were to get some good support for my son's UMM, well you know what I'm trying to ask (his dad is rolling on the floor right now he thinks I've lost my mind). He went in a size…"
Sep 16, 2013
draginon commented on WestPlainsMom (Jan)'s blog post An Opinion Voiced and Answered
"Jan I thank you from the core of my soul, how wonderful it is to hear how you feel about our military, of course those kind of sentiments are rarely heard and few and far between. And that young man at work should thank our past military that…"
Sep 16, 2013
Rottie replied to draginon's discussion Prayers do get answered in the group For Parents of Marines
"Yes, God is good. Great share!! Blessings for Our Marines always."
Sep 15, 2013
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Marine Mom in need

Posted on June 29, 2013 at 1:00am 3 Comments

Coming from a family of Marines and being a Marine myself I was so happy when my son joined the Corps. I knew that some of the teachings he aquired on the outside would help him through his time as a marine and the Corps would build on the principles he was raised with. Lately our son has been doing things that have just floored me and I don't know what to think. He has quit going to church, his bank account is never…

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At 10:08am on September 10, 2013, 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM said…

To add a 'friend' go to the member's page.  Under the profile photo it says 'add as friend'.  Click on it.  The person then has to accept.

Music - scroll down under your profile photo to 'my music'.  Click where it says 'add music'.  On the new page, the easiest thing to do is scroll to the part where it says:

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At 3:42pm on August 15, 2013, wellspoon1 said…

darn skippy.

At 7:40pm on August 13, 2013, wellspoon1 said…

draginon, you responded just right to Mair's post.... The tears come fast a furious.. even for us Dad's..!!!  LOL!!!  Got to see our MARINE on the Wednesday afternoon before "Family Day".. By accident really... Went on base to go to visitors center and sign the guest register for his platoon.. The companies were on the Parade Deck in cami's practicing for grad... so my other 3 kids made me park and get out of the car so we could watch... Could not talk to him , but one son picked him right out of the crowd, and without a single word , this Dad was quietly ballin' like a friggin' baby. LOL!!! And I'm still not embarrassed to say that I was!!  LOL!!!

Donald in Philly

At 7:11am on August 13, 2013, raisedhimright said…

Hi draginon,

 

   Great idea:). maybe umbrellas for the row of seats below mine:):)!  Have you made the little doll of your sons roomie yet:)?  I would be dying to meet that wack job:):)!  Marines will be Marines even if it scares the H- - -L out of parents.   They are still kids inside, no excuse of course.  I would be fuming!  I am very happy to hear your son is alright.   By the way, I do not remember saying thank you to you for your service, so THANK YOU!

 

God Bless an Semper Fi. 

 

Mair

At 2:17pm on August 3, 2013, raisedhimright said…

Hi dragion,

 

   Just stopping by to say hi.  Hope the problrms you blogged abouit have been resolved.  I have been thinking about how difficult it is for Moms (even Marine Corp Moms) to keep a level head where their children are concerned.  I am a Grandmom, raised the boyo in boot camp right now and some times I feel so frustrated by my inability to see, hear and be around him.  Honey is a Marine (68/71) and of course has a very "cool" attitude , you know...let him grow up, he is a man now...Dad stuff (God Bless them:)  Dads love is different for sure.

 

   Bottom line is you are a Mom first and a Marine second :) yes I am ducking:) my two "children" are , son 43, daughter38 and I still love that they occasionally ask Mom what can they do, even if they don't take whatever advice I can give them.  I know we just have to trust that God has them in his hands and all will turn out well in the end.  All of us have gone through rough times I need not tell you and look how fine we all turned out. :)  As I said earlier, hang in there.  God Bless and Semper Fi!

 

Mair

At 10:30pm on August 24, 2012, 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM said…

Welcome to MFN, draginon.  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 (ship date listed to right in title) 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.

 

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

 

We also have a live scheduled chat:

http://www.marineparents.com/connections/chat.asp

 

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

 

My best to you and yours,

Sandy (1~sandyr)

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Six years active duty:  3/7 K - Al Qaim 04, Ramadi 05-06, IL MEPS 06-08
Currently Active Reserves:   2/24 Weapons Co.

 
 
 

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