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eileeng
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eileeng replied to MattsMom1152's discussion PLEASE JOIN DISCUSSION GROUP IF UR MARINE'S MOS IS 0627 (SAT. COM./FT. GORDON, GA) in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Hi MFP1212, in your email, you said something about being a poolee or are you a poolee parent?   Couldn't quite make that out.  Either way Ft Gordon is a three month training program which is run out of an Army Base for Comm in…"
Apr 24, 2015
eileeng liked MattsMom1152's discussion PLEASE JOIN DISCUSSION GROUP IF UR MARINE'S MOS IS 0627 (SAT. COM./FT. GORDON, GA)
Apr 24, 2015
eileeng commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Africa Deployments
"Lindagirl, my heartfelt condolences to the Unit and all his buddies.  The family must be devastated. This is probably the last thing they worried about while he was on deployment.   My heart breaks for them.  Thank you for letting us…"
Mar 1, 2014
eileeng replied to Gabe's discussion Any Reserve Parents Out There? in the group Marine Forces Reserve
"Don't remember that sock in particular.  Marine's B Mom, can't say I have ever heard of your particular circumstance. I do know some of the MOMs have said their sons units were absorbed by other units but never one that was…"
Jan 25, 2014
eileeng replied to Gabe's discussion Any Reserve Parents Out There? in the group Marine Forces Reserve
"All of them at different times for different deployments. Ice sand rock. "
Jan 25, 2014
eileeng replied to Gabe's discussion Any Reserve Parents Out There? in the group Marine Forces Reserve
"I bought those socks for my son and a few of his buddies on their second deployment and they were such a hit the Lt. Bought them for all of the guys as a gift from the unit.  Expensive but worth the investment since they lasted throughout the…"
Jan 24, 2014
eileeng replied to MattsMom1152's discussion PLEASE JOIN DISCUSSION GROUP IF UR MARINE'S MOS IS 0627 (SAT. COM./FT. GORDON, GA) in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"No tears Beth, my son is home this year.  He got back from Bahrain before Thanksgiving and we went to London together with his battle buddy and my daughter and another friend of his, Army same MOS.  It was great and we had a lot of…"
Dec 14, 2013
eileeng replied to MattsMom1152's discussion PLEASE JOIN DISCUSSION GROUP IF UR MARINE'S MOS IS 0627 (SAT. COM./FT. GORDON, GA) in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Hi iluvlucy, the big question is when or if he will have time off for the holiday or if he will be on duty???  If he has time off, you can buy him anything you want if he can get himself there.   Holidays with them away is so…"
Dec 14, 2013
eileeng replied to MattsMom1152's discussion PLEASE JOIN DISCUSSION GROUP IF UR MARINE'S MOS IS 0627 (SAT. COM./FT. GORDON, GA) in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"marinemom, what would you like to know.  Brief overview, my son graduated Ft Gordon 7.5 years ago.  He has recently returned from another deployment.   He has always enjoyed his MOS.  The schooling was great for him; made a…"
Nov 18, 2013
eileeng commented on raisedhimright's blog post Another young life ended
"Mair, don't think anyone could object to a condolence thread for a fallen warrior.  Army, Navy, AF and our Marines, they share a common bond despite the barbed remarks they make.  As a resident of Bay Ridge, just over the bridge, I…"
Sep 15, 2013
eileeng replied to draginon's discussion Giving prayer in the group For Parents of Marines
"Prayer and Deployment run hand in hand.   It is almost impossible to get through it as parents without the power of prayer.   I am not a particularly religious person in the traditional sense, but there was not a morning that…"
Sep 8, 2013
eileeng replied to WD'sDAD's discussion wisdom teeth in the group For Parents of Marines
"I agree with LYMA.   Have your son go to the dentist immediately and get it taken care of.   Having teeth taken care of at Boot is an iffy proposition.  Some of the dentists are really good; others not so much.  …"
Sep 8, 2013
eileeng replied to JJ's Mom's discussion Help I need some info regarding veteran Marines being called back to active duty in the group For Parents of Marines
"Yes, that's right Paul.  You were kind enough to take the ride to attend Simon's homecoming.   I think Julie will be forever moved by that.  It was great meeting and sharing that unique experience.  Simon was a…"
Aug 10, 2013
eileeng replied to rcthaldaman's discussion EHP platoon in the group For Parents of Marines
"All I know rcthaldaman is that it probably depends on the allergies.  My son has been in 7 years and he has drug allergies.  But environmental allergies are a harder matter.  Can't say I've come across this issue…"
Aug 10, 2013
eileeng replied to JJ's Mom's discussion Help I need some info regarding veteran Marines being called back to active duty in the group For Parents of Marines
"My son is IRR and is currently deployed.   Because of his MOS, he had a 6/2 contract, 6 years in, 2 yrs IRR and several deployments spread thoughout."
Aug 10, 2013
eileeng replied to Charlie Papa's discussion Any pre-boot advise? in the group For Parents of Marines
"Aside from the adivce given above, I would stress two of what has already been mentioned:  write, write, and write some more...and secondly, get on the Boot side of Marine Parents and chat with your fellow parents.   My son became a…"
Apr 23, 2013

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Posted on August 30, 2012 at 6:22am 9 Comments

I have a young Wounded Warrior English Guardsman, Simon, coming to Dulles Airport in Washington DC on Saturday....his Mom is now living in the United States with Simon's sisters.  It is the first time his Mom will be seeing him since he was sent home from the Stan for treatment.  I am travelling to DC on Saturday morning; he arrives Saturday afternoon; anyone in the DC area who would like to join me in giving him a big American Welcome Home, feel free to join us.  Send me an email if you…

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At 9:26pm on May 21, 2011, 1~Good2GoMom (Barb) said…
Hi Eileeng - it's good to see you here at MFN.  I hope you're finding your way around OK.  To find out answers to commonly asked "how-to" questions - check here - http://marinefamilynetwork.com/forum/categories/how-to-use-mfn/listForCategory
At 10:09am on May 16, 2011, 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM said…
Hey, Eileen, great to see you in our new home - Welcome!
 
 
 

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