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maria09 replied to Emrochelle's discussion Finding out PDS in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"My son found out about six weeks prior to graduation.  "
Jun 17, 2013
maria09 joined Marine Parents Inc's group
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May 29, 2013
maria09 replied to ChiTownMom(JoAnne)'s discussion 0651 Starting today, 2/19/13! in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Just in case anyone wants to know, the best fare we could find was with United Airways.  They do have some discounted seats for military.  They are "first come, first serve" though and are blacked out for most holidays including…"
Mar 15, 2013
maria09 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group USMC General Topics
"Thanks Monica.  I'll file it away.  Unfortunately, he won't be able to come home.  He forgot about the little matter of fire watch.  His grandmother had asked if he could come home for her birthday (It's on Easter…"
Mar 15, 2013
maria09 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group USMC General Topics
"Thanks Jorn'sMom.  We're working on it.  I didn't realize he would have to take leave b/c he can't go this far away while on liberty.  Depending on how much leave he has, he may need to stay in California.  We…"
Mar 15, 2013
maria09 replied to ChiTownMom(JoAnne)'s discussion 0651 Starting today, 2/19/13! in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"OK, thanks, Dianne.  I will tell him to look online at his Leave and Earnings statement to see how much leave he has.  We have so much to learn!"
Mar 15, 2013
maria09 replied to ChiTownMom(JoAnne)'s discussion 0651 Starting today, 2/19/13! in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Oh...so he would have to take leave instead of liberty?"
Mar 15, 2013
maria09 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group USMC General Topics
"Does anyone have information about discounts on flights?  If there is enough down time around Easter, we are trying to figure out if my son can afford to come home.  Unfortunately, he is at 29 Palms and we are in South Carolina;…"
Mar 15, 2013
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Mar 15, 2013
maria09 replied to ChiTownMom(JoAnne)'s discussion 0651 Starting today, 2/19/13! in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Does anyone have any information about discounts on airplane flights?  If there is enough down time around Easter, we are trying to figure out whether our son could afford to come home.  We live in South Carolina and the flight is…"
Mar 15, 2013
maria09 replied to JulieAnn's discussion 0651 Data Network Specialist in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"My son arrived on January 9th and classed up on February 19th.  His expected graduation date is June 17th.  I've heard that there are 69 class days, so I guess they aren't counting weekends and holidays.  I haven't…"
Feb 25, 2013
maria09 replied to ChiTownMom(JoAnne)'s discussion 0651 Starting today, 2/19/13! in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Hi y'all.  My son Drew is in this class, too.  He was in India Company at Parris Island graduating November 21st, went to India Company MCT at Camp LeJeune, has been at 29 Palms since January 8th.  He really wanted to "shoot…"
Feb 19, 2013
maria09 replied to BirdManOfCT's discussion Wireless Network (WiFi) Access in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Thanks TigersGirl!  I'll make sure that he sees the list of all the places with free Wi-fi.  I did suggest that he ask the Marines who've been there a while about their service and whether they've been happy with it. …"
Feb 2, 2013
maria09 replied to BirdManOfCT's discussion Wireless Network (WiFi) Access in the group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"My son is at 29 Palms.  Can anyone provide advice on the best provider to use for Internet?  My son says there are about four providers and he doesn't have enough information to make a decision between them.  He and one room…"
Jan 31, 2013
maria09 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"Do any of you have any suggestions for the best way to get Internet service?  Two of my son's room mates aren't interested b/c they can access their friends' Internet in another room, so it would be just two of them sharing…"
Jan 31, 2013
maria09 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group MOS Occ Field 06: Communications
"We have sent our son one package.  It arrived in good shape to the "mail room" where ever that is.  It didn't sound like he had any trouble getting it, but it took at least two weeks for him to arrive.  He has…"
Jan 31, 2013

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At 4:38pm on September 16, 2012, 1~Tnvolmom (Tina) said…

Welcome to MFN, maria09 … we’re so glad 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.

 

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.

 

1~TNVOLMOM (Tina)

MFN New Membership Volunteer

Welcome to your home (while they are) away from home

Volunteer.tina@marineparents.com

 
 
 

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