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Condolences: Maj. Richard Norton, VMFA 232 MAG 11, from CA 7/28/2016

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Please post condolences for the Norton family below.Maj. RIchard Norton. Photo via US Marine CorpsMarine Killed in Hornet Crash Near Twentynine Palms IdentifiedBy: Sam LaGrone July 30, 2016 6:39…Continue

Condolences: SSgt. Louis F. Cardin, 2/6 Marine from CA, 3/19/2016

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Please post your condolences for SSgt. Cardin below this article.The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Staff Sgt. Louis F.…Continue

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Condolences: Sgt. William J. Turner, HMH 463 Marine from Florala, AL 1/14/2016

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Please leave your condolence for Sgt. Turner below.12 missing Marines officially declared deadPosted: Jan 21, 2016 5:58 PM CST | Updated: Jan 21, 2016 8:34 PM CST By Clayton WakidaMARINE CORPS BASE…Continue

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Condolences: Capt. Steven R. Torbert, HMH 463 Marine from Florence, AL 1/14/2016

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Please leave your condolence for Capt. Torbert below.12 missing Marines officially declared deadPosted: Jan 21, 2016 5:58 PM CST | Updated: Jan 21, 2016 8:34 PM CST By Clayton WakidaMARINE CORPS BASE…Continue

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ajc95(Erin) replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I agree alex2toes. While Austin was home on leave this summer, my husband lost his job. It was at a metal fabrication plant here in town. They employed about 200 people and are down to about 50 employees left now. Rumor is the doors are closing.…"
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Hey Erin, sorry I abruptly disappeared on you but I forgot I had a barber appt. I ran out the door and just made my appointment!"
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alex2toes replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Erin we have jobs a begging here. Nexxt county over has 8% unemployment but can't seem to fing there way to our town. I am afraid that if these factories cannot get enough workers they will finally pull out & go somewhere else. :("
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ajc95(Erin) replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"He just ranked up to Cpl. He sat behind a desk for the majority of the time in Oki. So he tries to get out and do things at his new duty station. At least it's stateside!!!!"
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Good for him! What rank is he? My son Sean is Lcpl. He expects that to change very soon, lol."
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ajc95(Erin) replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Yep, Robert. He has reenlisted for another 4 yrs. He came home this summer and seen how the area we live in is losing jobs. He said I'm thinking of reenlisting. "
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Hi there Erin! I think there are a lot of "ghosts" out there who check out the swamp but don't jump in. That's fine. So are you saying that your son/daughter has reupped for another 4 years? If so RAH!!"
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ajc95(Erin) replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I still check out what you all are talking about daily!!!!:) Just usually don't have a whole lot to input. Chilly morning here in KS. I'm staying on this crazy, fun & proud Semper Gumby ride for another 4 years it looks like. Hope all…"
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willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"No. Google."
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Lol. On a diff note, do you use AOL?"
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willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Not one stink in' bit! Lol"
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Gina replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion Kilo Company MCRD San Diego - Grad. Dec 16, 2016 (ship Sept 19, 2016) in the group MCRD San Diego 3rd Battalion
"Morning. I am still waiting for the form letter so I can mail my son's letters. Has anybody that had a son leave for boot on September 19th to San Diego received their letter yet?"
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Our new logo is complete and we're wearing it proudly!  We're thinking a "deck out your profile" contest would be a great way to get everyone excited about our new look and your new look!  So, here's a challenge to the artistic folks out there and the not-so-artistic folks to get a new look for your profile. 

How about if we pick winners in several categories and offer a $10 Gift Certificate to the EGA Shop as a prize for each category? What categories would we be looking! Let's hear your ideas!

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The Best Super Bowl Party Ever!!

Posted on March 3, 2014 at 7:45am 8 Comments

Walter Reed Super Bowl Party

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Could it get any more fun than this?? Great times for our Wounded Heroes!!

Posted on October 23, 2012 at 8:00pm 5 Comments

WE NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE!! Feel free to share this and help spread the word!! 



As most of you know, our Purple Heart Hero Support™, an Outreach Program of MarineParents.com, normally serves 200 dinners at Balboa Hospital to our Wounded Heroes every Thursday…

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Reflections from two volunteers on the 1/5 Memorial Ceremony

Posted on January 1, 2012 at 4:30pm 2 Comments

I wanted to share some poignant writings that came to my email box after the 1/5 Memorial Ceremony held at Camp Pendleton on November 4, 2011 upon their return from Afghanistan last fall.

From Joyce: a Marine Mom and manager of our PHHS-West outreach program:

Dear Tracy,

I don't know whether you would be interested in posting Buck's…

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Camp Lejeune Water and VFW Call to Action

Posted on July 13, 2011 at 9:22am 0 Comments

According to the July 8th issue of the VFW Washington Weekly, "The Marine Corps family stationed at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987 is aware of some severe health issues that may have resulted from using contaminated well water that contained carcinogens".   The VFW has strongly supported "Caring for Camp Lejeune Veterans Act of 2011 (S. 277)," which would provide VA healthcare to assigned Marines, their families and veterans.

 

Now the VFW has learned that…

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At 8:40am on June 9, 2016, Ethansfam said…
My son shipped june 6th to san deigo so proud of you Ethan
At 8:48pm on July 29, 2014, Kit said…
Hello All, I had a phone call from my son today to inquire about graduation travel arrangements. It is the first time I have heard his voice in over 11 weeks. What a gift. Thank you!!
At 8:04am on June 9, 2014, Shelia said…
My son leaves for boot camp pi on Monday can't believe a week from today he will be on his way to pi
At 12:06pm on March 24, 2014, Marguerite Nelson said…
How can I find out why my recruit isn't getting our mail?
At 3:55pm on January 9, 2014, Zach's mom Karen said…

Yes..Whew!..Thanks for all your help!

At 1:43am on July 15, 2013, Grandpa Henry said…

Where is the most near and close Hotel/motel  to the Marine base.??

Grand- PA,   H.G.

7-14-13

At 2:57pm on March 9, 2013, RoseL said…

I would like to start a group for parents, family and friends of poolees of ship date August 12,2013 to MCRD San Diego

At 8:48pm on January 15, 2013, frankiebaby said…

hi I'm new here and not sure what I"m doing!!!

At 7:20pm on December 10, 2012, 1~PHHS Manager 29 Palms (Tracie) said…

Thanks Barb. I am still trying to cruise my way around here. I am getting there a little bit better everyday! 

At 9:10pm on August 31, 2012, RyanvsNanaele said…
Someone told me only one car is allowed in on graduation day. Is it true
 
 
 

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