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Condolences: LCpl. Caleb L. Erickson, 1/9 Marine from Waseca, MN, 2/28/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1~ucme (Laura), VPMM & Volunteer on Tuesday. 15 Replies

Please post condolences for the Erickson family below this announcement.IMMEDIATE RELEASERelease No: NR-108-14March 03, 2014DOD Identifies Marine CasualtyThe Department of Defense announced today the…Continue

Condolences: Master Sgt. Aaron C. Torian, 2nd MSOB Marine from KY, 2/15/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by raisedhimright Apr 5. 14 Replies

Please post condolences for the Torian family below the official announcement.IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No: NR-089-14 February 18, 2014DOD Identifies Marine CasualtyThe Department of Defense…Continue

Condolences: PFC Joshua Islam, SOI-West from Union County NC, 01/13/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by My Marine's mom Feb 15. 21 Replies

Please post condolences for the Islam family below this announcement.Marine dies in swimming pool at Camp Pendleton during recon testBy Hope Hodge Seck Staff writer Jan. 16, 2014 - 06:44PMA junior…Continue

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Mocha1061 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Boot Camp Communications
"There were a bunch of times that my son would write letters, one each day, but was too busy to mail them.  he would actually start a letter, not finish it, continue the next day, and so on.  Then by the time he got time to mail it , I…"
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teammom commented on Marine Parents Inc's group For Parents of Poolees in DEP (Delayed Entry Program)
"Best of Luck to the 3rd Bat. Lima Col 4th Bat. pap Co, All those dedicated young me will be in my prayers. God Bless"
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KeriandKevin commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Boot Camp Communications
"We received our last letter about a week and a half ago, but I am hoping that today is the "lucky day" as it usually takes about 4 days for one to get here.  I just keep trying to remember that NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS!  Stay strong…"
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Boot Camp Communications

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RoxieBonnie commented on Marine Parents Inc's group MOS Occ Field 68: Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC)
"Hello everyone!  Feeling like I might be posting prematurely, but wanting to stay connected to gain any info that becomes available. My daughter is on her second week of boot camp, but this is her assigned MOS after MCT. We are so hoping she…"
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AJ'smom25 replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion Condolences: LCpl. Mark Boterf, 2nd Radio Battalion Marine from Crowley, TX, 4/8/2014
"Heartfelt sympathies to the Boterf family. Thoughts and prayers for you at this difficult time."
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catwoma62 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Boot Camp Communications
"Feeling a little sad I have not received a letter in a few days...they must be very busy"
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catwoma62 commented on Marine Parents Inc's group Boot Camp Communications
"I went on there to make a banner and it won't let me change everything"
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faithful Marine momwi replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Willow, still prayers continuing for you & family. Yes I also think you need help fromfriends. You'll get burnt out & worn down. Then be no good for your dad. These are caring words willow."
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willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Erik said this is personal leave"
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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 10 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 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 8:12pm on February 15, 2013, 1~donna from wi said…

Mike & Oscar Company (2/08/13) of Parris Island would like a new group establsihed for them.

 

Donna (1`Donna from WI)

At 8:10pm on February 15, 2013, 1~donna from wi said…

Can a new group be created for this graduation date-- Parris Island, February 8th, 2013, Mike & Oscar Co.  http://marinefamilynetwork.com/forum/topics/new-marines-out-of-boot-camp-on-a-short-leave?groupUrl=pia20130208&groupId=6389491%3AGroup%3A1478579&id=6389491%3ATopic%3A1619488&page=3#comments

 

 

Thanks!

 

Donna (1~Donna from WI)  

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
At 6:10pm on December 1, 2011, 1~CaliforniaMamaCat (Luann) said…

Hi Tracy!

Sure will, and thank you for having me as a volunteer :)

 
 
 

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