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Condolences: Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 1/7 Marine from TX, 6/25/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by faithful Marine momwi Jul 9. 9 Replies

Please post condolences for the Spitzer family below the official announcement.IMMEDIATE RELEASERelease No: NR-343-14 June 26, 2014DOD Identifies Marine CasualtyThe Department of Defense announced…Continue

Condolences: Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 2nd CEB Marine from IA, 6/20/2014

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Please post condolences for the Wolff family below the official announcement.IMMEDIATE RELEASERelease No: NR-332-14June 23, 2014DoD Identifies Marine CasualtiesThe Department of Defense announced…Continue

Condolences: Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, 2nd CEB Marine from NH, 6/20/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM Jun 30. 14 Replies

Please post condolences for the Garabrant family below the official announcement.IMMEDIATE RELEASERelease No: NR-332-14June 23, 2014DoD Identifies Marine CasualtiesThe Department of Defense announced…Continue

Condolences: Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 2nd CEB Marine from VA, 6/20/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mamma_Bear51 Jun 28. 16 Replies

Please post condolences for the Stewart family below the official announcement.IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No: NR-332-14 June 23, 2014DoD Identifies Marine CasualtiesThe Department of Defense…Continue

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1~Keri (HCC) commented on Marine Parents Inc's group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Marines leaving Camp Geiger for MOS schools in Georgia and Florida normally ride a bus to their schools. Marines graduating from MCT and moving to their MOS school often travel red eye flights. MCT East uses Jacksonville and Raleigh/Durham. If…"
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Very true! Have a good day!"
2 hours ago
Angela commented on Marine Parents Inc's group SOI East: Marine Combat Training (MCT)
"Question... Do the marines traveling west for MOS take a bus or do they fly?"
2 hours ago
Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"What happened to Connie? She used to visit the forum quite frequently. Humph. faithful is always good for a couple times a day. Though she's usually busy at work. We're dropping like flies here Dianne. Wonder why the sudden exodus? I…"
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Well , have a good shift. Who am i gonna chat with now? lol"
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willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Ready to go on the unit at 0700. Have to leave by 0610 to be in the shuttle by 0730 to be there on time."
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Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Ohhhh, I see now. Duh."
4 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Day shift. I usually don't go to bed til midnight, but working days I'll have to be in bed by 9pm."
4 hours ago
Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Glad you had a nice long rest. What do you mean you'll be in bed by 9 working da shift? I'm confused. Which happens often, lol"
4 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"People shouldn't be allowed to do that before 6 or 7. It's obnoxious! I slept better last night. The alarm actually woke me this am. I can tell I will be in bed by 9 working day shift."
4 hours ago
Robert replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"It's nice outside this a.m. Only needed a very light hoodie. No sun though, and all I hear are crickets. The only car noise I hear is from a neighbor starting up his muscle car that has extra loud pipes, lol"
4 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"They're pretty disgusting. It is 60 here, the birds are singing, and it is starting to get light. Starting to hear traffic noise too, but not a lot yet."
4 hours ago

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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 9 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 8:04am 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 8:12pm 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
 
 
 

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