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Condolences: Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 2nd MSOB Marine from VA, 9/15/2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rony Meyn 11 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Please post condolences for the Strong family below the official announcement. IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No: NR-481-14 September 17, 2014DoD Identifies Marine CasualtyThe Department of Defense…Continue

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by MotherInMechanicsville Aug 20. 12 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

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1~Keri (HCC) Aug 9. 17 Replies

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~Keri (HCC) Aug 9. 15 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

 

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Rony Meyn replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion Condolences: Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 2nd MSOB Marine from VA, 9/15/2014
"We all morn SGT Charles C Strong as a Marine family. I am so sorry for your loss. May The Lord comfort and give you strength you will need to get through this difficult time. I'm praying for your family. RIP Charles C Strong."
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tuffenuf replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"wow aa*va! im glad he came out of surgery ok, you are gonna have to give us the scoop when you get it."
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Andrew'smarinemom commented on Marine Parents Inc's group MOS Occ Field 35: Motor Transport
"My son signed up for Motor T and wants the mechanic job...but it seems like he won't know which job he gets until later? Is that correct? How does this all work? Confused momma..."
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1~Keri (HCC) replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
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1~Keri (HCC) replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion Condolences: Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 2nd MSOB Marine from VA, 9/15/2014
"My heartfelt condolence truly goes out to the family of Sgt. Strong and to all of his friends and comrades also. Praying for peace to bring comfort to face the days ahead. Please know this Marine MoM and your Marine family are grieving with you at…"
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Peaches commented on Marine Parents Inc's group For Grandparents of Marines and Recruits
"He shipped to Parris Island on Aug 25."
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willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Just saw a video posted by the Beterans site from a new country artist,, Joe Bachman, called The Soldiers Memoir - (PTSD Song). Very powerful and moving. Brought me to tears."
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1~steel_walk42 (Denita) commented on Marine Parents Inc's group For Grandparents of Marines and Recruits
"Peaches, did your recruit ship to Parris Island or San Diego ? And what was his ship date ? Denita (1~steel_walk42) MFN Volunteer - Membership & Moderator VPMM of LCpl. Vincent"
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Peaches commented on Marine Parents Inc's group For Grandparents of Marines and Recruits
"My grandson is in Plt 2089 anyone else in his Plt?"
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1~Keri (HCC) commented on Marine Parents Inc's group MOS Occ Field 57: Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense
"CBRN defense specialists conduct training in Okinawa: "
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AA*VA replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Thank you every one for your prayers. Good to know that the Oki hospital is new, sounds like he had good care. Willow thanks for the info on the protein powder."
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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 8:48pm 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 8:12pm 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! 

 
 
 

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