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Divorce

Started this discussion. Last reply by tooproudmom Feb 3, 2013. 4 Replies

I realize that as moderators you cannot give legal advice, but if any member has some information regarding this I would appreciate it.  My son is going through a divorce.  Because he had BAH they…Continue

Need advice!

Started this discussion. Last reply by 1~PMMOM (Martha) Sep 18, 2012. 3 Replies

I cannot believe I have to ask this, but after less than 9 months if marriage, my son's wife took their 5 week old baby and moved out, back to her parent's home.  He is broken hearted and does not…Continue

Etiquette question

Started this discussion. Last reply by tooproudmom Nov 7, 2011. 2 Replies

I bought a picture of a soldier with faint red, white and blue Angels wings.  The saying is "Greater love hath no man than this, Than a man lay down his life for his friend."  Joshua 15:13I was told…Continue

Military Convoy

Started this discussion. Last reply by te amo nene Jun 18, 2011. 4 Replies

Just want to share this.  Today, driving on the 15 Frwy I passed a Marine Convoy heading to Temecula probably on their way to Camp Pendelton.  There were so many.  Atop each tank were US Marines…Continue

 

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1~iansdad (Jeff) left a comment for tooproudmom
"I had to edit 1 of your photos and will be sending you an e-mail with more information. Save the edited photo (below) and resubmit it. Jeff (1~Iansdad), Media Moderator - Marine Family Network; CPP & Big Move Volunteer. VPF of Sgt Ian, and…"
Oct 5, 2014
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Standing at ease

Service members listening to the Base Commander's speech before enjoying live music, great food and cold drinks in honor of Military Appreciation Day!
Oct 5, 2014
1~17smom (Julie) left a comment for tooproudmom
"Tooproud - I sent you an MFN "friend" request so that we could talk more easily.  Once you accept it, I can send you an MFN email without all the character limitations.  Look for an invite in the top section on the right hand…"
Oct 4, 2014
1~17smom (Julie) commented on tooproudmom's blog post Separation pay
"Too proud - Dianne gave me a heads up you are posting questions to me in YOUR status on your home page (which is why you are limited to 140 characters).  I wouldn't get alerted to those because we aren't MFN "friends".I just…"
Oct 4, 2014
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Oct 4, 2014
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Oct 4, 2014
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"One last thing, my wording is cut short and pretty bad due to the "140" characters. How do you finish anything without being cut short, oops"
Oct 4, 2014
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"Julie, his unemployment keeps asking for more information, now they need his DD214 Member 4 before he can get paid. So, mama is paying!"
Oct 4, 2014
tooproudmom posted a status
"Julie, he got his last pay finally, but not his BHA or book reimbursement."
Oct 4, 2014
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"Julie, seriously, how do I write more than 140 characters in one reply?"
Oct 4, 2014
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"(Julie) I thought the VA was supposed to help our former Marines with transitioning issues and help them with any questions, I guess not."
Oct 4, 2014
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"17smom (Julie) My husband went in this week, Vietnam Vet~Agent Orange and they gave him forms and told to go elsewhere."
Oct 4, 2014
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"17smom (Julie) Not yet, he is going next week, but unless he has a claim for disabilities they can't help."
Oct 4, 2014
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"Argh, I had more than 140 characters so the whole thing is gone!. Guess I will do one sentence at a time."
Oct 4, 2014
1~17smom (Julie) commented on tooproudmom's blog post Separation pay
"tooproud - just checking in.  Was your son able to sort out the educational benefits and the insurance?  I agree with what you posted earlier.  These guys need a personal counselor or coach for a few months after they EAS to make sure…"
Oct 2, 2014
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Sep 29, 2014

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Separation pay

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:48am 12 Comments

Four years ago I joined this website and it was a Godsend! My son was officially Honorably Discharged last week. I am so proud. However, he did not receive his final pay on the 15th. He was told it could take weeks or months. He also started college four weeks ago and is not sure when he will receive his BHA or funds for books. He is struggling right now (we are helping as best we can). Anybody have any knowledge on this. Greatly appreciated!!! And thank you to the moderators and members for…

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Wedding

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 10:44am 9 Comments

Well, the wedding went off without a hitch.  It was a lovely day, the sun shined softly, the wind quieted as the bride walked down the aisle.  I have never seen my son smile like that with the exception of his graduation from boot camp.  The mother-son dance was to Rod Stewart's "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You."  I sobbed tears of joy and pride.  Oh, we provided two bottles of wine at each table, champagne for the toast and had a cash bar.  Everyone was just fine with that.  Thanks…

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Wedding Receptions on Base

Posted on January 29, 2012 at 10:17am 8 Comments

I have a question.  My son is getting married at Camp Pendleton.  The venue is a golf course club and we are concerned about the liability of the guests regarding the alcohol.  Of course we would like to provide some alcoholic beverages for the guests but how much, how can we be sure they do not drink too much and drive off base, do we set limits, use tickets, etc.  Any suggestions or advice would be appreciated.  Thank you!

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At 9:21pm on October 5, 2014, 1~iansdad (Jeff) said…

I had to edit 1 of your photos and will be sending you an e-mail with more information. Save the edited photo (below) and resubmit it.

Jeff (1~Iansdad), Media Moderator - Marine Family Network; CPP & Big Move Volunteer. VPF of Sgt Ian, and civilian Devyn

At 10:37pm on October 4, 2014, 1~17smom (Julie) said…

Tooproud - I sent you an MFN "friend" request so that we could talk more easily.  Once you accept it, I can send you an MFN email without all the character limitations.  Look for an invite in the top section on the right hand side of the page where you see your Inbox.

 
 
 

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