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At 11:10am on October 27, 2015, 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,  VPF of Sgt Ian, and civilian Devyn


At 7:38pm on August 15, 2015, raisedhimright said…


   Hope all is well with you and the family.  I have changed my profile pic to our pride and joy.  Some things have changed since I was on MFN last (some home issues now almost cleared up thank God).  I see sandyr has left, hope all is ok with her.  I was surprised to see nanny retired, again I hope all is well with her.  So many new "faces", I am not certain if I can be here all the time as in the past but I will come on from time to time when I can.  We have our own page Delta 1069 9/13/13 so I check it when I can.  Anyway, just wanted to say hi and send best wishes to you and the family.  Take care



PMG'MA of Cpl. Kevin

At 11:36pm on March 11, 2015, Chel71 said…

Thanks Julie your comments made me smile.  My son has 3 months left on his senior year and needs every single class he is taking to graduate. 

At 7:08pm on March 5, 2015, Chel71 said…

Thank you for the comment on my blog post.  It's really nice to hear from BTDT parents!

At 5:25am on January 23, 2015, alex2toes said…

The one I sent to chat has a Rct. that was sent to PCP. I told her mostly the truth, that they would help him get in shape so he could finish Boot. I have a coupleof others I am going to send your way.

At 10:45pm on January 22, 2015, Iron~Mike said…


~  Hello Julie,

~  As per my usual 'modem' operandi, I scrolled back through the available chat history, & had a Better chance to re-read your one question about Data day, etc.   Very Much, didst I Enjoy your 'quick' response in how You asked me back about it; that made me chuckle Nicely :-)  Thank You, for trading some cute, fun wittiness-es with me; it also brings back some fond memories for me ;-) 

~  We usta have fun torturing the future Cpl. Jess with a bit of word-play in the style of the game-show on TV, called:  'Chain Reaction'.   It was part of our way to help keep Jess 'challenged' enough mentally; since he was inda 'Gifted & Talented' classes.   Early in his grade school years:  after seeing how quickly he became bored in Kindergarten, they tested his IQ ability; even during 1st grade, they sent him over to 2nd grade for a bit higher reading material(s), & found out that @ times, that wasn't always advancing him quickly enough, for Jess's capacities  ;-) 

~  Again, I just wanted to Thank You for such a Nice chat-room experience :-)

~  Respectfully Sincerely, Your Friend Mike  ~

Praying Often, for Everyone, Everywhere, & Every Need as Well  ~

~  P.S.  I'm on my way to look-up 'morgonomics' ;-)   He-He-He  ~ 

~  Sincerely, Your Silly Pal, Mike  ~

At 1:23pm on January 12, 2015, hundais2 said…

Hello Julie

I was on with mommahen but she had to stop not able to keep up with the schedule.  I am bummed because she was really good.  Now we don't get regular updates and that makes me sad.  I need consoling.  At least my son is writing.  I got about four letters.

Where else can I get regular updates on his daily routine.  Please help

At 2:51pm on December 29, 2014, hundais2 said…

Good Afternoon Julie:

I am just reading what you wrote to me on Dec. 16.  Thanks so much for your kind words.Sorry it took me so long to respond I am still learning to navigate the site. You have a way with words.  I have been feeling better.  There  are days like today when I feel blue.  I  was picking up some things in his room and thinking about him.  I know they can"t write often, but I wish I would get another letter.  I have written about ten. Anyway you are right.  I have to find ways to keep busy.  I am taking some classes for work. I was just waiting for him to leave so I could concentrate but I guess his leaving derailed me a bit.  I am getting back on track. Anyway thank you so much for taking time to console me I really need it.  . I have been logging in every day with my site person Susan and she has been great. So thanks again for all you guys do and God Bless.  Hope you had a great Christmas and have a very Happy and Healthy New Year.   

At 6:28am on December 16, 2014, hundais2 said…

Good Morning:

Getting  ready for work.  I   wrote another letter to my son this morning.  I am feeling really emotional today.  Trying to perk up before work.  I guess writing to my son did it.  I read all your stuff your so encouraging.  I just need a little encouragement today.  I got to go to work so say a prayer for me and my boy. have a     GREAT DAY.

At 12:22pm on October 5, 2014, tooproudmom said…

Hi Julie, I am 61 years old. I always thought I was a young 60is person, but when it comes to the new age of computers and technology, I am dumbfounded. Thanks for your help, same to Diane. James told me  he didn't need to go to the VA, he doesn't want the hassle. I will drag him there if I have to. Says he  is going online to get medical insurance for he and his son. He said he will just pay whatever he has to with his unemployment. Why are these young men so hard headed? (Well, my young man) I can only give him all of the information I gather and pray he can find the answers. Thank you again for all of your help, will talk here soon. Have a great day!!


At 6:43pm on October 4, 2014, PoPo244 said…

Julie;  its PoPo244 here, (Bobbi);  I was chatting with Di and she said you would pressure.  The poem we posted this evening, I originated it with EVERNOTE.  Wondering if you are familiar?  If so, maybe there is an easier way for me to copy/send/forward without having to re-type every time.  No emergency, done for the night (I'll just start editing the poem again and again and again) but just in case you have some further information.

At 5:44am on October 4, 2014, 1~alex2toes(Dianne) said…

The woman that wrote the blog "Separation Pay", is trying to talk to you. She doesn't realize that she is posting in her status & is getting rather frustrated.

At 3:23am on September 5, 2014, Vetran Family said…

Julie, want to thank you very much for the words of support. I got to see my son graduate and he came home for 10 days. No he has returned to do more training will see him soon again before he leaves me again for final training.

Again thank you from the bottom of my heart and god bless you in every which way the Lord can.

At 5:03pm on September 3, 2014, 1~alex2toes(Dianne) said…

I do. He needs to feel connect to something or he will lose himself. Animals need you in a very simplistic way. He still wants to be needed, as evident in his joining the Guard, but he isn't ready for anything too complex yet. Ergo animals. lol

At 12:03pm on September 3, 2014, 1~alex2toes(Dianne) said…

Gee, Julie, are you stating a new line for a discussion? You know you are related to a Marine when.....


At 11:29am on August 6, 2014, raisedhimright said…

Hi again Julie,


   I wanted to put the poem "Bootprints"  on my desktop as the background and since it is your son in the photo I thought i should ask you for permission.  I hope you will say yes.  It is such a beautiful piece and because Kevin is presently on Okinawa I suspect he will be hitting the sand box next.  There is no identification name on Andys uniform so that's one thing covered.  Hope it will be alright.




At 6:33am on August 6, 2014, raisedhimright said…

Mom was a Mulligan, Irish for sure:).


At 7:08pm on May 3, 2014, jo said…


At 6:02am on February 14, 2014, raisedhimright said…

good Morning Julie,


   Happy Valentines Day!



At 9:11pm on January 2, 2014, MamaG53 said…

Thanks, Julie! It was an extra jolt when our daughter joined, but we support her 200%! I'm proud of all the young men and women who make the choice to serve, they are special people to make that commitment.

MamaG53 (Elaine)

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