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Trench/Immersion foot

Hello, My son graduated back on 22 Nov. Come to find out he's dealing with a mild case of immersion foot. Any other folks here have a sailo…

Started by Stephen Frederick Nelson

1 Dec 5, 2017
Reply by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

My son heading off to BootCamp Nov 9th

Just curious if Companies fill up just as close to the major Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years) as during the rest of the year a…

Started by Terry Wehner

3 Nov 15, 2017
Reply by Billy

Son Shipped Out Today

His sister and I (along with GF and another) went to MEPS Nashville and saw him off today. I think that he will be landing at O'Hare around…

Started by Sammy Payne

1 Aug 9, 2017
Reply by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

graduation question (arrival time and photos)

My son's PIR is Aug 4th.  I know the gates do not open till 6:30 am but was wondering how early should we arrive. Next is any advice on wha…


2 Jul 23, 2017
Reply by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

Boot camp & A-school

Hello Everyone. Thanks for accepting me to this group. I wanted to join to learn and see what my son is experiencing through boot camp. He…

Started by Gregory Wayne Gatlin

4 Jul 17, 2017
Reply by Phil Halmers

Week 7 or week 8?

I'm confused.  My sailor is scheduled for PIR on 7/21, next week.  So, are they doing Battle Stations this week or next?  I read somewhere…

Started by Jennifer Helgans

5 Jul 14, 2017
Reply by NavyDads Admin (Paul)

Delayed Security Clearance and College Credit.

My son has signed up as a Nuke and has been waiting for a long time for his security clearance before being shipped to boot camp. He has al…

Started by Anish Patel

9 May 5, 2017
Reply by Anish Patel

Mail in first weeks of boot camp

Hello! My son has been in RTC since Thursday of last week. I received a package via FedEx today (was lucky to be home to sign!) with his cl…

Started by Dan

3 Jan 27, 2017
Reply by NavyDads Admin (Paul)

Calling Cards -- Please Educate Me!

My son is scheduled to hit boot camp on March 6, and I'm trying to figure out the whole business of calling cards.  I've never used one bef…

Started by Dan Mountjoy

2 Dec 27, 2016
Reply by Dan Mountjoy

Seeking Information on Acceptable Forms of Letters to My Recruit

Hello, I am fairly new to and have been looking for information on what is acceptable by the US Navy as it pertains to the let…

Started by Jason new

16 Dec 10, 2016
Reply by John Alan DeMarco



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