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Navy and Marine Active, Retired, or who have Sons,Daughters, Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, uncles, Grandparents etc in the Navy or Marines and are from or live in North Carolina

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Comment by Dick on December 13, 2017 at 4:46am

Congrats! Savor every moment. In ten years, seen son on maybe a dozen occasions but Oh what a change!

Comment by Russell on December 12, 2017 at 3:44pm

My son Mark is still in FRAC in SD. Graduates in May. He comes home Dec 17, this Sunday for 10 days. Can't wait. We will go see him graduate in May. Deployment soon after and that will be both a Sad and exciting time

Comment by Russell on December 29, 2016 at 6:27pm

My son is now a Navy Air Rescue Swimmer. Off to A school

Comment by Russell on September 7, 2016 at 2:28pm

Hey NC. FYI my son is now in Pensacola for AIRR training. Graduation was awesome and a new journey begins

Comment by Dick on August 20, 2016 at 3:59pm

Might be the first one to feel some cool weather. Ready for some myself.

Comment by Russell on August 20, 2016 at 12:04pm

2 week to go

Go Navy

Comment by Russell on July 24, 2016 at 1:50pm

Thanks for the responses, Maybe we can resurrect this group. I will keep NC in the loop of what is going on and I am always open for advice in moving forward. Currently planning for graduation. Haven't heard from my sailor yet except the 1 min call. No news is good news right. I look forward to communications from the group.


Russell Goodson

Comment by Dick on July 23, 2016 at 8:11pm

Was in this group back in 2010 when my son was at RTC.  Still stay in touch with Cora who also had a recruit there then. It's a tough time but talk with each other. There's a brand new world out there for your sailors and they will never be the same. It's a good thing as you will soon find out!

Comment by LukeH on July 23, 2016 at 2:26pm

Hi Russell! About time we had some activity here! I am up in Rowan county. My son has been in for almost 3 years, and is a Sonar Tech in Hawaii, or somewhere out under the Pacific as the case may be. 

3rd week at BC is a tough time, as the division will not yet have learned to pull together. Things will eventually "click".

To what rating does your son aspire, or is he undesignated?

Comment by Russell on July 23, 2016 at 11:13am

Hey everyone,

My son Mark is about ready to be in his 3rd week at boot camp.

I currently live in Waxhaw NC just south of Charlotte. I hope to have the opportunity to get to know some of you


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