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USS Pasadena

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anish Patel Sep 25, 2019. 2 Replies

Anyone a part of USS Pasadena? Thank you.Continue

Shipping A Car to Goose Creek, Charleston, SC.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Henry Feb 22, 2018. 2 Replies

Hello Everyone, Need your advice to ship a car for my son from Texas. 1. What's the best option?2. Do I have to register the car in South Carolina?3. The car is in parent name, but will be used by…Continue

Tags: Creek, SC., Goose, Insurance, Register

A School Thanksgiving Travel.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anish Patel Nov 3, 2017. 2 Replies

My Son is in A school currently. Does anyone know if they are allowed to travel with family to Hawaii during Thanksgiving or his New Year's break? Thank you.Continue

Tags: Year's, Holiday., New, School, A

Navy Nuke MM.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerome May Mar 28, 2018. 6 Replies

My son is a Nuke MM @ Goose Creek. I am reading a lot about how others are finding it tough, suicides, depressions, etc and am worried. How do we as parents know how he is doing? Unlike Schools, we…Continue

Tags: Grades, Depression., Condition, Mental, MM


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Anish Patel replied to Anish Patel's discussion USS Pasadena
"Wow. Good to know. I am trying to find out, during longer deployment is there anyone in Navy we can get in touch with on land? We do get occasional emails. Thank you."
Sep 25, 2019
Scott Henry replied to Anish Patel's discussion USS Pasadena
"I served on Pasadena from 2004 to 2007. She was home ported in Pearl Harbor at that time. Pasadena was my favorite boat out of the 4 that I served on."
Sep 25, 2019
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USS Pasadena

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At 6:48pm on February 25, 2017, NavyDads Admin (Paul) said…

Welcome to Anish! When my daughter enlisted in 2005 and left for RTC, I had virtually no knowledge of Navy life or how the Navy did things. By the time her PIR rolled around, I was starting to get the hang of things and understand some of the language and abbreviations, but still felt like a fish out of water when dealing with most topics concerning the US Navy. When my son enlisted and left for Great Lakes in 2007, I got serious about trying to learn as much as possible about the Navy. Now, several years into my journey, I’m blessed to say I have two sailors in the family - my son Eric (AM2) was on the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), was attached to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37) in Hawaii, and is now attached to VAW-125 ("The Tigertails") and is stationed at Iwakuni, Japan. My daughter Kat is now a Navy veteran and was stationed on the carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as a Mass Communications Specialist(MC3). If were around in those early days, it would have made my first days as a Navy parent much easier!

I'm sure you'll find as useful, educational and informative as I have over the past few years. Click How To Get Started for a guide on getting going in your experience! I hope you take the time to explore the site and make some new friends. Read the discussions and add your comments. Browse through the postings in the various groups or start a new one. If you have any comments, questions or concerns about your sailor and what he is going sure to post them! In my experience someone here can answer your questions or concerns or can point you in the direction to find out. And Anish this is a great place to brag as well! So join in, get active, and be sure to let us know how your son is doing! Please remember that we talk about the Navy here and we must keep the security and safety of our sailors and the fleet in mind. On the right or starboard side of every NavyDads page is an area we call Key Information. Please take a minute and read through the Operations Security (OPSEC) link for some guidelines as to what we should not talk about in a public forum like

As a parent of a sailor currently or soon to be at Great Lakes you'll have many questions about what Ankush is going through. In the Navy Bootcamp group is a discussion called A MUST READ for all New Navy Parents. Read through this post as it will do a lot to give you some understanding about what your sailor is learning and why. And be sure to check out the videos available in the Bootcamp Group as well and as PIR nears be sure to spend time in the PIR group for hints and helps!

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At 6:42pm on February 25, 2017, NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza said…

Welcome aboard to Anish! When my son first enlisted, I was a little scared and worried for him. Not coming from a military family at all, I had no idea what to expect. What I found out was that he had made the most mature decision of his life! I found lots of answers to my questions right here on

My son Stephen was an AWO2 in the P-3 community. However, after 6 years of service, he was medically discharged in July of 2014. We are proud of our son and his service to our country.

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