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NavyDads Admin (Paul) left a comment for Dan Reilly
"Welcome to NavyDads Dan! 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…"
May 6
NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza left a comment for Dan Reilly
"Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com Dan! 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, was that he had made the most mature decision of his…"
May 6
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Your Sailor's First Name (Please Do Not Post SEAL Names)
Sean
What Is Or Will Be Your Sailor's Rating (Job Classification) - ex. ABE, AM, GM, etc
ot sure. He's reporting to OCS tomorrow.
Describe A Little About Yourself:
I'm a father of a son who, at age 31 (on 5/31) was recently accepted into OCS. I'm retired after 29 years in banking and five years at the USPS. I'm a proud American and proud of my son.
What Brought You To This Site:
My Sailor is currently at OCS
What Were Your Feelings When Your Sailor Joined The Navy:
Proud. Happy for him. To be honest, a little apprehensive.
What Is Your Relationship With Your Sailor
Son
Please Share: How Did You Find Us?
I did an internet search.

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At 3:15pm on May 6, 2022, NavyDads Admin (Paul) said…
Welcome to NavyDads Dan! 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 daughter Kat is now a Veteran and was stationed on the carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as a Mass Communications Specialist (MC3). My son Eric (AM1) did two cruises on the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), was attached to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37) in Hawaii, was attached to VAW-125 ("The Tigertails") stationed at Iwakuni, Japan, and was stationed at NAS Pensacola where he was an instructor (LPO) in A-School. Currenlty he is is San Diego and is attached to a new squadron (VRM-40) being formed. If NavyDads 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 NavyDads 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 NavyDads 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 through...be 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 Dan this is a great place to brag as well! So join in, get active, and be sure to let us know how your son Sean is doing! 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 NavyDads.


Best Regards- Paul



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At 5:04am on May 6, 2022, NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza said…

Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com Dan! 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, was that he had made the most mature decision of his life! I found lots of answers to my questions right here on NavyDads.com.

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 so proud of our son and his service to our country. I'm sure you feel that same pride for you child. This is the place to brag!

Once again, welcome to our site and I hope you enjoy your stay here. GO NAVY! HOOYAH!

Best Regards- Jim

 
 
 

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