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Your Sailor's First Name (Please Do Not Post SEAL Names)
Brian
What Is Or Will Be Your Sailor's Rating (Job Classification) - ex. ABE, AM, GM, etc
ADAN
Describe A Little About Yourself:
I am a corporate pilot with no prior military experience. I have been married for 31 years, to the same beautiful woman, and I have two children and a brand new grand daughter.
What Brought You To This Site:
My son is currently serving
What Were Your Feelings When Your Sailor Joined The Navy:
Excitement, Pride, Concern, Anticipation, Loneliness, and HOPEFUL!
What Is Your Relationship With Your Sailor
Dad
Please Share: How Did You Find Us?
My son mentioned the Tiger Cruise and ran across this in search of more information on the cruise.

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At 2:00pm on June 29, 2013, Robert Stanley said…
As a result of pictures home after the TG Cruise, we have been kept up with a few sailors and their ship and home life. Very interesting to hear their personal reasons for entering Navy life. God speed on your seas!
At 8:16pm on June 28, 2013, Robert Stanley said…
Forrest, I am not really sure about your abilities but...I was on board the USS Ronald Reagan 2 years ago. I carried a Nikon D-40. I took over 1800 photos and can tell you I "savord" pretty much all that was made available to me. I did make an effort not to get caught up on the tours because of crowed corridors. Spend your time investigating and asking questions. Sit next to a sailor you haven't met at chow and get to know them and what they do and where they work. Get addresses of these fine kids and send their parents pictures of them at work. Yes, when I got home, I edited many out but, I got the one photo of a pilot sitting on the bow with his 9 year old. I was thrilled to send that photo home to the wife and mother of this family. Phone cameras suck in quality when taking sonic passes! Just my input.
At 11:10am on May 7, 2013, Bill Black said…
Forrest, thank you for your comments and prayers last Wednesday! Each day has gotten better. I miss my son tremendously but know The Lord is watching over him and guiding him through boot camp.
At 10:10am on July 6, 2012, NavyDads Admin, Tim said…

Welcome aboard Forrest.

I would like to take this time to point you in some of the right directions. For starters if you haven't had the time take a look at the right side of any page you click on. There you will find some useful information for you. The links under the about this site will help you with how this site got started, navigation, PIR, About us, community guidelines and some links to some of the groups that beginners with a lot of questions will find very useful. There is also a link called Navy Enlisted Ratings, this link will take you to a brief description of the rates (jobs) in the Navy that you can find your sailors rate and find out some information about the rate that they are in.

First and foremost though we are all here for the same reason. We are curious about what our young sailors are getting into and for more information about the rate or job that they will be doing for the next 4-6 yrs of their lives. I know when I first got here I had lots of questions and there was not a lot of people on this site but they all were either going through the same thing or had been through it and had sailors out in the fleet. Now this site has grown to over 5000 members, Dads, Moms, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, sisters, brothers, girlfriends and boyfriends. Don't be afraid to ask questions of members in here because somewhere along the way we have all had the same questions and asked. There are a lot of knowledgeable people on this site with various years of experience in the NAVY either on their own account or through their Sailors.

Again welcome aboard and BRAVO ZULU to you and your son Brian on his enlistment and please thank him for me for making the choice to defend the freedoms that my family, this country and I have and enjoy.
Navy dads Admin Tim

At 8:56pm on July 4, 2012, E.G. - ND's Creator/Admin said…

Forrest, Welcome Aboard!

My son served as an ABE aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in San Diego, Ca. and my family and I couldn't have been prouder of him. I created this site when he was in boot camp in hopes this site would better inform new Navy Dads and Navy Families that followed behind me.

NavyDads provides the best community for learning about Navy life for everyone but particularly the parents. We are a place for sharing experiences with others that have gone through and are going through the same thing as you. We give you real-time information from others going through it, the sense that you're not alone and the opportunity to help another along.

So jump right in, share concerns, join groups, share info, and show off your Sailor. I hope this site benefits you and your family throughout your Sailors journey in the United States Navy and I thank them for their service. I wish them the best in their travels and I'm glad you've found us.

Sincerely,

Elmo Moore

At 8:53pm on July 3, 2012, NavyDads Admin (Paul) said…

Welcome to NavyDads.com Forrest! 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 carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) and recently reported to Helicopter Squadron Light-37 (HSL-37) in Hawaii after re-enlisting last year. My daughter Kat is now a Navy veteran and was stationed on the carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as a Mass Communications Specialist and is currently using her GI benefits to go to school. If NavyDads.com were around in those early days, it would have made my journey as a Navy parent much easier!

I'm sure you'll find NavyDads.com 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.com 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 Forrest this is a great place to brag as well! So join in, get active, and be sure to let us know how Brian 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 About This Site. 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.com.

Play the following video for a brief introduction to NavyDads.com. We've made some cosmetic changes to the site since this video was made, but navigation remains the same.

Best Regards- Paul

At 4:33pm on July 3, 2012, NavyDads Co-Admin, Calvin said…

Forrest, Welcome to SEAL Dads (NSW) Group. When you have a chance be sure to read one of the following post or all three This is a must read before posting, OPSEC and Social Media and Posting on NSW Forums (this is a must read). Here is a quick link to Posting on NSW Forums (this is a must read</span></strong>).We follow all OPSEC rules so please check your profile and make sure that your Last Name is not posted and that your guys First Name is not posted. Everyone here is ready and willing to help answer any questions you have regarding this long journey your guy is starting. Tell your guy that my Family and I appreciate his desire to join the Navy and we are proud of his decision. He will be in our Thoughts and we wish him the best.

HooYah US Navy SEALs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

At 1:22pm on July 3, 2012, NavyDads Co-Admin, Calvin said…

Forrest, Welcome to NavyDads. My Grandson Joined the Navy and went to Boot Camp in February, 2008. When I joined I knew very little about the Military. This site has helped me understand what to expect and relieved some of the worries I had.

Please be sure to check out our Groups. We have several Groups for PIR and Boot Camp, plus Groups for the different Rates like Navy Nukes, Master at Arms and Special Ops. Also Group for different Ships and Bases. Check to see if your State or area has a Group already formed to locate others in your area. There are general interest Groups like: Care Packages,
A School for Dads, NASCAR for NavyDads and the book of acronyms and ranks. We’ve also added a Spanish language Group.

Also check us out on Facebook just search for Navy Dads.

Join in to learn more and meet others whose guys or gals are the same Rate as your Loved One. We like to hear about your Sailor; the good times, the concerns, and the questions. I think you will find that our members are just a great big family and everyone wants to help others understand what to expect and hear how your Sailor is doing.

Again Welcome and keep us updated to your Sailor’s Progress.

HooYah US Navy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
 
 

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