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My son has reservations through the travel agency sent to him and he flies into Norfolk Monday night. He has a hotel room. The next day it shows air taxi chambers NAS. I am assuming this is a navy…Continue
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Have any of you ever had a break up where the other person seems to be gone before you realized what happened. And months later you seem to still be trying to catch up while they have long sense…Continue
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How does the packages work during the holidays. I am seeing a schedule, and assume partly this is to insure your package arrives in time you must ship by dates. Do we get any Discounts? I noticed…Continue
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Got a call from my sailor last night. He is very upset about the new sytem of doing away with the ratings. he asked me to share why and ask anyone I know to sign the petition. the navy has a…Continue
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Thanks for the reply John .Its been nearly 40 years since i went through RTC
A lot has changed since that cold and lonely night, Back in Feb 1974 Looking back several times over those years , I Wish ,I coulda , I Shoulda . But I know what Cody is going through ! Cause i told him ,You will wake up and wonder what in the H--- , have i Gone and done Now ! Iam Looking forward to that First letter ! Thanks and GO NAVY :)
Came usps on Thursday!!
Did not answer the door as trained because
My husband was down at the animals! He look
Through the neighborhood nothing.
They headed to grocery when they saw a Fedext
Driving having lunch and asked her! She was the driving
and could get it when off break!!!! Totally lucked
Out! Only 6 days!! Hooray!
Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com John! 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 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 proud of our son and his service to our country.
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Once again, welcome to our site and I hope you enjoy your stay here. GO NAVY! HOOYAH!
Best Regards- Jim
Welcome to Navy Dads, John. I see that you are already finding your way around....outstanding! Learn as much as you can and feel free to ask for anything that you need! There are many great Moms & Dads here ready to help! Welcome to the Navy family!
Welcome to NavyDads.com John ! 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, was attached to VAW-125, and just transfered to VRC-40 ("Rawhides"). 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 NavyDads.com 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.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 John 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 NavyDads.com.
As a parent of a sailor currently or soon to be at Great Lakes you'll have many questions about what K.D. 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!
Best Regards- Paul