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Arriving at boot camp PT ready - important or not

Maybe a month or so a few of us had the discussion about whether or not preparing before boot camp would impact a recruit passing boot camp. I had this discussion last weekend with my son after PIR. He passed everything initially with little preparation before leaving. When I say little, we began running 2 weeks prior. Some dads had said their recruits had begun as much as 6 months before. As you all know this means you automatically move up to E-2 when you pass initial academic and pt. Except… Continue

Added by John Alan DeMarco on September 10, 2016 at 9:45am — 7 Comments

Saturday mail

Just waned to revise that apparently navy moms cannot take any new members right now. If you sign up though you can read post. So I was curious about mail on Saturdays because I had read a post that recruits only get mail Monday they Friday. I got a letter from my son yesterday and he wrote in there he received my first letter Saturday. So I don't know if it was a prayer answered cause he said it really helped him since he could reach me on his phone call home. I also wondered about the mail… Continue

Added by John Alan DeMarco on August 5, 2016 at 8:00am — 4 Comments


I was watching the video of the recruits arriving and it helped to kind of know what he is experiencing right now. I am anxiously awaiting the "I arrived " phone call.

Added by John Alan DeMarco on July 7, 2016 at 10:17pm — 4 Comments


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