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Pamela Cave joined E.G. - ND's Creator/Admin's group
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Pensacola A School

"Pensacola A School"
Naval Air Station Pensacola or 
NAS Pensacola: is the seat of Naval Aviation and the initial primary training base for all Navy, Marine and Coast Guard Aviators. 
NAS
 Pensacola is also the home base for the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the World Famous, Precision-Flying Team, "Blue Angels".See More
Sep 20
Pamela Cave joined Kevin's group
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"Airdales"

For Aviation ratings, their families and friends
Sep 20
Pamela Cave joined Cindy's group
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PROUD NAVY MOMS

This Navy Moms Support Group is a place for sharing information/ knowledge while providing the tools needed to navigate your way throughout your Sailor's journey in the United States Navy.See More
Sep 20
Pamela Cave joined Michele's group
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Single Parents of Navy Sailors

A group designed for single parents of Navy sailors to help support, relate and bond with each other during their Navy journey alone.See More
Sep 20
Pamela Cave joined ProudNavyDAD's group
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A School for Dads

Is your Sailor in A School? Come join us.See More
Sep 20
Pamela Cave joined James Moore's group
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Deployment Questions and Answers

Ask and Tell about your sailors deployments and liberties so others will know where and what to expect of their sailor while over seas...See More
Sep 20
Pamela Cave joined NavyDads Admin (Paul)'s group
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Pass In Review - Tips, Hints, and Helps

Pass in Review: There have been so many questions & answers about Pass in Review "PIR" that we need one place to be a clearinghouse to help experience a Navy Graduation.See More
Sep 20
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NAVY BOOT CAMP

Navy Boot Camp: Questions & Answers to what your Sailor will be doing at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, IL.This Support Group is for Families & Friends with Recruits attending Navy Boot Camp.See More
Sep 20
NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza left a comment for Pamela Cave
"Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com Pamela! 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…"
Sep 19
NavyDads Admin (Paul) left a comment for Pamela Cave
"Welcome to NavyDads Pamela! 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…"
Sep 19
Pamela Cave is now a member of Navy Dads
Sep 19

Profile Information

Your Sailor's First Name (Please Do Not Post SEAL Names)
Logan
What Is Or Will Be Your Sailor's Rating (Job Classification) - ex. ABE, AM, GM, etc
AWF
What Brought You To This Site:
My son is recently enlisted (before PIR)
What Is Your Relationship With Your Sailor
Mom

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At 6:36pm on September 19, 2019, NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza said…

Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com Pamela! 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, as you will also burst with pride of your child! This is the place to brag!

Join us on Facebook as well!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/66599528175/

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

Best Regards- Jim

At 8:37am on September 19, 2019, NavyDads Admin (Paul) said…
Welcome to NavyDads Pamela! 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 Navy 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 is currenlty stationed in Pensacola where he is an instructor in A-School. If NavyDads were around in those early days. If navydads.ning.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 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 Pamela 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.

As a parent of a sailor currently or soon to be at Great Lakes you'll have many questions about what Logan 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! To better understand how the Navy creates sailors, watch this video Making A Sailor to see what life is like at Great Lakes RTC.


Best Regards- Paul

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