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Hello, my son is at MEPS in San Diego and now not leaving until tomorrow vs today for boot camp in Illinois. I'm able to see him before he goes do you know what hotel it is that they stay at in San Diego? he's staying another night and leaving tomorrow morning after all..  I want to see him before he goes even if it's just for 2 hours.. but still waiting for him to respond to my text or call me back since they can't use their phone in the MEPS office.

I want to get a head start due to traffic gets ugly at 5pm

Thanks any info is appreciated

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We went 6 years ago when our son was sworn in - we (and they) stayed at the San Diego Marriott - Mission Valley. 8757 Rio San Diego Dr.  Not sure if this is where they still stay or not.  We spent the night and took him out to dinner at Bully's East for a nice steak dinner.  Then we went to MEPS in the morning and followed them to the airport and were able to say goodbye again.  Hope this helps!

  • I would call that hotel and verify this is the right one before you head out!

Good Morning Karin- were you able to make it to the hotel yesterday?

Good morning! Yes, Thank goodness. We were able to visit for 2 hours and take him out to eat so that made me so happy!

He's on the plane right now on the way to boot camp

I'm so glad it worked out - now be sure to keep your phone on you and expect the "I'm here" call later tonight.  It will be a quick call!

Thank you!! I'm anxiously waiting for the call.


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