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DEP leaving for boot camp August 2017

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DEP leaving for boot camp August 2017

Website: http://navyformoms.ning.com/group/dep-leaving-for-boot-camp-august-2017
Members: 18
Latest Activity: Sep 3

Hello everyone and welcome to the Navy!!! This Group was started for the loved one of DEPPERS leaving in the month of August (although everyone is welcome).......What year you say? Well ......any year!

If you have January ship out issues/questions etc., need specific information, (or have some to share) or just want to talk to someone that is where you are, with a Recruit leaving for and arriving in BC in January, ...then this is the place to be. :-)

Remember, don't "miss 'em while you're with them!" :) Make the most of every precious moment together before they leave. This will be a big transition for both of you! We'll be here for you every step of the way...
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About a week after your recruit arrives at BC, you will receive "The Box." The box will contain your recruits clothes, shoes, cell phone etc. If you do not receive the box, and your recruit did not take a cell phone it is very possible s/he donated clothing items.

Approx two to three weeks after your recruit arrives you will receive the "Form Letter". The form letter will include their Ship# , DIV #, their mailing address, PIR date, and the password for parking at PIR. Keep this letter in a safe place, it has the information you will need.

The date that is on the form letter is the official date for your Recruit's Training Groups PIR (graduation), Things can always change for an individual Recruit (due to illness, injury, failure to pass a final test etc.)! So, we always recommend that you plan, if possible, to purchase Refundable or Exchangeable plane tickets. Wait until their PIR date is posted to do so, and don't worry, you will still have plenty of time to get your traveling ducks in a row! =)

Next stop, Boot Camp Moms Group:http://www.navyformoms.com/group/bootcampmoms
That is where and when permanent Groups for your PIR date and Divisions will be posted.


Thanks for joining us. We hope you will realize you are not alone, and will soon make new friends, plus feel supported and encouraged! :)

Discussion Forum

Leaving for Meps and Bootcamp

Started by patty227. Last reply by magpie62 Jul 23. 10 Replies

HiMy son is leaving for Meps on Aug 1, 2017 and having the official swear in on Aug 2nd then leaving for boot camp  Are there others on here that will be joining me on these dates?Continue

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Comment by lemonelephant on August 12, 2017 at 1:05am

Join the group, DEP-Leavin for bootcamp in August. The group is for every year.

Comment by Ryan's mom on August 11, 2017 at 9:37pm

My son left August 9th. We are very excited. 

Comment by ncdeb on July 21, 2017 at 9:39am

Good luck to your hubs MyHusband...!! August is right around the corner for sure.

Comment by MyHusbandMySailorMyLove❤️ ⚓️ on July 20, 2017 at 11:33am
My husband leaves August 9th. We are all extremely nervous and thrilled. My father is a 32 years Navy vet, so my family is so proud of my husband decision to serve his country!! I cannot wait to get to know you all more!
Comment by ncdeb on July 13, 2017 at 9:07am

Great advice lemonelephant, my phone will be glued to my side!!

Comment by lemonelephant on July 12, 2017 at 11:05pm

ncdeb, you may receive an "I'm still alive!" call in week 3 or 4 (calendar week, not DOT), but that call can come before or after that depending on when the RDC is able to schedule the phone banks. Don't expect a call, but do have your phone available from 8ish am to 8ish pm Central Time and be pleasantly surprised when you receive a call.  The "I'm still alive!" call or other calls the RDC schedules usually come in the mornings on weekdays except on the day of a PIR because the "I'm a Sailor!" calls, which are typically made 1-7 days, but can come up to 10 days, before PIR, are in the afternoon and evenings, but calls can come anytime during those hours on Saturday.  Calls on the day of a PIR or on Sunday come between 1 and 8 pm. Calls for security reasons or for information are generally made during regular business hours.  Remember "No news is good news!" See Phone Cards and Phone Calls.

Answer any and all calls. You can always hang up if it is not your recruit or someone you want to talk to.

Comment by Mammagoose on July 12, 2017 at 10:29am
My sons security clearance hasn't been completed in time for him to ship out so his ship date has been pushed back. Have a good journey ladies.
Comment by ncdeb on July 6, 2017 at 2:04pm

Does anyone know when they get to call us about the two week mark, is that when they use the calling cards we send with them or do they use a phone there? I get so many spam calls I want to be prepared!!

Comment by ncdeb on July 6, 2017 at 12:07pm

Wow Kiwi, that would be a shock!!!

Comment by ncdeb on July 6, 2017 at 12:07pm

My daughter is leaving Aug. 7.

 

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