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Moms/Dads/Families with Nukes in Ballston Spa, NY


Moms/Dads/Families with Nukes in Ballston Spa, NY

Wanted to start a group for moms, dads, and other family members that have Nukes currently attending Prototype in Ballston Spa, NY.

Members: 170
Latest Activity: May 1

Thought I would start a group for the families of sailors stationed in NY for Prototype. It will be nice to chat about what is going on with our sailors whether it is good or bad so that we can support each other. I have connected with many people on this site but it is always nice to meet others that are going through the same things together. Also if you have had a sailor in NY for an extended amount of time then you can help the new ones just coming in on what to expect.

Discussion Forum

April Graduation

Started by Koko. Last reply by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN Feb 7. 2 Replies

Apartments in Ballston Spa

Started by WATTCO1957 Ship 12 Div 083. Last reply by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN Jul 28, 2016. 21 Replies

A Sailors Perspective of Prototype from 2009

Started by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN. Last reply by DianePat May 6, 2016. 1 Reply

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Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on May 1, 2018 at 12:53pm

Hi everyone - welcome to the new members!  This group isn't real active but feel free to ask any questions and I'll do my best to answer - my son did proto in Ballston Spa and really loved the area.  Of course, you can always post any questions you may have in the nuke moms group too (it's more active!).

Comment by Duchess2006 on February 14, 2018 at 10:19am

topdog1p,  my son is going sub.  I think by the time all his training is done, it will be Aug before he is on a sub.  He still has a couple of months before he finds out the results of his dream sheet (that's what I called it when I was in the army back in the day).

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on February 12, 2018 at 6:28pm

Welcome koko and DomsMom.  

Feel free to ask any questions you may have - my son did prototype in Ballston Spa.  It looks like your son is there koko and DomsMom your son is waiting to leave for boot camp.

Comment by topdog1p on February 4, 2018 at 6:28pm

Welcome Duchess2006   My son is an officer too. He is currently station in Banger WA on a sub.  Is your going surface or sub? 


Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on January 31, 2018 at 12:23pm

Duchess - I see you joined the NUPOC group too.  It's not real active but maybe if you start posting you can get it going again.  And you are more than welcome to comment in our nuke moms group.  We can answer regular nuke questions for you!

Comment by Duchess2006 on January 31, 2018 at 10:53am

Thanks for the mention.  I've joined various groups but most seem geared for enlisted.  My son started proto in November and has just finished his first shift/watch rotation.  

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on January 29, 2018 at 2:08pm

Good Morning and Welcome! 

As usual it's kind of quiet here.  I see we've had 2 new members join this year - AZNukeGma and Duchess.  If you look at the discussion forum above (hit "view all") you may find answers to some questions you might have.  Otherwise feel free to ask here (I try to check periodically and my son was here for Proto and we visited the area a couple of times) or ask over in the nuke moms group which is more active.  Either way we'll try to help!

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on October 12, 2017 at 11:17am

How's everybody doing in Ballston Spa?

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on June 19, 2017 at 1:54pm

Whendy - please join our nuke mom's group - it's much more active than this page:

sailormom - remember for proto it's definitely a lot of hurry up & wait!  My son's original graduation date was changed prepared to be flexible!

Comment by sailormom on June 19, 2017 at 1:20pm

Just stopping by to say hello!  My son graduated Power School on May 26th and he is currently at BS.  I think he is still in grad hold but has gotten an apartment with 3 other buddies and seems pretty happy.  A School and Power School were very grueling for him but he made it!! Thanks to some great Navy staff in Charleston an absolutely awesome SLPO and supportive classmates. I hope this final leg of the pipeline is successful.  I definitely understand nothing is a given :)


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