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NUKE moms

A place to come for support and guidance for anyone with a loved one in the nuke program ⚓️.

Members: 2230
Latest Activity: 19 seconds ago



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These articles are the "reference library" for moms, ready to answer FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 24x7 (twenty-four hours, seven days a week).  You may not have to post a question after all!
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IMPORTANT:  Read and follow these Operational Security (OPSEC) guidelines.  N4M is an open website that can be read by non-members; and not all members are necessarily what they seem.  Be smart and keep yourself and all our sailors safe.  Keep YOUR safety in mind too.   It's human nature to trust and want to share, but don't provide personal information to others.  Great and lasting friendships are made on, but use common sense and caution before proceeding. Online chat safety tips

Discussion Forum

Connecting fellow nukes after graduation from program

Started by LuvCat. Last reply by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM on Thursday. 4 Replies

A Sailors Needs for A school

Started by Queenjailyle. Last reply by Rime Apr 14. 61 Replies

Ownership of a car

Started by StandupSister. Last reply by WearsLargeHats Apr 5. 19 Replies

Hotels, villas, other places to book for a visit

Started by CO-TwinSalorsMom. Last reply by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM Mar 31. 23 Replies

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Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM 19 seconds ago

Yes, please remember when you are posting you have to be on page 1 or it will not post!  If you find you are on a different page don't panic - just copy your post and then go to page 1 and paste it so you don't lose it (and have to re-type)!  The site is operated by NING and it didn't used to be like this but back about a year ago when we had all the problems things changed (and haven't been quite the same since!).  We keep finding lots of little "glitches" that no one seems to know how to handle ~ sigh.

Comment by J's/S'smom 39 minutes ago

Somehow I ended up on the wrong page and didn't realize it until my comment wouldn't post.

Anyway, from a page back.....

JayDee659, I know what you mean about the "next" step. My younger sailor was shocked to discover that all the studying/testing continues once they are in the fleet. A school is where the hard work starts, and after the pipeline it just escalates.... They definitely earn their bonuses!

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM 41 minutes ago

KAM Mom - thank you for the update.  Please tell Mike that he is in our prayers ~ hugs to you my friend.

Comment by AZ2OH2IL2UT 1 hour ago

KAM Mom- You and your family are in our prayers. I am new to this site, so I have just recently read what is going on. My heart goes out to you and your family.

Comment by KAM Mom 1 hour ago
Hi again,
I just lost all my post because I typed it on page three! Not going to take time to re do it. Just thanks for your prayers..please continue it has been a long wait.. each hour could be final one. We are not alone in this.. the Lord Jesus is preparing Mike's place.
Graduation as planned for proto in May, followed by college grad the next day here in Columbia.
I have been very entertained by all posts.
Thanks again for your support.
Comment by LuvCat 1 hour ago

Love reading all the support offered on this site!!!  Women are just amazing creatures!!!  So glad to be one!  Also glad to have learned of this site!!!  Yes, take it from one who was concerned about my son getting through Nuke Program, it is doable!!!  I was so impressed w/ the Navy's set-up.  They seem to know how to motivate these sailors; they set it up for all to succeed!!!  Areas that had been a challenge for our son were a non-issue for him in Nuke school b/c of how the Navy had the whole program set up!  ditto what the other moms have already written.  Blessings on all of you incredible moms!!!

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM 1 hour ago

And welcome to our newest member ~ Mgam125!

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM 1 hour ago

Hi all - Happy Wednesday!

PattiP - Yes, Fiona looks like a little ballerina <3  She looks like she's having so much fun swimming around!

ProudOfK - wow, PIR on Friday - I'll bet you are just busting at the seams right now.  PIR is so awesome - enjoy!

melissa - yes the program is hard but it is doable!  You just need to be the biggest cheerleader for your son and keep the encouragement flowing.  There will be easy days and tough days (and more easy days and more tough days) but just remind him that no matter what happens, it isn't the end of the world!

Comment by melissa 2 hours ago

Thanks again for the comments.  It helps to know that I'm not alone in all this and I have a group such as this for support.

@ ProudOfK, I cant even tell you all the emotions you will experience on Friday.  The whole thing is so great.  I still can't stop

Comment by NancyJo (CVN70) 3 hours ago

melissa, there is a lot of "hurry up and wait" in the military. I can remember, though, leaving PIR weekend thinking I gave them a boy and they made him a man. That's what boot camp did. It's an amazing transformation.

The hardest thing for some of us is the sporadic communication. Before they start school it's not so bad but there may be long periods when you won't hear so much. They are busy taking care of business. Don't worry too much if you can help it. We keep our phones close and drop everything if they reach out. Keep the email and letters going. They may not always respond but they count on hearing from home. It keeps them going. For us, it's why N4Ms has been so important. We are here for each other when we need the support.


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