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Missomd
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Travel plan.questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by lemonelephant 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

My sons.PIR is.3/2 so farWe can't afford.m7ch, but I was.told.to book.earlyCome in by Thurs at morning and plan.to.stay until.sat night..does.this sound rightContinue

My son David 14, 114

Started this discussion. Last reply by ellen0502 yesterday. 6 Replies

Anyone else's kid in this Ship-division?

Processing BC

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phoenixmom Jan 12. 4 Replies

How long does Processing take during boot camp

Any last siggestions? Son leaving Jan 9

Started this discussion. Last reply by lemonelephant Jan 12. 21 Replies

My son leaves for boot camp Jan 9. Does anyone have any good information or suggestions on what he may need to take? Phone card, prepaid visas, anything? ThanksI'm also asking for prayers for him and…Continue

 

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lemonelephant replied to Missomd's discussion 'Travel plan.questions'
"You are very welcome."
2 hours ago
Kimberly04 replied to Missomd's discussion 'New BC kids week of Jan 8 -12' in the group »» Welcome to the MEPS and DEP group ««
"My son is in the group that left on Jan 4th and we just received PIR date of March 02. How do I find others that are in this group? "
5 hours ago
Missomd replied to Missomd's discussion 'Flying to PIR' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"Ok. Thank you so much. I will do that. I want to be happy not sad and stressed and scared to go by myself! It's a great time for my son and the other recruits. Proud. Cant bare to picture the families there and my son doesnt have anyone. Ill…"
9 hours ago
Missomd replied to Missomd's discussion 'Flying to PIR' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"Thanks everyone for your suggestion. I may have to go by myself. If it's true you need to be there thur, fri and sat if you want to have time wi4h your sailor The meals and the lodging would be expensive already not to mention 2 extra plane…"
13 hours ago
1underGod replied to Missomd's discussion 'Flying to PIR' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"I recommend Southwest airlines. Book flight early at lowest price. If there r any changes in PRI, U only pay the difference in price of the changed flight/date. U don't loose ur $. Plus, if u can not use the flight u initially purchased, u…"
13 hours ago
Jeep1lover left a comment for Missomd
"Missouri, How are you doing? It’s been a long 11 days, it feels like forever!"
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Missomd replied to Missomd's discussion 'Travel plan.questions'
"Ok. Thank you so much"
20 hours ago
lemonelephant replied to Missomd's discussion 'My son David 14, 114'
"You are very welcome."
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lemonelephant replied to Missomd's discussion 'Travel plan.questions'
"Yes, you need to arrive on Thursday so you can pick up your tickets before 7:30 pm and also attend Sarge's Meet and Greet. Sarge's Meet and Greet is from 5 pm to 10 pm at the Lakehurst Event Center.Go…"
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Missomd replied to Missomd's discussion 'My son David 14, 114'
"Great info. Thanks lemonelephant"
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lemonelephant replied to Missomd's discussion 'My son David 14, 114'
"I left info for you on your My Page."
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Dreams do come true replied to Missomd's discussion 'My son David 14, 114'
"Yes, my son Logan is in ship 14, Div 114"
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Missomd commented on FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW's group 'PIR March 02, 2018 TG 17 - 10 Divisions 107-114, 916 and 917. Each Recruit will be permitted 4 Guests.'
"My son is 14 114."
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lemonelephant replied to Missomd's discussion 'My son David 14, 114'
"Join PIR March 02, 2018 TG 17 Divisions 113 and 114 are brother divisions and train together and will have Battle Stations-21 (BST) together, so look for others with loved ones in either division"
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"Divisions 113 and 114 are brother divisions and train together and will have Battle Stations-21 (BST) together, so look for others with loved ones in either division. Write to your recruit and ask when Battle…"
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Questions about Boot Camp

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 11:19am 11 Comments

My son leaves on Jan 9. I am so excited but have a lot of concerns at the same time. Any tips any mom that has been through this can tell me would be greatly appreciated. So glad to find this website. Thank you.

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At 12:53pm on January 21, 2018, Jeep1lover said…

Missouri, How are you doing? It’s been a long 11 days, it feels like forever!

At 9:32pm on January 20, 2018, lemonelephant said…

Divisions 113 and 114 are brother divisions and train together and will have Battle Stations-21 (BST) together, so look for others with loved ones in either division. Write to your recruit and ask when Battle Stations-21 (BST) will be so you will know when to expect the "I'm a Sailor!" call. 

At 10:46pm on January 11, 2018, lemonelephant said…

I sent changes in a PM. PM's are found in the Inbox in the upper left.

At 11:38pm on January 10, 2018, lemonelephant said…

The Rating Information card for Avionics Technician (AV) can be found at https://www.cool.navy.mil/usn/enlisted/rating_info_cards/av.pdf.

Join Avionics Technicians (AV) Moms, Pensacola, FL A School: NAS and Corry Station, and Parents of A School Sailors in Pensacola and check out Airman Family and Friends.

AV Sailors attend common basic electronics training, after which they are selected for either the Aviation Electrician’s Mate (AE) rating (Aviation Electronic - AE and https://www.cool.navy.mil/usn/enlisted/rating_info_cards/ae.pdf) or the Aviation Electronics Technician (AT) rating (Aviation Electronics Technician (AT) and https://www.cool.navy.mil/usn/enlisted/rating_info_cards/at.pdf). (If you get the security warning, it is safe to go there.)

Your Sailor will most likely fly out to "A" School the day after PIR, but may fly out on Sunday due to flight availability issues. Plan to leave on Sunday if you are able. See PIR Day and Liberty during PIR Weekend to help you know how to plan your weekend.

AT’s will be assigned to Aviation Electronics Technician-Organizational (AT-O) or Aviation Electronics Technician-Intermediate (AT-I). The assignment to AE or AT may be made prior to shipping to the RTC for some. For those with an AT contract prior to BC, the assignment to AT-O or AT-I is made soon after arriving at Pensacola. There is more info on AT-O and AT-I in http://www.navydep.com/forums/showthread.php?t=398.

At 4:31pm on January 10, 2018, Missomd said…
Aviation Electronics he will be an E-3 after boot camp. He is going to Pensacola for training. Thanks for any information or assiatance
At 12:34am on January 10, 2018, lemonelephant said…

There are 4 days of P-days, but he will also have P-HOLD days this weekend and may have additional HOLD days if the division did not fill today. See Arrival and What Happens at the RTC.

By counting 9 Fridays, PIR will most likely be 03/09/2018 for those who shipped on 01/09/2018. It could be 03/02/2018 for some if they are in a Push Division and were placed in one of the last divisions from last week. It is possible for some who arrive on the same date to have PIR a week apart. Wait on The Form Letter to know the PIR date for sure. 

At 12:15am on January 10, 2018, lemonelephant said…

I invite you to join Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones) and to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) there. Arrival and What Happens at the RTC will let you know what is happening and what to expect.

At 10:50pm on January 2, 2018, lemonelephant said…

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At 10:49pm on January 2, 2018, lemonelephant said…

COF...e, I see you have changed your Username so that it no longer contains your last name. You also need to change the URL (address) to this page. Make change 2 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) (clickable link) to take care of that. (If you are using a Smart phone, you will need to switch to Desktop View to make this change.) 

Also make change 3 while you are there so that this page is no longer open to EVERYONE (Anyone) with access to the web. 

There may be other changes you need to make as well, so read and consider each of the changes. 

At 10:48pm on January 2, 2018, lemonelephant said…

Join the group, DEP-Leavin' for Boot Camp in January. You will meet others with loved ones leaving 01/09/2018 or that week who may be in the same TG and have PIR together. 

Be sure to check out the discussion, Things to Do in the Last Month before Your Future Sailor Leaves for the RTC 

I also suggest you join Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones) and begin checking out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) and Discussions there. 

Your future Sailor may want to join http://www.navydep.com to learn the ins and outs from the DEP point of view.  

 
 
 

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