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Jpz123
  • Female
  • Bradenton, FL
  • United States

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lemonelephant replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"USS Mom Crew, I left info on your My Page, including a link that will help with the new terms."
Jul 24
USS Mom Crew replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"My son is leaving for BC on October 3, 2017.  I am just beginning to sort thru the information. I am having a hard time pulling up the intro files from the home page.  Still working on the code names for everything as well."
Jul 21
Shawneek replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"My son is set for 10/04 but was told it could come earlier. Reading through all of the information is helpful, but I am also feeling a little overwhelmed! Who knew we could go through so many emotions 24 hrs. A day!"
Jul 20
Patricia Vega replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"My daughter just got her ship date October 30 proud and nervous mom"
Jul 15
lemonelephant replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"By counting 9 Fridays, PIR will most likely be 12/01/2017 for those who ship on 10/04/2017. Since he is shipping at the end of the week, it could be 12/08/2017 for some if they are held over for the next TG. It is possible for some who arrive on the…"
Jun 15
Carolyn replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"My son is also leaving Oct 4. I know how you are feeling! I'm anxious to know when graduation will be. "
Jun 15
lemonelephant replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"Jpz123, the "A" School is across the street. He may be able to go home for part of the holidays since he is having PIR during the holiday stand down at the "A" Schools, but he will have to check in first and find out if he is…"
May 12
lemonelephant replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"Ten Fridays does happen for some who ship on Wednesday or Thursday in November and December at times, but not for those who ship at the beginning of the week."
May 12
Jpz123 replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"That is good news. One of the recruiters said she was held a week or more longer because she went in over holidays. Thank you for your response. Do you know if his A school is in Great Lakes will he just stay put there when he finishes boot camp.…"
May 12
lemonelephant replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"Jpz123, No, they will not be in BC longer because of the holidays. There are extra days built in. By counting 9 Fridays, PIR will most likely be 12/29/2017 for those who ship on 10/30/2017. It could be 12/22/2017 for some if they are in a Push…"
May 12
Jpz123 replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"Hello...finally another mom with a son/daughter leaving for boot camp October30th! My son ships October 30th! Yes time but still so much to anticipate. The holidays and not knowing. How far along they will be by then stresses me...I hear they have…"
May 12
lemonelephant left a comment for Jpz123
"Dana, be sure to make the changes below."
May 12
NukeMamaLB replied to Jpz123's discussion 'October 30, 2017' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"My daughter is leaving October 4th, so nervous, proud, excited and stressed all at once. Good luck to your son."
Mar 29
Jpz123 replied to tammy8's discussion 'Any one leaving October 6, 2015 yet?' in the group Leavin' for bootcamp in October
"Mine leaves October 30th! This site has helped a bunch!! We haven't been told he Could leave early. I am not ready for that...I did hear that because he will be in BC over the holidays they go longer due to the holidays...I just don't know…"
Mar 23
lemonelephant left a comment for Jpz123
"Welcome to Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones). I look forward to sharing this journey with you. Be sure to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) for information on what to expect and to help you prepare for PIR. Start with OPSEC…"
Mar 22
lemonelephant commented on Jpz123's blog post 'BOOT CAMP OCTOBER 2017'
"See PIR Day and Liberty during PIR Weekend to help you know how to plan your weekend when the time comes. For now, keep checking Leavin' for bootcamp in October for others with a future Sailor leaving that week. Be sure to check out the groups…"
Mar 21

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A little about me:
My son joined the NAVY and ships out for BC October 30,2017. He was accepted to USF and told the Councelor thank you but "I'm joining the NAVY".I am proud yet so scared and fearful of the unknown!
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Waiting to leave for Boot Camp
When I heard “Navy,” I...
was proud and encouraged it, had concerns or fears
Our Navy experience so far...
has been positive and maturing., has presented us with many questions.

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BOOT CAMP OCTOBER 2017

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 1:45pm 2 Comments

Anyone have a son or daughter leaving for boot camp the month of October 2017?  My son leaves on October 30th.... Very happy to have more time but anxious at the same time... this is all new to me... I know he graduates from boot camp we have one day with him and he stays in GL for Fire Control school. 

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At 1:58pm on May 12, 2017, lemonelephant said…

Dana, be sure to make the changes below.

At 10:51pm on March 22, 2017, lemonelephant said…

Welcome to Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones). I look forward to sharing this journey with you. Be sure to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) for information on what to expect and to help you prepare for PIR. Start with OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) and Arrival and What Happens at the RTC and read 1 or 2 pages a day and then go back to them as you need the info.

Take care and blessings to you and yours.

At 6:40pm on March 21, 2017, lemonelephant said…

You are very welcome and thanks for the kind words.

At 5:49pm on March 19, 2017, lemonelephant said…

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At 5:49pm on March 19, 2017, lemonelephant said…

Dana741, I see you have changed your Username; you may also want to change the URL to this page. If you do, then 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.

Another change that I recommend that is mentioned in change 1 is to change the ZIP Code to one that is not easily associated with you or your future Sailor.

At 5:47pm on March 19, 2017, lemonelephant said…

Join AECF - FCs and ETs. "A" School is in GL, so you will also want to join Great Lakes A School Q&A and GL A-school moms. You can also check out the Training Support Center (TSC) Great Lakes Facebook Page.

The Rating Information Card for AECF can be found at https://www.cool.navy.mil/usn/enlisted/rating_info_cards/aecf.pdf. (It has an error in the number of weeks for ATT; it should be 9 weeks instead of 11 for FC and 11 weeks rather than 119 weeks for ET.) The Rating Information Card for Electronics Technician (ET) can be found at https://www.cool.navy.mil/usn/enlisted/rating_info_cards/et.pdf and the one for Fire Controlman (FC) can be found at https://www.cool.navy.mil/usn/enlisted/rating_info_cards/fc.pdf. (If you get the security warning, it is safe to go there.)

You will be able to enjoy extra time with your Sailor following PIR. Plan to leave late Sunday or on Monday if you are able to do that. (See PIR Day and Liberty during PIR Weekend.)

At 7:55pm on March 15, 2017, Jpz123 said…
Thank you for the security info. I changed my profile name and email. My sons rate is FC (fire controlman). Need to look further into this and learn more about it. My fear is I won't get to see him!
At 2:19pm on March 15, 2017, lemonelephant said…

Join the group, Leavin' for bootcamp in October. You will meet others with loved ones leaving 10/30/2017 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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