This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.
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I have an interesting thought for all of our wonderful Molly members to consider. The USS Kearsarge is home ported in Norfolk, Virginia. We can do the math and say that they will return when the weather is nice. I happen…"
"Better to start off traveling light. You could always send him things later. Whether he is on a small ship or a large one doesn't matter, he will still have a very limited amount of space.
Tell him to pack a small fan preferably one that…"
Make at least change 3 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) (clickable link). 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 your recruit.
Since you have a Sailor, you can change "Waiting to leave for Boot Camp" above to "Enlisted."
Laura do you know how many boxes were shipped to the Zappers? I know you probably don't have a definitive count but a guesstimate would be great. My daughter's Captain put her name in for an award for organizing her group and they asked for a count. I can give them our count but would love to get some publicity for Molly's Adopt a Sailor. Maybe I can get those reservists to organize a packing party once a month! I know that's wishful thinking but you never know!
Thank u for the input! I was hoping it would be Ohare, 530am wow. Did he fly out that early. Better yet, do u know when they get the travel orders in writing? Would be nice to know if he is out on Sat. Sun, Mon or even Tues as others have indicated...Thanks!