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Pat L. in IL
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  • Carol Stream, IL
  • United States

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  • Navy daughter from KY
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Pat L. in IL replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"Donna, Thank you so much! Group #2 please!!!"
Wednesday
Pat L. in IL replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"Huge thank you!!"
Saturday
Donna replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"I have 26 boxes ready to be shipped to the USS Carter Hall.  Snacks, coffee, toiletries, mac & cheese. A  big thank you to the Connecticut  Girl Scout Council for donating 12 cases of cookies."
May 19
Sarabi2013 replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"How is the pillowcase count coming along?"
May 15
PaMom replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"Kim I think I have about 15 / 20 that are done.We are working on another 5 that should be done by the weekend. We do some every day. It makes mom happy to be helping. I can do 20 if you need more or less let me know "
May 4
Pat L. in IL replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"Wonderful! Let me send a message to Kim and see how many pillowcases we need!!!"
May 3
PaMom replied to Pat L. in IL's discussion 'May, 2017 Adoption - 2 groups on the USS Carter Hall' in the group Molly's Adopt A Sailor
"Mom and I are in we have pillowcases if you need them and I picked up a case of sunflower seeds more than enough for all to have some. Also have shampoo and body wash"
May 3

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A little about me:
Mother of 5. Our youngest Jeffrey left for Great Lake Mar 4
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Enlisted
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was concerned or afraid
The Navy offers opportunities that...
how many mixed emotions I have and that they are all valid.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

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At 8:48pm on April 17, 2017, DiRemy said…

Okay, I think I will split them between April and May. Good idea! 

Thank You

At 3:41pm on April 17, 2017, DiRemy said…

Hi Pat - 

I was given 3 cases of Girl Scout cookies over the weekend to donate to MAS. Shall I ship them all at once this week?

At 9:45am on April 6, 2017, DiRemy said…

Understood! Thanks so much for the clarification. 

Have a great day! 

Sincerely,

DiRemy

At 9:57pm on April 5, 2017, DiRemy said…

Hi Pat ~ 

I only saw one Sailors name and address attached to April 2017. Is that the address I need then?

At 1:10pm on February 7, 2017, SebJar said…

Hi Pat,

Not sure if I'm in the right place. . thank you for adding me for adopting a sailor :) , but I'm a little confused on where to start. . .do I just create a box of needed things & send it to the address specified each month?

Many thanks,

Lisa

At 5:18pm on January 12, 2017, MamaJ said…

Thank you Pat!!!

At 7:50pm on November 15, 2016, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM said…

There's been lots of issues with N4M lately.  I've been working with the ad agency that handles the N4M account and I am having a conference call with them on Thursday morning.  I've got a few other mom's (& a dad) on here that I've been communicating with and they are going to be in on the call.  If you would like to join us, let me know.  It will be Thursday, 11/17 at 10am CT.  I can give you the info if you want to be in on it.  Otherwise I can just let you know what's happening afterwards.  Doing my best to help save the site!

At 6:26pm on November 3, 2016, lemonelephant said…

PatLe.....y, Your full name is visible in the URL above and every time you post. 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.)

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

At 9:17pm on July 13, 2016, Amorresperroz said…
Thank you and please let me know how I can help..
At 9:25pm on May 7, 2016, EJ said…

Thanks, Pat!  Do put MAS for return address on the customs form?  or my address?  and do we put something inside the box that says it's a We Ship Love box?

 
 
 

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