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bryters ATI Whidbey Island
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  • Atoka, TN
  • United States

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A little about me:
I have two children and two grandsons. I've been married for 29 years, and spent the first 6 as a Navy wife, My son left for the Navy April 7th, 2010 He is now in Whidbey Island, Washington.
I am here to support my
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The Navy offers opportunities that...
It was a wonderful experience being a Navy wife.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

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bryters ATI Whidbey Island commented on Karissa {FC_Wife}'s group 'PIR Date 5/27/10'
"It's time, what is everyone's sailors up to?"
Apr 6, 2014
Dunesmom commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"so I seen on the news that a P-8 was on the search so I asked my Son, what's up with the P-8... he wrote back I'm P-3 and us P-3's don't talk about the P-8's... to funny from him.  They are so proud of their…"
Mar 29, 2014
Dunesmom commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"yes I do hope so too.  Way to go US Navy for helping out"
Mar 12, 2014
Dunesmom commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"Don't you think our P3's could find that commercial plan that vanished?  Our Aircrew is awesome these planes.  So praying for all and their families.  "
Mar 11, 2014
Dunesmom commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"oh bryters been there and it sure is a tough one.  It is nice that he does get to come home closeish to Christmas, enjoy:)  Happy New Year Everyone!"
Jan 1, 2014
bryters ATI Whidbey Island commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"Merry Christmas! This was my first Christmas without my sailor, Wow I wasn't expecting it to be so hard. He will be home in a few days, so I thought I'd breeze right through it. I was wrong. LOL. I Hope everyone had a great day!"
Dec 26, 2013
mom21sailor commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"Good to hear!!!  My son said the same, they made a stop on the East Coast before the last leg home and he said they were all freezing when they got off the plane to stretch.  They thought 70 was cold just a short time ago. lol.…"
Dec 11, 2013
Dunesmom commented on bryters ATI Whidbey Island's group 'P-3 Orion'
"Did get Dunes call tonight, well I just got off the phone with him.  He is safe back in the US and happy as can be.  lots to do to get settled in.  He had to have a place to live as there is no room for them, so he tells me.  E-5…"
Dec 11, 2013

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At 7:41pm on March 9, 2013, graceism said…

Hey there....I have been missing the gatherings at Colletta....either do to travel or work related projects.  Do we have anything schedule soon?  Thanks!  

At 2:40pm on June 6, 2011, Kaye S. said…

Thanks for the message... starting a dinner group is terribly complicated (NOT!)

(1) Pick the day and ONE restaurant.  Mondays are ususally slow.  I picked Olive Garden because everyone likes Italian & it's reasonably priced.  Pick a place that's easy to find.

(2) Put the first nine dinners on the Event Calendar & keep at least 6 out there afterwards.  Fill in ALL the blanks & add a map link (GoogleMaps is built in).

(3) POST, POST, & POST. Talk it up.  Use an eye-catching picture to be a "logo" (e.g. our Westie with the hat).

(4) Make it clear that folks can arrive late, leave early, bring guests, & don't need to dress up.  It must be easy, easy. We have "social time" for the first 30 minutes so no one is "late."

(5) DO ask for a RSVPs on the event page.  You'll know how many chairs you'll need and if it's ok to cancel on a rainy night.

(6) DON'T change the date or place for at least nine months, even better for a year.  It takes folks time to "internalize" the new group and create the habit of coming.  As the group meets, the "bedrock" members will guide changes (e.g. after 9 months, we began to rotate among 4 restaurants, but they're within 2 blocks so it didn't affect driving habits).

Just jump in and do it!  You'll have fun and meet people!  Be sure to see the local recruiter & offer to buy him a meal the first time he attends.  OPTIONAL: I created business cards with space for moms to write a phone number.  We all have some & hand them to prospective newbies (give 'em to the recruiter too).

Good luck and let me know if I can help.  Hugs! k.

At 7:33pm on March 15, 2011, Connie(Memphis Belle) said…
thank you for the friend request.  the get together....YES!!!  i will send you a private message.
At 7:12pm on March 2, 2011, TLogan (Ship 11 DIV 298) PIR 09/ said…

This is strange, I am still getting used to maneuvering around on the N4M blog. I read your message and accepted your friend request and now I can't find the darn message again..  I spoke with Logan last night. He bought a truck from a guy on base. it isn't anything new but it will get him from A to B.  He sounded pumped about that... So I am hopeing that he is getting a bit more comfortable.  He said he is in barracks 8, at least that is what he said thats what he calls it. He is an AS ..

Thank your Son again, the offer was very nice. Maybe the 2 of them will get to know each other while there...

At 8:41pm on May 20, 2010, LindaTX-Proud Mom of Salior said…
thank you for your suggestion. It sounds really good and then I remember I will be at work and I think I would just cry the whole time. You are so very sweet. You are the second person on this website that has tried to help me. What a wonderful bunch of people. Have a wonderful time with you loved one and know that your kindness is very much appreciated.
At 11:01pm on May 13, 2010, sharaj ship 7 div 207 aarons mom said…
At 10:40pm on May 13, 2010, chris'smom ship 14 div 200 said…
no, i haven't rsvp'd for the meet and greet yet. i didn't even know about it. i've been out of the loop for a while with other family obligations. i'll try to find where the meet and greet thing is. thanks for letting me know!!!
At 4:52pm on April 22, 2010, chris'smom ship 14 div 200 said…
thank you for friending me, bryters. i'm sorry i can't remember your first name! mine is linda, and my son is chris.
At 3:16pm on April 2, 2010, Navy for Moms Admin said…
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