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Kim of Virginia
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  • Chesapeake, VA
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Your child stationed in Virginia

Started Nov 19, 2011 0 Replies

If you have a child stationed in Virginia that needs a home cooked meal for the holidays, please send me a private message. No child should be alone or in a strange State during the holidays.Continue

Blue Ribbons

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lala Ribbon Queen PIR Ribbons Mar 15, 2011. 0 Replies

I purchased my blue ribbons from Lala Ribbon Queen; who is also a Navy mom. She was absolutely fantastic. She worked with me through pay pal although she does accept checks via the mail, and assured…Continue

 

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Kim of Virginia liked Navy for Moms Admin's discussion NAVYforMoms (N4M) Community Guidelines
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Kim of Virginia replied to bisbee73's discussion 'I'M A BASKET CASE'
"Hello everyone, so sorry I am just getting on the site, have been so busy writing letters to Airman in BMT with no one to write them. My son graduated Boot camp about 3 years ago and his is my baby and only son. I was crushed, it felt like I lost my…"
Nov 19, 2013
teresa left a comment for Kim of Virginia
"thanks kim of Virginia I sure will let her know. not for sure when she will ship out to Norfolk. haven't heard  yet. but it will be nice where she wont be home for the holidays.thank you. how can I find you on facebook?"
Nov 16, 2013
Kim of Virginia commented on Nae - Kiaira's Mom's group 'Aerographer Mate Kessler'
"Hello my dear, we should be at Kessler in about 30 days"
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Kim of Virginia added a discussion to the group PIR 09/13/2013 TG 44 - 11 Divisions (341-350 and 944) * Each recruit will be permitted 4 guests.
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PIR 9/13

Hello everyone, my granddaughter is in Ship 2 944 with PIR 9/13. I am so glad that she was able to call home Sunday since her phone call when she initially arrived at Great Lakes. KimSee More
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PIR 09/13/2013 TG 44 - 11 Divisions (341-350 and 944) * Each recruit will be permitted 4 guests.

Welcome to the group with SAILORS who graduated Boot Camp on 09/06/2013. A place to keep up with each other as your sailors continue their journey in the Navy.See More
Aug 7, 2013
Nae - Kiaira's Mom left a comment for Kim of Virginia
"Hello Mother, I went to the mail box yesterday and there was no letter. So sad. I go to the mailbox more than ever now. So excited for my first letter."
Jul 23, 2013
Kim of Virginia left a comment for Kim of Virginia
"Today I am a proud grandmother of a Navy Recruit. Not only is my son a sailor but my granddaughter followed in is foot steps for her boot camp push out day for tomorrow. Today is a bitter sweet day. I wanted her to do something extraordinary with…"
Jul 16, 2013
Cindy D left a comment for Kim of Virginia
"Thank you so much for your offer to take my sailor in for Thanksgiving.  It truly makes me feel good knowing that there are familes that are willing to take in a sailor.  I just said something to my son about it but he said a few of his…"
Nov 20, 2011

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My son graduated Boot Camp Dec. 22, 2010, my granddaughter graduated Boot Sept. 13, 2013
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Enlisted
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
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It is the best or the best branch of the military.
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It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

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At 11:54pm on November 16, 2013, teresa said…

thanks kim of Virginia I sure will let her know. not for sure when she will ship out to Norfolk. haven't heard  yet. but it will be nice where she wont be home for the holidays.thank you. how can I find you on facebook?

At 5:58am on July 23, 2013, Nae - Kiaira's Mom said…

Hello Mother,

I went to the mail box yesterday and there was no letter. So sad. I go to the mailbox more than ever now. So excited for my first letter.

At 6:58am on July 16, 2013, Kim of Virginia said…
Today I am a proud grandmother of a Navy Recruit. Not only is my son a sailor but my granddaughter followed in is foot steps for her boot camp push out day for tomorrow. Today is a bitter sweet day. I wanted her to do something extraordinary with her life but now that the time is come it is hitting me hard. Harder than it hit me with my son a few years ago.
At 3:18pm on November 20, 2011, Cindy D said…

Thank you so much for your offer to take my sailor in for Thanksgiving.  It truly makes me feel good knowing that there are familes that are willing to take in a sailor.  I just said something to my son about it but he said a few of his friends might get together and make their own dinner.  He is not too sure about it though. He said he would let me know.  Thank you again I told him to let me know as soon as possible.

At 2:05am on February 4, 2011, frandrea<3 Ship 12.Div 93 said…

Hi sacred'smom! I saw your post on Meridian A-schools page and was wondering if you could tell me a little about your experience with it? (i.e. liberty, communication, etc.)

My husband is an LS set to go there (he's halfway through BC right now and you've guessed it...I'm halfway insane right now!) so I was trying to plan a trip to spend some time with him on a weekend about 3-4 weeks in because I figure he'll have liberty by then. I have reservations for the Navy Gateway Inn on base, so if the liberty is just for on base, I figured that would be good! :)

But yes, anything you have to tell me about it-tips and suggestions would be amazing! Thanks so much!

 P.S. I live in Tampa!! :)

At 1:55am on December 17, 2010, KLP0824 said…

HOOYAH congrats i know you so proud of him

At 9:20am on December 6, 2010, MRs L* said…
hey! you say youve lived in VA 20yrs. Maybe you can help me out. Im lookign at places in VA Beach but since i live 4 hours away i cant just make a visit to check out the places at night. Do you recommend and apartments that are in good areas. or any i should stay away from.

Thanks.
At 1:06pm on December 5, 2010, KLP0824 said…
ok thanks
At 11:07pm on December 4, 2010, KLP0824 said…
yeah i plan to send him so and i got him a calling card before he left
At 4:12pm on December 4, 2010, KLP0824 said…
he didnt take any stamps am sending some to him do they supply them with envelopes and i have no idea where hes going to for A school i will ask him in my letters when i have melt downs i talk to his pictures
 
 
 

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