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Teresa(Ryan's mom)
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  • Napa, CA
  • United States

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I'm a single mom and my son enlisted in the US Navy
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
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In the NROTC program
When I heard “Navy,” I...
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At 9:33am on March 12, 2012, Tee-1sailor's mom said…

Hi Teresa, how's it going?  That's a handsome son you have there.  It was great meeting you yesterday.

At 2:24am on March 12, 2012, Nate's mama said…
Hi Teresa,
Great meeting you today! We will never stop loving our child, he will love you even more for being so supportive. It's really great that you are active on this site, it's invaluable! Your young one will become a man you can be very proud of, take care of yourself. See you at the next greet and meet.
At 12:12am on March 12, 2012, Kelli Grace (Ship 11 Div 038) said…
Hi Theresa, it was really nice talking with you at the meet and greet today. It will be hard when your son leaves but you have a huge support group here at navy for moms. Be strong and hope I see you at the next meet and greet in may.
At 3:36pm on February 3, 2012, Hannah88 said…

Hi Teresa, sorry to be so late in replying back, I didn't see your comment for some reason until now. It was great to meet you too.  Be sure to come to the next meet and greet at Travis. There will be some real veteran moms there that can answer any questions you have!

Hannah

At 2:55am on January 31, 2012, hikermom said…

It was great to meet you and I am so glad you came. My first M&G was last January and I felt the same way. I didn't know what was going on and these women answered all my questions. I am just paying it forward! See you at the next M&G, maybe!

At 4:45am on January 27, 2012, hikermom said…

Welcome, Teresa! I look forward to meeting you on Sunday!

At 4:13am on January 6, 2012, BunkerQB said…

this is the group for sailor recruits leaving in April - not too active yet. more will be joining.

http://www.navyformoms.com/group/leavinforbootcampinapril?groupUrl=leavinforbootcampinapril

Don't forget to check in with the San Fran group. we have a meet and greet on Jan 29. in Petaluma.

At 12:45pm on January 4, 2012, Navy for Moms Admin said…

Welcome to Navy For Moms!

You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions.  Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!  

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community. Also, check out this Internet OPSEC Safety Video.

Enjoy your time here! I look forward (along with the community) to reading more about you! :) 

-Colleen

At 6:12pm on January 2, 2012, BunkerQB said…

OK. First, go ahead and click on the link in the previous comment. Then I can introduce you to the San Fran Group. We'll start with finding out who has someone leaving or BC in April. Then I find you the same group with families from all over the country.  In the group, there is a directory of members in the East Bay. Actually, there are quite a few. You can always ask if anyone wants to have get together for lunch or coffee at anytime.  Just post a comment. The meet and greets are the best thing about this site.  There is nothing like having local support.

BQB

At 3:44pm on January 2, 2012, BunkerQB said…

Happy new year. Please join our wonderful San Francisco Bay Area Navy Families group (clickable link - be sure to click +JOIN when you get to the group's page). We have members in San Fran area, in Marin, in the East Bay and South Bay. We have two meet and greets in the East Bay this spring, one in Petaluma (Jan) and one down the Peninsula (May or June). The info is on the group's page.  You'll love the local support.

BunkerQB, admin

When will your son be going to bootcamp? I'll try to find other whose sons/daughters are also starting BC at the same time.

 
 
 

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