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USS Nimitz

Are there any other moms on here that have a sailor on the USS Nimitz?

Added by pepper304 on October 18, 2016 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

The Night of the Buckeyes and the Cubs!

Military Ministry at John and Yvonne' here to read our latest blog update.…


Added by John and Yvonne on October 18, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments


How do I deactivate my account on here???

Added by Nichole on September 22, 2016 at 7:12am — 2 Comments

My Son is leaving THIS month!

Are there any other moms that have a con/daughter leaving for basic this month?  I've driven my son crazy with questions and 'small talk' and was hoping to be able to talk with other moms in the same situation.



Added by BigMammaPK on September 1, 2016 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments


My son just left for Gitmo. I miss him already. I am wondering if anyone has a sailor that has been to Gitmo or is going anytime soon. I am wondering how the communication is. Do they have reliable Internet there? Can our sailors email or Skype? Please email me at if you have any information about our sailors and Gitmo.

Added by babsb67 on August 15, 2016 at 3:29pm — 2 Comments

Sad to see the decline here

It is very sad to see the decline of this site, I think many of us helped so many new moms, wives girlfriends and even a few dads to adjust to the new Navy life they had joined.  I don't know the problem I keep seeing the post that no new members are being accepted because of a change of servers seems the N4Ms lost in this exchange.

Admins made comment they would look to see if they could weed out inactive members doesn't seem to be happening.

If you don't allow new members in…


Added by judy r on August 3, 2016 at 11:49pm — 12 Comments

White Chicken Chili, Chocolate Chip Pie, and Nick Vujicic!

Military Ministry at John and Yvonne's CLICK HERE to see this weeks update…


Added by John and Yvonne on July 31, 2016 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Housing in Ballston Spa NY

My sailor is moving with 2 other sailors to Ballston Spa NY next month any suggestion on housing

Added by Renata on July 28, 2016 at 4:51pm — 3 Comments

Chicken Wings and Apples to Apples at John and Yvonne's

Check out this week's blog update by CLICKING HERE 

Added by John and Yvonne on July 24, 2016 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Military Ministry at John and Yvonne's this Sunday

Click on THIS LINK for this week's blog update with story and pictures…


Added by John and Yvonne on July 19, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Military Ministry at John and Yvonne's

Click on this link for this week's blog update with story and pictures.…


Added by John and Yvonne on July 19, 2016 at 12:08am — No Comments

Question???? Concerned Mom

My son enlisted into the Navy the end of September 2015 as a Machinist Mate E1. I thought he would have received his E2 at 9 months time in service the end of June 2016. Does it sometimes take longer? Can someone please explain how it works. Just a concerned Mom........ Thank you

Added by Mendabee on July 17, 2016 at 5:42pm — 1 Comment

A School Graduation

My Grandson in A School at Pensacola, FL.  He says he graduates Sept 14, 2016.  Is there any event after finishing A School?  I do not want him to be without family if there is.  He thinks he will have leave and then will be back for C School.  Can anyone tell me difference between A School and C School?  What is after C School?  I am really new with this Navy life but hey I made it thru his boot camp and that graduation was awesome!

Added by cjgduck on July 14, 2016 at 10:38am — 3 Comments

Military Ministry at John and Yvonne's

Visit our blog at John and Yvonne's Blog for the pictures and story of this week's activities …


Added by John and Yvonne on July 11, 2016 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

I need some guidance...

I'm writing this with a broken heart...My daughter was struggling with some separation anxiety in regards to leaving her family and her boyfriend. The Navy decided to cancel her contract saying that she is a risk. They don't want her to get to bootcamp and be sent home because of separation anxiety. I'm devastated and wish I could push her through this initial scary part of leaving her loved ones. 

Added by Kaylasmom on June 29, 2016 at 9:31pm — 3 Comments

Disabling Injury and Relationships

Nobody ever wants to imagine it, but if you have found that your significant other has suffered from a disabling injury, your relationship will be changing in many ways. No matter what line of work you’re in this is always a potential risk, especially in the military. So despite that…


Added by amynavymom on June 27, 2016 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Separation from bootcamp

My son is in the separation process from bootcamp due to a medical issue.  Does anyone know how long the entire process can take?

Added by gogogirl on June 20, 2016 at 5:04pm — 2 Comments

Bootcamp misery!

Our son has been at bootcamp almost 3 weeks now and called yesterday and says it wants to come home. He said he was depressed, anxiety out the roof, and not sleeping. He said he was going to talk to someone on Monday and tell them he wants to go home. He said if he had to he would fake an injury. This is the same person who has wanted to join the navy since the sixth grade! I truly believe he needs to give it a couple of more weeks and see how he feels at that time. Everything I have read…


Added by gogogirl on June 12, 2016 at 7:41am — 7 Comments

USS Lake Champlain (CG 57)

Any family members of sailors the USS Lake Champlain (CG 57). My son was assigned there last month and I would love to connect with other family members. Please join me over at the USS Lake Champlain group. 

Added by BowHenn on June 7, 2016 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

New to Divorce

The break-up of a marriage is one of the most difficult things to endure. It is the end of a union between two people who once came together in love to build a future around each other’s dreams, hopes, and expectations. There are many reasons for a divorce, including extramarital affairs, financial issues, domestic abuse, the loss of a child, and irreconcilable differences between two people who have simply grown apart. Divorce is never easy, and it’s important to…


Added by amynavymom on June 7, 2016 at 12:14pm — 1 Comment

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