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FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW's Blog (23)

Navy Sets New Physical Fitness Standard to Start Boot Camp

Here is the link to follow to read about the new standard:

Navy Sets New Physical Fitness Standard to Start Boot Camp

In a nutshell... starting January 1 of 2018, ALL Recruits will be required to pass an initial run standard BEFORE they commence basic military training. If they do not pass the initial run standard…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on January 18, 2018 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Thank you Veterans!

Thank you to those who have served, those who are currently serving and to the…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on November 11, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

New Competitive Flag System Promotes Teamwork Among Recruits

Found this on RTC FB.

The original article is from the Official website of the United States Navy

New Competitive Flag System Promotes Teamwork Among Recruits

Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on October 17, 2015 at 11:29pm — No Comments

RTC Thanksgiving and Christmas Adopt-A-Sailor Program Dates

This year the dates for the RTC Adopt -A-Sailor programs for Thanksgiving and Christmas are as follows.

Thanksgiving:

TG's graduating on December 4th and December 11th are participate Thanksgiving Adopt-A-Sailor.

Here is the link to the NOTE:…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on October 17, 2015 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

God Bless America

For those who died

For those who continue the fight…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on September 11, 2015 at 3:29pm — No Comments

In Honor and Remembrance...

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on May 25, 2015 at 5:49pm — No Comments

3 strikes and you're out...of berthing???

(Update added below)

For the rest of his Naval career too apparently.

Why?

Because he did what he was ordered to do.

So, we don't know if this is actually what is going to happen but that was what was stated by the Chief ( not one of his Chiefs) on the message on the HOME PHONE ( I should've picked the darn phone up but wasn't sure the Chief wanted a Mommy giving him hell over the phone-yes, it makes me that "hot", but that's another topic.). ***on the…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on April 11, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Merry Christmas <3

Desktop Pictures Of Christmas Christmas TreeMERRY CHRISTMAS Navy For Moms!!

Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on December 25, 2014 at 6:50pm — 2 Comments

RTC Guest Policy for PIR beginning JANUARY 1, 2013

This is from the RTC Websites "Upcoming Graduation" Page:

(Here is the link to the RTC Website Upcoming Graduation Page: http://www.bootcamp.navy.mil/upcoming_grads.asp )

As of January 1st, 2013 Recruit Training Command will enforce the following policy:

ALL…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on December 4, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

2012 THANKSGIVING WEEK PIR FORM LETTER CORRECTION

The PIR for Thanksgiving Week is 11-21-2012, WEDNESDAY.

There was an error on the Form Letters. Here is the Official Upcoming Graduations from RTC WEBSITE:

Divisions Graduating by Training Group

 

TG 48 — 14 Divisions (327–338, 822 & 948) Graduate Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

TG 49 — 7 Divisions (339–344 & 949) Graduate Friday, Oct. 19, 2012

TG 50 — 7…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on October 11, 2012 at 4:17am — 4 Comments

BLOG OPS” PIR 05/26/2011: PIR! I hit an earlier subject…

The “cloudy” situation.

Hmmm…well here is my little cloud that I had when going to PIR:

Okay…not really, but it’s almost as cute as that:…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on November 8, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

BLOG OPS” PIR 05/26/2011 Mission 5: PIR!

Finally!

We make our way to Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall.

Of course I FORGOT to have my camera ready…so I am advising you to get that baby ready from the moment you step through those doors. There ARE photo ops (or should that be PHOTOPS?) all along the way to that security checkpoint.

So don’t miss it like I did!

When you enter the actual graduation grounds you will see Sailors and some SR (the ones performing for the PIR) all over.

Good luck trying to…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on July 10, 2011 at 2:33am — 4 Comments

“BLOG OPS” PIR 05/26/2011 Mission 5: PIR!! Convoy...

Well, where was I?

We had just finished the M&G.

Plus, the silliness in between...don't worry...there WILL be more!

PIR.

I tried to get some sleep.

Really...I did.

For those of you that have been through it, y'all (I'm not…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 10, 2011 at 3:01am — No Comments

"BLOG OPS" PIR 05/26/2011 "Little Miss GPS"

That's what I called her. She always started out with:

"Please fasten your seatbelts."

 

Very polite.

 

If I messed up and made a wrong turn, she never yelled at me, just said, "Recalculating."

In spite of the few times I got exasperated with her and said, "Where the heck ARE you taking me?"

 

Couldn't have done without her and had a moment of panic when I LOST her in a tunnel. Took awhile to get her back!

 

FT2 called…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 6, 2011 at 3:52am — 2 Comments

"BLOG OPS" PIR 05/26/2011 Mission 4 continued - The Meet and Greet

...was great!

 

They served meatballs, egg rolls, veggies/dip and chips/salsa. Ramada gives those staying with them a voucher for two free drinks. Everyone else may purchase drinks. Food is free. I am told that they do not mind if you come in with a non-alcoholic drink or water.The boys ate their fill while their mom gabbed away ...ummm collected intel.

 

Naw...we gabbed! Got to see the Sailor who joined our…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 6, 2011 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

"BLOG OPS" PIR 05/26/2011 Boot Camp Questionnaire

We are interrupting this Blog to publish an important document.

The Boot Camp Questionnaire!

 

It should copy and paste all right. You may need to tweak it!

FTLW is NOT an IT!

 

Dear,

Here is your personalized, “official”, Navy 4 Moms Boot Camp Questionnaire. Please fill it out and send it back in the SASE!

Love,

Mom

Today is Week___ Day___.

1. Life here is: a. good b. getting better c. fantastic, beyond my wildest…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 6, 2011 at 12:30am — 55 Comments

"BLOG OPS" Mission on HOLD

FTLW is Poo-ped!

I will continue tomorrow!

 

Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 3, 2011 at 4:09am — No Comments

“BLOG OPS” PIR 05/26/2011 Mission 4: Getting our bearings/The Silo/Navy4Moms Meet and Greet

Start time was late. Just pooped.

 

First goal…food…again!

I can’t even remember WHAT we were looking for, but we stumbled onto…the Silo!

Just had to try the Pizza!

We decided to get individuals so everyone could try it with their fave toppings.

The atmosphere is great. The pizza is very good. Nice thick crust with their tomato topping and your picks. We also shared a dinner salad. It’s hard to find places that have the individual dinner salads. Price…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 2, 2011 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

“BLOG OPS” PIR 05/26/2011 Mission 3: Chow, Stimulant and The Navy Lodge

Need to feed the Team…all are suffering from caloric depletion.



I consult Miss GPS, but I think the hunger pangs are just causing a fog.



In me…not her.



So, I type in Wal-Mart hoping that it will bring us close to food.

Nada.

Right about now an MRE would be good…or a Box Nasty (I think they are called Bag Nasty’s now.)

I cruise along and spot…Chili’s!

The Team is HAPPY!

We eat WAY too much…play with the little electronic…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on June 1, 2011 at 3:24am — No Comments

“BLOG OPS” PIR 05/26/2011 Mission 2: Arriving at Great Lakes/Rental Car

The flight went off without a hitch. I do suggest bringing your own snacks and definitely buying a bottled water once past security. We arrived hungry and THIRSTY. Beverages were free but we are big water drinkers.

It also helps to keep anything you want to “do” in your purse or smaller carry on. That way you don’t have to get into the one you’ve stored up top. I REALLY did not want to bonk anyone in the…

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Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on May 31, 2011 at 3:30am — 4 Comments

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