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Hello everyone!

I'm new at this website so I'll tell you a bit about my husband and I. We got married in February and he just graduated as a Hull Technician last week. We got stationed in Norfolk, VA and we've been a little scared of pretty much picking up our things and moving all the way to the other side of the U.S. I'm still trying to get my B.A. here in Cali and thankfully I graduate in December but its been hard deciding if I want to stay or leave with my sailor.

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with Norfolk? Maybe tell me what he's going to be doing and what it really is to be stationed there since he keeps hearing rumors that its long hours and he wont be able to see me or spend time with his family.

Also, I would like to hear opinions about my education situation. I keep stressing about what to do :(

Thank you in advance and can't wait to communicate with everyone!

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Comment by lemonelephant on April 12, 2017 at 12:55am

I left some info on your My Page that may help.

Comment by BunkerQB on April 12, 2017 at 12:06pm
Hi Stef, good to see that you have join the San Fran Bay Area group. Please come in and get to know your neighbors. We have a few families w sailors in Norflok. Earlier this year we had a meet and greet in San Jose. We meet regularly sometimes in Petaluma, sometimes in San Jose and sometimes in Easy Bay somewhere. We have been meeting locally since 2009. You will inundated w "aunties" and "uncles."


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