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My son left for boot camp on 8May2017.  He is in Ship 06 Div 208 and his PIR is scheduled for 30Jun2017.  We are beyond excited for him as he begins his Navy career!  All we have gotten so far is the first, quick call letting us know he is there, his box of belongings and the form letter with his information.  Does anyone know the average time frame for the first phone call home?  I appreciate any info anyone can pass along!

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Comment by Karen on May 17, 2017 at 10:34am

Hello, my son PIR date is also June 30. Hi is also Sh 6/208.  I've read the first phone call home is 2-3 weeks.  I am uncertain, but the call will be coming from the area code 847.

Comment by lemonelephant on May 17, 2017 at 11:28am

Divisions 207 and 208 are brother divisions and train together and will have Battle Stations-21 (BST) together, so look for others with loved ones in either division.

Join PIR: June 30, 2017 TG 34.

Check your My Page.

Comment by Daltonsmom on May 17, 2017 at 12:54pm
My son also left on May 8 with a PIR June 30. He's in ship 6 Div 207
Comment by MsSassie2 on May 17, 2017 at 5:17pm
My son left May 9 and am eagerly awaiting the arrival of the form letter. When did you ladies receive the form letter for your children?
Comment by Daltonsmom on May 17, 2017 at 5:24pm
I received the form letter this past Saturday
Comment by jlynne329 on May 18, 2017 at 9:25am

We received our form letter on Sat, May 13th.

Comment by jlynne329 on May 18, 2017 at 9:28am

@keenansonya2 If you still have not received the form letter your sons recruiter may have his address and graduation information.  My sons recruiter sent me the information last Thursday, just a few days after he left.

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