Good Morning All,
I thought I would start a discussion group for my son's A-school Class 1152T. The class started on Monday, Oct. 3rd.
I am going for a visit this weekend and will give an update........I am so excited to spend time with my son and very excited to see the city as this will be my first time to Charleston, SC. I'm staying at Hampton Inn - North Charleston. Anyone stayed there before? South Living recommends Hyman's Restaurant and Palmetto Carriage Tours; hoping to try them both :-)
Praying for our Sailors!
Hello all, Just a little ahead of your group with A School. My son is an ELT. He has had to study a lot. Said he is finding that he needs to put in more hours of study time than others (he feels) but seems to be doing ok. After first week, he text me and said so much info getting thrown at them it feels like getting hit in the face with a fire hose! On the main site is a posting from another member from her sailor who is in fleet after completing Nuke school. It has lots of good advice. I sent it to him for support and good suggestions.
He was happy to get back into civilian clothes. He seems to be getting into a routine with study and all the other Navy stuff. He seems to be the typical Nuke - didn't need to study too much in H.S. finding it is much different now. Encouraging him all the time with texts and posts on FB. Seems that during the week he is overloaded with school etc but does take time to call me on the weekend - which I appreciate and love to hear from him.
Hope this helps. I know for our family it seemed strange that we got to talk to him a lot while on hold waiting to start A School but then communication backed off. After reading posts on the main site, I realized how much time he was spending with school. Then I understood.
Also, not sure what the letter means after the class #. Still learning, also :)
just wanted to say hi and wish you all a wonderday sunday!!
i havent been talking to my son as much since he started classes! kind of expected that though! some communication is bette than none!!
I heard from my son yesterday; it was a quick call. Good news, he passed his first A-school test and passed the PFT! Whew! Is everyone else doing okay?
I think the Navy should have a New Sailor's Mom Orientation Class......oh, the stress of it all!! LOL!
meghan--thanks for the suggestion on somewhere to eat.
elkins-- im glad you son passed his tests.
my son is doing good! we are trying to be patient till thanksgiving.
Hi guys. 1152T is a class of ET's.
1152A would be a class of MM's.
1152MT would be a class of EM's and ET's.
( A lot of classes have both until the very end, then I believe the EM's split from the ET's the last few weeks of A school.)
Hope you are all feeling welcome into the Nuke group!
p.s. one of my son's favorite care packages so far was a shoe box with an attached lid that I made
into a "medicine chest".... I put all kinds of first aid supplies, OTC stuff, bug repellent spray, bug bite itch spray,
allegra, advil, tylenol, an adhesive bandage, bandaids, etc. and made a "legend" for the OTC stuff with the name of the item
and when to use it, and how much I recommended taking. My son has always hated taking medicine, but after BC he had a horrible cough/cold that just wouldn't go away. Everyone in BC was afraid to go to medical because they didn't want to be set back in any way, so I told him he had better learn how to take care of himself. He loved it, and more importantly, I think he's used it! :)
yeah thanks for the idea, swim!!
then i guess 1152B would be a class of MMs also since my son is in that class, right?!!!
not sure about the B...??? but if that's what he's given you, just keep using it until
you hear something else. I've only heard of A, M, MT and T being used after the class #...
For a long time, I only used class number (no letter) and my son received his letters and packages
without any problem. The only time there have been problems is when there are 2 guys with the same
name in the same class, and the Moms had to add the last 4 digits of their soc. sec. number to the