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My son is leaving for boot camp September 15th, any other mom's with recruits going to boot camp then?

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Here is a link to the two most likely PIR groups for you ladies:

TG 51 — 08 Divisions (361–366, 822 & 951) Graduate Nov. 4, 2011


TG 52 --- starts with DIV 357 - ?? and includes performing DIV 952

UPDATE - There will be an 800 division in this group. 823.

riffmodge - has reported that her son is in 823 - PIR 11/10/2011. Great news for you riffmodge and TY!

Here is the link for the 11/10/2011:

PIR 11/10/2011

Please note that PIR will be on THURSDAY as per PAO RTC ( I had a personal email from Mr. Walsh this AM - TY Mr. Walsh!)

This TG will start with DIV 367 and include the performing DIV of 952.

Thank You Invisible12 for starting the group!


I got the "box" today, but NO form letter with an address or PIR info!!  Not sure what happened, but it was a real disappointment. 


I got the "box" too, but no letter or other info. Hopefully it will come soon.
I just got a reply on another forum and was told that they usually don't come at the same time.  The letter should arrive a few days after the box, so I will be waiting by the mailbox!   I think I will become very good friends with the mailman over the next couple of months!!
Thanks I will be looking for it.
I still not letter with the address or PIR date, have you received anything yet?  Looking at the time that you got your phone call, it sounds like our kids were on the same bus to BC! 
I'm still waiting patiently for the kid in the box,  Hopefully tomorrow!
They will all do great and be fine. I think it's harder on us than them.
Ah...the 'box' came yesterday :(   No more civilian attire for a while waiting on the letter
The  box came this am,also no note so I guess I will wait for the letter :(
the letter always comes has their address, who is on their list for graduation, parking pass information, and their PIR date. Also has a lot of other information to help us through boot camp. Use the brochure enclosed and tell them you are coming to your child's graduation to get the better discount :)


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