On June 29th my 18 year old daughter left for bootcamp. She is my youngest child out of 8. We have always been very close and this has been very difficult for me knowing she will never be home again as my baby. I am concerned about how she will do in boot camp and have never gone so long without talking to her. At the same time I am very proud of her and know she has made a good decision. My husband found this site and am hoping to learn more about what she is experiencing and get support.
I am sorry but I have looked all over and do not see where you left info. I went to my page but cant find it.
I am still waiting for the letter but we are in Alaska and everything takes forever.I was anticipating the PIR on the 28th. I hope it comes soon.
Yes, there will be extended daytime Liberty for those staying in GL. They will have daytime Liberty each day of th long weekend. Those flying out will still most likely fly out on Saturday. See PIR Day and Liberty During PIR Weekend to help you know how to plan your weekend.
Hello, my 18 year old daughter also left for boot camp. She left on June 30th. I feel the same way! It is really hard. I'm hoping to hear from her soon. I've sent out a few letters and so has my husband and our 9 year old. Hang in there!
Hi my oldest Daughter left that day also, We are a close/tight family and its killing me not being able to talk to her. My youngest (boy) had a bond with his sister and he finally broke down the other nite. that was very emotional. I just recieved her address over the weekend so now the letters begin.
This site is AWESOME and I will be here more now that my baby boy will be leaving in a month for boot camp. His older brother is already enlisted and that is when I joined this site. Everyone has been helpful. Welcome and Happy Sailing!!!!
This is a great place to get information. I understand the difficulty of not being in communication. My baby daughter left June 2. She is scheduled for PIR (graduation) July 24. These last days I am anxious to get that call that she is a sailor and no longer a recruit. The second telephone call I got from my daughter, she says she loves the letters and needs news. Now I search the net and copy paste news articles to send. I received a letter and she sent a thank you from everyone on her ship (barracks) because my recruit is sharing the news. So even if you are not hearing from your daughter send many letters and have the family do the same thing. The weeks are long but now it seems very close till we see her again. We are people that have faith in Jesus and prayer has allowed us to have confidence that all will be great. Remember to pray without ceasing.