meg, I laft info for you on your My Page.
He can buy a phone card at the NEX. Send one if your want (along with stamps and stationary, also available at the NEX). Or don't.
"We did NOT send this with my son!" No, your son did not feel it important to buy a phone card before leaving. He's the one making the decision. You are going to be seeing a lot more of this behavior in the future.
Kate, I left info for you on your My Page.
Counting Fridays may be easier on you than counting the days. See Arrival and What Happens at the RTC.
Yes, he needs a phone card to make calls, but he will be able to purchase one at the NEX. Don't worry he will call. Yes, you can mail him one. See Phone Cards and Phone Calls.
I received a scripted letter from my son giving us graduation info. and his address to write. But still no phone call like his recruiter told us we would receive . How about you???
PAMELA, The RDC schedules phone calls not the recruiter. Don't expect a call, but have your phone available at all times and be pleasantly surprised if you receive a call. See Phone Cards and Phone Calls.
Check your My Page.