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Hello. Wondering if there are any moms out there who have a daughter in this division. Graduation is 3-2-2012

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Hi , I was sad because i dont receive a call and only 1 letter last week, Thise week i be so sad and depress and today i just said God a call or a letter is to much to ask ??,  but God hearing my prayers i received 2 letters from him. This just make me cry and thank God so many times. My husband need that we pray alot . 

Thank the Lord for you. I am sure that letters reach you slower than they do us here in the U.S.  Keep the faith

Ok i got a letter today! Yay!!!! I will fill you in on more but according to Garret the division misses Moore and things are not as good without him. He wouldn't say why Moore is gone just that he missed him.

I wonder why he had to leave.  I am hoping and praying for a phone call tomorrow. I would love to see how their 4th (hell week) went.  They were supposed to learn fire arms last week, and had some pretty tough testing coming up.  Sarah was nervous about all of it of course.  I sure hope one thing happens to her. I hope she gains some damn confidence in herself!  If you can, try to win that question on trivia Tuesday.  I am not allowed to get on Facebook at work, otherwise, I would be on it!

I was not sure about giving Sarah your last name. I was just trying to be safe about that. You know how everyone is about privacy, so I was making sure that it was all right with you before I wrote to her again.  Perhaps she could make friends with Garret. Who know..Have a great weekend! Glad you got a letter! :)

Hi, Sarah's mom today i got a letter too. It was short but i'm very glad to received another letter , my said the same that your dauther told you,  Bacause of thet we need to pray for them.  !!!

Sarah called yesterday around 6pm. She sounded so down.  I am so sad for her.  She said she missed the PT test by 5 crunches.  I think she is extremely homesick. I have not received a phone call yet without her crying on the other end.  I feel so helpless and sad.  All I can do is to keep praying for her and send her words of encouragement.   I told her Garret's last name, and she knows who he is-I think they partnered up for something at bootcamp.  How is Garret?

No word from G yet this week. I keep telling myself no news is good news!

We received a call from Sarah yesterday. Have you spoken with Garret?  Do you know when their Battlestations will take place? I forgot to ask her.  I know they will be doing the gas chamber on Wednesday

Yes got a long call. It was great. He said to watch for his call next Tuesday or Wednesday.

This Tuesday or Wednesday?  Or next week.  Did he give you a Battlestations date?

Next week. He just said next week.

Well I am very happy that you were able to talk to him. My daughter and I were on our way home from shopping when Sarah called us.  She is nervous about passing the final Physical fitness test.  Missed the last one by only 5 crunches.  I told her to work on them day and night. She seems to be doing better. Is Garret going to A school, or is he traveling away for school?


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