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Does anyone else have an SR in this division?

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I also read that there was a guy who arrived to Great Lakes April 12 and is also graduating 6/3. I dont know his div yet but I know that performance div are hard to fill. So it could end up being that our div took awhile to fill and that tomorrow will be starting their "week 2" out of processing.. in this case we wouldnt be getting phone calls not this coming week but the week after :(. Im not 100% though so don't hold me to that. But thats just what im gathering. If this is the case though then they would mail out today so we should be getting letters this week. If anyone else heard anything let us know :)
I hope that is the case Richelle instead of trouble in their division. I have aa friend that was an instructor and he said all it took was one person to screw up and they would punish the whole division. So I sure hope it took a while to fill our division!!
OK ladies and gents :) My hubby went to church with his twin brother yesterday (his brother grads friday). His brother got to call his wife this evening and told her that their div was in pdays for 2 weeks waiting for the div to fill and that they mailed out yesterday so be expecting letter this week :) :) :) Thought you all would enjoy the good news. They are not in trouble and nothing is wrong. Just took a little bit to fill their div! YAY!!!

You don't know how happy you made my husband and me!!!  We have been waiting 4-ever (I know its only been 15 days) for any information.  We have never gone this long without talking to our daughter!!  Hope to meet you in June!!!


Im soooo glad my brother in law got to make a phone call to his wife this evening. Its so reassuring to know that everything is good with our SRs. :) letters will be here very soon! And june is right around the corner!
Yay! Thank you for passing along the news! I am so excited to KNOW that this week is the week we will finally get our letters :)

Yay!  That helps, a little... I'll take anything - a letter or a call from my son!


Thanks Richelle! That is the best news I have gotten in a while!! Thanks again!! Can't wait til June. Hey is everybody going to PIR and if so do we want to do a meet and greet or not
I would love to do a meet and greet :)
Richelle -- thank you- thank you- thank you.  Finally some word from the inside :)  I was planning on going to the meet and greet at the Ramada -- anybody else?
We will have to meet at graduation then :)

We will have to figure out a way to meet


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