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Does anyone else have someone in this division? My husband is there.

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My son is in that division. Got a letter from him yesterday.
I got my first real letter today :-D
My bf is there. :) unfortunately nothing since the 15 second call and the form letter. I tell you, though, just seeing his writing calling me his Angel felt nice. He even said Happy Birthday early to me. He claims he most likely won't write while he's away, but I hope he does. I'm not going to be upset if he doesn't, but we'll see. I started journaling to him with all the things I shouldn't send in a letter (emotions and sad things going on). I'll give him the book when he comes home from A-School :) I also started working on some things at home so that when he comes home he'll have a few surprises. :)
Oh wow, I just found this discussion! I am so glad that we can all connect and share stories about our Sailors in Div 283. They are all so awesome :)
Yay! tomorrow's thursday! Hopefully I get another letter.
JD's Angel> aren't you going with him for A-school? i'm gonna. :-D Found out how through talking with the recruiter for a I said...I kinda feel bad for these recruiters over here....I start to throw "hypothetical" questions at them :-P
I have an idea. What do you guys think about closing this discussion and opening a new one at the top of our "PIR 8/20/10" group. I think that might make it easier for others to find and join so that we can gather as much info as possible about div 283.
Sounds fine to me :-D
I was just thinking the same thing, so who wants to start it?
I just placed a div 283 discussion on the PIR 8/20 group, hope this is okay with everyone.


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