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All,

I'm going to post some PDF files I made about boot camp here on the Cryptology section.  The only reason that I'm posting them here is because I can add them as attachment here, unlike other area of N4M which don't allow attachments. 

 

I know everyone here is way past boot camp here on the Cryptology section, but I needed a spot to place them when I try to help people understand boot camp in other sections.  So this is the only reason you're seeing them here....

 

I'm always curious if these helped you.....


So, If you enjoyed this:

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Make a comment below...

and let me know what you think...

(Remember, I talk Navy 24x7, and sometimes I talk way over a normal civilians head and I would like to know if there is something that could be more easy explained....)

What_happens_at_boot_camp_-_Day-per-Day

Boot_Camp_Processing_Days_P_days.pdf

Aerial_View_of_Camp_John_Paul_Jones_PIRGifts.pdf

Battle_Stations_Part1_of_2.pdf

Battle_Stations_Part2_of_2.pdf

Think! ~ Other not so well known rules...

 

What ribbons & Medal can your sailors earn in boot camp?

 

What is a Snipe?

 

900 Division for Dummies

 

11 General Orders ~ The easy way

~ Your 1st Navy Test ~ Your sailor is learning, so shall you!

~_Your_2nd_Navy_Test_~_Are_you_smarter_than_your_sailor?.pdf

~_Your_3rd_Navy_Test_~_You_think_you_know-your-stuff?_think_again.pdf


~ Your 4th Navy Test ~ (SEALS)

 

 

USS John F. Kennedy (ship-9):

Ship_9_USS_John_F_Kennedy_The_Story_and_History.pdf

USS Kearsarge (ship-11):

Ship_11_USS_Kearsarge_The_Story_and_History.pdf

USS TRITON (ship-12):

Ship_12_USS_Triton_The_Story_and_History.pdf

 

USS Marvin Shields (ship-13):

Ship_13_USS_Shields_The_Story_and_History_Part_1_of_2.pdf

Ship_13_USS_Shields_The_Story_and_History_Part_2_of_2.pdf

USS Arizona (ship-14):

Ship_14_USS_Arizona_The_Story_and_History.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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thanks so much for posting/making these PDF files! They are very helpful!!
thanks for the PDF's I'm sure my son will enjoy them.

Wow, my son is in bc..I really know what it's like now. I hope they all do good!

Thank you for helping us understand better.

Oh thank you for this bc slide show. Gives a nice view of what our kids are going through. A whole different world than most of us have ever experienced.
My husband just left for boor camp so I'm just going to follow day by day, I really think it is going to help and make me feel at least a little closer to him, thank you so, so much

This is outstanding!!  Very understandable for us Civies.

I wish I would have found this sooner!  My son is in the 9/1 PIR group and these slide shows brought to life some of what he's talked about in his letters.  I'm from that area of Illinois and back in 1970 I was part of a group from my high school put on a talent show at the base.  It looks like its really grown and changed since then just like I'm sure my son has.  I can't wait to see him.  I can hardly stand the suspense of waiting for the "I'm a Sailor" call !  Thanks so much for posting this !

Thank you for putting this together! It was so great to understand what my son has been talking about. I think he thought I really did my homework - and was quite impressed. It made him feel like I was part of his experience!!

Thanks for sharing.  Our son graduates next Friday and he will be glad to know we seen the pictures.

I love this presentation. It makes me understand (at least a little bit) what my son is going through!  He got to BC yesterday.

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I feel so much better every time I learn something that my son is experiencing. It makes me feel closer to what he's going through. And the worst fear is fear of the unknown. Every time I actually see what he's doing, I think, "Oh, he can do that!"

Thank you for sharing.  I love knowing what my son is doing and his upcoming challenges so I can talk to him about his experiences and understand everything a little better .  Your presentation answered so many questions.  I am very impressed by the training these recruits go through.  Thanks again!!!

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