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Prototype class 1204 started November 26th 2012 in Goose Creek.....any others?

son classed up monday for Prototype in GC...any others?

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Amanda- our son says he's supposed to start in Jan. right now, still working 6 days a week in GC on the ship he on hold? 6 days a week seems like alot for hold.

My son was 1204-10 and Graduated ; was on hold ; broke his hand during Christmas leave, still at Goose Creek and will find out in April sometime if NY or SC for May.  I hope your son is doing Well!

Does your  son  ever  say  anything  about  the  training ships?  My  son  says 3 oud  of  the  4 need  repair. He  is  still  waiting  to  start  Prototype  since  July.  Told  me  this  weekend  that " Faulkner " told them  ttey  were  going to  be  on  hold a long  time. as  if  8 months  isn't long  enough.

Wow so there is July 2012 with Nov 2012 now May 2013 classes will be on Grad hold?  Yikes!  Thats alot of good young men and women waiting to move on...lets just be thankful they are where they are suppose to be and in the Good Lords time they will be elsewhere.  I'm sure its more frustrating for them to be waiting.  My son said there always fixing the SC ships; they have an alternating "breakdown" mode.  LOL never can get all up and running together...

Son  now  called and  said  they  are  classing  everyone  up  Monday now.  He said   the  usually class size is  around 160 and  the new one is  going  to  be around 350. Wonder  if  this is what  will  happen or will  they  change  their  minds  again.



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