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**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

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I'm trying to connect with others with kids in the same group as my son. I've not received a call yet. Have any of you?

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My daughter is ship 03 division 048. Have received "The Box", The Form letter and a personal letter (personal letter on Dec. 7th). Have not received Phone call yet but believe they should be able to call next week at the earliest.

Yep! Over here :-) My SR is in Ship 3 Div 48 as well. I've had 5 calls, but don't use me as a baseline for comparison 'cause I'm pretty sure we are an unnatural phenomenon :-)

There must not be very many moms on N4M with SR's in our ship/div.....lol  I've recieved the box, form letter and one personal letter this Sat.  No calls either......Are you ladies on FB?  5 calls?  Wow, you must have security clearance stuff....Well nice to meet you both!  Do you know when they started PT?

Yah...some of her call stuff was security clearance related but I'm pretty sure she found an angle to work and was milking it pretty heavy. I found out that I wasn't the only call she was making and they were all like 10 -15 min long and on the Navy's dime too! She's always been a charmer. I suspect her window of opportunity is about to slam shut though if it hasn't already.

Monday is 2-2 for our Div.

I think you're right leaglen, I've only seen you & JudyAnn, & myself on here for our ship/division. Glad to hear you got the box, form letter, and personal letter. Sure hoping to get the call this week. Yes I'm on facebook...  http://facebook.com/BDee76 feel free to send request :). JudyAnn...I do believe you're an unnatural phenomenon..lol but so glad that you've had such contact with her (no matter how jealous I am..LOL). 45 more days before we all can see our SRs march out & our tears of joy & Proudness can begin.I can't wait & it can't come soon enough. Also (Dec. 2nd) was 1-1 so yeah Monday is 2-2.

My daughter is also  ship 03 div 048.  I have not received a personal letter yet, but I received one phone call on 12/2/11.  I am ready to hear from her again. I rush to the mail box everyday, i'm sure it will happen soon. I am counting down the days until PIR, but wow! is it cold up there. I may need a warmer wardrobe to survive that weekend (since i'm already cold natured)  Are any of you going to the Meet and Greets?

Sorry KaitsMom forgot that your daughter was with our SRs as well :(. I too am counting down the days until PIR on a calendar as well as having countdown clock on my desktop..lol. Sure know what you mean about needing warmer wardrobe as I'm in AZ. I'm hoping to go to Sarge's meet & greet at least, will try to make it to the Ramada if I can.

My daughter is for sure in ship 3, but not sure about the division. The recruiter said R2012, but that doesn't look right. I haven't received the Form Letter yet. Starting to think I may need to call someone to follow up. I received "the box", but that's it, no phone calls. Can't wait to hear her voice again & to know how she's doing. I'm assuming her graduation should fall on 1/27 if everything goes right.

Sunshine, I see that you have the division figured out now. Unfortunatelly since its division 056 I do believe her PIR will be Feb. 3rd. You'll know for sure when you receive the form letter if you haven't already.

Hi my SR is in this div and I have recieved the box, form letter, and the id and insurance info(married to my SR) but no personal letter yet or phone call.

Hello tns welcome to the Division group :)! I would assume your personal letter should be on its way any day now. I'm hoping to get a 2nd one maybe today, I'm wearing the 1st one out reading & rereading it...LOL. I haven't received a phone call yet either, was hoping this week, but maybe next week. Will definately let everyone know when I do though.

Whats meet and greet?

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