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Anyone's recruit on this ship and Division?

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I'm a proud Mom of a US Navy Sailor! Hookah!

HOOKAH. I still am waiting

barby...did your call come?

NO MA'AM.... its 0915 (eastern time) and NO PHONE CALL YET...  My cell is GLUED TO MY FACE STILL... going into Boston tonite??/

That blows.  Ya know though I'm wondering if something happened cause my SR didn't get a chance to call his GF, who is lessed than pleased and he would always call her.  Nope, heading to Boston tomorrow morning.  I've driven in snow my whole life, piece of cake

ok cool on drivin in the snow....  yup BLOWS....  i do know they are in with the travel people today getting their orders and stuff.... just think 4 divisions sitting one on one..THATS gonna take a while

I would like to thank the two recruits who gave my SR their extra ticket so that his GF and Grandfather could join us for graduation.  I hope I will meet you there, I will look for your names.  There are 6 of us going and I was nervous.

WONDERFUL Kim.....  your SAILOR will have more family there!!!!!


Did anyone have any family or relatives fly out of Midway today(sunday) to Austin tx and grab pictures from the plane today by accident....

please if anyone was on this flight can you look to make sure the pictures are correct>>>>.

I will pay for the expense to get them mailed back to me..

thanks for looking

Did you ever find your pictures?

yes some mom that was on our plane thought that some mom left it from the day before. So she took them home, she found my name though here and ask to be friends and I said sure. and the next thing I know she is I have your pictures

So she mailed them I guess. She lives right by Austin tx which is were we stopped

thanks for asking

Glad you got them!


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