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Got our first letters and now waiting for that first phone call.  Has anyone else gotten letters or calls yet?

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My son is on ship 13 Div 033 and is due grad on 12/21 I have got one letter and no phone calls. I miss my sailor. I hope to hear from him soon my heart is breaking.

My son is also ship 13 div 033. I have gotten nothing. His girlfriend got a letter, his dad got the form letter and the kid in a box. If I sound bummed, I am :(

Same boat here.  feeling a little left out too.  Chin up :)

My daughter is on Ship 03 Div 035 and I received her letter last Wednesday. She said that she should be calling soon. I just hold on to my phone at all times because we never know when they will call. I know exactly how you feel. This is my only girl and I miss her so much. I have found that being on this site has helped answer and calm me down more. Hang in there. I just keep thinking that I will see her soon.

My husband is ship 11 div 038 and we've yet to receive a letter or phone call. So far, from what I know, no one in 037/038 has /:

My son is on Ship 11 Div 037 and we have not received a letter or phone call. I am really hopeful that a letter will come this week or a phone call over Thanksgiving. I keep wondering what they will be doing on Thanksgiving.

My son is Ship 11 Div 038 and no calls or letters from him.

Our son is on Ship 11 Div 037 and we still have not heard anything from him. He left on 10/23 and his PIR date is 12/21 also. It would just ease my mind to hear his voice or at least read a letter. This is the hardest thing I have ever had to go through.
My son is on ship 11 div 038 and I am waiting patiently for a letter! We got a lot of mail out to him last week when I got his address. I know he said he would get a phone call after 3 weeks, does anyone know if he gets the opportunity to make more than one call?

My son is Ship 11 Div 032, got a phone call this afternoon about 3:30.  It comes up Waukegan, IL on my caller ID, in case anyone was wondering.  

I heard that my son got a phone call too. He is 18 and decided to call his 16 yr old GF...Hmm!!  Who is paying for the ticket home?  It was a short call, but nonetheless, I would like to have talked to him.  Guess all those letters I sent every single day vs. her 2 ltrs  really means nothing to an 18 yr old...That's okay..1 phone call...no call mom...retaliation...ha!! jk...Glad he's ok, I guess...She doesn't remember what he said, it was a 5 min call...Alrighty then...

 

oh my Bama I am SOOO with you on the gf thing!  lol  He may have his reasons why he didn't call home yet.  Maybe it would make him too home sick.  :-(  Lots of prayers for you and your family

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