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PIR 6/3/2011 TG 29 Div 185-192, 812 & 929 Discussions (27)

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Oh my god on the way home from work I got a call from my son, I was so shook up I had to pullover.   He said he was ok and doing good, he s…

Started by LoriMN - Ship 11 Div 185

6 May 4, 2011
Reply by LoriMN - Ship 11 Div 185


I have been on ship 09 div 190 an the moms are receiving phone calls from the recruits! less than 2 hours ago!!!

Started by TNNAVYPROUD2011

1 May 2, 2011
Reply by Richelle(Nuke Wife)Ship2 Div929

Division 186 PIR 6/3/11

Anyone received a phone call from Div 186

Started by elmwood

3 Apr 28, 2011
Reply by mmiles 11/186

SHIP 11 DIV 185 Got Letter

I got two letters today from my sun.    He said he passed PFAC Fitness, he said things are getting better in his division every day.   He s…

Started by LoriMN - Ship 11 Div 185

0 Apr 28, 2011

SHIP 09 / DIV 191

Anyone else have a recruit in Ship 09 / Div 191?

Started by tylersmom

13 Apr 28, 2011
Reply by tylersmom

Ship 11 Div 185 - Has anyone had a phone call yet?

Good Morning and Happy Easter I know you are missing your SR as much as I am but my son in here in my heart!     I know if my sons last let…

Started by LoriMN - Ship 11 Div 185

17 Apr 27, 2011
Reply by jguzan

Ship 11 Div 185

I thought I would start one for our ship too, to see who else would join.   I am sure hoping we get a phone call this weekend, that would m…

Started by LoriMN - Ship 11 Div 185

2 Apr 23, 2011
Reply by LoriMN - Ship 11 Div 185


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