It's been 25 days... I've received two letters but still no phone call.... He sounded much better in his second letter than his first... I expected that he would hate it at first, but then get accustomed to it and be ok... He said my letters help him so much!! I cannot stress the importance of writing them because if they cannot call, that's all they have to get through boot camp. Don't get me wrong...I cling to my phone all day and when the call doesn't come, my heart breaks... But I'm holding… Continue
Added by Paula (Will's Mom) on April 21, 2013 at 9:26am —
Well, I received a text from my sons girlfriend...she received a letter today from my son. He said he hates it there and he misses everyone bad. I'm sure I will have a letter at home...I know it's not easy for them and that he will hate it. I just know I'm going to need a box of tissues tonight... :(
Added by Paula (Will's Mom) on April 11, 2013 at 3:29pm —
Almost too weeks and no official letter yet... I'm trying to be patient but this is killing me!! Everyone who left on or around my sons date (3/27) received their letter....what if mine got lost??! What do I do??? I'm just worried I won't get the information I need to go to PIR.. How would I get that if I don't get the letter??? Help!!! Anyone know?? Freaking out at 6:30am on a Saturday!! Thanks!!
Added by Paula (Will's Mom) on April 6, 2013 at 6:33am —
Well one week has passed since I sent my son off to the Navy. It's been a week of ups and downs. I received his box yesterday but no other information as of yet. The hardest part is not hearing his voice or seeing his smile... I just try to remain positive, knowing in 7 weeks I will be the proud mother of a sailor!!
Added by Paula (Will's Mom) on April 3, 2013 at 10:37am —
My only son left on 3/27/13 for boot camp in Great Lakes. It has been the hardest week ever!! I just received his address from his recruiter. He's on ship 12 USS Triton Division 199I... Anyone else??? His tentative graduation is may 24, 2013. This is a first for me so any advice is helpful!!
Added by Paula (Will's Mom) on April 1, 2013 at 4:42pm —