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Anndrya (Ship-13 div-366)'s Comments

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At 1:17am on October 18, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…

No he isn't. They will tell him where he will be based during the sixth week of boot camp. He got the job being a damage controlman (firefighter) So after those extra 5 weeks in GL, He will get leave for christmas. So I'm very thankful for that. Then he will report to his base, and I will follow :) 

At 7:14pm on October 17, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…

Ah good for you guys :) And yes we plan to get married but I don't know exactly when and how that is gonna all go down, There is a lot to discuss when he is done with BC. But he will be staying in GL for five weeks after bootcamp for some extra training, so we will have time to figure it all out. But when he goes to where he will be based after those 5 weeks I will follow him. They still haven't told him where yet. Hopefully in california ! But who knows. So are you getting married during his A school? 

At 3:54pm on October 17, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…
Hey you, how are you ? So I read you were packing up and moving to where your SR will be after BC. I am doing the same. So are you gonna get an apartment close to where he is and work? I'm still trying to get ideas on what and how. I've been working my butt off and saving all my money to do this.
At 2:52pm on October 10, 2012, lemonelephant said…

Yes, Training for the Seaman-Professional Apprenticeship Career Tracks (S-PACT) Program is for 3-4 weeks in GL.  Join the group, Undesignated...What's Up With That? (clickable link). If I can help with anything else, just ask.

At 5:16pm on October 8, 2012, karens (alumni ship 13-Div 366) said…

Someone said this morning that for them today would be treated like a Sunday so here's hoping they got to write letters today and yesterday!  Where are you staying in GL?

At 4:42pm on October 8, 2012, karens (alumni ship 13-Div 366) said…

Anndrya, 31 MORE DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

At 5:14pm on October 5, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…

Yay I am happy you finally got your phone call :)))) !!! How is he ? 

At 3:43pm on October 2, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…
Gahhh they better be doing good. Fingers crossed !
At 12:46pm on October 2, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…
Oh forgot to ask if you knew, do you know if we get a phone call this week?
At 7:27pm on October 1, 2012, Kassandra (Ship 13 DIV 366) said…

Hi!!!, how are you ? I see our men are in the same DIV :) How is time going by for you? Cant believe tomorrow it will be three weeks ago since they left!

At 6:27pm on September 30, 2012, karens (alumni ship 13-Div 366) said…

I can't wait to meet you two at PIR. Are you going to go to Sarge's meet and greet the night before?  I heard that is the best.  My middle son is coming too and Davids Godmother, my best friend, more a sister.  My oldest son and daughter in law are going to wait until he is in South carolina and drive down, Sean (my oldest) hates flying because of the wheelchair.

At 5:55pm on September 30, 2012, karens (alumni ship 13-Div 366) said…

Anndrya, last night when I wrote to David I told him to find your SR and tell him I said you were a keeper!

At 11:26am on September 29, 2012, Calirose said…

Oh crap, reading your response makes me worry even more. Where will your SR be going to A school and what for?

At 6:45am on September 29, 2012, karens (alumni ship 13-Div 366) said…

Hi Anndrya, My SR (son) is in the same division.  No letters yet, maybe today. Can't wait until we all start getting letters and can share information!

At 2:05am on September 29, 2012, Calirose said…
Hi Anndrya, its nice to meet someone else with a loved one in this division. Assuming you have a gotten a letter by now, my parents got a letter yesterday but I was really hoping I'd get one today, maybe tomorrow I will. Missing my boy tonight. Are you coming to PIR?
At 11:31pm on September 28, 2012, Juliette said…

He's doing good!! He said its very hard to adjust but he's trying his best! Did you cry your eyes out when you read your letters lol...I did! It made me so happy but so sad at the same time...he told me how much he missed and how he would do anything to hear my voice again :( depressing! What about your man? He adjusting okay??

At 10:37pm on September 28, 2012, Juliette said…

He'll def get our letters next week for sure then! So happy you finally got them, and we def will get to meet at PIR...i can't wait to see our handsome sailors! we're getting closer - and I SO hopeeee we get a call soon! I told you this on the other group, but join our PIR group for 11/09! Check out my page and look at my groups, you'll find it there!

At 10:24pm on September 28, 2012, Juliette said…

Ahhh yay!!! I'm SO happy for you! I told ya they would finally come! I just got 8 letters from my SR yesterday too! So I assume now I will see your face at PIR! I'm so excited for you! We got 6 weeks left!!! Get those letters out first thing tomorrow!!!

At 1:49pm on September 27, 2012, Juliette said…

Any letter yet? I was thinking about you! I think if anything, you probably will get it all at once lol - his form letter and his personal letters...that might make you happier! I'm dying to see when his grad date and division is already! Keep me posted...i hope u hear something soon.

At 9:16pm on September 25, 2012, Joaeg said…
Hang in there Anndrya, it is coming you are almost there...I know this is the hardest thing ever to wait on, but very soon you will get it...snail mail is slow, but you too are being prepped for life as a sailors wife...big hugs to you

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