This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.
I leave for basic on May 6th and im really trying to figure out the best way to learn the Sailors creed, the 11 general orders and ranks before I go. Ive been trying to get the sailors creed and having a problem saying it all together. Any ideas on the best way to study all these?
My youngest son left for boot training camp on Feb 11. I got the phone call he was there. I missed the second phone call which made me so upset. I had been waiting for that phone call that I thought was coming to my cell phone but he called the house phone while I was out. He rarely called the house before he left. I think he did not know my nor his dad cell by heart. I wrote him and told him to call my cell only if he gets a chance to call again. I have wrote several letters to him every…Continue
The Polar Shift
We do not come from a military background. None. Nada. Zippo. My youngest son, 25, didn't tell us he was thinking about joining the military until he had a Navy SEAL contract in hand. We were at dinner, and somewhere between the water glasses arriving and placing our order my personal world took a direct hit and I felt it's poles wobble, then shift, within seconds. "I leave the first…Continue
We just did our first Navy PCS. We moved from Rockford, IL to San Diego, CA. I wanted to write it all down in hopes that others about to PCS get all the info they can. I'll start with general information about the move and entitlements and incentive. At the bottom, I will give our specific situations with actual numbers and also some info on getting into military housing, if that is what you choose to do. First, here are the definitions:
HHG - Household goods