Good afternoon ladies!! My son signed as AIRC, Aircrew. After more research when he got home, his AIRC was NOT AIRR, (rescue). After speaking to his recruiter about changing, etc he is now going…Continue
And my son just left Pensacolalast Sat for SERE!!!!! I really think he will enjoy the beginning where it's all of the physical stuff. Then weeks of schooling and study, study, study!! Once mine started the…"
"@IBMOM, my son is AWO- non acoustic and graduating tomorrow!!!!! I am not able to go, but his dad is going. Just got a texted pic of the wings!!!!! So excited at least one of us will be there tomorrow. Most of the class…"
"Just got a texted pic of his wings!!!! They are beautiful!!!! I am not able to go to tomorrows graduation, but so glad at the last minute his dad is able to go. So he will be the one putting them on his flight suit. :)"
"@ Drewsmom, He will be doing the NATTC classes for a while and if he passes all of the tests (if you fail 2, you get pushed back) then in the last weeks, you find out your orders. What plane, when to SERE, then where to stationed. …"
"Hi ladies!! Excited to say my son graduating in Pensacola Friday, on hold for a week, off to SERE, then Jacksonville!!!!! I'm so proud of him and excited to finally see him in Florida!!! We live at the Jersey Shore and…"
"@ Spomss, mine is graduating Friday from NATTC which is the next step after NACCS. Not as much fun as NACCS!!!! It's all of the classwork and studing, studing, studing!!! So then off to SERE in Maine, then Jacksonville where I…"
"He's looking forward to the SERE challenge. Happy his buddy is going with him since only 3 to Maine and the rest going to CA. Yours went in FEB? Ugh!! Gets so cold up there!!
Just a different kid.... trains so…"
"Months ago I was worried my Sailor wouldnt make it out of A school. Went from failing 2 tests (3rd, your out I believe) to now at the end, graduating May 3rd, one of the top in his class!!! I could not have made it through that difficult time…"
"Perfect!!! thanks everyone!!! I will look into a direct flight to Mobile. Flying from New Jersey it should only be a 2 hr flight, and I hated seeing a 4-8 hr layover, plus being so expensive. And thank you Storymom, I had no…"
I'm trying to book fight to Pensacola but the airfare is so expensive and every flight has a layover... Why is that?? It normally takes 2 hrs to fly to Florida, but with these layovers, it will take me 8! Ugh, …"
Single mom of 2 wonderful boys and can't believe how fast they grow. Son just signed up last week and leaving 2 weeks after graduation. Going into this blind and have many questions and concerns.
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things move so fast and I feel as though the recruiter talked so fast and "everything is going to be fine" attitude when indeed, I have many questions and concerns. First time my son will be away for more than 2 days from his brother and I.
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