"Welcome Jo Jo - it certainly is a roller coaster ride. My son has been in since October 2009 - graduates Prototype for the Nuclear Power school tomorrow and has been picked up to be an instructor there - so no deployment for a while. I am a central…"
"Dor and Nancy - there is presently playing on U Tube a video from two soldiers - their entire unit was returning from Afghanistan (34 total) to their base in Atlanta - Delta charged each of them $200 for the 4th bag which were their weapons bag -…"
"Stacey that would be great - I see your are at the beginning of this raod trip - I hope you are going to BC graduation - it is fabulous! my son just completed all of his boards for completion of Prototype at the Nuclear Power school in…"
"Just to let you know that around April-May, the Spoletto festival begins in Charleston. It is really neat! Also, do you have the information on Foster Creek Villas that are for rent by military families at Goose Creek? If not, remind me to look up…"
"My son also had PIR 12/4 and started last week - he hasn't said a word about A school grad date - I'll ask when he calls this weekend. April 9th would be a nice time to go to SC - not too hot/sticky yet."
"ladies - I am new to the group - my son is in Goose Creek. Have a question for a co-worker who has a daughter who is thinking of joining the navy - as a dad he has typical concerns. can anyone give me some insight as to where or to whom I can refer…"
I live in North Central Phoenix. My Son joined the Navy in Oct 2010 and just completed Prototype at the Nuclear Power School in Goose Creek. Waiting on hearing if he is accepted into officer school and/or staying on as an instructor in GC.
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Just to let you know that around April-May, the Spoletto festival begins in Charleston. It is really neat! Also, do you have the information on Foster Creek Villas that are for rent by military families at Goose Creek? If not, remind me to look up the info for you. We have been to Charelston many times in the past 28 years--it is always a delight to visit.