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140918-N-IY142-159 HAIFA, Israel (Sept. 18, 2014) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) makes preparations for getting underway after a scheduled port visit to Haifa, Israel. Cole, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility supporting U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Herman/Released)
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Not bad just 3 days. Now waiting for the form letter and personal letters so I can start sending the letters I remember helping so much while I was in Marine Basic.
Can I make it to sometime in December to get my Sailor home for a visit?
Got the "I'm here along with a bunch of tears on both ends of the line at 2205 last night. Plugging along puttering around the house taking care of the critters and feeling totally lost. Praying she remembers my warning to keep her mouth shut & ears open. Going to be hard for my brat with attitude but she'll learn quick.
First and foremost, a huge THANK YOU to the admins who have created and maintain this website. I feel very fortunate to have found NAVYDADS.COM The warm welcome is truly appreciated. There are many useful resources here that I will take advantage of to learn more about the Navy and what my son is experiencing. My son is CS on the USS Mahan. I was surprised to see that the food being served looked nothing like the SOS described by my Grandfather during his service.
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Hi all I am new here. My son decided to give his life some direction and join the Navy. I am very proud of him. He is 20 and has been on his own for a couple of years now. His ASVAB score was very high and his recruiter has talked him into going nuke. I guess they are waiting for his paperwork to come back and he thinks he will sign in early October with a probable report date of early 2015. Seems like a long way off right now. The nuke program is one hell of a tough road so I worry about…Continue
I haven't posted since my son shipped to Great Lakes. I have learned a a lot inline an the last three weeks. The support of the people in the groups on line and here on Navy dads has been amazing. If have a question just ask.Somebody knows the answer. The new friends that have been made and continue to be made daily is overwhelming. The story you hear about the navy being one big family is really true. My son is set to graduate on October 3 and I am looking forward to putting real faces to…Continue