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Navy Nuke: Questions and Answers to what your Sailor will be doing as a "Nuke" in the United States Navy. This support group is for the families and friends with Sailors serving in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Program / Power Nuke School.

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Your Sailor's Schedule Upon Arrival at Goose Creek

Started by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G. Last reply by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G Jan 7. 1 Reply

Surviving Nuke School

Started by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G. Last reply by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G Jan 7. 1 Reply

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Comment by LukeH yesterday

Make sure you know the rules for claiming a dependent, as they are a little complicated. I would be surprised if any our sailors would qualify for 2014.

Comment by Darrell Brown yesterday

Barry, Actually both of you can file an amended return for this year. As all three of my children became independent but were still eligible to be counted as a dependent, I had them file as zero dependents, claimed them as a dependent and wrote them a check for the amount they would have received had they claimed them self. 

Comment by Barry Anderson yesterday

It's a little late for me but maybe this will help future dads/families.  I tried to claim my son on my taxes since he lived with us most of the year but my sailor had already filed (for the first time) claiming himself without discussing it with me which really put the screws to my taxes.  So if you aren't going to or can't claim yours you may want to adjust your W-2's or at least make sure you're on the same page with you sailor before you file next year.

Comment by Eric Mount on Tuesday

Sailorette passed her first test!!!!!!

Comment by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G on April 8, 2014 at 5:41pm

Talked to son last night - they were officially moved from MARF to S8G.  And now they are being told they will start proto on Monday, 4/14.  Even said their textbooks were assigned to them.  Looks like this might be an actual date this time! Anyone else in 1401S8G?

Comment by Chris B. on April 6, 2014 at 7:30am

Congrats Bob.  My son was a SPU at Ballston Spa (S8G).  Instructor duty is no picnic...

Comment by Bob morrell on April 5, 2014 at 7:33pm

Count down has begun......Matt Graduates Proto Type at Ballston Spa May 2nd and will be headed up.....A long road, but the journey was worth it.


Then he started Instructor training and joins the Staff for 2 years....So Proud

Comment by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G on April 4, 2014 at 1:24pm

That's great Eric - now the real fun can begin!

Comment by Eric Mount on April 2, 2014 at 9:55pm
Well it has been a long road, but my sailor is finally at GC she is in Indoc waiting for EM A school
Comment by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️Prototype1401S8G on March 27, 2014 at 10:11am

Talked to son Tuesday - they are still waiting for a start date for proto.  Now the word is they may move them from MARF to S8G....anyone else heard anything about that?  Last night he started back on nights (or mids I guess as they call them!).


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