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Billet Time?

Started by NavyDads Co-Admin, Gary Jan 20, 2013. 0 Replies

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Tags: PCU, Amphibs, America, USS, 6

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Comment by Phil Shannon on Tuesday

Who else is going to San Fran? I can't wait. Finally nailed down all arrangements for flights hotels etc.

Comment by NavyDads Co-Admin, Gary on June 8, 2014 at 1:55pm

AMERICA Family and Friends,

It’s official! AMERICA will be commissioned in San Francisco, California on Oct. 11, 2014.

The AMERICA crew looks forward to this momentous day and we could not be more honored to commission AMERICA in a city so rich in naval history...

Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on April 11, 2014 at 7:01am

Comment by NavyDads Co-Admin, Gary on April 11, 2014 at 1:10am

Comment by NavyDads Co-Admin, Gary on March 16, 2014 at 11:38am

Charles check your Inbox..

Comment by NavyDads Co-Admin, Gary on March 16, 2014 at 11:29am

Charles BZ to your son and nice pix! The "OC" spray qual is not a fun one as my son would say heheh..

I gather you guys are on the mailing? All you have to do is put your email address in... http://commissioningamerica.org/

Comment by Charles Allen on March 16, 2014 at 11:10am

Phil, Did you get an invitation yet? My son is assigned to the ship and his list has been submitted but no official invites yet. The person interviewed in the "Training Heats Up" video is my sailor. 

Comment by NavyDads Co-Admin, Gary on March 16, 2014 at 11:09am

Good one Phil hope more info is posted as far as details for Commissioning Day.. If it does happen on Fleet Week which I am confident it will, the city will be a mad house and exciting all at the same time due to these events..

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news%2Fassignment_7&id...

Comment by Phil Shannon on March 16, 2014 at 9:43am

Booked our flights last night. I wish they could have given some better preliminary info for planning purposes. We were like 'should we fly there on Wed or Thursday?' and 'should we come back home on Monday or Tuesday?' and have no idea so we just guessed. All we have to go on is the COmmander said Saturday of Fleet Week. Is there any FAQ on commissioning weekends where we can get an idea of what is involved? Do they have a reception or anything for family members, or are we just out on the docks with the general public? It sure would help having any info for families like ours, who have zero experience. /rant over

Comment by Phil Shannon on March 15, 2014 at 6:26pm

They are still denying that it's going to happen on Fleet Week but we are about to book our flights. Going with Southwest so we can change the tickets if the dates change...

 

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