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marines fiance

 

im 16 and my fiance is in the marines he just left this morning for boot camp saying goodbye is the harrdest thing i have ever done we found out last night we are pregnant i am terrified and missing him like crazy do things get easier? i feel like my worl

Author: Spouse of a Marine

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Mother of three Marines

 

My son leaves for boot camp on January 28, 2013. This is the third go round for my husband and I, as we already have two sons who are currently in the Marine Corp. Our son that leaves tomorrow is our oldest son.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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Letting Go - Story of a Mother

 

January 7th, 2013 - I will never forget that day. I was in the middle of teaching in my classroom, when the phone rang: "Mom, I'm leaving for boot camp - now.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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Graduation Info

 

Hi any one know of all the family activities the day before graduation, I will be traveling from New Jersey to Parris Island, I would like to know around what time family activities begin since I will be traveling overnight. Thanks everybody.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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The Few the Proud

 

My son left on December 17 to Parris Island and it was so hard to say goodbye, even worse it took forever to get his first letter, and I am so proud every time I receive a letter when I read how excited he is no matter how hard it is, I was frightened whe

Author: Mother of a Marine

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My son left for bootcamp on 1/22/13

 

My son left on 1/22/13 for bootcamp and I am SO PROUD of him.He has wanted to be a Marine forever and it's so great that he is going to be another soldier and protect our country again so proud of him.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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Left for Bootcamp

 

My son left 1/22/13 for San Diego and I am very proud of him. It has been a long road to get him there. The only thing that I didn't like is that I was told he was going to call me when he got there and well I never got that call.

Author: Family member of a Marine

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ADDRESS HAS ARRIVED!!!!

 

My son left Jan 13, I finally got his address this morning starting to feel alittle better knowing that my first letter will be there soon.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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First week

 

My son left Jan 13,2013 still waiting on address to write, so proud and so worried I know he is in good hands just miss talking to him and worry that he is alright.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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going to boot camp

 

My son leaves for boot camp 1-28-13 I just want him to have what he needs. They said $20.

Author: Mother of a Marine

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