Daughter is leaving for Parris Island on 4/11/11
Posted By: Marcia Nygren 03-06-11
My son joined the Army National Guard and left for BCT in November 2010. He has since graduated from Basic Training and is in Maryland getting his job training. After traveling to Ft. Jackson, SC with us to see her brother graduate, my daughter decided she wanted to join the military. 3 days after we came home, she was talking to a Marine recruiter and quickly passed her physical requirements.
Needless to say I'm worried about her, but proud of the decision she has made. Having my son away has helped prepare me somewhat, but I think I will worry daily for her. It has already helped me to see other mothers going through the same thing and I'll be looking here regularly to both provide and get support from other parents.
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