Dealing with brother being@ MCRD San Diego 8/8/11 1st.Bn. Alpha Co. Platoon 1013
Posted By: Jennifer Ludwig 08-31-11
Hello! I'm looking for any friends & family that have a loved 1 going through basic in San Diego that left 8/8/11,especially if it's someone in !st Bn.Alpha Co.Platoon 1013,but anyone to talk with that is going through the same thing would be nice!
My younger brother(17 yr age diff. between us),the youngest out of 5,decided to join the Marines.We have always been really close,like he was my own son. He's never said anything,atleast to me,about the Marines,so i was very shocked when our mom told me in April (quite awhile after he'd joined...i was the last to know). I've got over the idea or shock because, #1 there's nothing i can do this is what he wants.
I'm SO PROUD of him,making this commitment to us & our country,but i'm also scared & i think i'm also sad that this HAS to mean he's grown up. I knew it would be hard while he was in San Diego for 13wks,but i had no idea it'd be this hard! I cry everyday,I'm so sick of crying! He's the 1st thing i think about in the AM & last thing in the PM.
Anyone that would like to talk,friend or family,that has a loved one in MCRD,please write! Especially 1st Bn.Alpha Co.Platoon 1013
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