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Navy Enlisted Rating Modernization

By now most have heard about the changes the Navy is making to the ratings system. Hope to be able to update everyone with the plan as it…

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Recommend Phone Service Provider at Great Lakes

Good morning.  I''m wondering what is the recommended phone service provider at Great lakes for A school training.  My daughter contacted m…

Started by Paul Bent in General Discussion

2 May 19
Reply by Margaret Clayton

Car Insurance

Question for any of my fellow Navy Dads from New Jersey.   My son has his driver's lics, but doesn't own a car.   Did you have to keep your…

Started by Giovanni Postorivo in General Discussion

1 May 18
Reply by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza


OK, those that were in the Navy... How bad of an offense would you have to commit in order to get 45 days of restriction at A School?  If i…

Started by Andrew in General Discussion

9 May 16
Reply by Bill Penrod


Hi all, I'm new to this site so forgive any dumb questions.   My son just finished flight school in Pensacola, was number one jet rated in…

Started by Melissa Webb in General Discussion

7 May 13
Reply by Melissa Webb

Delayed Security Clearance and College Credit.

My son has signed up as a Nuke and has been waiting for a long time for his security clearance before being shipped to boot camp. He has al…

Started by Anish Patel in Bootcamp Forum

9 May 5
Reply by Anish Patel

Delayed Security Clearance.

Hello Everyone,   Is there a backlog going on for security clearance for Nukes?   My son initially had June 2017 as ship dates which is now…

Started by Anish Patel in General Discussion

11 May 3


Okay, well my son went to MEPS yesterday for medical, ASVAB and getting his job. He wanted IS, OS or CT. However they claimed those rates w…

Started by Neil Murray in General Discussion

4 Apr 25
Reply by Dale Wiles

Whibdey Island

My son will be stationed at Whibdey Island NAS after his A School. Can anyone give mr information about the area and do you have any sailor…

Started by Norman L Fisher in General Discussion

4 Apr 20
Reply by Chuck


Tom, Welcome on board.  My son Arnell is in Norfolk, VA and works on nuclear reactors on aircraft carriers.  He just had a baby girl, six m…

Started by Dennis T Tajiri in General Discussion

1 Apr 19
Reply by Navy Dads Co-Admin Tom

Boot Camp 'I am graduating' phone call

So, I have read all the stuff for parents of recruits, and it says we should receive a phone call from my son telling us he is graduating,…

Started by Matthew Rinker in General Discussion

13 Apr 19
Reply by Navy Dads Co-Admin Tom


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