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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

9 May 5
Reply by Anish Patel

Navy Boot Camp Weekly Training Schedule

   Eight-Week Navy Boot Camp Training Schedule   The First Half of Your Navy Boot Camp Journey:   I hope you're ready for an intense time.…

Started by NavyDads Admin (Paul)

73 Feb 19
Reply by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

Mail in first weeks of boot camp

Hello! My son has been in RTC since Thursday of last week. I received a package via FedEx today (was lucky to be home to sign!) with his cl…

Started by Dan

3 Jan 27
Reply by NavyDads Admin (Paul)

Calling Cards -- Please Educate Me!

My son is scheduled to hit boot camp on March 6, and I'm trying to figure out the whole business of calling cards.  I've never used one bef…

Started by Dan Mountjoy

2 Dec 27, 2016
Reply by Dan Mountjoy

A run down of how the divisions are formed

Upon their arrival at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, (RTC) new Seaman Recruits will go through a simple sort. Recruits who joined wi…

Started by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

10 Dec 22, 2016
Reply by Brad

Seeking Information on Acceptable Forms of Letters to My Recruit

Hello, I am fairly new to and have been looking for information on what is acceptable by the US Navy as it pertains to the let…

Started by Jason new

16 Dec 10, 2016
Reply by John Alan DeMarco

Son at Boot camp - Graduating 11/23

Just wanted to see if anyone had a SR graduating around the same time?! Got his box last week and address just a few days later.  My son i…

Started by Tony Strickland

2 Oct 5, 2016
Reply by Tony Strickland

Injured During Boot Camp

We received a call today from our son stating that he has been sent to a recovery division due to a stress fracture in his left fibula.  He…

Started by Roger Stauffer

5 Sep 30, 2016
Reply by John Alan DeMarco

Daughter leaves for Great Lakes on Tuesday

Well. We hand our daughter over to the Navy tomorrow. She checks into a hotel tomorrow evening, goes to MEPS Tuesday morning and off she go…

Started by Craig B

26 Sep 21, 2016
Reply by Tony Strickland

Writing to and from your recruit/sailor!

My son researched this before he went to Great Lakes- He came upon a neat app called Sandboxx. - It is easy to understand as it walks you t…

Started by Colorado Dad

1 Sep 21, 2016
Reply by Craig B


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