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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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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

4 10 hours ago
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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

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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

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

13 Apr 19
Reply by Navy Dads Co-Admin Tom

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

10 Apr 12
Reply by Anish Patel

Coming to terms and accepting your son or daughter is grown

Have any of you ever had a break up where the other person seems to be gone before you realized what happened. And months later you seem to…

Started by John Alan DeMarco

7 Apr 8
Reply by John Alan DeMarco

Son is in Boot Camp. Did they force him to change jobs?

My son is in boot camp. He is supposed to graduate 4/14. Before he left, he told me that A school for his job that he chose, ICE, Interior…

Started by Matthew Rinker

6 Apr 2
Reply by Scott Henry

What to do with her car?

First time post... new member My step-daughter goes in as SH on Aug 8 My question is regarding her car. I assume she will be at sea for 4…

Started by Chris Drymon

4 Mar 29
Reply by Scott Henry

My Son Signed Yesterday For CTN.

Well, here I am now officially a Navy Dad. My son still has this final semester of high school so he is in the DEP program for now. He ship…

Started by Dan McGhee

5 Mar 29
Reply by Scott Henry

Hotel or condo near Pearl Harbor

I researched the discussions and did not see much on where to stay around Pearl Harbor.  There were a couple of discussions talking about B…

Started by Dennis A. Palso

6 Mar 29
Reply by Scott Henry


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