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Comment by Carol Pigg on September 4, 2013 at 7:14pm
Comment by Carol Pigg on April 2, 2013 at 4:10pm

Sock Drive and Packing parties in Illinois for April 2013

Collecting socks for all branches of the military and for our 2 MASH hospitals.  Also collecting food supplies and personal hygiene products.

Packing parties are:

Sat. April 20th, Springfield, IL 

Lunch is optional at Cheddars at 1:00  (3150 Horizon Dr, Springfield, 62703)  Packing party at 3 pm at Drury Inn (3180 S. Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield.)

Packing Party April 27th,  11 am.  Jarvis Township office, 112 N. Main St., Troy, IL  62294  Light lunch is donated!

For more information, contact Carol.

Comment by Carol Pigg on January 26, 2013 at 1:22pm

Anyone want to join us in Florida in February for a huge packing party?  Check this out.

Comment by Carol Pigg on January 24, 2013 at 8:40pm

Welcome William. 

Sounds like a lot of you are doing well :)

Comment by SR-Jay on January 19, 2013 at 10:30pm
geetings ship 13 div 100
we receive a phone call today, it was awsome to here my SR voice, things are going well 20+ days left till PIR he wants to go to chicago dontown after PIR maybe Navy Pier
Comment by SR-Jay on January 5, 2013 at 7:13am
"SR ship 13 Div 100 sent 3rd letter home he ask about his XBOX , could be wthdrawls, hee hee. things are going well
Comment by Jim A on December 30, 2012 at 10:22am

Welcome SR-Jay and congrats to your sailor!  You will enjoy the ceremony as much as he does.

Comment by SR-Jay on December 30, 2012 at 10:07am

my son PIR is scheduled for 02/08/13

ship 13 div 100, i am very proud of him

Comment by Carol Pigg on November 20, 2012 at 6:03am

Welcome to Laurence Richard Crabtree

Comment by Anthony S. Ramsden on October 5, 2012 at 2:29pm

Dad of 2 Navy men, one has been in for an extended amount of time now. Things I have gained from this time, is #1 for the safety of your children, do not mention their rate , duty station or ship that they serve on, # 2 do not discuss disposition of the ship either in service or at sea. When my middle son went on his first deployment, we received an e-mail from the ship command. We were instructed due to the high volume of chatter not to discuss anything about the ship electronically or on the telephone. We were told that those that want to harm us look for names, ship name, deployments, even family members names and the jobs or home addresses of family members. So be careful out there. Now on the lighter side, if any of you have the opportunity to enjoy a tiger cruise, mortgage the house and go. It will be a trip and experience of a life time. The men and women of our armed forces do one fantastic job. I  considered it an honor to spend the time with them and would do it again in a heart beat. You just have to remember that these are war ships, not a cruise ship.


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