This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.
Since that time of year is nearly here, I thought I'd bump this up.
One year in Great Lakes, there we were, stuck in the barracks. One of the guys had family in the area, his mom told him he could bring a few of us home. He and I were dating, his buddy was dating my roomie, and three of his friends were stuck at Glakes for the holiday. We all had liberty for the entire weekend so it was decide that we'd all go to his place for dinner.
The problem? The only car we had to…
With the holidays fast approaching, I see more and more moms who are stressed about whether they can see their sailor or not. Entirely understandable! But I know that the recruits in boot camp are quite confused also, many of them are new to all of this Navy stuff too, and haven't got the hang of the lingo, the paperwork and the inevitable Hurry Up and Wait and No Matter What You Plan, the Navy Will Change it.
Leave is earned time off. Every sailor earns 2.5 days a month, which…
My 17 year old son has decided that he would like to join the Navy. My husband was Navy and is fine with this. I am too but are there questions that should be asked of the recruiter that are not the obvious ones. I'm not sure what to ask to get all the info I need. I'm not even sure I know what that is. Any suggestions?