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Moms of "A" school Sailors


Moms of "A" school Sailors

Our sailors are now in "A" school - let's share!!

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Great Lakes "A" School 2015-2016

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Leave during A School

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Comment by Jeffsmom1380 on April 6, 2011 at 11:14am
ISH-MOM, Your son must be very smart! Jeff qualified for nuclear but so far isn't going that route. He says fast attack subs are his interest. Good luck to your son! Groton seems to be a good & safe base & area to live in!
Comment by ISH-MOM on April 6, 2011 at 8:53am

jeffsmom- S is going for Nuclear Power/Mechanical Eng.  Long way to go yet. 

Kelly- Your welcome.  Have a great time with your sailor!  You will notice a change in him.  I was amazed at the difference..Makes you even more Proud!

Comment by KellynKaty(corps-Mom) on April 6, 2011 at 12:40am

I just want to tell all of you "thank you so much for the info."I want to make this good for him..I didn't think about the lap top nor the snacks..He loves sweets..I will make this special for him...Just sooo excited to se him..Thank GOD for all of you and for sharing your knowledge......

Have an awesome day !


Comment by Jeffsmom1380 on April 5, 2011 at 9:03pm
ISH-MOM, Jeff had ATT & Techno before A school training. What is your son going for? BESS is just basic submarine school. I was amazed that it will take so long.
Comment by ISH-MOM on April 5, 2011 at 5:20pm

Jeffsmom, My S is also at Groton, CT.  Graduating BESS this friday. I am unable to make it.  Do they now start the Class A?  I thought that was what S was in since Jan. when he went there.? How long is Class A schooling?

Comment by Jeffsmom1380 on April 5, 2011 at 4:20pm
ISH-MOM, Jeff is at Groton,CT. It is about 5 hrs from me in Fulton, NY. So I was able to go to graduation! I won't go again until A school graduation. Submarines sure do take a lot of training!
Comment by paybacks398 on April 5, 2011 at 2:33pm
According to the Navy site a corpsmen's training at Great Lakes is usually 96 days.  But you also have to factor in the fact they may be held over before school starts etc.  That is the basic time that I saw
Comment by paybacks398 on April 5, 2011 at 2:24pm

Is there anyone on here whose sailor is in Gunner's Mate school?

Comment by ISH-MOM on April 5, 2011 at 1:17pm
Jeffsmom-thanks for the info.  S probably didnt know this inof.  I wish I could make it to graduation.  Money/time is tight now.  and not knowing in advance when to make plans makes it hard.  Where did Jeff BESS? My S is in CT.
Comment by Jeffsmom1380 on April 5, 2011 at 12:56pm
Hi ISH-MOM, When I went to BESS graduation, there were quite a few parents there. I stayed at the Navy Lodge right on base. It was nice spending some time with my son. After BESS, Jeff had ATT & now Techno, then he has A school. So I'm thinking he might be done by the end of the year but I'm not real sure. It is a lot of training!

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