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Anyone with a Sailor on USS Abe Lincoln

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Anyone with a Sailor on USS Abe Lincoln

Share feelings with others that have a sailor on the USS Abe Lincoln CVN 72

Members: 326
Latest Activity: Sep 11

Discussion Forum

Pictures of our Sailors

Started by CharlotteT (Sailor Tori's Mom). Last reply by nightingale cvn72 Jul 17, 2012. 88 Replies

Lincoln Family Love Pillowcase Project Continues

Started by Linda (Sailor Mom). Last reply by Linda (Sailor Mom) Jul 1, 2012. 44 Replies

My Daughter left last night!!!

Started by CLAMOM Ship11 Div 018. Last reply by SandraJ Jun 2, 2012. 9 Replies

Tiger Cruise

Started by kdcmac. Last reply by meagan5220 May 19, 2012. 4 Replies

Ship to Shore Phone Cards

Started by Kim (Ethan's Mom). Last reply by countrywoods May 17, 2012. 11 Replies

CARE PACKAGE IDEAS!

Started by meagan5220. Last reply by Shawna May 14, 2012. 30 Replies

Anyone from Whidbey Island?

Started by Tiffany51908 May 4, 2012. 0 Replies

coming aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln

Started by drpepper. Last reply by countrywoods Mar 29, 2012. 6 Replies

Contact Info!

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Comment by carebear77630@yahoo.com on March 1, 2013 at 10:13pm

Ok i believe in some cuts but all these cuts to our military POs me!!!!! i want a strong ready America----------! my daddy faught in WW2 he was a medic on the front lines in Normandy he wouldnt believe the crap thats going on in washington. congress house and senate need to grow up! I am so scared we are loosing our great country! i am from the red state of Texas im ashamed of the Democrats and yes the republicans and our President! their i said it.  have a blessed weekend all and please pray for our country and our military...they need it more than ever*

Comment by meagan5220 on February 18, 2013 at 10:08pm

Same here! She messaged me before that one too! I feel so bad for her! there is no reason he should be going back out! Its ridiculous! I agree our defense spending needs to cut back but in other ways. They waste millions!!! Or the hundreds of thousands of dollars in scrap metal they throw away. Why not reuse that or sell it to a scrap yard? I always tell Michael if I was in charge of the Navy for a few years we would be saving money every year. Then we can use that to help our sailors out! Ugh... my soapbox!!! lol

Comment by carebear77630@yahoo.com on February 18, 2013 at 8:25pm

Sick to our stomachs are we!!

Comment by Kim (Ethan's Mom) on February 18, 2013 at 5:43pm
Meagan, I'm just glad they got more notice ths time. He had gotten a three day notice to go with the Truman but they canceled that deployment. We all need to be writing, calling and emailing our US Representatives and tell them to stop Obama from destroying our military! especially the Navy, they are getting hit the hardest! Our country's safety is more important tan some of the other foolishness they spend money on! I'll step off my soapbox now. lol
Comment by meagan5220 on February 18, 2013 at 2:38pm

The sailors will still get paid as of now. they will send them to other ships if needed, or they will work on getting the ship ready for the drydock for the future. They just dont have money for the overhaul. So they wont move over to the shipyards because they cant pay the company. There wont be a 20% pay cut as of now. the pay cut that is propsed is actually just not as big of a raise as it was supposed to be. In Jan 2014 all servicemembers are supposed to get a 1.7% raise, now they are proposing a .7% raise instead. Kim I was so sad for her when I heard. :( She messaged me about it the other day!

Comment by nicks stepmonster on February 18, 2013 at 1:56pm

I agree with Kim, eventually each sailor will have duty and get paid his regular salary.  It just takes time.

Comment by nicks stepmonster on February 18, 2013 at 1:52pm

I wasn't aware of "no money"...my son was also on the Lincoln and now dry docked but he is receiving his pay.

Comment by Kim (Ethan's Mom) on February 18, 2013 at 10:27am

They will put them to work doing something. It's sad that our sailors are even in a situation that we have to ask this question. I have a Navy wife friend whose hubby is assigned to the Roosevelt. (they have also quit working on that carrier now) He went out with the Lincoln last deployment and is leaving soon with the Enterprise. They get their sea duty in and perform their jobs even if it's on a different ship.

Comment by Julie OS Mom on February 18, 2013 at 10:21am
Hi all. My son just arrived in VA the end of Jan. He's in a barracks on the Portsmouth side. What is going on with the sailors assigned to a dry docked ship for 4 years and no money?
Comment by carebear77630@yahoo.com on February 17, 2013 at 5:57pm

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www.cruisebooksource.com  the book is coming out in March:)  

 

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