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Boatswain Mate

Just graduated from Boatswain Mate School on Friday, May 23

Location: Norfolk, VA
Members: 100
Latest Activity: 10 hours ago

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let's compare rates, ships, and home state.

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from Norfolf to San Diego

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Comment by Navy mom 1974 on June 24, 2016 at 1:31am
Hi 10mileloop, my son is a BM, started BC last Wednesday.I'm not in san Diego,but not too about 2 hrs away in chino.
Comment by Firestar3 on May 30, 2016 at 8:27am

To ( 10mileloop ) Yes, my son is a BM. But, I'm not in Sunny San Diego. I'm guessing that your son has left for boot camp. Get ready for the roller coaster ride. You will have good and bad days. Make sure you have your cellphone charged and bring it into the bathroom. They do not call never often. I only got Three calls during the entire time he was at boot camp. Start getting your snail mail letters ready. He will love those letters. Then you will get the box back of all his stuff. I still have my son's box. I placed all our corresponding letters inside for safe keeping It has been two years that my son has been out of boot camp. Good luck.

Comment by 10mileloop on May 29, 2016 at 12:48pm

Any BM moms out there?

Comment by 10mileloop on May 22, 2016 at 1:09pm

Any BM mom's in San Diego?

Comment by 10mileloop on April 26, 2016 at 7:54pm

30 days from my son leaving for BC as a BM. The nail biting has begun..

Comment by Firestar3 on February 22, 2016 at 4:24pm

For 2navykids. Your daughter is rated a BM. But never know. She might never become a BM. My son was rated a BM in BC and now is currently Navy Cargo Battalion One. If she never knows, shines in front of her peers. They may take notice. And that can make your advancement. Good Luck.

Comment by 2navykids on February 22, 2016 at 3:14pm

My daughter leaves for BC 7/2016 her rating is BM. She is not thrilled with this but is making the best of it. She wants to go into a medical field eventually. She is a big swimmer loves the idea of rescue.. but also wants to know what you actually do. To us it sounds like a variety of things. With her brother in Navy as well telling her that is a horrible job and she will be cleaning and painting and tie knots all day, well you could say that is not helping lol...HELP any info is great.

Comment by Jessie on July 10, 2015 at 1:07pm

poos my son's PIR was 6/5. He stayed in Great Lakes for BM school and will graduate Tuesday 7/14. I think he had about a week of processing and then four weeks of school.

Comment by poos on July 10, 2015 at 11:32am

Where is "A" school for Boatswains mate and how long does it take to complete?  Thanks

Comment by Up&Down on June 24, 2015 at 9:41pm

I would also like to know if any moms on here have sons that are MRF  (maritime raid force)


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