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Corry Station IT Moms

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Comment by CO-TwinSalorsMom Ship03Div233 on April 6, 2014 at 9:31pm
Sounds like you son and mine are on same time frame. He graduated A school June last year and came home on leave followed be leaving a week early to return to Norfolk and his ship that was deploying. He did not go to C school, it is my impression the wait there is not long. My sons recruiter told him to not do c school as he would learn what they learn there on the job anyway.
Graduation is not well attended but he did get photos. Mine got to fill out the dream sheet as he finished third in his class. The top three get to do this sometimes. He got his second choice.
He has been home from deployment since January back to Norfolk Feb. he has been in classes. So the training is continual throughout. He took classes on board during deployment also.
Comment by BoomMom on April 6, 2014 at 8:30pm

CO-TwinSailorsMom.. Thanks for the opportunity to ask questions.  My son is still in IT A School and will follow up with C school in Pensacola, as well.  Just a couple questions... Is there any typical time gap between A and C?  Did anyone in your son's group get to choose their first stop after school?  Is there any area that the majority get sent to after school?  He's enjoying school so far and tests for 2nd certification this week.  A graduation scheduled for last week of June, so lots of time and learning to go.  Did your son talk about any specific area or certification that was much harder than the rest?  Did you go to graduation or is it not that big of an event?  Guess that's it for now.  Thanks again...

Comment by CO-TwinSalorsMom Ship03Div233 on April 6, 2014 at 2:52pm
For new moms my son is now an active serving IT if you have questions, I find this choice of job, is fascinating. They will not be able o tell you much but you get the gist of things.
Comment by CO-TwinSalorsMom Ship03Div233 on April 6, 2014 at 11:59am
My boy was 4year IT he has orders on the USS Bainbridge out of Norfolk. Got deployed imeadeatly. He is back after 7 months. Had all sorts of experiences. He is settling in to life in Norflk. Said "am discovering my inner redneck". LOL
Comment by Proud momma ;) ship4 injury on April 6, 2014 at 10:21am
Hi guys, my son is at RTC right now. Was supposed to PIR this Friday however he got stress fractures in his feet and knees. He is in RCU recovering. We are praying that he can heal quickly and graduate so he can get to Pensacola;) He is IT with a 6 yr contract. Does anyone know if he will have A and C school there in Pensacola? And where he might go after C school?
Comment by BoomMom on April 2, 2014 at 4:42pm

Anyone know the break period between A and C school?

Comment by CO-TwinSalorsMom Ship03Div233 on March 30, 2014 at 11:31pm
Welcome Peacie mom.
Comment by CO-TwinSalorsMom Ship03Div233 on February 4, 2014 at 12:18pm

I hear that the dream sheet comes and goes. Maybe a need of the navy thing, when they have more need the dream sheet comes back.

I invited another IT mom I know who has a sailor daughter to join on here for another perspective from someone she had a sailor go through and out onto IT things.

Comment by Donna (Proud Mom of 2 Sailors) on February 4, 2014 at 11:29am

Hi BoomMom.  My son did indicate it is difficult in the sense they are covering so much info in such a short period of time.  Several chapters of info and tests each day.  He is older and has his college degree (4.0 GPA) -- so getting a B on a test didn't make him happy.  ha ha  C Schools are all at Corry too (from what I've heard).  From what my son has indicated -- dream sheets and being able to pick orders (even if you finish top of the class) are currently a thing of the past. I hope your son likes his stay in Pensacola.

Comment by CO-TwinSalorsMom Ship03Div233 on February 4, 2014 at 10:44am
I don't know, you could research it. I did get my son a challenge coin.

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