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Ship 5 Moms(Formerly Ship 17)


Ship 5 Moms(Formerly Ship 17)

For loved ones and graduates of Ship 5(17) no critics!This is a haven for the above, not for those seeking to attack those in need of support! PLEASE READ THRU MASTHEAD. MANY QUESTIONS ANSWERED HERE!

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Latest Activity: 12 hours ago


LEGAL 847-688-4949 hit 1 at first prompt, 7 at 2nd.
***Have recruit sign WAIVER so they can speak to you about their case. The hours in Legal are 9 am to 5 pm Central Time. This is only if they are being separated and have been transfered to Ship 5.
If they are being separated on medical issue, have them sign HIPPA release so you can talk about the medical issues too.
Medical 847-688-6755
ADDRESSES FOR ALL SHIPS add division number.
Ship 5
3610 Illinois Street
Great Lakes, IL 60088-3118
PUBLIC AFFAIRS 847-688-2405 if no word from recruit they will have them call back!!
TRANSPORTATION ;Once your recruit has a date going home a civilian handles the actual arrangements His number is 847-688-2767 ext 112, Most recent update is this person only hands over the paper work to the travel office which handles the travel arrangements.Have recruit call when he gets to that point to firm up the arrangements.
Contact your CONGRESSMAN if your recruit is getting a raw deal, it does wonders.
Recruit Training Command Ombudsman
(ombudsman assists with problems recruit s family is experiencing)
Ombudsman info
Great Lakes, Illinois 60088-2845
DSN: 792-3603 ext. 100
PHONE: 847-688-3603 ext 100
This one has specific numbers too
NORTH CHICAGO VA HOSPITAL NAVY LIASON; for hospitalized recruits
1-847-688-1900 ext.85438 or 85441
write to
5722 Integrity Drive
Bldg 768
Millington, Tenn 38054
Phone; 800-522-3451 Mon thru Fri 8am to 4 pm
GreatLakes Web page
go to Great Lakes Directory on that page for phone numbers not listed here
RED CROSS ASSISTANCE FOR CONTACTING MILITARY IN FAMILY EMERGENCY,1082,0_476_,00.html Refer to this page re Red Cross Assistance Phone number; 877-2727337
TAMP (Transitional Assistance Management Program) is a program that offers TriCare standard benefits to separated service members (and their dependents) for 180 days after separation. The coverage begins the day following separation, and you can then go to CHCBP (Continued Health Care Benefit Program- similar to COBRA at $933/quarter for service member, $1900 for family), The separated service member has to call and activate the TAMP benefits. That's it- just a phone call. The service member had to have served for than 30 days and the cause for separation has to be no fault of their own (like a medical condition). DEFINITELY worth looking into! Here's the info:
Here's the link for info about the CHCBP, as well:



This contains all the codes and authorities complete with detailed explanations. It explains every block and every code on a DD-214.


Medical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction in the Military Services

  Department of Defense INSTRUCTION NUMBER 6130.03


Criteria and Procedure Requirements for Physical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction in the Armed Forces

  Department of Defense INSTRUCTION NUMBER 6130.4

Discussion Forum

Anyone else with a loved one in THU side of Ship 05??

Started by Texasnavymom. Last reply by Jill downing-jones Apr 3. 4 Replies

Appealing Sep

Started by Deebs. Last reply by AZNavymom Mar 26. 6 Replies

What does it really mean?

Started by MrsL. Last reply by AZNavymom Feb 18. 11 Replies

Pay While on Ship 5

Started by navygirl10. Last reply by navygirl10 Feb 14. 5 Replies


Started by Cookiechand. Last reply by AZNavymom Jan 18. 2 Replies

Ship 5

Started by MoDrummey. Last reply by AZNavymom Jan 11. 2 Replies

Waiting for My Son to come home

Started by Bradys_Mom. Last reply by AZNavymom Jan 11. 32 Replies

my daughter sent to ship 5

Started by serenasmom. Last reply by proudmomma94 Dec 15, 2013. 4 Replies

Separated for A.D.D.

Started by Mom-Adam A. Last reply by AZNavymom Nov 22, 2013. 1 Reply

Thoughts on Anxiety disorders and sailor giving up

Started by Lauren ship 5 (ship 14 Div 390). Last reply by AZNavymom Nov 11, 2013. 6 Replies

Simply Appalling!!

Started by Navy_Mom (Ship 9 Div 215). Last reply by momofcct Nov 11, 2013. 29 Replies

Navy Mom 1 of 2

Started by bonichione. Last reply by AZNavymom Oct 31, 2013. 1 Reply

How will the Gov Shutdown affect SEPS

Started by Scarednavywife. Last reply by AZNavymom Oct 15, 2013. 17 Replies

my son was seperated

Started by momof5kids. Last reply by momof5kids Oct 4, 2013. 13 Replies

Moms of sons formerly of Ship 14 Div 426

Started by zacsmom. Last reply by zacsmom Oct 3, 2013. 2 Replies

Sent to Ship 5 today

Started by JC's Mom. Last reply by Scarednavywife Oct 2, 2013. 11 Replies

Life After Ship 5- SEPS, how is your SR doing?

Started by AZNavymom. Last reply by AZNavymom Oct 1, 2013. 5 Replies

Son sent to Ship 5 and is coming home

Started by texasmom. Last reply by AZNavymom Sep 25, 2013. 50 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by Angie 14 hours ago

It is best for them to try and appeal there, they have higher odds of it being approved (which is not saying much as very few get approved) regarding the anixity bootcamp puts stress on people, even if they have never had issues before they can happen in bootcamp.  

Comment by HuntersMom yesterday
Camsproudmom im really sorry to hear about your son I know the feeling. Yes they have to appeal it right away. My son appealed his the day after he found out. Has to go to legal dept. Ask for second opinion from a civilian dr. Of course every situation is different. Did he have anxiety issues before he went in? Low cortisol can cause anxiety too. That's what I have. Anxiety can be caused by many different things. Hugs
Comment by Camsproudmom yesterday
Huntersmom I have been following your post. I hope all works out for your son such a shame to get through the full process to have it taken away. I have a question do they have to appeal prior to being sent home? We have only had 1 very short call from our son so still in the dark on what is really going on or how to help him not make a uninformed choice.
Comment by Camsproudmom yesterday
Got the call last night that no parent wants to get they r sending my son home saying he is having panic attacks of anxiety with only a few min call hard to know what is going on. I have done some research & found that if your thyroid is not working properly it can give u the same symptoms as anxiety. Will have that checked ASAP once checkers home & if that is the case hoping hecmay be able to re-enlist.
Comment by HuntersMom on Wednesday
My son was to graduate this Friday they pulled him from battlestations because they saw something on cat scan on his ear. So he appealed their decision to send him home. You would think they would have found this way before now. So he's waiting on appeal.
Comment by Jill downing-jones on April 3, 2014 at 2:31pm

What are the odds after they graduate and go to ship 5 due to medical waiver that their medical waiver will be denied?  

Comment by Kim (Cody's mom) on March 28, 2014 at 11:47pm
The comments I'm reading are starting to worry me. I hope my son is not there for months.. He is being separated for migraines.
Comment by RuthB13 on March 27, 2014 at 7:50pm
Hi guys, my son was just transferred to ship 5 and I was wondering how long it takes for them to come home. He was told they need to graduate the recruits his group on 4/11 first before they would process him. Is this true. Do they really just let them sit
Comment by kkgonline on March 6, 2014 at 8:54am
@xsubman: please accept my friend invite. I would like to ask you another question about this.
Comment by xsubman on March 6, 2014 at 8:14am

Hi what that means is probably that she has been transferred to ship 5 and once there they are an indoctrination of ship 5 rules  and policy of unit which means she will then be able to phone home again shortly have to have that to call so sorry and good luck 


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