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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!

Members: 646
Latest Activity: Aug 12


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

SEPS--not the journey we expected

Started by A11rightythen. Last reply by JeepJKPearl Aug 2. 6 Replies

Daughter moved to Ship 5

Started by Dakota's Mom. Last reply by Dakota's Mom Jul 29. 3 Replies

Son in Ship 5 - ADHD

Started by Tonya. Last reply by Kim Jul 29. 15 Replies

What next? New to all this

Started by Notsonavymom78. Last reply by JeepJKPearl Jul 27. 1 Reply


Started by JeepJKPearl. Last reply by JeepJKPearl Jul 24. 2 Replies

Ship 05 July 2015

Started by RoTcMoM. Last reply by RoTcMoM Jul 16. 2 Replies

Updated: Do Appeals get Granted?

Started by lauren*nikosmom. Last reply by ⚓️NavyNukeWife Jul 5. 30 Replies

my daughter sent to ship 5

Started by serenasmom. Last reply by HulaMom Apr 3. 8 Replies

W2s for seps

Started by mom221Navy (Ship 13 Div 163). Last reply by xsubman Feb 10. 1 Reply

My daughter went to Ship 5 today!

Started by donna. Last reply by Heidimom Feb 3. 4 Replies

Address for Letters?

Started by smalltowniowamom. Last reply by jamesjr1mom Aug 25, 2014. 6 Replies

Sent to Ship 5 Yesterday (6/5/14)

Started by SPC Nuke Husband (SHIP 5 SEPS). Last reply by SPC Nuke Husband (SHIP 5 SEPS) Jun 16, 2014. 3 Replies

day to day on Ship 5

Started by NavyMama23(Ship5 as of4/28/14). Last reply by navy1mom May 14, 2014. 8 Replies

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

Started by Texasnavymom. Last reply by Jill downing-jones Apr 3, 2014. 4 Replies

Appealing Sep

Started by Deebs. Last reply by AZNavymom Mar 26, 2014. 6 Replies

What does it really mean?

Started by MrsL. Last reply by AZNavymom Feb 18, 2014. 11 Replies

Pay While on Ship 5

Started by navygirl10. Last reply by navygirl10 Feb 14, 2014. 5 Replies

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Comment by Brandi on August 12, 2015 at 11:01am
This board doesn't seem to get a lot of activity, but for non-fb moms, I found out that Ship 5 SR's can use the phones in the NEX store. Their days to go are Tues,Thurs and Sunday. I really wish there was more info out there, but I hope this helps.
Comment by Brandi on August 11, 2015 at 11:57am
RoTcMoM, does that mean he's coming home? How are they sending him?
Comment by RoTcMoM on August 10, 2015 at 2:14pm

No call here, Brandi. Hope for one today. DS said today is his departure brief.

Comment by Brandi on August 9, 2015 at 6:01pm
Did anyone get a call this weekend from ship 5? I thought they could call on the weekend.
Comment by Brandi on August 5, 2015 at 3:57pm
StaceyLynn, we're learning that this is a slow process. Legal does answer, but your SR has to fill out a waiver for you to get specific info and he will be able to call more frequently and keep you up. Hope you get info soon, it's miserable not knowing what's going on.
Comment by StaceyLynn on August 4, 2015 at 9:19pm
My son just called he is being medically discharged for migraines why are they discharging him?
Comment by Brandi on August 1, 2015 at 3:09pm
I think my SR may have been moved to Ship 5 yesterday evening. When will I get confirmation? Will he be able to call this weekend or do I have to wait until he talks to Legal on Monday? Thank you!
Comment by Lu on July 29, 2015 at 7:15pm

My son called today saying he is medically being discharged because it could take 6-12 months of recovery for Shoulder tendonitis, everywhere I have looked that recovery time seems a bit long. is there any way to contact him to get a hippa waiver signed? and try and keep him in the Navy. he really doesn't want to come home, just not given many options right now

Comment by RoTcMoM on July 15, 2015 at 11:18am

thank you diannep, I've printed some of the information here and sent it in a letter - sign waiver was the first thing

Comment by diannep on July 14, 2015 at 9:38pm

RoTcMoM:  When you hear from your SR, be sure to ask him to sign the papers to allow you to get info on him. Otherwise, everything is done between him and the Navy....glad he will fight it and hope it works out for him!


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