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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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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

Son in Ship 5 - ADHD

Started by Tonya. Last reply by HulaMom 13 hours ago. 3 Replies

my daughter sent to ship 5

Started by serenasmom. Last reply by medassist13 on Tuesday. 5 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!

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Address for Letters?

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

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day to day on Ship 5

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

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Appealing Sep

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

What does it really mean?

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Pay While on Ship 5

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Waiting for My Son to come home

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Separated for A.D.D.

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Simply Appalling!!

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Comment by mnmbook on Sunday

My bf did not pass the running test in time for graduation. He will have battlestations soon. He told me he is going to be put on hold after that until they arrange his flight and whatever else for him to go to A school. He told me i can visit him, but i am not sure how to go about with this. Anyone else knows of any information that could apply to my case. Not sure where to go or who to speak. I want to see him : (

Comment by Claudia on February 18, 2015 at 10:17pm
Hello everyone!
I'm new in this group I got a call from my daughter telling me that she did not pass her Running test she is been having pain on her leg and now she said it hurst a lot when she trys to walk so this morning was her last chance to pass she sound sad I just want her to come back home and to recover because she keeps saying that she would like to try it again
Comment by sara on February 18, 2015 at 6:00pm


The same exact thing happened to my daughter.  She finally got home January 28th.  It was one of the most difficult things I/we have ever gone through.  She is home now and things are well.  My prayers are with you. It was very difficult but know it all does work out in the end and she will be fine. 

Comment by Nicole on February 18, 2015 at 5:37pm

Lorena, my son was sent to ship five for anxiety as well. He was discharged with an RE3. As I understand, once they are sent there, there is not a lot to be done unless it is something they choose to fight to stay in, which could be a long process. The strain of being away from home and in the structure of the military can be quite a shock for some of them, even if it is something they really wanted, reality of the situation can be a lot to handle. Hoping the best for you and your daughter

Comment by Lorena on February 18, 2015 at 3:31pm
My daughter was sent here,for depression and anxiety,she has never had that before, and she just called me to let me know,, that she is being discharged as an Re4 and she is very upset...cause Navy is all she has talked about for there anything that can be done?? Help me understand
Comment by Heidimom on February 4, 2015 at 5:41pm

Hank'sMom, Moira Glavin said to send her a private message in her personal FB page.  She is the administrator for the FB SHIP 5 SEPS.

Comment by Heidimom on February 4, 2015 at 12:33pm

Hmmmm. I just noticed that Hank'sMom is having an issue. If you are having an issue, try going right to Moira Glavin and message her. Jan, it looks like you made it?

Comment by Heidimom on February 4, 2015 at 11:21am

Oops. I deleted a post. The FB site is very active. I have found incredible support there. From tears to cheers!

Comment by Heidimom on February 4, 2015 at 11:14am

Oh, sorry. It just takes a day or two to get approved. There really is no "process"

Comment by Hank'sMOM on February 4, 2015 at 11:14am sorry to hear about your son. is a heart wrenching experience!!  We're here to support you!!


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