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USS Bataan LHD-5

Group for family members of Sailors who are on the USS Bataan (LHD-5)

Members: 220
Latest Activity: Feb 10

I decided to start this group to see who else may have a Sailor on this ship; or heading to this ship.

Granted, we may be a bit limited to what we can discuss openly online, but if nothing else, may be a good way to connect and network off-line as well.

Make sure to not disclose advance ship movements or other OPSEC issues.

My son is an FC2 on this ship.

Discussion Forum

Possible Deployment, USS Bataan 2014

Started by GoNavy. Last reply by Yasminie5 Dec 20, 2014. 17 Replies

Bataan Ombudsman and FRG Contact

Started by bataanomb Feb 2, 2014. 0 Replies

Deployment

Started by Whodamom. Last reply by NewBeginnings Jan 28, 2014. 1 Reply

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Comment by Whodamom on February 10, 2015 at 12:15pm

My email is whodamom@verizon.net if you would like to communicate. I can take a photo of the old homestead for you. We shouldn't block up this posting with personal stuff. Stay in touch.

Comment by Whodamom on February 10, 2015 at 10:14am

Son has been in for four years and is leaving. It can be lonely for a sailor without his family surrounding him. Does he have a car?

Comment by Joe&NatesMom on February 9, 2015 at 12:31pm
So true...taxes was the main reason for the move...I know he misses it, and we miss having the house to stay in when we visit NYC, but like you said, it's changed a lot.
Comment by Whodamom on February 7, 2015 at 9:28am

We are on Spruce Lane. The neighborhood has changed over the years. We are considering going south.

Comment by Joe&NatesMom on February 4, 2015 at 6:49pm
Just noticed you are from New Hyde Park...My father and his family grew up on S 18th St! Just sold the "homestead" and moved to PA. still have family in Farmingdale & Floral Park
Comment by Whodamom on February 4, 2015 at 9:51am

Not only do the sailors have to be aware of less than honest sales for cars, the repair shops are worse! And, what is so sad, most of the repair shops for cars are owned by  retired military or active military. They are not honorable and don't guarantee their work. We got ripped off by one (we had lent my son my car) big time. Car has never been the same since. I think they did shoddy work and wanted to make sure my son would have to keep coming back. It was owned by a wife and husband (military).  

Comment by Joe&NatesMom on February 4, 2015 at 8:35am
We live about 5 hours from Norfolk so after they returned from deployment, he came home a bought a car from a local dealer. I know how those dealers near military installations try and rip these young sailors off! It's a shame! They take advantage of their youth and desperation!
Comment by SusanGMom of 2 on January 31, 2015 at 1:41pm
I think he has but will ask to make sure.
Comment by Forever proud on January 31, 2015 at 1:36pm
Oh, SusanG I know you are so proud! I'm proud for him too!
Has he applied for base housing or PPV? I'd hate to see him have to pay for an apartment if there is a less expensive solution.
Comment by SusanGMom of 2 on January 31, 2015 at 12:54pm
He has been with them for over two year's. He just made 3rd class, so proud of him.
 

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