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USS Harry S. Truman

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USS Harry S. Truman

Anyone with a sailor aboard the USS Harry S. Truman?

Members: 581
Latest Activity: on Sunday

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Comment by Coach Shelia on Sunday
Sending prayers and well wishes to your Sailor, you and family today and forever JKHarris! Sending prayers and well wishes to ALL your Sailors, you and families! I appreciate you ALL! You've answered so many of my questions. We're ALL on the same ship...no matter where the ship is! Carrie...noone gets kicked out! Take care everyone! "Non sibi sed patriae"-"Not for Country but Self"...(Unofficial Navy Motto) I have researched so much Navy stuff! My son has no idea how much I've learned either! LOL
Comment by carrie on Saturday
JKHarris, CONGRATS! To your Sailor, you & your FAM! Thank her for all her services on the TRUMAN! Ps: once a TRUMAN'S MOM, always a TRUMAN'S Mom, we Navy sister's have form a sisterhood bond out of this World! Stay in touch girl and best wishes to your daughter on her new Journey. My sailor suppose to be reassigned at the end of the year! But, I will remain loyalty with my navy sister's/TRUMAN'S MOM GROUP until they kick me out! Lol Peace and Love
Comment by JKHarris on Saturday
Hello everyone. My sailor has been reassigned to a new ship. I'm excited because she is excited. This is a bitter sweet moment for me because I look forward to the love,support, great comments and conversations from all of you. Best wishes to you all and your sailors. Thank them for their service for me. I will continue to pray for the crew aboard the Truman. I will join the group of moms on the ship she has been assigned to once I get the ok. Again that ,you all. Much love to you.
Comment by Navymom2 on August 23, 2014 at 11:03am

Thank you sooo much for all your prayers Carol Ann!  GOD bless you for your faithfullness.  So happy for you and your son.  :)

Comment by Carol Ann on August 21, 2014 at 2:15pm

Just to let you ALL know I pray every night and every morning for the Truman and all the members of of military serving. It's a habit that I got into when my son was serving and one I will never break. I came away from this experience with  a completely different appreciation for the military and their loved ones and what all is sacrificed for our freedom. It has been a good experience for me!

Comment by too tall Joan on August 21, 2014 at 2:05pm
Coach Sheila I had no idea your sailor was the same. Gosh it has been so long since I have thought of units that I forget which one my daughter is in. Is your son working days or nights this week? My daughter is on day shift. I have heard most of those saying but I always love your enthusiasm. Thanks for the prayers and Carol Ann thank you too. I know she has to do this on her own, with Gods help of course but she asked me to pray so I figured "where 2 or 3 are gathered in God's name", she will do well.
Comment by Coach Shelia on August 21, 2014 at 1:28pm
Carol Ann what a Blessing for you to be there for your son! I'm so proud of him! Once again...tell him thanks for his service to Our Country! We need you here for your wisdom! Too Tall Joan, I didn't know we had AO's? LOL I ask my son frequently how everything is...of course he says "everything's fine Mom"!My son is G-1 unit! IYAOYAS...Keep Calm and Drop Bombs...Warheads on Foreheads...Keep Calm and Love An AO...! I made the last one up myself, but never put it on a t-shirt from KeepCalmStudio.com! I will be praying for your daughter! They probably know each other! I have to constantly remind myself that if problems arise, he has to deal and learn from them. It's been real tough to let go and not "coach" him so much! LOL These wonderful young women and men we've raised to be Sailors know we care! HOOYAH!
Comment by Carol Ann on August 21, 2014 at 10:58am

Thanks Too Tall. I will pray for your daughter to pass this one with flying colors.Good luck with your teaching year ahead and thank you for doing such an honorable job and for helping make a difference in the lives of so many. I miss talking to you ladies!

Comment by too tall Joan on August 21, 2014 at 10:36am
Hello coach Sheila & Carol Ann & everyone else
I am doing well but my sailor could use some extra prayer. She took a test for one of her AO qualifications & didn't pass so she got in trouble & I believe has to retake this coming Monday. I've been praying for a clear mind for her & good study habits.
Carol Ann I'm glad you stayed a part of us & to hear about your son as he starts this new chapter of life. I hope the military does him right & he gets his partial disability but it does sound like they will. Sounds like he is very focused & ready for school. Keep us posted
My new school year started this week and the kids come back on Monday. Looking forward to my 12th year in education as a teachers aide in the high school & making a difference in the kids lives
Comment by Carol Ann on August 21, 2014 at 10:06am

Hello Coach Sheila!  My son has an apt. up in Columbus and is busy getting that cleaned and set up. We hauled the big stuff up last weekend (furniture) and I cleaned his kitchen. My husband helped him set up his bed and we even took out the windows and cleaned them cuz they were filthy! I went shopping and bought a bunch of things he would need--toaster, bath rug, bath mat, shower curtain and liner, towels for bath and kitchen, some kitchen utensils, etc that kind of thing. He was very grateful and said Mom this is like Christmas! Anyhow he has been up there the past two days cleaning and setting up. Said he bought $125 worth of food to start and then the power went out. It was out for almost 7.5 hours but putting bags of ice in his fridge with the food made it all good. He is excited and school will start Wed. Last week he and his big sis, her 2 kids and  her boyfriend all went camping at Assateague Island for the week. She left Fri to come back home. He drove separately and went over to VA to visit with a couple of his Navy buddies for the wkend. Said it was good to see them. Hoped to get together with more but some had other plans or watch. He has been going to VA for follow up physical, test, etc. which is normal procedures when you get out. Said he was going to transfer to Columbus branch of VA. He told me there is a possibility he may qualify for a partial disability as he injured his knee and back fitting the ship last time it was in port before they went out. He has been suffering with pain in both and having some issues. I was surprised they are even considering this.

 

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