Category Archives: Basic Training

Valentine Cards at Basic Training

“Does a red envelope mean extra push-ups for my boyfriend or girlfriend at boot camp?”  “I just sent a Valentine in a red envelope to my daughter/son at basic training, will they get in trouble?”  “I just decorated my envelope … Continue reading

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West Point, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine Parents Clubs – Gift Certificates Available for New Appointee Events

All Naval Academy Parents Clubs, West Point Parents Club, Air Force Parents Clubs, Coast Guard Academy Parent Clubs and Merchant Marine Academies are offered a free subscription to Write2Them service for their new appointee events for the Class of 2019! … Continue reading

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First African-American Marine Officer – Frederick C. Branch

As we come to the close of Black History month, it is fitting to recognize a pioneer in the integration of our U.S. military with the story of the first African-American Marine Corps Officer, Frederick C. Branch. Branch’s story is an … Continue reading

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How to Survive When Your Boyfriend goes to Boot Camp?

If you have a boyfriend or girlfriend heading off to basic training or boot camp, you will find this blog helpful and interesting. Written by a young woman whose boyfriend went to Parris Island for Marine Corps Boot Camp this … Continue reading

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13 Fun and Interesting Facts About July 4th

Here are some fun and interesting facts about the 4th of July holiday that you might want to share with your family and your loved ones who are at basic training or boot camp today. As we celebrate with backyard … Continue reading

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Service Academy Parent Clubs eligible for Write2Them Gift Certificate

Project Write2Them is pleased to announce that they will offer to each Service Academy parents club a gift certificate for a free subscription for service during the 2014 summer basic training at the U.S. Military Service Academies and all U.S. … Continue reading

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Bible verses for Your Recruit at Basic Training

During basic training, military recruits are able to attend worship services. This is the one hour during the week that these young men and women are able to relax, sit and not have to worry about the DI (Drill Instructor) or … Continue reading

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Incoming Class of 2017 at the U.S. Military Service Academies

Project Write2Them is gearing up for another great summer of providing service to the families of the incoming class of 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, West Point – U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Coast … Continue reading

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Mail and Entertainment

Originally posted on Life of an Army Drill Sergeant:
English: email envelope (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Army privates are briefed from the moment they step off the bus at the reception station about contraband such as food, drinks, drugs, etc.  They…

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Planning a Party Before Your Son or Daughter Leaves for Basic Training or Boot Camp.

I’ll admit it; I do like to gather friends and family together for any occasion…or for no occasion at all, other than to spent time together! Before our son headed off to Basic Training at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, … Continue reading

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