Tag Archives: Marine Boot Camp

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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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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Proud Mom of Two Marines

One of my favorite bloggers, 3 Quarters Today  is the Proud Mom of two Marines . I like all of her postings, but especially enjoy her postings supporting our military and their families. In addition to her writing, she has just … Continue reading

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Adventures at Basic Training Graduation…

I just read this great blog about a Dad and Son’s ‘adventure’ at Ft. Knox during Basic Training (BMT) Graduation weekend. It certainly made me smile and reminded me of our family ‘adventure’ during our son’s graduation from Basic Military Training  at Lackland Air … Continue reading

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Five Do’s and Don’t’s When Writing to Someone at Basic Training or Boot Camp

So now your son or daughter, boyfriend or girlfriend, brother, sister or friend has headed off to Basic Training or Boot Camp. These next 8 to 10 weeks, or in the case of Marines 13 weeks will be some of the most challenging … Continue reading

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