8 basic training survival tips for parents and families. How to prepare for your child's basic training departure.
Tips on writing letters to your recruit during Boot Camp or Basic Military Training from Project Write 2 Them.
“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 with hearts and stickers, will my husband/boyfriend get my card or will the Drill Instructor … Continue reading Valentine Cards at Basic Training
When our loved ones are away at Boot Camp or Basic Military Training, we want to show our love and support by keeping a steady stream of letters (or emails if you use Write2Them) coming their way. I know the whole idea of a blank piece of paper or an empty email with only the … Continue reading Eight Great Ideas When Writing Letters to Recruits at Basic Training
Every Tuesday I think about all the young men and women who are about to leave their families and head off to Boot Camp or Basic Training at one of our military installations. I also think and pray for the family members they leave behind, especially the Moms. Yes, Dads, Brothers and Sisters will also miss … Continue reading Entering the Military ….Going off to MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Stations)
One of the more popular (at least, often used) features of our Write2Them service is the Account Report. Customers can access the Account Report by signing into their Write2Them account at http://www.write2them.com and selecting the Account Report option. We developed this report to give customers confidence that the mail is going out. Many of our customers … Continue reading Keep sending those emails — Check your Write2Them Account Report!
It's a pretty typical day at W2T: processing the outgoing mail, checking web and mail traffic, responding to customer support email, checking to see whether our neighborhood is going to be evacuated. Those of you who have made it to the "About Write2Them" page on our web site (through the Company link in the menu) know … Continue reading Neither rain, nor sleet, not wildfires…
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 times for them and you. Away from home, parents, loved ones, buddies and friends and … Continue reading Five Do’s and Don’t’s When Writing to Someone at Basic Training or Boot Camp