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Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 10-31-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,635
Posted By asailorswife
EVERYTHING kicks in the minute they are entered...

EVERYTHING kicks in the minute they are entered into DEERS and enrolled in tricare. This WILL happen DURING Boot - not after. Your spouse will also receive FULL BAH (or with dependents BAH) for where...
Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 10-15-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,635
Posted By asailorswife
Getting married after he's been through bootcamp...

Getting married after he's been through bootcamp doesn't make a difference anymore. A lot try to get married the weekend they have after they graduate, but that's really tough to do. If you're...
Forum: Hospital Corpsmen G000, L500 09-25-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,257
Posted By asailorswife
Sue, there are HMs on every ship.... From our...

Sue, there are HMs on every ship.... From our experience though, most of them have done some time in one of the learning hospitals first.. The ones that go straight to the fleet are usually some sort...
Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 07-20-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,628
Posted By asailorswife
ET is fair game across the board.. FC is a...

ET is fair game across the board.. FC is a different story. So it'll depend on which he gets, and then his NEC within each of those rates.
Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 07-16-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,628
Posted By asailorswife
Ok.. To put it plainly: certain overseas...

Ok.. To put it plainly: certain overseas locations are considered sea duty even though they are not attached to a ship. I currently live in Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba. We are there for Tim's shore...
Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 07-16-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,628
Posted By asailorswife
One more item to confuse you even more.....

One more item to confuse you even more.. Depending on his rate, he could also go to an OCONUS location (like GTMO), and be considered on a "sea" tour.... But he's not attached to a ship, and doesn't...
Forum: Bootcamp 06-11-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,722
Posted By asailorswife
Only reason it matters is because of space.. I...

Only reason it matters is because of space.. I sent regular sized envelopes - ones the fit standard paper folded into thirds.. You know? I also sent wallet sized pictures of my daughter and I to him...
Forum: Bootcamp 03-14-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,282
Posted By asailorswife
The non sugar coated message - learn to deal with...

The non sugar coated message - learn to deal with it. He'll be gone a lot.

The better message? Take things one day at a time. This was the advice my husband gave to me when he left for boot the...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 03-12-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,638
Posted By asailorswife
So say you had 15 ITs in a command of 150.. (The...

So say you had 15 ITs in a command of 150.. (The numbers you found are probably the max, you could have had a lot less).. That's still 10%. 80 ITs in a command of 600 (there are actually 2 big...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 03-11-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,638
Posted By asailorswife
Well... I don't know a single IT that has shore...

Well... I don't know a single IT that has shore only... There's a LOT of software/hardware you'll have on ships... yeah. You'll be on a ship, but there's plenty of shore opportunity too.. Just note...
Forum: Bootcamp 03-05-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,323
Posted By asailorswife
^^ What he said. Tim's acne cleared up in...

^^ What he said. Tim's acne cleared up in bootcamp, and has never really reared it's ugly head again.
Forum: Bootcamp 03-02-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,282
Posted By asailorswife
Yay!! I love those phone calls!!! :) You'll never...

Yay!! I love those phone calls!!! :) You'll never get tired of your phone ringing when he's gone!!
Forum: Interior Communications Electrician B230, K100 02-14-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,585
Posted By asailorswife
They do.. I've known several ICs that were push...

They do.. I've known several ICs that were push button E4s.
Forum: Bootcamp 07-02-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,678
Posted By asailorswife
My husband has HORRIBLE teeth as well. He's the...

My husband has HORRIBLE teeth as well. He's the kind of guy who forgets to brush once, and ends up with major cavities. So he was in and out of dental the entire time. (He was not held back at all,...
Forum: Mass Communication Specialist B610 06-10-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,556
Posted By asailorswife
I know you wrote this a few years ago, and I know...

I know you wrote this a few years ago, and I know you aren't there anymore, but man, the Sasebo AFN commercials are SOOO much better than the Yokota ones! Yokosuka was pretty darn happy to get...
Forum: Bootcamp 05-06-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,484
Posted By asailorswife
This one. This one will get you EVERY time. LOL...

This one. This one will get you EVERY time. LOL And let me tell you, I have raised my girls to be respectful. We can hear Colors and Taps from where we live, and those two girls KNOW that if they...
Forum: Bootcamp 05-06-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,767
Posted By asailorswife
I've never seen the extended hug re-enforced.....

I've never seen the extended hug re-enforced.. And as time goes on, guys become a little more lax - if I drop Tim off at work, he'll give me a quick kiss as he leaves, and he ALWAYS gives the girls...
Forum: Bootcamp 03-28-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 26,032
Posted By asailorswife
My husband wasn't your age when he went through...

My husband wasn't your age when he went through boot, but he was older and much more mature than a lot of the guys in his division were. However, the positions are usually voluntary to begin with,...
Forum: Electronics Technician B420, K070, C121 03-25-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,712
Posted By asailorswife
The only time you won't get the weekend with your...

The only time you won't get the weekend with your family is if you are grad and go, and your school isn't in GL. You'll know that before you graduate. Since your a-school is in GL, if you are grad...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 03-24-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 38,920
Posted By asailorswife
First I've heard of it too, but then again, the...

First I've heard of it too, but then again, the only people coming over here with family members are E-4 and above, so none are fresh out of boot. I'd love to hear the answer to this!

As for the...
Forum: Bootcamp 03-01-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,251
Posted By asailorswife
Congrats Sue!!! And I totally agree with...

Congrats Sue!!!

And I totally agree with her. Tim's evals have all said "rec'ed for STA-21 or any other officer program" since he made third class. He's never received anything below a MP (must...
Forum: Master-at-Arms B640 02-16-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,061
Posted By asailorswife
There is plenty of cleaning no matter what your...

There is plenty of cleaning no matter what your rate is. My husband jokes that they are all glorified, overpaid janitors!
Forum: Bootcamp 02-13-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,320
Posted By asailorswife
Yup!

Yup!
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 10-09-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,419
Posted By asailorswife
Not to mention it'll be one of the only ratings...

Not to mention it'll be one of the only ratings with awesome advancement. Like Craig said, if you don't mind being on subs, I'd grab the opportunity.
Forum: Bootcamp 09-02-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 83,708
Posted By asailorswife
I second that. Tim told them if they needed...

I second that. Tim told them if they needed originals, they could wait on them or just go out and get them. He was fine, and actually, we're some of the only people I know that didn't have ANY pay...
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