oldest son left for basic training today(sad update)

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  1. d1

    d1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    please be in prayer for Bruce Jr.and us as he is away from us and his wife


    thanks for the prayers folk,however Bruce has bed put out of the army on an EXISTING TO PRIOR SERVICE discharge

    He blew a knee in high school and had to have surgery on it(I never thought they would let him join the army)however with his Dr.reports in hand they let him in,4 weeks in he popped his kneee out of joint twice and was having troubles with the run during the PT test,so he went to medical and they decided to discharge him

    again thanks for your prayers and continue to do so as he is now job searching

    thanks
    God bless you all
    Bruce
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2011
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    [​IMG] I know how you must be feeling--my youngest left shortly after graduating hs & was still only 17...turned 18 in boot camp & in Iraq by the time he was 19.
    Prayers for all & kudos to him for his service!
     
  3. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    My husband just got back from his third tour in Iraq.. and he re-enlisted while he was over there

    So I know what y'all are going through [​IMG]
     
  4. KevinHanses

    KevinHanses Out Of The Brooder

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    Basic Training will be a blast for him. At least I had fun when I was there. Except for the gas chamber...
     
  5. d1

    d1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks for the hugs and prayers


    I know what you mean Kevin, I had a blast as well.........when I got through the first 2 weeks [​IMG]

    you ever feel like you needed to teach them so much more before they left?
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    You are all in my prayers [​IMG]

    ~Aspen
     
  7. d1

    d1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bruce has called a few times while he is still in reception and wednesday,now remide you he left monday, and said he has already had to do push ups because he was doing something in his locker and didnt here "AT EASE" from his buddies and he turned the corner and was face to face with a drill seargent............"DROP" was the next words he heard [​IMG]

    thanks for the prayers
     
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  8. d1

    d1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the prayers folk,however Bruce has bed put out of the army on an EXISTING TO PRIOR SERVICE discharge

    He blew a knee in high school and had to have surgery on it(I never thought they would let him join the army)however with his Dr.reports in hand they let him in,4 weeks in he popped his kneee out of joint twice and was having troubles with the run during the PT test,so he went to medical and they decided to discharge him

    again thanks for your prayers and continue to do so as he is now job searching

    thanks
    God bless you all
    Bruce
     

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