What to bring on Overnight Visit

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  1. BigBear

    BigBear Class of 2015

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    I have been given the chance to take an overnight visit (although I have not recieved an appointment). what items do I need to bring?

    1. I go to a Military JuCo and have a formal dress uniform, a school uniform, and PT gear. Should I bring any/all of this, or stick to civilian clothes?

    2. Do I need to bring any information, such as application info or Birth certificate, etc.? I know I will need to bring a drivers liscense as ID.

    any other information is greatly appreciated
     
  2. America's Finest

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    Just stick to civilian clothes (remember to dress warm). You should only need your license. Basically, bring stuff you'd bring if you were spending the night anywhere else: clothes, hygiene products, and something to keep you busy while your escort does homework.
     
  3. Dixieland

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    I think it is gracious to take a small thank-you gift to the host cadet. My cadet visited at Easter and took Easter candy (Reese's, fun size M&Ms, Peeps, etc.).
     
  4. vampsoul

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    Bring:
    Hat, shower sandals, work out clothes, edible thank-you, something to do during evening study period, questions, a good attitude.
     
  5. BigBear

    BigBear Class of 2015

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    so the general consensus is to not bring my uniform stuff? I will probably bring my PT gear because that is all I have here at school. For civvies, suit and jacket, khakis and a polo shirt, jeans?
    also, is it pretty common to be offered an overnight without an appointment?
    thanks again
     
  6. AKH

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    Khakis/jeans and a polo shirt would be more than fine from what I saw at my visit, and PTs are perfect for when your escort changes into theirs. Please don't bring your uniform stuff - the plebes that I was with couldn't believe someone we saw had the nerve to wear one.

    I don't know if it's super common, but a few others on this forum have mentioned being offered one without an appointment/LOA.
     

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