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  1. live4ever

    Airborne or Air Assault: Which One?

    We attended Jump Week and graduation at Benning. It was a wonderful experience. Any parent who can, i would highly recommend that you go. Also don't forget to visit the Infantry Museum -a must see! They also have a restaurant, "The Fife and Drum" where you can enjoy a great meal with your new...
  2. live4ever

    Hoya battalion recieves outstanding award

    This has been my daughter's battalion for the past 4 years; they are an amazing bunch! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGcOApybZME
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    Prayers to our VT posters

    He was a veteran... http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/12/08/shots-fired-at-virginia-techs-campus-gunman-sought/?test=latestnews So sad... Our prayers are with his widow and five children.
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    Prayers to our VT posters

    Giving thanks to go God for the safety of everyone's sons and daughters. Let this never happen again at VT. (it is beginning to feel like a reccuring nightmare) Hope you all get to hug your kids real tight as soon as possible!
  5. live4ever

    Georgetown University Hoya Battalion Video

    Just wanted to share this video from GU in case anyone is interested in joining the Hoya Battalion, and also just because i think it is a great salute to the veterans. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tv_KgGcestA&feature=player_embedded
  6. live4ever

    Who gets active duty?

    Apparently results are in! DD got active duty! Praying all of you get good news today !!!
  7. live4ever

    AROTC Branching Time

    Military Police:cool:
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    Who gets active duty?

    The funniest is always when they go to summer training, and people call asking have you heard from them? When you say no, nor do I expect to until this day, you can hear their minds turning and the typical conversation occurs: Why Not? Because they took his phone away when he arrived Did...
  9. live4ever

    Who gets active duty?

    Just heard from DD...results ARE delayed. MS 4 were going to celebrate tonight, not happening...As they say, "hurry up and ...wait....":bang:
  10. live4ever

    Who gets active duty?

    Thank you, Pima! You are sooo right. I keep saying on the day of the Commissioning ceremony, parents should be the ones getting the bars...or a medal or something. It started with DoDMERB and it just kept getting more "interesting" as the years went by: Airborne school, LDAC...but now, as she...
  11. live4ever

    Who gets active duty?

    Thanks! Well...she did not do as well as she wanted to... She had to retake night land nav, so she only got an S. Last year she was 2nd in her Battalion. It is this waiting that gets unnerving, but we better get used to it:cool:
  12. live4ever

    Who gets active duty?

    Thanks, i just meant to say that she has 87 points. She is supposed to find out today. The 71 cut off was last year. Apparently it all depends on the needs of the Army. We shall see...
  13. live4ever

    Who gets active duty?

    My daughter is anxiously awaiting to know if she well get active duty. She is 6th in her class and has been told her chances are high. But, the needs of the Army have changed. Anyone knows what the cut off is (in terms of points). Last year, it was 71. (she has 87, so far) Very nervous...
  14. live4ever

    Ldac 2011 info and facebook link

    Daughter is back for LDAC. She had a trememdous time! She was in 5th reg, Alpha company, 2nd platoon. It was awesome being able to see the pictures, know what they were doing every day and read some really interesting articles posted on the Warrior Forge website. It helps to give them all the...
  15. live4ever

    Very Sad News from CBT.

    My heartfelt condolances to the family of this young man. I cannot imagine what they are going through... This is the saddest news!
  16. live4ever

    Ldac 2011 info and facebook link

    Thanks! You're a doll!:wink:
  17. live4ever

    Ldac 2011 info and facebook link

    All in the same boat. It is good to know i am not alone, i miss my daughter like crazy. In fact i feel like having a good cry.... But i should not, this is a piece of cake. Some of my friends here have lost a son in combat in February. But still... maybe the reason why we are all so emotional...
  18. live4ever

    Ldac 2011 info and facebook link

    I am reading your posts and thanking God for a daughter who let's me post on HER facebook :smile: Anyway, they cannot see what you are posting on the LDAC FB page, so post away! Cookies are not a great idea anyway, they are not allowed to carry food around, and depending on who is leading...
  19. live4ever

    LDAC

    Here is a link to the official LDAC website: "Operation Warrior Forge". It will give you a good idea of what LDAC is all about. http://warriorforge.wordpress.com/
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    Ldac 2011 info and facebook link

    For those of you who might have cadets at LDAC this summer, you might not be aware that they have set up a Facebook as well as a website. It is very well done and helps relatives and friends stay informed and catch occasional glimplses of their cadet:smile: Here is the link...
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