Deployment Diaries: What to Send in a Care Package

After T deployed, care packaging got a little more serious. The things I was sending before were, in all honesty, more for my enjoyment than his. It was stuff that he couldโ€™ve easily went to Walmart and just got himself.ย  Thatโ€™s not really the case anymore seeing that hes on a sub these days. Advertisements

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Deployment Diaries: How to Go Weeks Without Speaking to Your SO

Every deployment and situation is different. You may go through a deployment and have decent communication the whole way through or there could be periods of time where you haven’t received any kind of communication for weeks or maybe months. It would be an understatement to say that going with no emails or phone calls […]

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Six Tips to Surviving the First Underway

*For the safety of my sailor and his boat, there are no dates, locations or names posted. The article has been written and posted after his underway was long done and over. ย OPSEC for the win. I have been very fortunate in the fact that, for the first two years of this adventure, I have […]

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Meet A MILSO Monday: Randy

Written by Randy, a sailor himself, married to another sailor and is now the father of two sailors: “I was a nuke ET and an instructor in BS (90-99), now father to a nuke EM in the sub fleet. You’re blog about the significance of a SO that is your best friend and a partner […]

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