"Awesome! You will be so proud at the end of the line, keep writing to him, encouraging him, and by the end of BMT, you will be the proudest mommy ever! So glad he is getting into the groove of things.
"I am now at the end of week 3!!! Last sunday's phone call was so much better than the first. No tears on his part and only on mine after we hung up. that 15 min flies by. But this week he was finally able to start writing and I've gotten 3…"
"OMGoodness, I so remember this like it was yesterday, and it has been 7 years since that first phone call from BMT. Yep so ripped my heart out too, he cried, and I was trying not to let him hear the fear and anxiety in mine, trying to calm him…"
"And check this out
Facebook/USAF basic Military Training (actually run by the AF) with pictures
the pictures made it easier for me to know what he was doing, seeing etc.. even though he was not in any of them
I feel for you I still remember that first call....one of the worst moments of my life.... but I promise it does get better. the next one or two may still be emotional but Big change is week 3... Hang in there and it will be…"
"I got the phone call Sunday night also, after saying hello, my so just said "mama" and started crying. It too ripped out my heart, I wanted to get in the car and drive all night to Lackland to hug my baby. By the end of the call he was…"
"Yes graduation date is the same for all arriving to BMT on July 17th, It's Sept. 13th is their irman run and coin seremony, Friday the 14th is theactual graduation and they get to go off base for the day, Sat. the 15th they get to go off base…"
"Charlotte - if you are on facebook join AF Wingmoms. Its a wonderful support group that gives you the steps and information you need along the way. It also gives you all the graduation info to make that easier. I'm dearly missing my son but…"