Justin David Weeks
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Pleasure to be here!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Jul 9, 2013. 6 Replies

Hello my name is Justin! Or SN Weeks for all the military we have here.I am active duty Navy and currently in A school for Navy EOD.Currently stationed right by Chicago and am glad to be part of the…Continue

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Keeping Social Contacts?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Travis Spuhler Aug 19, 2013. 18 Replies

This is my situation. I left my hometown to go to bootcamp and try to make something of myself. So I left to parties from my friends and everyone saying they would write me. So I left my hometown and…Continue

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Travis Spuhler replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"Hey man, as a 9 year army guy myself, I'll tell you that remaining true friends with those people you left, will be difficult to impossible. Over time, the guys on your right and left will become your greatest friends. Sadly, part of this is…"
Aug 19, 2013
Rob replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"Other posters have already pointed out that most people today no longer write letters. It's nothing personal, and no reflection on your value to them. They're just not in the habit. There is a good habit to get into, of accepting the…"
Jul 25, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"Jess, In the OP he stated indirectly that he is no longer in Boot but in "A" School or technical training for his job in the Navy (in case you didn't know what "A" school was)."
Jul 25, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"I'm sure you've said it before (I seem to remember something about Great Mistakes), but which school are you in?"
Jul 24, 2013
Liam replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"I write personal letters with a few people and really enjoy it. Seven months ago though I moved to Italy and I couldn't find a writing pad with a lined insert and in the end had to get my family to post one from England. That is the degree to…"
Jul 24, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"I left for Navy Bootcamp about 34 years ago right out of High School (damn I 'm old).  Anyway I knew that people move on (I'd done it all my life being an Air Force Brat).  All I knew was that I would be back after Boot and would…"
Jul 24, 2013
Adrian Miranda replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"One piece of advise, do not spend too much time looking back at old friends. You have enough ahead of you with A school checking into to your first command getting promoted and qualled up. Unfortunately when you go back home a majority of your old…"
Jul 24, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Pleasure to be here!
"Great Lakes!!!!! God that place gets cold in the winter.  I remember having my boogers freeze right up in my nose immediately upon stepping outside the barracks."
Jul 9, 2013
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Jul 9, 2013
Justin David Weeks replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Pleasure to be here!
"Plenty of high quality people here!"
Jul 9, 2013
Justin David Weeks replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Pleasure to be here!
"I wish I was that high speed of a sailor! No I am at TSC Great Lakes."
Jul 9, 2013
StaggerLee replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"You stepped up! You, sir, are already part of an elite minority."
Jul 9, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"Guys rarely write today, and I would put it that even "back in the day" the majority of guys didn't write.   One of closest friends and I live 300 miles apart, we see each other a couple times a year, maybe call a couple more…"
Jul 9, 2013
David F. replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Keeping Social Contacts?
"You are out of the circle of their immediate lives.  That does not mean they don't care for or about you.  Simply you are not of the moment.  You can try writing, but as others have said social media might be the way to stay in…"
Jul 9, 2013
Fred S Davenport, Jr replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Pleasure to be here!
"Welcome, Jay! It is always great to have servicemen among us. Thanks for all you do for us. Enjoy your time here, and be sure to make some friends. Great ones here to rub shoulders with!"
Jul 9, 2013
Jay replied to Justin David Weeks's discussion Pleasure to be here!
"Welcome! Enjoy your time on the site, there is some great material and inspiration to be had. Jay"
Jul 9, 2013

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Exercise, swimming, SCUBA, Mixed Martial Arts, Hunting,FIshing.
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Lone Survivor, In the Shadow of Greatness, Robert's Ridge, Art of War.
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Not a big cinema fan.
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Just about everything I can think of.
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