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I Have A Soldier In Basic Training Or In Ait

This is a group for us new to the military life with SIT's (soldiers in training) who just made one of the biggest decisions of their life. 366 People

    It's been a week now.. A week since I saw him. A week since I talked to him. A week since I texted him. It's really hard not having him hear to talk to. I just want to hear his...
    ZacksGirl51713 ZacksGirl51713 18-21 5 Responses Feb 4

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    Fort Leonard Wood D 35th - Does anyone have a boyfriend at fort Leonard wood in the 1st platoon, Delta Company 35th Engineer battalion, 1st Engineer brigade? I think if was able...
    Orys517 Orys517 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    My guy is at Ft. Benning. And although he only has one month left of AIT I feel like I can't stand one more day. Although he's been gone for 7 months already, when he came home for...
    TylersGirl18 TylersGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Cute Idea For Boyfriend In Bct - It's been a little over 5 weeks since my boyfriend left for basic and the last letter I got was Monday he had drew a picture of God's hand holding...
    missbusy missbusy 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    2 weeks till my fiancé is done with AIT and then he's on to Air Assault Training but in 2 months I'll be with my fiancé again and that's the only thing that's keeping me from...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My First Letter! - I just received my first letter from my fiance. Its weeks four for us and I just got my first letter today, it took forever but I finally have it!Hey Babe...
    AFWife318 AFWife318 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Writing Other Girls? - Ok so I want to hear you guys view on your man writing other females outside of family while in basic. Do you think it's too much? Well me personally I have...
    dlgmorris95 dlgmorris95 18-21 5 Responses Oct 1, 2012

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    My boyfriend just left for basic training. Never in my life did I think missing someone could be so hard. I feel exhausted, sick, and in bad need of just a hug from him. It's only...
    jazminm21 jazminm21 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    His graduation is in two days away and next is AIT . I won't be able to make his graduation and I feel really bad about that but now not being able to see him in 9 weeks make me...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I want to get my soldier a graduation gift but my mind is blank. Nothing seems to convey what I want to say. I want it to be something he can look to for strength. I want it to be...
    ABella028 ABella028 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Missing My Soldier. - I've been reading some of your stories of how everyone copes with the absence of their significant other. I don't seem to find the right words to describe...
    DreaCelest3 DreaCelest3 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2012

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    They Say That Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder - So I made it through the sucky weeks that my boyfriend spent at Basic. I'll be honest; there were many nights that I cried...
    crackerz101 crackerz101 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    My solider's basic training is almost over with and he graduates soon . Although he's almost done it feels like time is definitely going by much slower than the previous months he...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    My 1st Phone Call!!!!! - What a great day, first, I got his 1st letter, and now I got to talk to him for like 5 min. It was enough to make my day. Just the fact that now I know he...
    DreaCelest3 DreaCelest3 26-30, F Sep 10, 2012

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    Whoever said it gets easier, it doesn't. Saying goodbye this time has been so much harder than the first time. He's now back at Ft Benning for AIT. Don't get me wrong, the first...
    ABella028 ABella028 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    After four days of my fiancé having his phone and us communicating non stop, he's on a plane headed to Fort Leonard Wood right now and it's a bittersweet feeling. I'm so happy...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I can't believe this time apart has gone by so fast. In just 8 days, I'll be with my soldier again!! I have so many mixed emotions about it, I can't sit still. I'm so incredibly...
    ABella028 ABella028 26-30, F Dec 10, 2013

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    A Pass? - So my boyfriend graduates from bmt on Friday of next week but said he got a pass for thursday so that means I get to see him Thursday? And if so is it all day Orr? I...
    HeyImMarissa HeyImMarissa 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Phone Calls - My boyfriend is currently in BCT at fort jackson and he has 19 more days left there. Excited as i should be, i have yet to get a phone call from him since he has been...
    lovely5 lovely5 18-21 10 Responses May 3, 2011

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    My boyfriend left a few days and I'm still trying to adjust to the new schedule. Any idea when will I get my first letter?
    elieeortiz elieeortiz 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    Second Call :) - Just received another call from my man. I'm am so happy I got to hear his sweet voice again. Words can't even describe how much I miss him. I can't wait to be back...
    ArmyStrongGF0208 ArmyStrongGF0208 18-21, F Nov 28, 2013

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    Some days are easier than others. Today school was canceled at the college I go to and since it's so far away from home I live on campus. Well when school gets canceled I'm stuck...
    TylersGirl18 TylersGirl18 18-21, F Jan 22

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    Do You Have A Bf At Fort Benning In Georgia! Look What I Found!:) - So I was doing some intense fb stalking...lol And found this page! It's basically a page where they have picz of...
    nubianqj09 nubianqj09 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Baby got his phone back on Sunday so we've been talking pretty much non stop. He's heading to the airport at 3 am so we're pulling an all nighter. I'll be in his arms again...
    ABella028 ABella028 26-30, F Dec 17, 2013

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    Okay so my boyfriend graduates from basic and ait on may 16! Our one year is May 17. I have no idea what I should get him!! I want it to be something cute. maybe something to do...
    ZacksGirl51713 ZacksGirl51713 18-21 1 Response Apr 8

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    Missing Him <3 - I miss my honey bear so much,i miss his touch,i miss hearing his voice,i miss waking up to his grouchiness in the morning ,i miss going to sleep with his arm...
    justinajjj justinajjj 18-21 Jun 5, 2012

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    Missing Him, But Happy :) - I haven't written a story lately on here since I've been so busy with school since it's almost done :). My fiance is almost done with basic, then he...
    alibear03 alibear03 18-21, F Jun 1, 2013

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    I feel like nothing can go right anymore! I was finally starting to be happy and it was getting close to him being home.. Them yesterday I got a call from him saying he got hurt...
    ZacksGirl51713 ZacksGirl51713 18-21 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I Got My 1st Letter!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - With so much down time, thinking and thinking how he is doing, if he ate, slept, etc etc etc I couldn't seem to rest either. However!!!! today...
    DreaCelest3 DreaCelest3 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2012

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    It's Happening So Fast. - i leave in 2 days to go pick up my boy! 3 days until i get to see him for his family dinner, and 4 days until graduation! i cannot believe how fast these...
    kaylormae kaylormae 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    AIT is way better than basic ! Even though it's only been a day I can already tell it's way better than basic, my fiancé gets to keep his phone all week long but can only talk...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    1 month down, 4 to go. I got this!!!
    rqm24 rqm24 22-25, F Mar 18

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    My soldier told me about a fb group for his platoon in his letter and I found a pic! Had to seriously Facebook stalk and went through about a million pics but I found one!! I found...
    BelleBun93 BelleBun93 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Going Crazy! - I consider myself a very strong person emotionally. Right now my patients are being tested to the max. My husband left for basic training back in April. Basic...
    Keers Keers 26-30, F Jul 19, 2012

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    I miss him so much! 3 weeks down today. I wish it was July already! 😭
    rqm24 rqm24 22-25, F Mar 11

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    Fort Jackson - My boyfriend just left to basic at Fort Jackson on August 22nd and even thoe it has only been about 3 weeks it's been pretty tough for me. So far I have gotten two...
    iFellinLoveWithASoldier iFellinLoveWithASoldier 18-21, F 11 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    Only a month left of AIT and everything has been going so we'll between us and I'm super excited time is passing by so fast . We fight but at the end of the day we know we want our...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Staying Strong - Well, I must admit, that my first week without my soldier, was the worst. The fact that I didn't know how he was doing, killed me. Today I got my 2nd letter...
    DreaCelest3 DreaCelest3 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Fort Benning Experience! - So my boyfriend graduated from Fort Benning last Friday and it was literally such an awesome experience! I've never been on a base before...and besides...
    nubianqj09 nubianqj09 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    I had an amazing time with my soldier while he was home. He proposed Christmas morning in front of my family. We are officially engaged :) My ring is absolutely beautiful. We...
    ABella028 ABella028 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I think I've re read the letters I've gotten from my soldier about a million times since last night. Slept with them next to me. This is my comfort for now. This is the first...
    BelleBun93 BelleBun93 26-30, F Feb 8

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    It's funny. My solider has been away at army boot camp for the past 3 weeks and in those 3 weeks I've received nothing but love, support and well wishes from both our friends and...
    BelleBun93 BelleBun93 26-30, F Jan 28

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    New Military Girlfriend Well I am very new to all of this and am happy to have found a site like this. I've just found out that my boyfriend has decided to join the Army National...
    mandazano mandazano 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    So Close! :) - 15 DAYS TILL I SEE HIM GUYS!!!!!! IM SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!
    HeyImMarissa HeyImMarissa 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    15 days without a phone call and I'm going stir crazy 😑 I just want to hear his voice, I really thought he'll be able to get to use his phone today since it's a holiday but...
    odalisr odalisr 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    Anyone who's man is in ft Benning that's been there for a few weeks I don't mind getting to know some people just to get through this. It's still pretty tough with him being gone...
    lyssaraelou lyssaraelou 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    My boyfriend left for fort Leonard wood almost 3 weeks ago I'm nervous over a few things we started dating 3 days before he left we've been friends since i can remember just...
    Vee12414 Vee12414 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    Tonight Is Really Hard.. Im Not Strong:( - "You don’t know real love until you’ve wiped his tears from his eyes. You don’t know real love until you’ve waited those long...
    Broooooke Broooooke 16-17, F Aug 15, 2012

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