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I Write a Letter to My Recruit Every Day

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    Colorful Letters

    hi, im 16 and i have a bf who is in the USAF. hes now in california preparing to start his linguist training. i can talk to him everyday, but i still write him letters. i color my airmans letters to keep him entertained. my friends help color them and we all enjoy coloring. my bf...
    maegeneral maegeneral 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    5 Letters!!! Oh My Goodness :)

    So I have been compulsively checking the mail everyday.. that's literally the first thing I think of when I wake up haha! so today I took my puppy outside and checked the mail and I saw a letter and picked it up SO fast and then saw FOUR more :) I cannot even describe how happy...
    jaceface8 jaceface8 18-21, F Oct 2, 2010

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    Jan 22nd

    Hey you guys:) I also write my recruit  a letter every day..it makes me feel a whole lot better especially if its been a really sucky day..:/ Only 1 month and 28 days untill my bf becomes a Marine!! and i earn my title as a Marine's GF! :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    I Have Gotten Letters!!

    yes, i have gotten 2 letters from my marine! im so excited! i was sooo woried ab him, still am, but feel alot better!
    marinegirllibby marinegirllibby 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    :(

    Hey guys:) hows everyone doing? Great i hope:)..sooo im still writing my recruit a letter EVERYDAY!! and i try and send some off every 2-3 days, but i barely get any letters from him anymore :[...i used to get ab 3 each week but now im lucky if i get 2 :[..it sucks..he apologized...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 14, 2009

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    HELL0...

    HELL0 LADIES..I HAVNT RECIEVED A LETTER IN 2 DAYS CAUSE MY H0NEY IS D0IN PT WEEK AT B00T THIS WEEK, S0 HE IS BUSY..BUT I WRITE T0 HIM EVRY SINGLE DAY..L0L..N IM SENDING HIM VDAY LETTERS TILL THE 14TH, S0 THATS LIKE 6 CARDS..L0L..JUSS LIKE XMAS CARDS..I L0VE N MISS MY MAN S00...
    lisset lisset 18-21, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Still No Letter..

    My husband left for marine boot camp jun 8th and i still have not gotten a letter yet..how long should it take for me to get a letter anyone know?? i have wrote him everyday since he has left and just got his address yesterday so i finally got to send all of them off.. :)  ...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    12 More Days and My Recruit Will Be a Soldier

    Its been 14 weeks so far. He's in OSUT so they combined Basic and AIT. In 12 days I get to go to his turning blue ceremony, and the next day is his graduation. I was hoping he'd get to spend some time with me after that but it's off to Airborne training for another 3 weeks after...
    MrsLaing MrsLaing 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2008

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    Finally!!

    Yay im sooooo happy i gotta letter today! Not to much writing b.c they dont write on regular paper its like these little sheets. But still im happy either way i finally got one!! He is doing great. he said the physical part is easy which i knew that wouldnt be to bad 4...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    Letters To My Airman

    I set aside a certain time every day to sit and write a letter to my airman. It gives me a little hope that he will read it and be thinking of me. Then when he gets the chance he will write me back. Although I know I won't get a letter back every day I still go out to the mail...
    robertsgirl18 robertsgirl18 18-21, F Apr 1, 2011

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    9 Days!

    Hey Ladies,    So my guy graduates from Parris Island in 9 days and I couldn't be more excited!!  I have written him everyday since the first letter I received. Does anyone else have a guy that is graduating on the 21st from Parris Island???  I ...
    Kellytoes03 Kellytoes03 22-25, F Aug 11, 2009

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    My Strength

    Our letters back and forth during boot camp were the only things that kept me going. We both got so much out of them. I remember rushing home to check the mailbox and how amazingly happy I would be when I had several letters waiting for me from my man. I will always cheerish the...
    usafsweetheart usafsweetheart 18-21 Feb 8, 2009

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    Everyday :d

    I do.. i write my marine everyday.. sometimes 2 or 3 or even 4 times lol...  i love him so much and i cant wait to see him :D  Oh my goodness i'm so excited :D I wonder how long it takes recruits to get mail...  I dont know when to stop writing so he'll get my...
    Syringx2 Syringx2 18-21 3 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    Question Guys..

    Does anyone know if it takes longer for my letters to get to parris island from nc then it does for his letters to get to me. bc idk its wierd i have been sending him letters like all last week. and i got a letter yesterday that said hey havent herd from you all week. & he...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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