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20 July 2009 @ 07:38 pm
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1) Your Name: Mandy
2) Your Age: 24
3) Your spouse's name (if you have one!): Danny
4) Your spouse's age: 24
5) How long you've been married: 3 1/2 years
6) Your children's name(s): Joshua
7) Your children's ages: just turned 2
8) How long you've lived in the Camp Lejeune area: too long...lol Danny has been stationed here for more than 6 years now
9) How long your family has been involved with the military: I have police and military throughout my family. Hubby has been a Marine since 2003
10) Your hometown: Port St. Lucie, FL
11) Any pets? nope
12) Pictures of your family that you would like to share (if no pictures, please tell us why):



13) Anything else you'd like to share: Danny was infantry for 3 years and the past 2 1/2 he's been an MP. He's looking to do his b-billet soon for Recruiting Duty, so we might be moving. His package has been submitted (as of this week) and we're hoping to get that going so we can get him promoted and start the next chapter of our lives together. I hope to get to know you all better!

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crystallinegirlcrystallinegirl on July 20th, 2009 11:46 pm (UTC)
Good luck with recruiting duty! I've heard that's a TOUGH job. (Though easier for the Marines than the other branches, at least!)
Mandy: I love my Marinemused_angel on July 21st, 2009 01:44 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
Since he signed up to do this, we're hoping we get the area that we want to be by our families. It's tough, but since he's a career Marine he needs to get a b-billet done.
crystallinegirlcrystallinegirl on July 21st, 2009 01:49 pm (UTC)
oh, right. My husband wants to go career as well, but he'd rather go DI than recruiter. He loves drill, heh.
★Kristy★heartbreak_beat on July 21st, 2009 02:37 am (UTC)
Welcome! My husband is currently infantry, but I'm hoping that he'll look into being an MP because I think he'd like it a little better. But that's only if he re-ups.
Good luck with the recruiting! Do you know where you guys would be moving to?
Mandy: I love my Marinemused_angel on July 21st, 2009 01:51 pm (UTC)
Honestly, MP schedual is terrible. I miss the infantry days (minus the deployments). I hate him being an MP, he's either working nights or away at a school, or training on off days. It's ridiculous, and my husband HATES his job. He says it's the worst thing he's ever done and wishes so much he could take it back. Half the reason he's doing his b-billet is to get out of his unit. It's something your husband needs to look VERY carefully into before making that decision!

MP is very hard on families, so be careful! We are trying to move to Florida where my family is. That's where we want anyways, but the needs of the Marine Corps always comes first, so who knows where we'll end up!
★Kristy★heartbreak_beat on July 21st, 2009 08:28 pm (UTC)
MP was one of the things my husband was throwing around as a new MOS he'd like to switch to if he reenlisted and it was the only one I though he would really like. He used to be security forces, so I'm used to a crappy schedule (he would be gone for weeks, or only home on weekends or be told he's got a 96 only to have only five hours off before being called back in), but I don't want to go through that again!

I hope that you guys are stationed close to home and not in the middle of no where!
Justanotherwifeycherisepierce on July 21st, 2009 10:54 am (UTC)
My husband, Tanner, is infantry as well. :) You have such a pretty family and it has been wonderful getting to know you.
Mandy: I love my Marinemused_angel on July 21st, 2009 01:51 pm (UTC)
Thank you! You too sweetie :)