Monthly Archives: January 2011

On Edge

Mailed blog – written by Julian 07 Jan 11 So, the time is almost here.  Our cushy style of Reception is ending soon and we’re about to get thrown into the chaos of BCT at any moment.  While we’re glad … Continue reading

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ACU’s, ACU’s, camo, camo

Mailed blog – written by Julian 06 Jan 11 Wow, we all look like soldiers now.  It’s a sea of camouflage.  When we stand in formation, we are heel to toe, and with our hats just above our eyebrows, really … Continue reading

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I’m still standing

Mailed blog – written by Julian 04 Jan 11 Felt like we never slept at all.  Went to chow after standing in formation for a good amount of time.  The weather is slightly chilly, but these southerners must think its … Continue reading

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So Much Shopping!

Mailed blog – written by Julian 03 Jan 11 Wow, it seems like I’ve been here a year already.  I have to admit on the bus ride from the airport to Fort Jackson, I was pretty nervous.  As soon as … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Parent Version

Hello G.I. Jules fans – Well, we have talked to Julian about 4 times since she had arrived at Fort Jackson.  She sounds GREAT!   She prefers I hold off from giving you too many details – as she is writing … Continue reading

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Checking in: Fort Jackson, SC

This is my first shot at posting on Julian’s blog site – I sure hope I do it justice.   Julian’s journey started early this morning by bidding farewell to friends Rebecca & Paulo (thank you so much for offering your home).  … Continue reading

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G is for Goodbye

Twas the night before ship out and all through my sack, zip lock bags were bursting of undergarments of white and toiletries all tagged. I can’t believe tomorrow’s the day I’m shipping out.  It’s FINALLY here.  The build up has … Continue reading

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Streamlining

This past month has been a whirl.  I knew that packing up my things would be quite the task.  With my ship date just about 24 hours away, the contents of my civilian life are all tied up in neat … Continue reading

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