I made it to El Paso safe and sound. What is it about driving that is so exhausting? I have a really long day tomorrow to San Antonio so I need to get a good night’s sleep! I made a pit stop in Tuscon today to go to a military surplus store along the way [...]
Day one of driving- done! I made it safe and sound to Phoenix where I am staying at a great hotel with free wireless (always important in choosing your accommodations) and about to hit the sack- it’s been a long day! I left around 0450 this morning from Santa Barbara and managed to beat the LA [...]
Roadtrip! It’s a long 3 day drive from Santa Barbara to San Antonio… I’ll be stopping in Phoenix and El Paso before arriving in San Antonio- if anyone has any recommended rest stops along the way, let me know!!
I decided to order the majority of my uniform and other gear online before leaving for BOLC- as an officer we are required to purchase our own uniform and then are given a $600 stipend when we arrive in San Antonio. I was paranoid that if I waited until getting to San Antonio they would be out [...]
Sorry for the lack of posts- my husband and I snuck in a vacation to the Florida Keys as our belated ‘honeymoon’ (I started nursing school two days after our wedding so we never got to take a real honeymoon and we figured taking one before BOLC would be good timing) and I ignored my [...]
My recruiter had been hoarding my orders all along!!!! (Actually she claims she thought she had forwarded them to me already, but she had not, they were issued 2 weeks ago!) Who cares, I have my orders!! So it’s OFFICIAL official. See you 29 March in San Antonio!