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06-05-11, 08:14 PM #16
Thank you all for the imput. I don't have a car so I can't really go anywhere. I heard about SAC company before, I guess I will just check in there right after boot. I'm alright with being work given. I heard you get most weekends off at ITB and the fleet so it doesn't really bother me not getting the 10 days of leave.
Thank you all again.
06-05-11, 08:17 PM #17
Just saying you'd be better of getting a cab, finding a hotel, spend 300 bucks and have fun. Go to Palm Springs and stay there and party, then report to ITB
06-05-11, 08:27 PM #18
06-05-11, 08:36 PM #19
06-05-11, 08:45 PM #20
06-05-11, 08:47 PM #21
06-05-11, 09:01 PM #22
Exactly, the longer he stays the cheaper it is. OP do a search for extended stay motels in the area. I'm sure there are quite a few of them.. They only do maid service once a week so they can keep their costs down. Most come with a full size fridge, two burner stove, large microwave, free cable/internet. At Candlewood Suites they also let you borrow free DVD's to watch in your room. How do I know all this? When my wife and I were waiting for our house to be built, we lived in one for close to 8 months. We got a hell of a deal, $39/night
06-05-11, 09:03 PM #23
Do only reserve bases have "hotels" on base. I know the NASJRB here has one and its cheap.
06-05-11, 09:26 PM #24
Thank you Commander and LCpl I will look into entended stay hotels/motels right before I ship.
LCpl, you got at least 2500 from boot? Thats pretty good. All my friends who just became Marines with E-2 pay said they only got around 2700 from boot. They must be raising prices of items you purchase during boot recently then lol. Oh well.
06-05-11, 09:29 PM #25
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06-05-11, 09:34 PM #27
I can't imagine some family of a new Marine from your platoon wouldn't be willing to help you out either.
Worst comes to worse, look for a hot, older woman, maybe an aunt and hope she is a cougar and I'm sure she'll take care of you as long as you take "care" of her.
06-05-11, 09:36 PM #28
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