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IA Deployments and Hey, Shipwreck’s Pat Hrabe Dec 9th 10pmCT

Update:  813pmCT – Showtime tonight is updated to 10pmCT.

IA Sailor

Tuesday- Dec 9th – Is your spouse currently on an IA? Contact us today at wendy(at)navywiferadio.com and be on the show. We are talking creative communication, everything from care packages to skype. We want to hear the good, bad and the ugly of your IA experience. Plus, we are continuing our Holiday Favorites series and welcome back the creator of the hit web series, “Hey, Shipwreck” Pat Hrabe! Sheree from Beedwork by Sheree stops in to talk about her Deployment bracelets, another one of our favorites! Join the fun!

We invite you to join the conversation!

Show Details:

9 Dec 08 – Tuesday 10pm CT
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You don’t want to miss this show LIVE!
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Show link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/navywiferadio/2008/12/10/Navy-Wife-Radio

Hey, Shipwreck!

Also on the show:

Deployment Bracelets by Sheree

Deployment Bracelets by Sheree

http://www.beadworkbysheree.com/deployment-bracelets.htm

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December 9, 2008 at 3:17 pm Leave a comment

IA Show

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Soldiers train for IA duty at Ft. Jackson, S.C.

Tuesday – Dec 4th, we are highlighting a different kind of deployment. The Individual Augmentation. Most of these deployments are 6 to 13 months in length and are generally to Afghanistan, Iraq, the horn of Africa and a few other places around the world. The Individual Augmentee is generally assigned to an Army unit.

If your husband has been assigned as an IA recently or in the past we want your insights, advice and experience. Join us as we chat about this hot topic.

We want your calls!

*How much notice did you get?
*How long was your husbands deployment?
*What type of communication did you have?
*How long did mail take?
*What was his experience?
*What type of support did you receive from his command?
*Did you connect with other IA’s wives during the deployment?

We’ll be talking about these questions and more.

UPDATE: We will be welcoming Air Force wife, Julie Negron in the last half of the show in our segment “My Military Life” . You Know Julie or “Jewls” from her hit comic strip “Jenny Spouse”. Don’t miss the laughs!

Be sure to mark your calendar, you don’t want to miss this show LIVE! We will be taking your calls! Our call in # is 646-652-4629.

To listen live go to: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/navywiferadio

or

Show link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/navywiferadio/2007/12/05/Navy-Wife-Radio

Show Details:

December 4th- Tuesday
9pm ET
Yahoo IM: Navy Wife Radio

Be sure to put the show on your POD (Plan of the Day)!!

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Update: Thank you everyone who participated in tonights show.  This topic is sort of like opening a can of worms, we have already scheduled a 2nd IA show in Jan 08.  We hit a record for most LIVE listeners!  I’ll be making a follow up post on the blog tomorrow, in the meantime…..on tonight’s show we talked about ECRC (Expeditionary Combat Readiness Command) as a resource for the family who has a Sailor on an IA. I know wanting a “person” vs. a website is something we all prefer, however I encourage you visit this website and learn more about what you can expect if your Sailor is on an IA now or in the future. You will find lots of great information. Look for our next IA Show Jan. 22nd where we will have a “Town Hall” type meeting with a representative from ECRC and we’ll take your questions about policy, negotiating for IA orders, notice time frames, is it better to go on an IA in route to your next duty station, etc….

http://www.ecrc.navy.mil/

ECRC 24 HOUR TOLL FREE FAMILY HOTLINE: 1-877-364-4302

December 3, 2007 at 11:58 am 1 comment


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