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basic training

just wanted to know if anyone is an army wife or nows if they are allowed to come home for christmas is it true that bases close?

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gabehannahsmom

Asked by gabehannahsmom at 2:16 AM on Jun. 28, 2009 in Holidays

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  • for christmas? I don't think so. We never went through that and yes, the bases close but it varies on the base. Here they closed for a week... some companies. Others closed for 2 days. If he is in basic he won't be comeing home because there is that chance of him not coming back. My hubby had every single right taken away from him in basic.... so I doubt they will allow him to go home.
    07lilmama1108

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 2:31 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • we're Air Force and no bases don't close completely. The clinic and the BX/PX close usually. They sometimes get an extra day or two off but again it depends on the base/post, the command and their job. As fo basic I don't thin they get a pass at Christmas. Never heard of it.
    pagirl71

    Answer by pagirl71 at 12:31 PM on Jul. 2, 2009

  • During basic, yes. It's called Christmas Exodus. You might be able to google it. I don't know how much time they get, but they do get to come home. Truthfully, I think it's to let the Drill Sgt's have time off for Christmas.

    Cavalrybaby02

    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 6:20 AM on Jul. 3, 2009

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