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Rules Your Marine Must Follow to Call Home
The following is an actual photo of the rules posted with the phones and computers that our Marines use to call home. For the safety and well-being of all our Marines AND the familes at home, please encourage your Marine and all friends and family members to abide by these rules. If your Marine inadvertently shares information with you, do NOT pass it on in any form of communication to any other individual. For additional information from MarineParents.com, Inc. about specific rules, scroll down past the photo.

Rules your Marine MUST FOLLOW to call home! Following are a few examples of sensitive military information that must not be discussed using the equipment in this facility (i.e. phones, computers):

  • Troop movement
  • Future/Current operations
  • Unit locations
  • Unit size
    (Note from MarineParents.com: This includes statements such as "There are 60 of us in one tent", or "We ride 12 to a truck". If your Marine mentions that to you, you should never share that information with anyone.)
  • Unit & Equipment capabilities
    (Note from MarineParents.com: This includes statements such as "We got new ammo packs", or "I carry a saw now". If your Marine mentions that to you, you should never share that information with anyone.)
  • Operational timelines
    (Note from MarineParents.com: This includes statements such as "I'll be away from the phones for 2 weeks", or "I won't be able to call you for two days". If your Marine mentions that to you, you should never share that information with anyone.)
  • Radio Frequencies/Call-signs
  • Names of staff NCO's/Officers
  • Casualty Information
    (Note from MarineParents.com: A casualty INCLUDES wounded, missing, or killed; all three of these situations are considered casualties. If your Marine mentions casualty information to you, you should never share that information with anyone.)
  • Aircraft numbers/flight info
  • Details of return dates
    (Note from MarineParents.com: This includes statements such as "I'll be home in 2 weeks", or "It looks like we won't be home until later now". If your Marine mentions that to you, you should never share that information with anyone.)
  • Maintenance issues
    (Note from MarineParents.com: This includes statements such as "Our humvee is still being armored up", or "The supply truck is down this week". If your Marine mentions that to you, you should never share that information with anyone.)