This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.



Choose your Username.  For the privacy and safety of you and/or your sailor, NO LAST NAMES ARE ALLOWED, even if your last name differs from that of your sailor (please make sure your URL address does not include your last name either).  Also, please do not include your email address in your user name. Go to "Settings" above to set your Username.  While there, complete your Profile so you can post and share photos and videos of your Sailor and share stories with other moms!

Make sure to read our Community Guidelines and this Navy Operations Security (OPSEC) checklist - loose lips sink ships!

Join groups!  Browse for groups for your PIR date, your sailor's occupational specialty, "A" school, assigned ship, homeport city, your own city or state, and a myriad of other interests. Jump in and introduce yourself!  Start making friends that can last a lifetime.

Check out these Navy Social Links...

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OPSEC - Navy Operations Security

Always keep Navy Operations Security in mind.  In the Navy, it's essential to remember that "loose lips sink ships."  OPSEC is everyone's responsibility. 

DON'T post critical information including future destinations or ports of call; future operations, exercises or missions; deployment or homecoming dates.  

DO be smart, use your head, always think OPSEC when using texts, email, phone, and social media, and watch this video: "Importance of Navy OPSEC."

Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. There are now tickets issued, and there are no longer parking passes for PIR.

Please see changes to attending PIR in the PAGES column. The PAGES are located under the member icons on the right side.

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Confusion about graduation from boot camp policies

Posted by OldSarge on November 19, 2018 at 8:55am 0 Comments

I receive many request about graduation procedures and policies. Please see my survival guide at It is always updated when changes…


Missed His zphone Call

Posted by USNMOM4LIFE on November 18, 2018 at 10:11am 0 Comments

havent heard a peep from him and he finally calls.  By the time I pick up the phone he’s gone.  I receive one phone call and I conference the ex’s family in so everyone can talk.i find his picture on the recruit website and I send to ex’s family.…


I Finally Had A Glimpse Of My Son!!!!

Posted by USNMOM4LIFE on November 15, 2018 at 6:01pm 2 Comments

U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command blessed me with a glimpse of my son marching in the snow with his ship mates.  He looks great!!!!!  He looks confident and proud!!!!  I cried like a baby.  I am still planning to knock him on the back of his…


First phone call

Posted by Manay24 on November 10, 2018 at 1:39pm 4 Comments

Finally heard from my son this morning. They just allowed an hour of phone calls. Since after the 5 vaccinations were given, he’s been suffering cold and congested and he sounds awful on the phone and not taking any medication for…


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