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


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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.  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.

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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."

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PIR---(Pass In Review) (467)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

PIR Aug 25

Our son will graduate Aug 25 and is expected to go to GM A school. I know there is a check in for school that same day. I understand we wil…

Started by JocularmonkeysMomVet

12 Jul 15
Reply by Lauren

PIR Sword and Salute?

I am currently watching this week's PIR and was curious who the two sailors are at the lead of each division, what are their postions? One…

Started by CFLMama (ship 3 Div245)

2 Jul 14
Reply by CFLMama (ship 3 Div245)

Our PIR experiences and tips

Hi Folks.  We were at our first PIR on January 8, 2016 and would like to share our experiences in hopes it will help out new Navy families.…

Started by Heidi W.

146 Jul 12
Reply by Sandca890

OCS class 15-17

My son is in RI for OCS class 15-17.  How in the world do I find out his PIR date? Thanks!

Started by beardog

2 Jul 5
Reply by ChefMom

Ship 06 Division 199

Has anyone heard from their son/daughter yet? Haven't heard from my son. Suppose to graduate on Friday June 23.

Started by Stephanie

9 Jun 21
Reply by lemonelephant

Boot Camp Graduation - Pass in Review

At bootcamp graduation or Pass in Review, I understand only 4 members of the recruit may attend the ceremony depending on the number of div…

Started by NMRob

7 Jun 1
Reply by lemonelephant

Missed first phone call!

My boyfriend left for boot camp 3/29/2017 and I have been so completely lost without him. He is my absolute best friend, basically my only…

Started by Dee

6 May 9
Reply by Sjumom

Gate Pass

I am a new Navy mom and my daughter graduates on Friday. She hasn't called in two weeks and we haven't received the password for the gate.…

Started by Pandora03

1 May 7
Reply by lemonelephant

In Need of PIR info??

I am not a Navy mom, but I am a Navy girlfriend and i have been searching through every part of the internet for information. My boyfriend…

Started by Samlw

1 Apr 18
Reply by CryptoDad

After PIR

My son is enlisted MA.  I believe he will be going to "A" School in San Antonio.  PIR is 4/14 at this point. I am wondering how long we wil…

Started by LisaT

6 Mar 18
Reply by Sleepless in Alaska


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