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.

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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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Girlfriends, Fiances,and Wives of Sailors


Girlfriends, Fiances,and Wives of Sailors

Hello my name is Keisha and i am the creator of this group. Thanks for joining and i hope that all the advice this group gives is helpful

Location: From Atlanta, GA all the way to Cali-forn-i-a now in Washington State
Members: 3801
Latest Activity: yesterday

I'm a Navy Wife and I created this group back when I was a girlfriend and my now husband had gone to bootcamp. Its funny because i joined this website when they had under 50 members. This website has been sooooo helpful and I met so many people on here that gave great advice. I made this group so that we could all come together and give eachother advice and share ideas. I see that this group is growing more and more by the day, Im happy to see that because so many wives/fiances/and girlfriends are clueless when it comes the military lifestyle. Not knowing what to expect and not knowing about deployments, bootcamp, duty stations, etc. I want this to be the place you all recommend because so many people on this site are knowledgeable and very helpful. Once again thanks for joining my group and i hope you get all the information you need. I dont get to log on as much as i used to but i try my best to get on here. So if u have any questions feel free to make a discussion topic and Im positive that it will get answered if not, inbox me :-) Take Care ♥

Discussion Forum

New here

Started by margiek. Last reply by Anti M on Thursday. 1 Reply

Hi Everyone. New to all of this, my husband just left for boot camp sept 5 Continue

Places to live

Started by Ramon. Sep 14. 0 Replies


New here!

Started by Linda Jane. Last reply by Anti M Sep 13. 3 Replies

Hi. I just joined last night. I wanted to introduce myself. I’m linda. My boyfriend is in Great Lakes now for basic training ship 02 Div 950. Then after graduation he immediately ships off to A school in SC. This is all extremely new to me and his…Continue

Spouse's LES

Started by Ramon. Sep 13. 0 Replies

Hey everyone Good afternoon. I need my wife's LES for her to be on our new lease. She's in bootcamp until 10/05/18 so I don't have communication with her right not fast anyway. Is there a way for me to get that LES information?Continue

A School Care Packages

Started by Annag17. Last reply by Annag17 Sep 13. 3 Replies

Hi there! My boyfriend is about to graduate from boot camp this Friday, then goes on to A School the next day. Once I get his new address, I want to send him a care package. Does anyone have any good ideas for what to send him? I know that he can't…Continue

Boot camp

Started by sydney. Last reply by Anti M Sep 12. 29 Replies

Hey guys, my name is Sydney :) my boyfriend just left for boot camp on Tuesday 03/27. So far this is the hardest thing ever! Any tips or a guideline to expect? Thank you:))

PIR Weekend

Started by Ramon.. Last reply by Anti M Sep 12. 1 Reply

Hey what is A school procedure for a holiday like Columbus day?  Does that even caught as a holiday for time off??Continue

I'm New. My Boyfriend is in div 944

Started by sailorsgirl. Last reply by Anti M Aug 7. 1 Reply

hello everybodyMy boyfriend  left for bootcamp on the 8th of july.  i received my two second call from him when he arrived. he called me sunday after nearly 3wks of not hearing from him. I received a ton of letters two days ago. My question is in…Continue

Living with spouse during A school.

Started by Britt0903. Last reply by Allison Jul 17. 17 Replies

Hi there. I am looking for any advice/information on living with a spouse during A school. My husband leaves to Bootcamp soon and his A school will be longer than six months so I am planning on moving with him. Does anyone have any info or tips to…Continue

Just saying hey !

Started by Navygirlfriend (AD). Last reply by Jenna Jul 16. 1 Reply

Hi I am Danielle ! I live in Georgia my boyfriend graduates bootcamp friday ! Continue

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Comment by sailorsgirl on August 27, 2018 at 3:07pm

Im at the final Lap!!!! Thank God. Me Baby is in Div 944. he graduates friday week!! oh god I've missed him. i haven't booked my flight yet but I'm 100% going to be there. i don't know how long i have to see him

Comment by Leslie on June 30, 2018 at 11:05pm

When reserving hotel online, does it have to be reserved under the sailor’s name?

Comment by Anti M on June 22, 2018 at 9:07am

That is not too far if you have a car.  Their curfew tends to be 2000 or 2100, and they need to be there early as they need to be signed in and to walk back to the barracks.  The Boot Camp Moms group has more detailed information, so join that group, it is very, very active and you'll find all your answers.  There are smaller PIR groups there too, one for each graduating training group.

Comment by Leslie on June 22, 2018 at 7:43am

Thanks Anti!

Does anyone have an experience at the Embassy Suites in Deerfield, IL? I’m looking to book our stay there. It’s about 20min (15miles) away from the base. Any opinions? Is this too far? Also what’s their curfew like? When can they get picked up and when do they need to be at the gates?

Comment by Anti M on June 17, 2018 at 9:53am

What kind of food does he like?  A nice big meal is usually one thing they like.  Some want to go shopping for new underwear. Some want to see the newest movie!

Going to Chicago, use the train.  Be hyper-aware of curfews,  

Others just like to relax in the room, catch up online, and take long showers all by themselves.  

Comment by Leslie on June 16, 2018 at 6:19pm

Hi all, does anyone have any suggestions for great places to take my recruit the weekend after PIR? 

Comment by Leslie on June 15, 2018 at 7:58pm

Awesome! Thanks so much Diesel

Comment by DieselLady on June 15, 2018 at 7:57pm

Leslie-  yup! That’s exactly what I did, she won’t be able to stay with you overnight but you’ll be able to hang out almost all day Saturday and Sunday. 

Comment by Leslie on June 15, 2018 at 7:55pm

Thank you so much! I will get on that in the next couple of days. I’m planning to arrive the afternoon before graduation and leaving Monday morning since they’ll have liberty for the weekend. Did anyone else do this?

Comment by DieselLady on June 15, 2018 at 7:38pm
Leslie— reserve the room now! Navy lodge fills up super fast and they are flexible so if her fate changes you can cancel/alter your reservation without any fees. So it’s bettee to have one and change it than not have one if it doesn’t change. Also, you can book your flight but make sure it’s refundable or exchangeable. This is why I like southwest- they don’t charge you to change flights.

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