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


Follow these steps to get started!

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.

Check out these Navy Social Links...

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...and visit - America's Navy and to learn more.

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."

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Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

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America's Navy STEM

Today's Sailor can contribute to exciting innovations by pursuing an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Learn more here: Para Padres

Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy.



Molly's Adopt A Sailor


Molly's Adopt A Sailor

We adopt a group of DEPLOYED U.S. MILITARY each month and together send a flood of letters and packages - how much you do is up to you!  All of us (Military moms, family and friends) aim for a big boost in morale when our adoptees receive an AWESOME mass mailing of love and support from home. 

For more information email us at

We support all branches - Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard. 

Molly’s Adopt A Sailor on Facebook

Location: Everywhere!
Members: 683
Latest Activity: on Friday

Supporting our military by way of cards, letters and care packages filled with love & support from HOME

This group is the perfect place to learn all the tips and tricks of packing and mailing care packages and most important, to make a difference for those serving.  PLEASE do introduce yourself in the Comments below!!

Click "NEW MOMS READ FIRST!" here or at right under Pages.  Everything you need to know!  Email with any questions.  

Where is the monthly Adoptee Mailing Address?

To access the adoptees' mailing addresses, you first need to join this private group:  MAS We SHIP Love. Once approved, you can always click here for this month's ADOPTEE MAILING ADDRESS (We Ship Love)

Where is the information about this month's adopted unit or ship?

We provide information about each month's Adoptees and their Wish List in the Discussion Forum below.  For the mailing address, see link above:  Adoptee Mailing Address.

What are Packing Parties?

Ask if one is planned in your area, or hold your own with friends and family!  By carefully following a few simple rules and completing our forms, your group's shipping costs to that month's Adoptees will be paid by MAS (must be a group; individuals don't qualify).  To request information, send email to  MAS can also provide you a letter with Federal Tax ID for requesting donations. There is some info. just to the right of this text-underneath the members photo's.. "Packing Party Information" ..Check it out.

What is the most critical or best thing you can send?  Your SUPPORT!

What counts here is the morale of our military and how we can boost it with a touch of love from home.  We have a great time here each month sharing, chatting, planning, packing and mailing our appreciation to our deployed. 

Will you get a 'thank you' from the deployed military who receive your package?

We hope you do but can't guarantee it as they are engaged in their vital work and often in harm's way.  Include your email address in your note (best bet) or add a self addressed envelope (no need for a stamp on it) and paper and pen, and ask if a note is possible in your letter.  Replies and photos from our adoptee Point of Contact (POC) will be posted here and on our MAS Facebook page as they come in.

BOXES: Get APO/FPO large priority-mail boxes at your post office, OR call the USPS - 800-610-8734, say "Order supplies" and then ask for the Military Pack.  They'll send you six priority-mail large boxes for military, tape, and labels, all for free.  You can order cases of 10 and 25 online sent for free, too; choose size under "select format" at right on that page.  Send up to 70 lbs per box (that's 7.7 bricks!) at a discount of $2 below the regular rate. 

Click here for your MAS (Molly's Adopt a Sailor) stickers.  Please print and add these stickers to your boxes - we get new adoption requests when these are seen on dozens of boxes in the mail! 

Questions?  Please contact "PAT L in IL" at  Pat is a wonderful source of information.  She can explain to you how MAS works and get you started.  We have a TON of fun here in our group every month, so jump in and get ready to rock with MAS!!

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of Molly's Adopt A Sailor to add comments!

Comment by Pat L. in IL on December 6, 2017 at 5:16pm

BTW, that address will work as long as he is regular enlisted.

Comment by Pat L. in IL on December 6, 2017 at 5:15pm


USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

Unit 100250

FPO AP  96632

You just won't have his Box #.

Comment by Lynda on December 6, 2017 at 5:14pm

You will need to know which area he is assigned to to complete the address.

You could also reach out to the ombudsman @

Comment by Bugsmom on December 6, 2017 at 3:09pm

my son was deployed on Nov 30 and I haven't heard from him. Is there any way I get an address for USS Roosevelt  Carrier.I would love to send him a care package for xmas. can someone help with this?

Comment by carols_kitchen on November 25, 2017 at 1:59pm
Welcome Babylon. That’s a word seldom used. Tell us about yourself and your sailor.
Comment by carols_kitchen on November 14, 2017 at 8:25am
How exciting that a Cub Scout group is the first to receive a thank you.
Comment by Pat L. in IL on November 14, 2017 at 1:01am

LauraJ, WooHoo!!! Those thank you's are the BEST!!!

Comment by LauraJ on November 14, 2017 at 12:15am

This is why we do what we do...


I am a SeaBee serving overseas. My group received a care package that you organized with Cub Scout pack 28. Thank you very much for thinking about us. We are very grateful and will put everything to use.


PO1 R.D.

Makes me smile and warms the heart!

Comment by Pat L. in IL on November 9, 2017 at 4:26pm

Marcey, For some reason your name will not pop up so I am unable to send you a personal welcome message.

We are very glad you joined us! Pat

Comment by Missingyou on November 9, 2017 at 9:03am
Good morning moms I hope you’re having a great week. As the time passes my anxiety gets a little less. Just knowing my son has made it this far is a blessing to me. In his letters he says I got this and it makes me sleep so much better. Only a few more weeks to go. What a great time for our sailors to graduate we should be truly grateful God has let them go this far. Thanksgiving is truly a time to be grateful for what God has given us and a time to share with our families. So Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families. Have safe travels to and from your destinations this holiday season. God bless you all.

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