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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 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!

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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.

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Norfolk Sailors - Family & Friends

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Norfolk Sailors - Family & Friends

For families and friends of Sailors who are stationed at Norfolk; for either Sea Duty or Shore Duty Sailors. Just make sure to keep OPSEC issues in mind and not disclose ship movements in advance.

Members: 1293
Latest Activity: Jul 27

Discussion Forum

Best Neighborhoods

Started by MEleanor7. Last reply by Erika Janae Jan 8, 2017. 1 Reply

Ship coming home. Timing for flight info

Started by SeasonedMom. Last reply by SeasonedMom Dec 7, 2016. 11 Replies

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Comment by Johanna on July 5, 2018 at 1:33pm
Keisha B...our kiddos just moved into a 5 bedroom, five bath home in a great neighborhood in Chesapeake. We spent three weeks down there getting them settle and they absolutley love it!!
Comment by John and Yvonne on July 4, 2018 at 11:05am

Keisha B,  Are they looking to buy or rent? Virginia Beach, parts of Norfolk and Chesapeake are good. They just have to check out those areas to find a good neighborhood. 

Yvonne and John

Comment by Keisha B on July 3, 2018 at 3:27am
Our son and his family will be moving out in Norfolk Area soon. Where is a great place to live?
Comment by jayne on June 24, 2018 at 8:39pm

Can anyone with a sailor on the Lincoln that has information on family day private message me please?  I have some questions.

Comment by barefootie on May 17, 2018 at 8:16am

Thank you so much. I did find a hotel. It’s very expensive there especially on holiday weekend. I’ll check your page out. He’s there going to C school and leaving for Japan in September 

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on May 16, 2018 at 12:49pm

Good Morning and Happy Wednesday!

Johanna - that's great news on the house ~ I'll bet you're looking forward to the visit :-D  We visited VA 3 times while B was there and had a fantastic time every visit.  There's a nice aquarium there too.

Comment by Johanna on May 16, 2018 at 6:46am

Hurray...the kids bought a house!!  They must miss us and want us to visit, because they now have 5 bedrooms...:))) They will be in the Greenbrier arera of Chesapeak. Hoping for a move in time around beginning of June and we will visit for about two weeks to help with our Grandson and get them settled! They love the area and spend a lot of time at the Portland Children’s Museum.

Comment by John and Yvonne on May 15, 2018 at 11:15pm

barefootie,

Nice to hear that your sailor is at Dam Neck! My husband and i invite sailors over to our home on the weekends and would love to invite him over as well. If you go to our page on this site you can learn more about us. As far as a place to stay, I can check for you a motel close by the base. 

Yvonne and John

Comment by barefootie on May 15, 2018 at 12:19am

Hi!  My sailor is in C school in Dam Neck for a while. I am going to visit soon and I am looking for recommendations on where to stay. Navy accommodations are not available. 

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on May 8, 2018 at 6:10pm

Hi navvvy22 - I think you would need to ask your sailor that directly.  I don't believe there's anyone who would/could give you that info otherwise. 

 

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