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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!

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

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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

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.

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Comment by T's mom on Wednesday

2 AM phone call this morning from off the coast of Panama.  sure was awesome to hear from our Sailor.  Anyone else have sailor HM aboard USNS Comfort?

Comment by AZNuKeGma on September 28, 2018 at 1:36am

Our Nuke sailor finally got a call from his sponcer today

he reports to naval ship yard October 8 or 9th

will be with the USS Montana sub until the New Jersey is finished

Comment by Wiffer peanut on September 27, 2018 at 7:01pm

Class or ship name?

Comment by Andrea on September 27, 2018 at 4:47pm

Hi everybody

Any Arleigh Burk moms here? Or I'm in the wrong group.

Comment by John and Yvonne on September 27, 2018 at 10:00am

BetsyJune,

We saw that your son will soon be stationed at Oceana NAS. My husband and I open our home on the weekends and invite sailors over to give them a place to hang out. We feed them :), and play board games, watch movies and do outdoor activities as well. We would be happy to invite you son over to join us! There is a sailor who comes over who is also stationed at Oceana. Check out our page on this site to find out more about us.

John and Yvonne

Comment by BetsyJune on September 26, 2018 at 8:32pm

Hello, my son will soon be stationed at Oceania NAS. Does anyone else here have family members stationed at Oceania?

Comment by Tabitha on September 24, 2018 at 7:16pm

B'SNukeMom, I agree totally. Thank goodness everyone walked away okay. It was definitely a scary phone call and I knew it wasn't good at 1am  in the morning. We told him before this happened to stop driving at night. He said he liked traveling at night because of less traffic. But today he said, "Ma, I'm not driving at night anymore." :) Thank goodness he learned a few lessons out of this. Hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday. FYI, don't know If the mamas are here but I have some packages that were sent to my home from other sailors mamas. I'm delivering them this weekend. MANY BLESSINGS TO EVERYONE!

Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on September 24, 2018 at 6:26pm

Hi all - Happy Monday!

Oh Tabitha - how scary!  Thank goodness he and the other driver weren't hurt.  I'm sorry to hear his car is totaled but at least that can be replaced.  Boy that is not a call you want to receive.  Again, I'm so thankful everyone is ok!

Comment by abuon18 on September 24, 2018 at 12:12am
You are welcome! Hope it is an easy transition for your grandson!
Comment by AZNuKeGma on September 24, 2018 at 12:08am

Aboun18 thank you so much very helpful

 

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