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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.  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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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.



PIR: May 11, 2018 TG 27 - 9 Divisions (199 -200, 203 - 208 and 927)


PIR: May 11, 2018 TG 27 - 9 Divisions (199 -200, 203 - 208 and 927)

This group is for those who have loved ones graduating from Boot Camp on:

May 11, 2018

A group to chat with others, ask questions, gather information, learn, laugh, even shed a tear as your loved one begins their journey to become a United States Sailor!

Location: Great Lakes, IL
Members: 20
Latest Activity: 11 hours ago

Welcome to the group! PLEASE See the PAGES section for Informational Posts about BC and PIR. PAGES is underneath the Members Photos. PLEASE scroll down this page here to find the Comment Box to post a reply to the PIR GROUP.

N4M's Community Guidelines

~OPSEC OPerational SECurity, is always of the utmost importance.

~N4M’s also has Community Guidelines just like any other social media.

~Please take the time to read the OPSEC and N4M’s Community Guidelines.

~A quick note here, from the N4M’s CG’s:

• Don’t Jeopardize the Safety of Our Sailors: Remember OPSEC (Operational Security) (Don’t Sink Ships With Loose Lips) This site and all content posted on it are viewable to everyone on the Internet. This doesn’t mean you can’t share things about your Sailor – but too many details can put Sailors in harm’s way. The following are examples of red flags and should not be shared within this community either by posting or sending via a Group message:

• Sailors’ last names. This includes your username if you share the same last name as your son or daughter.

Some Suggestions:

~If your last name is different from your Recruits it is still not recommended for you to use in your username for your own personal security. This is your option. It is also not a good idea to use an email address as your username for personal security reasons.

~First Names and pictures of your Recruit are allowed but remember, everyone can see it and someone can easily match them up with their "mom". So you might want to consider changing your profile picture to not include your Recruit at least for the duration of BC. Again, your option.

~It is also a good idea to change your visibility settings for your Profile Page (MY PAGE) to "Just my friends".

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of PIR: May 11, 2018 TG 27 - 9 Divisions (199 -200, 203 - 208 and 927) to add comments!

Comment by CatMom509 11 hours ago

Hello All!

     "This I declare about the Lord:

       He alone is my refuge, my place of safety;

       He is my God, and I trust Him.

                                                      Psalm 91:2

Comment by NorCal NavyMom yesterday
Just a reminder to send an index card so they can hand it to you at PIR so you know when to meet them at the airport.

Name of Airport:

Approximate arrival time at airport:

Date and time of flight:

Flight Number:

Comment by NorCal NavyMom on Saturday
Just got our third phone call for 38 min!!! Sound good, he loves it, looking forward to A School and of course visiting us when we see him at PIR and his division is 208. This past he said was fun for them. He said Monday is gas mask day. He wants to see a movie and have a good dinner after PIR.
Comment by diannep on Saturday

maddy:  I'm a Sailor calls most likely will come during PIR week for this PIR group.

Comment by diannep on Saturday

Rachel:  That is great!

Comment by maddy on Saturday
meant to say we got one letter and one call
Comment by maddy on Saturday
this is our sons date , just waiting on the I'm a sailor call. when do you think that would be, anybody know? He is in Div 204. 5th Friday. for one letter , and one call. hoping for another soon. he must be so just . I sent about 8 letters. hope I'm not annoying him. I even sent 2 extra letters for his shipmates. waiting patiently. This site has been my rock. Thank you Ladies. xxxo maybe I'll meet one of you there.
Comment by Rachel on Friday

diannep:  We received a letter from our son yesterday and I was so happy that he was not depressed and wanting to give up after being pushed back.  This new division has been a God send.  I am so grateful for it and he seems so much more mature in his letter.  He joked that the beds are actually better and that he has several looking up to him because he already knows what to do and he is helping the RDC's.  Something he would not have done in the previous group. My husband said that since he has been gone (February) that this is the first and most positive that our son has sounded!!! Fingers crossed for a call this weekend.

Comment by CatMom509 on Friday

Happy Friday!

     "I will thank you, Lord, among all the people.

      I will sing praises among the nations.

      For Your unfailing love is as high as the heavens.

      Your faithfulness reaches the clouds.

      Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens.

      May Your glory shine over all the earth."

                                                        Psalm 57:9-11

Comment by nmaxwe6 on Thursday

diannep: Thanks so much for your quick reply!

NorCal NavyMom: I hope its a good letter 4 u too! :)


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