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



PIR: May 25, 2018 TG 29 - 13 Divisions (219 - 226, 229 -232, and 929


PIR: May 25, 2018 TG 29 - 13 Divisions (219 - 226, 229 -232, and 929

This group is for those who have loved ones graduating from May 25, 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!

Members: 30
Latest Activity: 54 minutes 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 25, 2018 TG 29 - 13 Divisions (219 - 226, 229 -232, and 929 to add comments!

Comment by Wendy 1 hour ago

I still don't have an address for my son.  When he called two weeks ago, he said he was in 900 division and his anticipated graduation date was 5/25.  He said that he had mailed me something with some graduation info and his address but we never received anything. 

Comment by rrmrm 5 hours ago

Anyone have a son/daughter in div 223, my son is in 224 and I am told that they train together with div 223?

Comment by Jamie 5 hours ago

My PIR is Ship 03, Division 231.  Anybody in the group the same as mine?

Comment by SSCMs 6 hours ago

New to the group. Have a son in Div 220. Looking forward to 5/25!  

Comment by CatMom509 12 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 amcl38 on Sunday
Ok. Thank you for the info. I
Comment by diannep on Sunday

amc138:  The mail is held from them until their Recruit Mail Petty Officer is trained to handle it---can take about 2 weeks or longer.  It is very possible that he will receive some of that mail today and be able to write to you now.  Once they can start writing, they will have their mail collected on Sundays and it is mailed out Mondays.  They will then start receiving mail M-F.

Comment by Wiffer peanut on Saturday

Navy 2 girl said she just got our letters on Thursday.  She got 8 letters from us. 

Comment by Tania on Saturday
MY son is also in ship 03 division 219. I have not heard back from my SR.
Comment by amcl38 on Saturday
My son is on ship 03, division 219. Any idea why my son has not received my letters?

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