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

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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: 31 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.

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OPSEC.

~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".

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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 dkuulei29 on April 17, 2018 at 12:39am
Anyone know the ship 03 name?
Comment by dkuulei29 on April 17, 2018 at 12:39am
Hi folks...Finally got my recruit #2 address today! Yay! Ship 03, Div 231.
Comment by Tania on April 16, 2018 at 8:45pm

Hi everyone I just found out that my RT is in division 219..So excited.

Comment by diannep on April 16, 2018 at 8:05pm

Wiffer:  Calls are very random....some in a division may miss their calls if they had Watch or an appt on base.  Try to have your phone "on you" at all times!

Comment by Wiffer peanut on April 16, 2018 at 7:09pm

My daughter 2 is in Div 230 but we did not get a call yesterday.  Any other 230's here?  Any idea why?

Comment by diannep on April 16, 2018 at 7:19am

Kbpoohbear:  That is great that he is doing so well.  

They take the PFA (fitness test) 3 times.  No matter what they did on the first 2, they must pass the final PFA in order to participate in BattleStations.  Of course, if they pass everything in the first two PFAs, it gives them great hope that the 3rd PFA will result in the same good results!  

Brother divisions train together.  So if you see someone on here who is in your brother division, you may want to friend request that person and share more personally by private message since your SRs are having the same experience!

Brother divisions start with odd number, then even number....i.e., what was mentioned below....225/226 are brother divisions!

Welcome to the new members of this group!

Comment by Kbpoohbear on April 15, 2018 at 6:18pm
I just talked to my SR He did his run the first time. He has lost 10 lbs in 2 weeks. The only thing he needs is to shave 1 1/2 minutes off his run and his final pt is passed. He sounded tired but good. He said it's the hardest thing he has ever done.
Comment by NavyMomToLRA on April 15, 2018 at 6:07pm

Yay! The group is up. How exciting. My son is ship 3, DIV 220. When I spoke with him yesterday he said they are training with DIV 219. Can't wait to continue to count down the weeks to PIR. I have my plane tickets and hotel booked. Good luck to all the SR's!

Comment by Kbpoohbear on April 15, 2018 at 4:20pm
I am happy you got to talk with your SR. If what I read was true, he will get lots of practice. Stay strong
Comment by rrmrm on April 15, 2018 at 4:16pm

My son is in Ship 14 div 224. He called last night and boy the ladies were right! As soon as he heard my voice he started sobbing. He is really good though. He is a little worried about the run test. He is in really good shape but he said the reason is the air is really dry there and breathing during running is different than home. I pray he does it! I felt like I won the lottery hearing is voice. I was so ecstatic!

 
 
 

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