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PIR Reference Information


PIR Reference Information

A permanent place for information about PIR. Forum discussions have been created to serve as file folders for specific details regarding different aspects of PIR. Please post information in the appropriate forum discussion. Thank you!

Members: 1994
Latest Activity: 43 minutes ago

In order to make this a reference site, please use the Discussion Forums to post information. ____________ Treat them as though they are file folders. Please use the Comment Wall to post your questions. Thank you!

Be sure to click on "View All" at the bottom and to the right of the list of discussions, so that you will see them all. YMM

Be sure to follow OPSEC rules when posting any comments. See details below. YMM

Link to RTC Website:

Discussion Forum

PIR and shuttle service

Started by Tys' mom. Last reply by Ima Jan 16. 25 Replies

12/04/15 PIR

Started by RTCsmominnyc. Last reply by RTCsmominnyc Oct 22, 2015. 1 Reply

Time after Graduation

Started by Proudmomofmybaby. Last reply by lemonelephant Aug 29, 2015. 10 Replies

Dress Attire

Started by LauraLou11. Last reply by lemonelephant Aug 26, 2015. 6 Replies

Questions re: Navy Lodge

Started by Brandi. Last reply by Amy L. Jul 22, 2015. 3 Replies

Honor Grad & Award Winner SEATING ADVICE

Started by LALS. Last reply by Alex's_Mom (Robin) Jul 14, 2015. 21 Replies

Recommended Places to Stay

Started by YMM (Ship 12 Div 98). Last reply by Luvnailzzz Ship11/Div235 May 29, 2015. 207 Replies

MWR's Navy Care Packages

Started by Kathleen. Last reply by RefuseToSink Feb 24, 2015. 12 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by lemonelephant 43 minutes ago

Here are the current PIR groups:

PIR: March 24, 2017 TG 20 - 7 Divisions (101-104, 809, 810 & 920) 4 guests

PIR: March 31, 2017 TG 21 - 7 Divisions (105-110 & 921) 4 guests

PIR: April 7, 2017 TG 22 - 7 Divisions (111-116 & 922) 4 guests

PIR: April 14, 2017 TG 23 - 9 Divisions (117-124 & 923) 4 guests

PIR: April 21, 2017 TG 24 - 10 Divisions (125-132, 811 & 924) 4 guests

PIR: April 28, 2017 TG 25 - 5 Divisions (133-136 and 925) 4 guests

PIR: May 5, 2017 TG 26 - 9 Divisions (137-144 & 926) 4 guests

PIR: May 12, 2017 TG 27

Click on the date of your recruit’s PIR and join the group to connect with others with loved ones training with your recruit.

Comment by ScoutToNavyMom yesterday

I got my letter! My son is in Ship 06, Div 148. PIR date is May 12, 2017

Comment by ColoradoNavyMom on March 13, 2017 at 1:38am
Got my form letter, now trying to figure out when and what steps to take next for graduation. My son is ship 6 DIV 132, graduates april 21, 2017!!!!
Comment by StarChild (Ship9 Div007) on February 25, 2017 at 10:56pm
I have a second son at boot camp now so I am waiting to hear as to when PIR will be.
Comment by Gangi on January 26, 2017 at 1:59pm

My son is in division 915 PIR Feb 10, 2017 and they are performing in January 27 and Feb 3 PIR's. He told me to make sure I watched the live stream video's so maybe I would get to see him! 

Comment by ellen0502 on December 1, 2016 at 8:28pm

“Deleting inactive members - The ad agency that handles N4M is in the process of updating the site.  If you have not been active since 12/1/15 you will be deleted to make room for new members.  You will be able to re-join.  If you don't want to be deleted you will need to post something to activate your account.  They have already started deleting members.”

Comment by wheresmycoffee34 on June 8, 2016 at 8:18am

@hooyahsuzy Thank you very much!

Comment by hooyahsuzy on June 7, 2016 at 6:42pm

Yes, the notarized copy will suffice.

Comment by wheresmycoffee34 on June 7, 2016 at 1:21pm

Quick & total last minute question....My younger two are coming to graduation with me (6/10) and my son has his school ID but my daughter has misplaced hers...of course within the last two weeks...I have recently moved and I am searching for her birth certificate somewhere in the still packed boxes... My accountant said she has a "copy" of her certificate and she can notarize it and that can be used for ID.....does anyone know if this is correct or should I just go and get a new certificate...??

Comment by CB'sMom DIV 186 PIR 5/30 on April 28, 2016 at 3:46pm

For the weekend of 5-27-16


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