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PIR September 22, 2017 TG 46- 7 Divisions (297-302 & 946) Each recruit will be permitted 4 guests.

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PIR September 22, 2017 TG 46-  7 Divisions (297-302 & 946)  Each recruit will be permitted 4 guests.

This group is for those who have loved ones graduating from Boot Camp on September 22, 2017.

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: 39
Latest Activity: 21 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 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 September 22, 2017 TG 46- 7 Divisions (297-302 & 946) Each recruit will be permitted 4 guests. to add comments!

Comment by diannep 18 hours ago

ellen:  Hope it is a very SPECIAL cookie...maybe with icing on it!  You EARNED it!  :-)

Comment by ellen0502 22 hours ago

Catmom, He told me he would give me a cookie if I found him. LOL Now I have to wait  two months or six months (can't second guess the Navy) before he comes home and I can collect.

Comment by CatMom509 23 hours ago

ellen0502,

Wow!  You have a really good eye to spot your Sailor son like that!!  Good for you!!

Comment by CatMom509 23 hours ago

Happy Friday!

    "The Sovereign Lord is my strength;

     He makes my feet like the feet of a deer,

     He enables me to tread on the heights."

                                        Habakkuk 3:19a

Comment by diannep yesterday

nmr  Southwest is a good one to book with since they charge no change fee....and 2 bags check for free.  If it is not terribly costly to change your return flight to earlier if he leaves on Sat., maybe that will work.  Although changing that late could mean lots of money for the new flight.  He won't know his flight info until after BattleStations which means right before PIR.

Comment by diannep yesterday

Too funny ellen.....

nmr:  Not sure I understand your question...a 3 flight???.  Since you do not know which day he is leaving...I would book your return late on Sunday so you won't miss time with him.  If he happens to leave on Sat....you can sightsee in the area before heading home. 

Comment by CA NavyMom yesterday

I received my first letter from my daughter today (Ship 12/Div 301). She is doing good, said it's been tough, but she's used to no sleep. She said the hardest part for her is lack of space, and she misses home and her family a lot.  It made me cry, but I was so happy to hear she's doing well. 

Comment by nmr0712 yesterday

Has anyone booked their flights for grad day? I want to book mine today but have a question. My husband flys out to FL for A school and i would love to meet him at the gate do i book a 3 flight? he will either leave sat or sunday ... im planning on flying with southwest

Comment by ellen0502 yesterday

diannep, FTLW and Catmom,

It has been a while since I was able to play "Where's Waldo" with my son. Here is the first pic I have seen of him in months. LOL Yep, he still manages to stay out of them for the most part. This was taken at change of command.

Comment by Kim yesterday

we got our first letter today, actually two of his letters came today both postmarked the 14th from Ship 12 Div 302!!!  

 
 
 

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