This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.
FIRST TIME HERE?
FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:
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 (please make sure your URL address does not include your last name either). 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!
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.
All Hands Magazine's mini-documentary series "Making a Sailor": These six videos follow four recruits through Boot Camp in the spring of 2018 who were assigned to DIV 229, an integrated division, which had PIR on 05/25/2018.
Hello Navy Moms,I just joined this group yesterday (thank you Google!) and already have learned so much. Can anyone point me to a thread which discusses graduation from Boot Camp for family/friends…Continue
"Hello Navy Moms - my son just finished BC in June and then was on hold for a few weeks at GL waiting to begin his A - school - he's been in Ad Tech Training for two weeks now. How long does ATT last? He said his official A School…"
"Jennifer, I was so relieved to see your post. My husband and I feel the same way! Our son left for boot camp two weeks ago. We are so proud of him and know this is a wonderful opportunity for him, but we were not expecting all the…"
"I was given this from lemonElephant
There are lots of suggestions within this site and usually also in the PIR group.
The brochure that is included with The Form Letter from MWRGL about hotels and other things is at RTC…"
"Click on OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) and the Page will open in a new window. Read the Page and follow the directions at the bottom to make change 3 (see the words in bold) to change "Anyone" to…"
"Hi Debbie, glad to have you along. Please know you are not alone, we are here for you in every way. I help out on Boot Camp Moms. Come join us, and if there is anything I can do or answer please let me know."
"I'm a mess already and have 4 months until he leaves. Graduates HS in June, don't want to ruin all of the upcoming events by focusing on August, but I can't help myself. So glad we're not in this alone."
The Navy Gateway Inns & Suites is located on the main base, about 1.5 miles from RTC. Only those with military IDs can access the base to stay there. http://dodlodging.net or 1-877-NavyBed (1-877-628-9233).
Click on OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) and the Page will open in a new window. Read the Page and follow the directions at the bottom to make change 3 (see the words in bold) to change "Anyone" to "Members" so that this page is no longer visible to EVERYONE (Anyone) with access to the web. Don’t forget to click the “Save” button at the bottom.
There may be other changes you need to make as well, so read and consider each of the changes.
Divisions245 and246are brother divisionsand train together and will haveBattleStations-21 (BST)together,so look for otherswith loved onesin either division. Write to your recruit and ask whenBattleStations-21 (BST)will beso you will know when to expect the "I'm aSailor!" call.