This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.

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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!

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.

Check out these Navy Social Links...

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...and visit Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil to learn more.

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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AJVNavyMom
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My next phase....

Started this discussion. Last reply by AJVNavyMom Jan 9, 2011. 3 Replies

Hi All.  My son just left Wednesday for Boot, so I feel like I've graduated from the "Blog" site to "Forums."  I have tons of questions on how to go about this whole thing, so bare with me.  For now,…Continue

 

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A little about me:
Our son left January 5th
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
In the NROTC program
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it

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We ARE the United States of America!

Posted on May 2, 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

We ARE the Unied States of America.  The American way of life is individualistic, dynamic, pragmatic.  It affirms the supreme value and dignity of our great nation.  We are a strong, powerful nation with zero tollerance for such acts as September 11th.  We rested none since that grim day and will continue to protect this great country for eternity.  It was our duty, our mission, our American way to protect our nation, and we did just that.  This is a time to reflect on all our… Continue

Our son...

Posted on April 27, 2011 at 1:37pm 3 Comments

Our son left January 4th for boot camp.  Letting go was the hardest thing I ever had to do.  The endless emotions that I swore I'd never manage to survive.  He had gone through so much that I thought I understood, but I know now that I will never fully.  He pushed through like a true man.  He complained none, did what he had to do.  I spent so many nights crying missing him.  So many days putting on that strong face, but was simply dieing inside.  I stalked the mailman and wore my cell phone as… Continue

Breathtaking Ceremony...

Posted on March 7, 2011 at 3:26pm 2 Comments

We just got back from our son's PIR graduation on Friday.  It was simply amazing and took my breath away!  They were all so focused and did an amazing job.  It was all I could do not to jump from my seat to go get my son. As soon as we heard, "Liberty Call" we rushed to him and I hugged him so hard and of course cried with pride!  Unfortunately, he was SO sick.  He had a migrane, Pink eye, and a temp of 104!  He pushed through, but he was shivering uncontrollably. Fortunatley, I take migrane… Continue

Going to see my son!

Posted on March 3, 2011 at 9:53am 4 Comments

Today I'm going to see my son in Great Lakes for graduation tomorrow!  I'm so excited to see all his changes.  Thank you everyone for all your support during this journey.  All the moms behind me, hang in there and know that this day is coming for you too!

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At 1:55pm on May 20, 2011, nylindat said…

Thank you for commenting, we all can be so proud of our sons and daughters!

Go Navy!

At 11:16pm on March 9, 2011, kim12div160 said…
Congratulations to your new sailor & thanks for the support!!!
At 4:33pm on November 16, 2010, Navy for Moms Admin said…
Welcome to Navy For Moms!

You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community.
Also, check out this OPSEC Internet Safety Video

Enjoy your time here and we look forward (along with the community) to reading more about you! :)
-Colleen
 
 
 

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