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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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.  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.

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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."

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Today's Sailor can contribute to exciting innovations by pursuing an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Learn more here: Para Padres

Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy.


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CSW replied to Nat's Mom's discussion 'Timing for first visit at Nuke School' in the group Nuke School Charleston
"Your sailor will have a pretty structured time until the weekends and until she phases up. Our sailor arrived on Saturday, but spent that first weekend getting acclimated and learning his surroundings.   Sailors are required to do a certain…"
Apr 6
CSW replied to NukeMamaLB's discussion 'My daughter just entered DEP with a leave date of October 4th.' in the group NUKE moms
"Well my son's class has 31 people in it, but he made no mention as to how many may be female. His is Class 1722A"
Mar 27
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"  looking at who's calling  there are three divisions still to go and calls will come tomorrow.... It will work out! Stay positive!"
Jan 31
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"There are 13 divisions graduating so perhaps they paired 068 with the 900 division otherwise, one division would go alone if they were running full out up to the four divisions. I'm sure you'll be getting your call soon! Hang in there."
Jan 31
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"DIV 069 calling!"
Jan 31
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"DIV 069 calling!"
Jan 31
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"Just posted DIV 70 won Captain's CUP."
Jan 30
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"Has anyone heard how Captain's Cup results from Saturday?"
Jan 30
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"So brother divisions typically go together through BS so that would be 61/62, but not sure if they go sequentially. According to one of the papers posted here up to four divisions can go at one time. This PIR has a 13 divisions I think so it would…"
Jan 27
CSW commented on ellen0502's group 'PIR February 2017'
"Congratulations! Now, doesn't this group have Captain's Cup tomorrow? Will they halt BS for that and then pick up again Saturday night?"
Jan 27

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Posted on December 21, 2016 at 5:49pm 0 Comments

This site is AWESOME. Thank you for helping new Navy moms learn the ropes.

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At 2:36pm on January 23, 2017, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MM said…

Welcome to N4M!  Please join our nuke moms group - it's a little more active than the Nuke School Charleston group.  Feel free to ask any questions you may have.

At 4:06pm on December 22, 2016, lemonelephant said…

Be sure to make the changes I sent.

At 4:03pm on December 22, 2016, lemonelephant said…

Welcome to Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones). I look forward to sharing this journey with you. Be sure to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) for information on what to expect and to help you prepare for PIR. Start with OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) and Arrival and What Happens at the RTC and read 1 or 2 pages a day and then go back to them as you need the info.

What is your recruit’s rating (job/occupational specialty) or field going to be? There are groups for most specialties and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better plan for PIR weekend.

Take care and blessings to you and yours.

At 10:31pm on December 21, 2016, lemonelephant said…

I sent changes in a PM.

At 10:11pm on December 21, 2016, lemonelephant said…

Thanks for the friend request. I look forward to sharing this journey with you. If there is ever anything I can help with, don't hesitate to ask. Take care and blessings to you and yours.


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