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. 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.
My son left for BC on 4/11/18 and I’m so worried. I think I’ve read every blog and watched a million videos about boot camp. They have helped a little bit because now I have somewhat of an idea of…Continue
"Yay! everyone gets excited & creative to write letters because normally everything is done with phones now:) I wrote to my son about every other day and i received one from him each week and a couple of calls. It sure is good to hear from…"
"Awesome news for a Monday! We already had a couple of letters loaded and ready to go, I was just waiting for the address. Even his 11 year old brother was at the table writing to him when I came downstairs. My heart is happy just from receiving this…"
"Micheuntil, nothing to be worried about be excited. Your Loved one is working really hard to achieve his goal. May the Lord bless him on his journey. Stay positive and keep the faith. Soon you will be making arrangements to attend his PIR."
"Hi Carmen, we all understand. We have been thru it ourselves. It can be a roller coaster of a ride especially with emotions. Please know you are not alone on this journey. Thank you for joining and Congrats on your New Seaman Recruit. If there is…"
"Hi love what you said , My son left on 4-9-18 and I also have been a mess since I got the box and haven’t heard from him since. I know no news is good news. But I just miss him dearly and support him in every way. This is a new experience for…"
"Prayers to you and your future sailor! I was standing where you are exactly one week ago today. Every picture that was takien I’m crying, but it’s ok because they were tears of joy, excitement for him and a little worry. You will make it…"
"Make at least change 3 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) (clickable link) and change the Privacy Settings for this page from "Anyone" to "Members."
There may be other changes…"
"Since your recruit will go to "A" School for Personnel Specialist (PS), join, or at least check out, Personnel Specialists Moms, Sailors attending A School in Meridian, Mississippi, and Meridian Mississippi A School…"
"I invite you to join Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones) and to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) there. Arrival and What Happens at the RTC will let you know what is happening and what to…"
Head to “Settings” on the main page right away to add a profile image (no last names visible, please) and complete your Profile. Then - and this is important! - read these Community Guidelines and this Operations Security (OPSEC) Checklist, for the safety and privacy of all our Sailors.
Then jump right in! Browse around the site and check out the groups and the information in their Discussion Forums.
Get a head start during boot camp by joining groups for, and learning about, your Sailor's occupational specialty and "A" School; and later your Sailor's duty station and/or Navy ship and homeport. You can also join groups for your own state, region or home town and interests from getting ready for deployment to care package ideas!
Please say Hi when you join a group, and feel free to ask any and all questions - everyone was new once, and there is no "dumb" question.
This site was created by the U.S. Navy just for you, and we look forward to getting to know you and your Sailor.
Welcome to the NAVY family - we're so glad you're here!!