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!
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 been in bootcamp for only four weeks. I did recieve his clothes within three weeks or so and wrote to him in that addresse though it seem like they were going to change him but they didn't...is always good for them to get a letter of…"
"More than likely you will be able to be with him after PIR, and for Thanksgiving. Is your son staying in Great Lakes for School or flying out to another? do You happen to know what he is going for Like what he will be? I can try to find…"
"Go on to the sites that I gave you, I don't know to much about the chat site don't get on to that, but the Ladies will speak and answer any of your questions on Boot Camp Moms. If I can help you out in any way just ask me and I will…"
"Phoenix mom, thank you for your sweet words. I have tried asking questions in the chat and no one have reply I tried three times and no answer. I am so glad you reaching out...Seem like his PIR is on Nov 22 and I'm trying to get every single…"
"I posted some information from you, there are links that you can also read on. stay positive ok, and continue asking questions that is the only way you will know what is going on. don't be afraid to ask there is no silly questions all questions…"
"When did he go in? if you can let me know that then we can determine what his PIR will be. Have you received the box yet? soon after the box is received you should receive th
When will "The Box" come?
It will usually arrive by FedEx within…"
"You should have a letter soon with a specific address for your son that will get the letter to him faster. You can write him and he will love hearing from home. This is a long time for Moms but you will be so proud when you see him at PIR and see…"
"My son is also graduating on 11/22. He is in Div 018, but I understand how overwhelmed you are. I have been reading everything I possibly can to be educated on what is going on. Have you joined the chat group for the PIR 11/22? If not, I would. It…"
"Have you joined any of the Navy Mom Facebook pages? There is one for every PIR Group as well and it is so helpful. Just search on facebook but in PIR and the date and it should come up. The first few weeks are overwhelming. Hugs!"
"Divisions 017 and 018 are brother divisions and train together and will have Battle Stations-21 (BST) together, so look for others with loved ones in either division. Write to your recruit and ask when Battle Stations-21 (BST) will be so you will…"
"If you would like information on your recruit’s rating (job/occupational specialty) or field, then let me know the rating or field. There are groups for most specialties and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better…"
Divisions 017 and 018 are brother divisions and train together and will have Battle Stations-21 (BST) together, so look for others with loved ones in either division. Write to your recruit and ask when Battle Stations-21 (BST) will be so you will know when to expect the "I'm a Sailor!" call.
If you would like information on your recruit’s rating (job/occupational specialty) or field, then let me know the rating or field. There are groups for most specialties and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better plan for PIR weekend.