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 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.
"My daughter went to BC on 10/11. Her PIR should be 12/7. Should I wait for her letter to book anything or start booking now? If I book now how do I know how many people are allowed? Thanks for all the help!!"
"Stephanie - the timing is up to you but I agree with Annie Lee - buy trip insurance or fly Southwest like we always do. That way you can make changes for no extra fees (unless the ticket itself costs more). And if you end up not using…"
"It’s a gamble for sure! I currently have two sets of plane tickets traveling home from power school graduation in Oct. Albany to home & Charleston to home! Of course I didn’t plan it that way but the Navy happens.…"
You'll be able to spend time with Madison from after PIR on Friday, around 10:30 until around 21:00/ 8:00pm then she has to be back on Base in enough time to walk to her Ship. Then she'll leave about 0100-0300/1:00am-3:00am in the morning to go to the airport...At least, that was my Sailors schedule. Good News you can meet her there a spent some time until her plane leaves.
Divisions419and420are brother divisions and train together and will haveBattle Stations-21 (BST)together, so lookfor others with loved ones in either division. Write to your recruit and askwhenBattle Stations-21 (BST)will be so you willknow when to expect the "I'm a Sailor!" call.
Hi Stephanie, I want to wish your Daughter the Very Best, and if there is anything that I can answer for you please reach out and I will do my Best. I help out on Boot Camp Moms come join. There is so much info on that site.
Mrs. LemonElephant post some good sites for you to go over it will let you know what she can take and not take. Stationary is one. a wallet with some cash, stamps, a calling card already activated. ID social, and a very small address book that can fit inside the wallet with addresses and numbers. and a cell phone so she can call you with the I'm here call as they do not have phones for them to use. if you have any other questions please reach out and I or anyone can help.