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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."

Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. There are now tickets issued, and there are no longer parking passes for PIR.

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September 2015 Blog Posts (26)

My son is a sailor

Got the call. My son is a sailor and got his orders. Congrats AJ. Div 947. Luv u. Mom.

Added by Carol on September 29, 2015 at 5:35pm — 3 Comments

PIR 11/13 Ship 14 DIV 010

I'm looking to find moms/dads in same PIR or Division!

Added by NavyMom1108 on September 29, 2015 at 1:30am — 21 Comments

My daughter left for boot camp on 9/22/15.

I received my daughters box today with her belongings in it but there wasn't a return address. I want to send a letter to her so bad. Will I have to wait to here from her first ??

Added by Donna on September 28, 2015 at 6:39pm — 12 Comments

my daughter left to boot camp on september 22,2015

i am very new to this my daughter left to boot camp and would like to meet other moms whos kids left on or aroud the same time please feel free to add me to your friend list would gladly like to chat some time. Thank you in advance.

Added by Ana'sMom2015 on September 26, 2015 at 4:48am — 16 Comments


My son just call he is a Sailor. He is graduating on the 2nd 328 division I am so proud of him. Can't wait to see him

Added by Renata on September 25, 2015 at 6:59pm — No Comments

PIR 11/13/15 ship 03 Div 002

Anyone have a recruit in this division. I am new to the site and trying to find some others in her division.

Added by Love her on September 25, 2015 at 6:54pm — 9 Comments

Getting excited

I booked my airline ticket and rental car. Just waiting for my mother to book the hotel can't come fast enough for me I miss my son more than I thought possible

Added by John'sMom on September 22, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments

phone card question

Hi there, my son left for BC on 9-13-15. Other than the 20 second phone call from him, I haven't heard anymore from him. Waiting for his form letter with his PIR date to come in the mail with his address so i can begin writing him.  I have read some other blogs on here regarding his second phone call and I was wondering, do I have to mail him a prepaid phone card in order for him to call us again, or will he be able to make that call another way? Just wanted to get some answers before i…


Added by terrilynne on September 21, 2015 at 10:05am — 2 Comments


@ Samantha's mom,I'm glad you got the call.. I also received my daughter's call yesterday evening and it felt GREAT!! She remained pretty strong until she heard my voice and we both broke down together. Out of my three she is my only daughter and we have a very tight bond. Can't wait to see her and give her the tightest hug ever..

Added by Deanna's mom on September 20, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

My only daughter wants to join the navy

hello everyone,

My daughter wants to join the navy, she is a senior in high school and this has been all she talks about for the past 2 years, we have been to see the recruiters several times, my first visit was yesterday. They answered a lot of questions I had and put my mi d at ease somewhat. She is our only child and I would like some advise on what to say to her. I really want what she wants. She wants to see the world . And I want that for her also. Do most parents make their child… Continue

Added by Allenasmom on September 18, 2015 at 10:46pm — 9 Comments

Please give me advice/input!!

Dear all navy moms and other members. I am in desperate need of some advice and all input is welcome. 

I am a 19 year old male that is currently thinking about joining the navy, I am interested in traveling the world and meeting new people and hopefully learning a lot of new skills. I do have a lot of doubts though. My mom (being like most moms) is very concerned and obviously doesn't want to see her last born leave and go into the navy so she doesn't give me a lot of…


Added by Wayne S. on September 17, 2015 at 10:56pm — 9 Comments

Recieved my sons 1st hand written letter today!

Pretty excited to open my mail box today to see a letter from my son! I think I have read it at least 10 times and tear up every time... I am proud of the young man my son is becoming however I miss him and cant wait to hear his voice soon.  He left for BC Sept 1st so hoping this coming weekend we get a phone call from him..

Added by Vickie on September 16, 2015 at 8:15pm — 2 Comments

My daughter left for bootcamp on 26/8/15. Does anyone know of anyone in division 359? Today marks 3 weeks since she left and I'm trying to wait patiently for her call but it's truly hard. I know NO n…

My daughter left for bootcamp on 26/8/15. Does anyone know of anyone in division 359? Today marks 3 weeks since she left and I'm trying to wait patiently for her call but it's truly hard. I know NO news is good news but I just can't wait to hear her voice. How long is the call?


Added by Deanna's mom on September 16, 2015 at 8:09pm — 8 Comments

New Navy Mo


I'm new to this site so I'm still trying to get familiarized with things. I really need a good friend to talk t because I'm about to worry myself crazy. My son just left for boot camp yesterday and I'm so worried about him. He told me that it would be three weeks before he could call home again and that really freaks me out. Not knowing how he' doing everyday is going to be so nerve wrecking for me. I really need someone to help me through these next 8 weeks.

Added by StephanieFNP on September 16, 2015 at 3:19am — 6 Comments

Form letter received

Happy, happy, Joy, joy! I have looked at her letter, address and the information contained herein more times than what would be considered normal. I have a sense of peace now that the letter arrived. I just got back from the post office where I mailed 8 envelopes, containing 13 total letters. I told her I would number them so she would know the order written in. I am fine if she does not write back since I know that sleep is a premium and her free time, exceedingly limited.

While I…


Added by NavyMomJoy on September 12, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments

God Bless America

For those who died

For those who continue the fight…


Added by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on September 11, 2015 at 3:29pm — No Comments

prior service... wants to FTS

Does anyone has experience or know of anyone who was prior service and got into the FTS program in the Reserves?

Added by Leon on September 10, 2015 at 10:58am — 4 Comments

September 2 shipped

My son shipped and arrived in Great Lakes on September there anyone else whose child arrived on this date?

Added by shakirahill on September 9, 2015 at 7:19pm — 3 Comments

September 2 shipped

My son shipped and arrived in Great Lakes on September there anyone else whose child arrived on this date?

Added by shakirahill on September 9, 2015 at 7:19pm — 5 Comments

Bank account

Can my son keep his already established bank account for his direct deposit and use? It is a local credit union. Or should he get a credit union or bank like naval federal credit union.

Added by jjhockeymom on September 7, 2015 at 8:31am — 3 Comments

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