This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.



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!

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.

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. 

Making a Sailor: Episode 1 - "Get on the Bus"

Making a Sailor: Episode 2 - "What did I get myself into?"

Making a Sailor: Episode 3 - "Processing Days"

Making a Sailor: Episode 4 - "Forming"

Boot Camp: Making a Sailor - Episode 5

Making a Sailor: Episode 6 - "I'm a U.S. Navy Sailor"

...and visit - America's Navy and to learn more.

OPSEC - Navy Operations Security

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.

Please see changes to attending PIR in the PAGES column. The PAGES are located under the member icons on the right side.

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Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

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Its official I have a Sailor. My daughter called me yesterday afternoon and I cried lol. She was like mom are you there. I just replied I can't talk as I sobbed. Anyway I am so proud of my little girl . Thank you for all the info the past few wks. On to A school !!

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Comment by B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN on June 12, 2018 at 1:35pm

Great job!  Congrats momma and BZ to your Sailor!

Comment by Phoenixmom on June 12, 2018 at 2:25pm

I am so excited for you! and Yes it is the Best Call ever. Congratulations on your Sailor! WHOOP WHOOP! HOOYAH!

Comment by lemonelephant on June 12, 2018 at 3:08pm

Congratulations to her! Safe travels to GL.

Comment by Pauleg on June 12, 2018 at 7:43pm

We can't wait for our daughter's I'm a sailor call. Is your SR 's PIR 6-15 ?

Comment by C-mom20149618 on June 13, 2018 at 12:17pm

Oh my gosh BLESS your heart, I probably will react just the same. Prayers for you and your sailor

Comment by Pauleg on June 14, 2018 at 6:59pm

My daughter's PIR is 6-22. We will be watching PIR tomorrow,  she's in a 900 division and should be performing (New York flag last I heard .)


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