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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!

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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"

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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.

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IRS SCAMS - Beware of Strange Callers.

PLEASE ALERT EVERYONE YOU KNOW.  I JUST GOT ONE OF THESE CALLS.  SHE ASKED ME TO CALL 646-543-6910 ASAP OR RISK BEING ARRESTED.  See attached article from newspaper. Everyone is vulnerable. They will ask money to be wired or transferred. Or they will ask for personal information such as Social Security Number, address, etc.

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Comment by BunkerQB on April 10, 2015 at 2:04pm

Just got another call. Caller ask my husband to return call to this number.  312-442-0103. The caller who answer identified himself as an IRS agent working on non-payment of income tax.

VERY CLEVER.

Comment by FireTeamLeaderWife aka FTLW on April 10, 2015 at 3:15pm

Thanks for posting this B.

When I get that crap on the phone I go to the net and type in the number and the SCAM sites come up.

This is why I don't answer my home phone anymore. I always let it go to messages first. Same with my cell...I have ringtones set for people I know and then a general one for acquaintances but caller ID's for them. Anybody else gets the general ringtone (I use the 007 theme LOL). If I don't recognize the number and they don't leave a message then they go in the Blocked Callers section ("ennhh, wrong answer").

We had several similar calls like this within a weeks time. These did not know our social but gave an ID number for themselves as an IRS agent.

It can freak you out with how they speak and all the effort they go too to make it sound real.

We just recently acquired identity theft protection. It isn't just about your Credit cards folks but think about your identity being stolen. I have encountered someone with this and it is a constant battle for them, so sad :-(

Comment by Hello2u on April 21, 2015 at 10:13pm
omg what low lifes! thx for posting info

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