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

FIRST TIME HERE?

FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:

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.

Link to Navy Speak - Navy Terms & Acronyms: Navy Speak

All Hands Magazine's full length documentary "Making a Sailor": This video follows 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. 

Boot Camp: Making a Sailor (Full Length Documentary - 2018)

Boot Camp: Behind the Scenes at RTC

...and visit Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil also Navy Live - The Official Blog of the Navy 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."

Follow this link for OPSEC Guidelines:

OPSEC GUIDELINES

Events

**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

**UPDATE 7/29/2021** You now must be fully vaccinated in order to attend PIR:

In light of observed changes and impact of the Coronavirus Delta Variant and out of an abundance of caution for our recruits, Sailors, staff, and guests, Recruit Training Command is restricting Pass-in-Review (recruit graduation) to ONLY fully immunized guests (14-days post final COVID vaccination dose).  

Specific information on this policy change will be provided in the coming days and weeks.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your support.

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR UP TO DATE INFO:

RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 6/23/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED -  Vaccinations still required

RESUMING LIVE PIR - 8/13/2021

Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. Tickets are now issued for all guests, and all guests must have a ticket to enter base. A separate parking pass is no longer needed to drive on to base for parking.

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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Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

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"So proud of all the young men & women in this group....My Grandson is still at S…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Jan 9, 2014 to One Year Later - Where are they now??

3 Jan 10, 2014
Reply by mickeyd

"That you so very much for that wonderful prayer .... hope all goes well for all our…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Dec 12, 2012 to ^^^^^BATTLESTATIONS: THEIR FINAL TEST ! ^^^^^

27 Dec 18, 2012
Reply by BradMom

"Just got back from Hawaii ....can't wait for next week...I don't know about the ribb…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Dec 12, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

"My husband and I will be arriving on the 19th at Midway at 3:30....we are renting a…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 26, 2012 to ^^^^^Rides from the airports to Great Lakes^^^^^

12 Dec 19, 2012
Reply by Mommamac MM(CVN77)

"He is going for Sonar Tech and A school is at Point Loma (near San Diego)... Have a…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 21, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

"That is very exciting and I am sure that makes your Thanksgiving Holiday even bright…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 20, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

"Received letter on Friday, and his Dad received a call on Friday too....Thank God..a…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 19, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

"Have not heard from our Grandson at all ... a letter or a phone call...but according…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 16, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

"No mail today....still hoping, but he doesn't like to write so maybe a phone call is…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 11, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

"Hi, I think there is about 88 in each division...but I am not sure.  Have you made y…"

GMA of a Sonar Tech replied Nov 9, 2012 to Ship 03 (USS Hopper) Divisions 035 & 036 (Brother Divisions)

46 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Jem (ship03div036)

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