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**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).  Still limited to 2 guests maximum.

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Does anyone know if the will get abother phone call before graduation?

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They usually call when they finish battle stations. How far along into boot camp is he? Mine got to call twice in one week. I think it all depends on several variables.
Mine called about week 3 but not again until after battlestations and the "Hi mom, I'm a sailor!" call.
My son called at 3 weeks then 3 weeks later then the I'm a sailor call
Colton is scheduled to graduate no November 12th...Was hoping to hear from him before then! He called twice in one week as well..He called on a Sunday, then again on a Wednesday!! Looking forward to graduation, are they allowed to leave base?
One phone call when he arrived and one when he was asmoed and put into another division, two weeks later he graduated and the calls flooded in, Mom I need my this, this , this, I can have civies, it was great, but I had to have him slow down and learn the terminology I speak better Navy now than I did in July :-)
Thank you all for all your comments..you all have been very helpful!!
Cody had 4 calls during basic; the "I'm here" call, one in late May (he left May 12), one in mid June, and then the "I'm a sailor" call after battlestations. After PIR he was allowed to have his phone so lots more calls then. As for leaving base, they can. Most divisions have to be back by a certain time, but they can leave the base. If they have watch they will have to return to base for it, but it's only a few hours. Cody's division had to be in uniform unless they were in a residence during the weekend. Hope that helps.
thanks ladies!!

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