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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.
**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed. Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.
**UPDATE as of 11/10/2022 PIR vaccination is no longer required.
**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).
**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED. Vaccinations still required.
**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.
RESUMING LIVE PIR - 8/13/2021
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I recieved a letter that J was able to write on Saturday. That's about it... he did give some info on his DIV you might not know and find interesting...
He says from all the RTC's.. his div lucked out on RTC's.. im not sure yet on what if he got the "nicer" one or the "hardest" one.. IDK.
The div lost 2 Asmos but gained 3 so they have 72 in the div.
The first PFA ( running, push ups, sit ups) was this past Monday.
You are getting a TON more info than I have which is just Awesome as your info is really my info. LOL I told me that he had passed his swim test last weekend. Not sure how did on the PFA as I have not gotten any letters and, of course, won't get one today.
Yeah I mentioned that the recruits were "cool", and I have to say that after reading HCC, I REALLY appreciate the caliber of the RDCs (is it RTC or RDC?? not sure-will look into it) and the sacrifices they go through to train our recruits. Thanks for sharing.
I MAY have screwed up. I sent I a yellow thanksgiving envelope!! I thought it was close enough to white. It was just SO funny and fit BC perfectly. Oh well, too late now, and I am sure that I will hear about it if he has to do extra PT.
I really hope he doesn't have to do extra PT. I know J's son A is in Boyscouts and they are wanting to make card to send to him and I know his class does to.. I made sure to tell them white envelopes and what to send.. the basic letter, card, or picture. I really hope if they send something.. they listened.
ok deleted my response with J's name. I forgot this wasn't mail. Sorry about that. Well, everyone says no news is good news. I did get a short letter from I this weekend. He returned my semi-form letter. He said they owed over 1,200 push-ups. It was kinda an old letter as he told me he had written some of it before we got all the phone calls to plan rides home.
I have no idea. I wish I knew all the little details. I'm just super glad that J is not going to A school in SanDiego. He will be in Great Lakes so yay! He will be 9 hours away. Not too close but close enough to come home on weekends from A school when he gets Liberty! SO excited!