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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. 

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

Boot Camp: Behind the Scenes at RTC

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**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).  


RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED.  Vaccinations still required.

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.


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.

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Loading… would be great to keep in touch with PIR 30'ers with Sailors reporting to Florida for A school...

the follwing link will hook us up to more P-Cola sure to click join to view posts (thanks lady h & eyeronics)

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I can't find that page.

oh sorry lori, it is a private page so may not show up in search... msg me your email address or facebook name so i can add you... we already have more than 15 others waiting to welcome you all!

Anyone trying to find the Pensacola A school facebook fb page

Just type in search bar "Pensacola A School (March 30th PIR/DOR)

or facebook search "Trapped-in-OZ"

if anyone else is flying out mon am btween 2am and 7am, plz personal msg me- thanks!

everyone get their flight plans? and anyone leaving after midnight sunday???

My son is also leaving then. I cannot get to the Facebook page. ;(

facebook page is private postings...plz send private msg with your fbk name for me to add you : ) our all of our SAILORS settling in this week in P-Cola, ours went to Corry Station in west P-Cola...we are welcoming new members to our fbk page if any more would like to join our Pensacola A School (PIR/DOR March 30th) page... just friend request Trapped N OZ or send me a private inboe msg (alismz)...peace & every blessing...

There is a N4M group for families with sailors in Pcola! Here's the link, lot's of mom's with lot's of info!!

the link you listed just brings me back to our page???

thanks, but not finding that one to be a helpful site??? is there another N4M pensacola group?
haha!!! didnt see any activity... the page was blank, so i assumed it was an abandoned link... wasnt aware i had to sign up to view the discussions- hah! will try again...


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