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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.

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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).  


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My son is in this division.  Is there anyone else who is?  Let's share information when we receive letters or any other type of news.  Would love to hear that they are doing great!  Thanks,  Stephanie

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Thanks Captain! Just like to know where they are on the timeline!

Just heard from one of the wives that this division did Marlinspike yesterday!

@ Josh'sMomStaci I haven't heard anything from my SR for at least 2 weeks when he called and also no letters but the 1 i received the week prior.

We seem to be getting letters twice a week now, although my son is not much of a letter writer!!  He talked about how short the showers were and how he wants to take a long shower when we get back to the hotel.  I am in contact with one of the wifes from our division and her husband writes many descriptive letters and they are all coming together as a divsion.  Someone had written on the wall in the bathroom last week and the division had to pay for it in Physical Training.  They have won a few flags and this week they were doing their shooting.

The thought of my daughter with a gun in her hand ought to frighten everyone.

So it looks like this week they had their fire fighting training and yesterday they did the gas chamber.  Can't wait to hear how that went.  Only two more weeks!!  Hope everyone received letters yesterday!

@ Steph thanks for keeping me informed because apparently my SR must be spending all his letter writing time on some girl LOL! I've only received 1 like 3 weeks ago I'm so going to get him when i see him in 2 weeks you will all know me i will be the 1 with her hands around his neck! LOL!

The big PFA is today.

Please explain CaptainFatso?

PFA = physical fitness assessment.

This is their final one and is a must pass.

Hey what do i need to do to find out BS date? Seem like few people know.



                                  ANIOUXS SR MOM

Message me and I will give you the date in private. They're not supposed to be shared publicly.


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