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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

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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.

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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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Hi all!  This is a discussion I've started for the families with recruits in Ship 2, Div 952.  Of course anyone can join, but this will help those of us in this specific group get to know each other. 

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Daniel and Lori (hmm, labmom no more?)

I feel bad...I had to work late and couldnt get pics uploaded. We cant get DSL here at home, too far out, so need to run in library. :( I know how anxious you are to try and find them, even if I wasnt the closest to get good picturs. I WILL still get!!! You are getting closer to seeing them! I cried when I had to say goodbye agin.

I met Ziggyj and her family! Very nice people! Ziggyj, could I get ahold of you somehow? Email, message on here? I have a question that I think you could help me with. It was so nice meeting you.
Daniel and Lori (hmm, labmom no more?)

I feel bad...I had to work late and couldnt get pics uploaded. We cant get DSL here at home, too far out, so need to run in library. :( I know how anxious you are to try and find them, even if I wasnt the closest to get good picturs. I WILL still get!!! You are getting closer to seeing them! I cried when I had to say goodbye agin.

I met Ziggyj and her family! Very nice people! Ziggyj, could I get ahold of you somehow? Email, message on here? I have a question that I think you could help me with. It was so nice meeting you.
Don't worry, thank you so much for being so considerate!! take your time, I imagine how emotional saying goodbye was, hopefully Christmas is around the corner!! thank you again LoveMyHorses!!
The RTC posted some pictures and for the ones of the band, they made a closeup but not in the row that my fiancee was playing!!! :( http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=255996&id=324592704650
Were there two bands on Friday? I saw pictures of a band with the yellow things around the neck and another one without those, I think my fiancee played with the yellow thing around her neck.
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Hello! It was so nice to meet you too! I think our sailors will be spending a lot of time together! My e-mail address is juliesziegler@msn.com. I would love to hear from you!
Thanks you LMH! So glad you had a good weekend. I know how hard it must have been to say goodbye! Where is your sailor headed for A school?
How do I get added to this group
How do I get add to this ship and div

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