This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.

FIRST TIME HERE?

FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:

Choose your Username.  For the privacy and safety of you and/or your sailor, NO LAST NAMES ARE ALLOWED, even if your last name differs from that of your sailor (please make sure your URL address does not include your last name either).  Also, please do not include your email address in your user name. Go to "Settings" above to set your Username.  While there, complete your Profile so you can post and share photos and videos of your Sailor and share stories with other moms!

Make sure to read our Community Guidelines and this Navy Operations Security (OPSEC) checklist - loose lips sink ships!

Join groups!  Browse for groups for your PIR date, your sailor's occupational specialty, "A" school, assigned ship, homeport city, your own city or state, and a myriad of other interests. Jump in and introduce yourself!  Start making friends that can last a lifetime.

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

Always keep Navy Operations Security in mind.  In the Navy, it's essential to remember that "loose lips sink ships."  OPSEC is everyone's responsibility. 

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."

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.

Format Downloads:

Latest Activity

Ctracy11 replied to Jessica's discussion 'Son left 7/20'
2 hours ago

Navy Speak

Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

N4M Merchandise


Shirts, caps, mugs and more can be found at CafePress.

Please note: Profits generated in the production of this merchandise are not being awarded to the Navy or any of its suppliers. Any profit made is retained by CafePress.

Navy.com Para Familias

Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

Badge

Loading…

Hi everyone! I have a SR in Ship 02 Div 949, and was wondering if anyone else here does as well? Hoping to connect with someone in the same waiting game. How are you hanging in there? Have you received your Form Letter, or any personal letters yet from your SR? 

Views: 319

Replies to This Discussion

I am actually still waiting on my form letter. I have no clue what ship or division he is in. How did you find out? Made it to boot camp 8/6

Mine called to say he made it safe August 6th early morning as well. I called his recruiter, and he gave it to me. They can access a system to see the recruits mailing address.

Wait on the form letter before you send letters.

The recruiter can not access my son's info because his information is still under the first recruiter and shit is no longer there.... Sigh.... I had no luck with the office...

You are within the window to be receiving the form letter any day now.

Not sure why my reply hasn’t gone through to you both. This is my fifth attempt.

Thank you lemonelephant for the tip. I missed reading that elsewhere. When I spoke with my SR on the phone, when he needed me to email a document, he confirmed the address, and I have already mailed out four letters so far. I guess I’ll wait on sending anymore, just in case they don’t have anyone trained on the mail delivery yet. Hopefully the past ones make it there.

I’m so sorry Maureen! I didn’t realize that could happen. Our SRs should be on training day 2-4 if I did the math right, which from what I’ve read on this site should indicate that letter forms should be arriving any day now! So very soon you’ll hopefully have that information. Our SRs arriving the same say I believe means we are in the same TG, yay.

I forgot that your recruit called. You can send letters as long as he passed his run.

I hope so!!! I'm hoping I get the letter soon. It would definitely ease my mind. I'm ready to send him letters
I have to say that I have definitely been a cry baby this time. My daughter has been in the navy 2 years now and this one is the hardest. I've cried everyday lol

Maureen, I left info for you on your My Page.

Thank you beautiful

You are very welcome and thank you for that.

RSS

© 2020   Created by Navy for Moms Admin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service