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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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Please see changes to attending PIR in the PAGES column. The PAGES are located under the member icons on the right side.
Thank you both for the information! My wife is currently in A school right now as an HM ans she ultimately wants to be a Pharmacy Tech. I wasn't aware of it being in San Antonio, TX. My wife said it was in Virginia. That would be great if it is in San Antonio considering my brother lives there. He is actually an instructor for Army Medics.
Do the same rules apply to C school as A school? Will the Navy move my daughter and I to the C school location to be with my wife or will we have to pay out of pocket like we had to do for A school?
The tech said it used to be in Virginia. However, I wouldn't take it for gospel. Your wife should ask her A school instructors (wondering why they didn't know about school length, by the way?)
I doubt your move is covered as school is temporary and not a PCS (Permanent Change of Station). You might look here for info http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/portal/page/mhf/MHF/MHF_HOME_1...
Sorry about the link...it's an old link to when the school was in VA. Marcy's correct, the school is now at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. I think that this is the link to the branch that does the training but it only has contact info. http://www.cs.amedd.army.mil/details.aspx?dt=135