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



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 - America's Navy and 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.

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Georgia Navy Moms

Navy moms from Georgia.

Members: 293
Latest Activity: May 9

Discussion Forum

What area of GA do you live in?

Started by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick. Last reply by Suwigg (Mom - LS2/Italy) Sep 17, 2018. 448 Replies

Leaving for BC 5/19/15

Started by Ga-Mom. Last reply by IslandGal Jun 14, 2015. 1 Reply

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Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on July 10, 2008 at 1:56pm
Hey - check out Catherine's new blog...
When my son/daughter first spoke about joining the service.

I think there will be some great stories there, please add yours!
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on June 23, 2008 at 11:53am
Welcome Cathi, I'm in East Cobb. I bet you are missing your son badly this week but it does get easier once the mail starts flowing. My nephew is a seabee as well, I didn't realize they had a school in Texas. He went to Gulfport and I know there is another school in Missouri. What is his rate with the Seabees? My nephew is in construction as a builder. Our son has been in GL since February and should be finishing his A school sometime in November. He will be an FC.
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on June 12, 2008 at 3:34pm
Sorry Sandra, I don't know how long school is for the GMs, you could probably call your recruiter and get a more accurate answer. It also seems like many of the A schools are scheduled for so many weeks and that changes depending on the need and the class load and each A school is different.
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on June 9, 2008 at 12:57pm
Welcome Sandra, our son is also staying in GL for class. He PIR-ed on 4/25. Is GM..a Gunner's mate? Still learning!
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on May 30, 2008 at 5:59pm
Welcome Kathy - we are not far (Marietta) your PIR is getting close! Are you flying to GL? Ours was in April and it is a wonderful day, let me know if you have any questions.
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on May 27, 2008 at 3:23pm
Welcome Leah! How long has your son been on a ship? What job does he do? I'm in Marietta, our son is still in GL for A school.
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on May 9, 2008 at 9:05pm
Thinking of you tonight Tricia - I know you just loved the PIR - Congrats!

Our son is in School in GL, he had been on hold this week but his classes started last night and we are anxious to hear how they are going. I'm sure better than the painting he had to do on hold!!!
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on April 29, 2008 at 2:09pm
They can be on hold waiting for their classes to begin - which is called "classed up" I understand alot of our new sailors are in hold mode when reporting to A school. Lots of new sailors out there!
Comment by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick on April 17, 2008 at 3:50am
Hi GA Moms! Didn't realize we had a separate group here. We are in Marietta and it looks like we have alot of different PIR dates going on. Congrats and safe travel Beth to GL today - I know how excited you are! We are ONE week away from 4/25 grad, tonight is our battle stations!! Our son called yesterday and is wonderful, he has passed everything but the BS and we should be getting that special call tomorrow.

I'm off to Gulfport today to visit my nephew who is in A school, he had PIR in March with grad 'n go orders so the family only got to spend 20 minutes with him.

So between my nephew and my son, I've been on the site since it orginated!! Please don't hestitate to ask any questions, there are so many moms will to help you.

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