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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.

**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).  

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**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED.  Vaccinations still required.

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.

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This ship has 308, with 46 being females.

Our contact from the USS WP Lawrence referred us to them.  And the approval from command

came in this morning.

I would like to mail beginning on Friday, March 15th thru Thursday, March 21.

 Look how many states are represented here!
Kelley     - 24  UT
Betty F    -20   FL
Susan S   -25  OH
Maryellen  - 8   FL   (she has the special ones as well)
Nancy B   - 75 CO
Debbi M    - 30  PA
Lyn L        - 20  PA
Ginnie       - 25  MO
Sue L        - 25  AZ
Carol C       -25   PA
Caroyln S   - 20  OH
Sandy R     - 11  MI

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My son's best friend and my "adopted son's" last name is Stockdale. I'd love to do this one. I've got 20 pcs I can send out on the 18th.

 

Lyn

Lyn, that is a great connection.  I have you down for 20!  Thank you.  How are you feeling?

I have 11 I can send :)

Sandman, that's great!   thank you!   please take a photo and post on here when you mail.

I sent my 24 yesterday

Mailed my 20 this morning.

thanks Kelly and Lyn!  Can you post a photo of them?

here is the pcs sent by Carolyn and Carol C

these were sent by Debbi M:

Well here are the picture of the command and POC's pillowcases. Sorry for the delay.

Here are the 8 I sent with them

they all look great and I love the hot wheels!

It was ships sailing with dolphins untill the Post office got to the first box

 

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