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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."

Follow this link for OPSEC Guidelines:



**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).  Still limited to 2 guests maximum.

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.


RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 7/16/2021**




**UPDATE - 2020**

Due to COVID there is no public PIR. The graduations are on Thursday, and the video of the graduation is posted on RTC's FaceBook on Friday at approx 3pm. Please keep in mind that a division may need to complete additional quarantine during training which will delay their graduation.

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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Moms of Daughters 2 Discussions (96)

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Leaving in a week, August 17,2010

Well, the time is upon us, my daughter is suppose to leave next Tuesday for the hotel and leave on Wednesday.. Is she really leaving? I hop…

Started by Charlee S12 Div 341 PIR 10/15/10

12 Aug 23, 2010
Reply by Charlee S12 Div 341 PIR 10/15/10

First Phone Call

I was so excited when my phone rang this afternoon a little after 5 p.m. and I saw the area code! I've been writing my girl almost everyday…

Started by Momma Karen

12 Jul 28, 2010

Daughters in OCS

There's a whole other group for people with kids going to OCS, but I couldn't find one specifically for daughters.  MY LO is in class 15-10…

Started by pgrlisa

68 Apr 13, 2010

Keeping Our Daughters Safe

We have had some interesting discussions about the concerns we have for keeping our daughters safe from our enemies and also from repercuss…

Started by DC - G'mother of My Fav Sailor

13 Jan 24, 2010

Brandy Slush recipie

Brandy Slush Steep 5 tea bags in 2 cups water that has been heated to a boil. In large bowl (that will fit in freezer) mix 7 cups water, 2…

Started by Anna

3 Nov 20, 2009
Reply by Anna

Chat Room

Get your own Chat Box! Go Large!

Started by DC - G'mother of My Fav Sailor

11 Nov 19, 2009
Reply by DC - G'mother of My Fav Sailor


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