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."

Follow this link for OPSEC Guidelines:

OPSEC GUIDELINES

Events

**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

**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).  

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.

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR UP TO DATE INFO:

RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 6/23/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED -  Vaccinations still required

RESUMING LIVE PIR - 8/13/2021

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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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.)

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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

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for all New Hampshire moms so that we have a place to meet and greet!

Members: 42
Latest Activity: Mar 6

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Comment by NHBBALL MOM on July 6, 2018 at 9:08am

My son just left last week for BC he got the call 4 days before he shipped out so if there are not don't worry when he gets to MEPPS there could be some

Comment by Erica on July 5, 2018 at 9:45pm

Hi there! my son leaves 7/16...are there any other NH folks on here shipping our around then?

Comment by rosie on June 19, 2017 at 9:07am

My heart is breaking for the Fitzgerald. Prayers for all.

Comment by kelly67 on December 11, 2016 at 10:03am

Hi Lisa,  Good to see your post here!   Congrats to your son for his 7yrs of service & to your DIL still active!   How old is your Grandchild now?      My son is still in the Navy (SWCC) 6yrs now, still out in CA.  My younger son is a 1st Lt in the Marines & also out in CA not too far from his brother thankfully.  We miss them alot!     Hope you have a Merry Christmas!  :)

Comment by Lisa-Chris's Mom on December 2, 2016 at 11:23am
*DIL
Comment by Lisa-Chris's Mom on December 2, 2016 at 11:23am
Wow it has been forever since I've been on here, sorry! My son left the Navy after 7 yrs but still works for them. My DIAL is still active and attached to the Truman
Comment by Ichiban71 on August 12, 2015 at 11:56am
@kelly59

Thanks but my son decided to stay with his original rate which is Electronic/Sonar in a submarine.
Comment by kelly67 on March 30, 2015 at 4:42pm

Hello NH Moms,    Do any of you or your Sailors have unwanted blue digital cammo uniforms, white or blue dress uniforms that you'd like to find a good home for?   I just donated my son's blue cammos from boot camp that he doesn't wear anymore to the NH Navy Sea Cadets in Concord.   I hate to "throw away" anything that can be recycled/used by others so I thought this was great!  

Hope your all doing well & looking forward for all this snow to melt very soon like I am!!

Comment by kelly67 on March 26, 2015 at 10:02pm

Welcome Ichiban!  Best of luck to your son!  I have a close friend whose son has been a rescue swimmer for 5yrs so if you have any questions I might be able to help. 

Comment by kelly67 on March 26, 2015 at 9:57pm

Hi TML629,  Welcome!   Have a great time at PIR, it's a wonderful experience!   My son has been in the Navy 5yrs now but I will always remember his PIR!

 

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