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."

Follow this link for OPSEC Guidelines:



**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).  


RTC Graduation

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

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


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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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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Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy.



New Jersey Moms


New Jersey Moms

US Navy Moms, Dads, family members.

Members: 140
Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2018


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Navy Moms Get together April 10, 2011





Spring Fling sent to Afghanistan

Discussion Forum

new to nj moms

Started by judyspin. Last reply by judyspin Jun 15, 2011. 7 Replies

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Comment by Laura on July 18, 2017 at 2:12pm

hello any NJ moms have a son leaving for boot camp soon

Comment by Myangels on February 12, 2017 at 11:17am
Hello any NJ Moms out there having a loved one leaving in March 2017?
Comment by Chetta on April 25, 2015 at 7:24am

Hello, any Jersey Moms out there that have a son or daughter in boot camp now?  My son left on April 21, 2015

Comment by tbbl on April 6, 2015 at 1:58pm

My son swears in tomorrow April 7 at Ft Dix/ McGuire-can anyone supply me with a GPS address or directions from Ocean County Area? I have no idea how to get to the actual place!

Comment by JerseyPeach on November 13, 2014 at 4:46pm
Comment by JerseyPeach on November 13, 2014 at 8:55am
Holy Cow! My BIL lives in Fair Lawn! Yes look us up soon!
Comment by Mamma D on November 12, 2014 at 2:54pm
Totally agree, Cybermom! Anyone can read our comments here, I did for several months before I actually joined.
Comment by Cybermom on November 12, 2014 at 10:45am

FYI I am more comfortable on FB than I am here.

Comment by JerseyPeach on November 12, 2014 at 7:15am
Oh and I am in Rochelle Park!
Comment by JerseyPeach on November 12, 2014 at 7:15am
Honestly, this site is less secure than well maintained FB groups. Please look up New Jersey Navy Families on FB. We are a very secure group AND we meet often for lunch. We would love to have you.

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