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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 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 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).  

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR UP TO DATE INFO:

RTC Graduation

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

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer 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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We received our form letter Thursday and was very excited to get it.  Saying a prayer and keeping my fingers crossed for the March 30th graduation.

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My SR (now an SN) from 12/100 called us this afternoon to tell us that, HE IS A SAILOR!!!!!!!!  He said about half of Division 100 will be joining him in San Antonio for HM A-School.  He will be leaving about 24 hours earlier than we hoped for.  Can't wait to see him on Friday.  We plan to make the best of the few, short, hours we'll have with him.

UNITED STATES SAILORS.......BEYOND PROUD!!!!!!!!!!!!! See You All At PIR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My boyfriend is now a Sailor!!! I am so proud of him and all the other men and women :) The phone rang today during my 3rd period class and when I saw it was coming from Chicago, IL I quickly stepped out of class and teared up as soon as I heard his voice... Just what I needed today to keep my going and strong.  Sounded so tired and said that several of the guys are sick... but that they are all so ready to graduate!  Are any of your sons going to Virginia for A school?

Wishing you all a great week!

 

Grace

Currently 0.5 miles and 43 hours away from my sailor!

Hello!  Just wanted to say a big Congrats to all the Sailors in 12/100!  I am only sorry to have learned about this website 2 days before PIR.  It was great to meet some of "Grandpa's" shipmates!  Now on to the next adventure!  Looking forward to being able to have more phone time with my Husband and I couldn't be more Proud of my Sailor!

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