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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 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.


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Gathering place for all with PIR 5/18/12 and SHIP 04 DIV 151.

Hope everyone is having a great day!  Patty

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Division 151 mom's, I have some extra Navy For Moms wristbands. So hopefully if and when we meet up, if you would like one just let me know! Can't believe we'll be seeing them march in those doors in less than a week!

Hi Tommy's mom...

I would love one of the wristbands.  Hopefully you'll be at Sarge's meet and greet.
Thanks...Inge (stephensmom)

I do plan on going to Sarge's on Thursday night, so I'll have one ready for you! See you then. :) 

I would love to have one but won't be in town early enough for the meet and greets, hopefully I can catch up with you at PIR somehow. 

Way to go Ship 04, Div 151.  Congratulations to all!  Also got the call from my SAILOR!!!  It was fabulous to hear his voice!

Can't wait to watch the PIR!!!

Have a wonderful Mother's Day weekend!

Hi all, I am headed to Chicago tomorrow to work all week. Looking forward to meeting you all. Will get the lay of the land before Friday. See you soon! Patty

I got my "I'm a Sailor" call on Thursday too!!  Yeah!  Corey sounded so tired and very hoarse but he is Great!  He said he can't believe bootcamp is almost over.  He loved Battlestations and said his group didn't get any hits-whatever that means.  He's trying to decide if he wants a big juicy steak or Chicago deep dish pizza after graduation.  We are flying up on Wednesday - can't get here fast enough for me.  Congratulations to All of Our Sailors!!!  I can't wait to see Division 151 march in on Friday.  A co-worker who's son graduated in November told me that it is such a moving ceremony that I'll cry all the way through it.  I've got to remember tissues.  Hope to meet some of you on Friday.  Safe travels to everyone and Happy Mothers Day!


My "Im a sailor call" was wonderful but short, because he wanted to call his grlf, however, he sounded great.  Then on Friday I received the most wonderful letter from him.  The best mothers Day  gift in the world is his success and happiness and he sounded so happy with how things have gone in boot camp.  I am so anxious and excited to see him on Friday.  We will not be flying in till late Thursday so I will not be able to attend any of the "meet and greets".  But I hope to meet up with some of you at graduation.  Safe Travels to all and a very Happy Mothers Day to eveyone!


So excited to get my mother's day present in 5 more days!! I am going to one proud momma cheering and blubbering in the stands, but I'm positive I won't be the only one! I've bought my waterproof mascara and plenty of kleenex, so I'm ready. Happy Mother's day to everyone. See you all very soon!


I'm packing my suitcase and getting ready to fly out in the morning. Chicago here I come! 

Greatest weekend of my life, great to meet those I got to meet.  Inge how did the video you took turn out?  I would be thankful to see it.


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