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 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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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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"Linda, I have a question. Do you know if the sailors are allowed to leave on the 17…"

kehigham replied Nov 9, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"I had this same question earlier so I went to the Great Lakes Naval Training website…"

kehigham replied Nov 9, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
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"If you are looking for italian food I recommend Rose Angelis hands down. My family d…"

kehigham replied Nov 6, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"Do you know if this is for everybody in the division?"

kehigham replied Nov 5, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"Hi ladies, I hope you all recieved the "I'm A Sailor" call this afternoon. My boyfr…"

kehigham replied Nov 5, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"Dear Diana, I do not know what judgement day all entails Im assuming their final ti…"

kehigham replied Nov 2, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"Has anyone gotten a phone call lately? Ive heard judgement day was yesterday and the…"

kehigham replied Nov 2, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"I got a call as well. I made my day so much better. He said the division is working…"

kehigham replied Oct 16, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"yes. he said he has been writing since sept. 19th, and was putting them in the mail…"

kehigham replied Oct 13, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
Reply by swagner

"no letters this week for me from my PIR. It is just discouraging because I have no i…"

kehigham replied Oct 13, 2010 to PIR 11/12/2010 Ship 11 Div 366

370 Nov 13, 2010
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