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



The Cyber Sisterhood


The Cyber Sisterhood

For moms (and dads), wives (and husbands) and girlfriends (and boyfriends) who survived PIR February 19, 2010 - Including Ship 14 Div 095-100, Ship 7 Div 101-102 and Ship 6 Div 913

Members: 86
Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2016

PIR 19 Feb 2010

Discussion Forum

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Comment by Arwen on May 10, 2013 at 2:34am

What happened to everyone is 3.5 years. I can't believe we're not all that far from the four-year mark. Does everyone know yet if their sailors will be staying in the Navy?

Comment by Scott Proud Dad of Brian on May 9, 2013 at 12:24am

Hey what happened to everyone? We used to be one of the most active groops on here. Hope everyone is doing well.

Comment by Scott Proud Dad of Brian on February 15, 2013 at 3:52pm

It's been a while. Congrats Sara and Nichelle. It's been a rough and busy year. We lost my mom to cancer a few days after thanksgiving and Brian was deployed and wasn't able to come home. He got home late on Christmas eve, boy would I have loved to see his kids wake up Christmas morning finding thier Daddy home! He was able to get leave and they came down from Washington for 3 weeks. Had a great time seeing them all and the rest of our kids and grandkids at our house. Oh I can't forget the grand doggies too! Hope everyone is doing well. Take care and God Bless

Comment by Sarah (BooBoo) on January 30, 2013 at 5:49pm

Sandra, Finally found you on facebook. Yep we are still in San Diego and would love to meet up. I'm so happy that Nichelle is having a little one! I agree that everyone seems to have parted ways but everyone is always so busy these days.

Christmas was interesting and Maddie will be an experienced traveler before she turns one. We flew home so everyone could see her and then as soon as we got back to Cali we had to fly back out for Shawn's grandfathers funeral who never met Maddie but supported us thru everything it took to get her. It was very interesting since she is the 34th great grandkid on that side!!!

Today she is 17wks so time flies. Shawn's ship is gearing up and getting tests done before they head to Alaska for the commissioning in May which his mom is going and helping us pay to go meaning after that trip Maddie will on been on 11 planes by the end of May!! I hope everyone is doing great!

Comment by Arwen on December 25, 2012 at 5:07pm

Happy Holidays to everyone.

Comment by RosaEdsmom on December 17, 2012 at 2:47pm

Wow, three years!

Ed is in Virginia. He returned from deployment in November. He loved visiting Italy, Greece, and Dubai. He will be attached to the E, until June. He is an Engineman and will be headed to Japan this summer... for a couple of years.:(( Ed is planning to reenlist...hopefully he will be able to get San Diego the next go around.

Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday. <3

Comment by Arwen on December 17, 2012 at 3:01am

Here we are, THREE YEARS! So, where are your sailors now?

Comment by Arwen on November 20, 2012 at 12:27am

She's beautiful! And I don't say that about all babies.

Can you believe that, next month, it will be THREE YEARS since our sailors went to boot camp? Wow.

Comment by RosaEdsmom on November 13, 2012 at 3:00pm

Sarah~ Congratulations!!! She is adorable!! I love the picture. :)) It melts your heart.

Hope all is well with everyone. Ed just returned from deployment. He was on the E. His new orders are for the Tortuga our of Sasebo, Japan. I am trying not to be a baby about it. lol. He had soo  much fun in Italy, Greece, and Dubai. I know that he will love Japan.

Comment by Sarah (BooBoo) on November 12, 2012 at 1:52am

Madison "Maddie" Nicole Mason

Oct 4th

6lbs 15 ozs


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