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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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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Navy.com Para Familias

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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"Yep, pretty sure most of us in this group are!! :)"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 23, 2011 to NM Folks Attending PIR 2/11/11

7 Jan 24, 2011
Reply by MamaMiri (FT)

"Thanks for this!! What division is your SR in? My DH commented that he has Test 2 ne…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 22, 2011 to Hell week

11 Jan 29, 2011
Reply by TXlifeboat

"tls just posted in the Div. 073 group that her SR mentioned they are scheduled to ru…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 21, 2011 to *******BattleStations********

150 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by vydeoynkhorne

"Well...there is just no way I am wearing it when I go to hug my Lovie. I am planning…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 19, 2011 to SCARVES FOR PIR 2/11/11

130 Jan 31, 2011
Reply by mamawalrus

"Goodness, there is no way anyone is getting me to wear yellow! I do not wear yellow…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 19, 2011 to SCARVES FOR PIR 2/11/11

130 Jan 31, 2011
Reply by mamawalrus

"I was just thinking if they skip Fri and Sat nights because of the Captain's Cup, th…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 18, 2011 to *******BattleStations********

150 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by vydeoynkhorne

"Hmm. I'm gonna guess based on that schedule that 73+74 (my DH is in 73) will probabl…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 18, 2011 to *******BattleStations********

150 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by vydeoynkhorne

"Ah, I see! My camera has an incredible zoom so I think I will use that since I don't…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 18, 2011 to SR Information for GL

16 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by BBWinthemoon

"Ok...I've seen the reference to binoculars a few times but...why??"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 18, 2011 to SR Information for GL

16 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by BBWinthemoon

"If they put something in Lock and Go, can they easily retrieve it when they are ship…"

MamaMiri (FT) replied Jan 17, 2011 to SR Information for GL

16 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by BBWinthemoon

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