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."

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.

Format Downloads:

Latest Activity

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.)

N4M Merchandise


Shirts, caps, mugs and more can be found at CafePress.

Please note: Profits generated in the production of this merchandise are not being awarded to the Navy or any of its suppliers. Any profit made is retained by CafePress.

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

Badge

Loading…

Hi Ladies,

 Thank you Jesus its Friday!  Just a few more Fridays till we SEE our SAILORS!

Looking for other families with a Sailor going to A-School for Aviation Mechanics in Pensacola, Florida.

 

Views: 452

Replies to This Discussion

Our SR will be graduating  3/11/11 and will go to A school in Pensacola, but not for avia. Mech.  Do you know what day they leave Great Lakes for Pensacola?

 

i heard that they are leaving on saturday 3/12. my son has not confirmed this for me, but he mentioned it to his girlfriend. in my last letter to him i asked him for his travel information.hopefully i will hear back from him with the plans prior to PIR.
We have an SR graduating 03-11-2011 going to A school in Pensacola training for ABH I hope they are not the grad and go's.  we are ship 12 Div 098 also!!
My son is also going into aviation mechanics in Pensacola. He is Ship 12 Division 095.
My son called and ships out Sat 3\12\2011 at 4:00 for Pensacola AV\AT  Ship 12 Div 095

I haven't heard any details about when they leave GL.  Does anyone know how long A-school will last? And when A-school graduation cermony might be?

Also, what determines if they continue into C-School?

Thanks so much.

Emma -- My son is going to C school from P'cola to Norfolk.  Based on what you just said, he has earned the NEC.  By having this does the pay increase?  I asked because my son notice he received more that what has normally gets and is not sure why?  He's not complaining...he just wanted to know why his pay increased.

My SR is 3/11/11 grad and go to Pensacola;  he told me that he's almost positive they leave that day.

Would that be all recruits going to Pensacola or only those from the 900 Div?

Should my recruit know if he is grad and go? I recieve mail almost every other day..

Thanks so much.

~A~ in TX

My SR is 3/11/11 grad and go to Pensacola for Aviation Structural Mechanic. She is also ship 02 div 917! :-)

She did not say if she leaves that day or early the next morning..?

My son is going to Pensicola for A-School for AM (Aviation Structural Mechanis. He's in Div 101.

Only three weeks left til we get to see him. :)  I can't wait!!!  Praying for him every day.

My daughter is going to Pensacola for the same A school.  She is in div 917... :-)

RSS

© 2020   Created by Navy for Moms Admin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service