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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 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).  Still limited to 2 guests maximum.

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.


RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 7/16/2021**




**UPDATE - 2020**

Due to COVID there is no public PIR. The graduations are on Thursday, and the video of the graduation is posted on RTC's FaceBook on Friday at approx 3pm. Please keep in mind that a division may need to complete additional quarantine during training which will delay their graduation.

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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"div189 husband called at 4:45 eastern time we talked for 35 mins!!!  HE IS A SAILOR!…"

djswife07 replied May 26, 2011 to Who has received a "I'm a Sailor" call: Please include division and time of call if possible and if you know if the whole division passed.

26 Jun 2, 2011
Reply by Hold Fast Mom

"If you go onto the RTC website their are random pictures today and they are division…"

djswife07 replied May 23, 2011 to Ship 09 DIV 189

162 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by reenis35

"My husband is in 189 and he told me last week that they were gonna be on the 26th. "

djswife07 replied May 14, 2011 to *****BATTLESTATIONS*****

54 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by BeccaBee

"he is starting to get use to it there.  He is ready for it to be over with.  I cant…"

djswife07 replied May 7, 2011 to Ship 09 DIV 189

162 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by reenis35

"@brettany--I think and it maybe a long shot...but I think your husband and mine are…"

djswife07 replied May 7, 2011 to Ship 09 DIV 189

162 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by reenis35

"hey brettany I got the letter the second week he was there and he is in the same shi…"

djswife07 replied May 5, 2011 to Ship 09 DIV 189

162 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by reenis35

"HI!! Finally I found another wife in the same divison as my husband.  Ive gotten a t…"

djswife07 replied May 5, 2011 to Please post your SHIP and DIVISION number here! Thanks

140 May 29, 2011
Reply by SeansiDo

"My Husband is ship 9 divison 189"

djswife07 replied May 5, 2011 to Please post your SHIP and DIVISION number here! Thanks

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