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**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).  


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I will be in San Diego in about a month ! So nervous to leave home but excited for a new adventure :) looking for other wives to connect with and hopefuly becomes
Friends !

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Thats what everyone is telling me ! I cant wait to see haha and coronado !

Hi! I just got to SD this past Saturday. It's been great so far. I'm so happy to finally be by the beach again. Have you found a place to live?

Thats awesome ! Im glad you like it already :) Have you lived by a beach before ?? and yes i have we are going to be staying at the tierrasanta ridge !


Nice! I remember looking at those online. You are less than 10 mins from us. I used to live in Florida. I'm glad I get the beach with way less humidity, but I'll miss the warm water! 

oh wow thats awesome so close !! Wow florida and now cali haha thats awesome :) Im from Pennsylvania so im excited to get out of this cold snowy mess !! haha and yeah my sons doctor said how the ocean water is a lot colder out in San Diego although im more of a lay on the san girl i am not much of a ocean water swimmer haha

Well I had Las Vegas in between. The desert was not for me! Yeah, you'll be coming right when it's warming up so have your shorts ready! Have you ever been to San Diego? I've always loved it here. So much to do!.....hahah "not much of an ocean water swimmer". I love it all as long as I'm by the water.

oh  wow yeah ive only been to las vegas 2 times and both were just at the airport haha i walked on the strip late at night anf the heat was crazy then i cant even imagine living there ! haha i actually have to go summer clothes shopping because i have no shorts or anything haha and ive never been to san diego but i heard everyone falls in love with it ! i wont mind at all having that weather and the beach so close its really cool to think itll be a home for the next few years and not just a vacation !

Yeah, it was waaaayyyy too hot in the summer months. I have to restock my shorts and sandals in my closet. I'm a big summer dress girl. You will definitely fall in love with SD. I keep falling in love with it all over again when we go out and do things. Driving here is crazy though. I thought Vegas was bad, but the roads have been so confusing lol thank goodness for GPS.....When did you say you're moving?

I just got here last sunday and so far its been great. The weather is amazing! I would love to meet up with other wives at some point too  :)

i should be there within the next three weeks !! i would like to also !:)

Cool, message me whenever you're here and settled of course :)
I was supposed to meet up with another wife today at the beach but got called into an interview. I should be done at 1:00 if you'd like to meet up at Coronado beach while I wait for my hubby to get off work!


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