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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Sailors Stationed in California


Sailors Stationed in California

Group for girlfriends, moms, fiances, wives whose sailor is stationed in California

Members: 194
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2020

Discussion Forum

Wives stationed on NAS Lemoore??

Started by wifeofasailor1( LS A school). Last reply by Dimplez101 Apr 23, 2018. 2 Replies

San Diego, California !!!!!!

Started by NavyDoll Ebony. Last reply by Gunarsmom Sep 17, 2013. 4 Replies

Stay at home moms

Started by wingedwolf Jul 25, 2013. 0 Replies

North Island NAS

Started by Kim (Ethan's Mom). Last reply by Sunny N Kansas Jul 25, 2013. 11 Replies

Wives in San Diego ???

Started by CourtNavyWife. Last reply by Rickysgirl23 Jun 6, 2013. 26 Replies

Wives in San Diego with the husbands

Started by navywifenewlywed6_25. Last reply by sailorsbaby94 Jan 9, 2013. 6 Replies

Ship CG-57 USS Lake Champlain?

Started by Steph_Proud navy wife & momma =). Last reply by NavyMom4J Sep 6, 2011. 1 Reply

Nuke A School FAQ

Started by NF Mom. Last reply by NF Mom Feb 25, 2011. 1 Reply

Comment Wall


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Comment by U2navymom on August 31, 2016 at 9:39pm
Lizzylou191, have you tried any of the Facebook pages? There is one for navy spouses in San Diego.
Comment by lizzylou191 on August 30, 2016 at 10:18pm

Nope U2navymom. None yet :)

Comment by U2navymom on August 30, 2016 at 9:16pm
lizzylou191, any progress meeting people out there?
Comment by lizzylou191 on August 12, 2016 at 2:04pm

Hubs is on hold in San Diego...Anyone else in the area? We've lived here about 4 months, but haven't had much luck making friends.

Comment by Oleander on July 19, 2015 at 7:03pm

Hi, I'm new to the group. My sailor daughter will be reporting to her ship in San Diego early August. Any information or communication is welcome.

Comment by monniepennie on March 28, 2015 at 11:17am
New to this site. Anyone have a loved one on the the sampson
Comment by splash on January 22, 2015 at 3:32pm

phoebe...Was your son in San Diego before he went to Japan? I think I read that he has been gone for 3 years. That is a long time. Has it been 3 years since you have seen him?

My daughter is having a hard time right now. I did not expect her to react the way she is. 

Comment by phoebe stg2 on January 22, 2015 at 3:10pm

Hello! My son will arrive in San Diego by the end of February. No ship at this point as it has not been commissioned yet. So glad he will be back in the states!

Comment by Labornurse on December 21, 2014 at 10:06pm
Anyone with a sailor on the USS RUSSELL ddg59? My son loves Cali!
Comment by Mom from St Pete on December 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Asked my son which ship he will be going on and he said Cape St. George. Anyone else have a son or daughter assigned to this ship?  Do not know anything about ships except toured one in Hawaii which was retired years ago. It seemed like very tight courters and lots of very steep stairs and stepping up going from room to room.


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