This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.
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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.
**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).
**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 isno 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.
My son, Jared is now on the USS ALABAMA MT1 (Missile Tech) and has been assigned as the Fire Control supervisor. He has taken his Officers exam and passed, now in process of getting all the necessary schooling set up......He was stationed on the USS GEORGIA-729 until it went into conversation.
My son has been on subs 11 years. He spent most of his time on the Jackson in WA. Now he is on the USS Georgia. He just went out on this boat for the first time cruise sence the Return to service ceremony in March. We went down to Georgia to see it. He went from Boomers to Guided Missile. He is also a MT. Nice to hear from other moms of other sub men. My son was so proud when he earned the Order of the Ditch and the Imperium Neptum Regis(shellback).
Jared has been in the Sub Force since 2000-His 1st Sub was USS Georgia-Blue Team. He left that sub for shore duty when they sent it in for conversion from SSBN to SSGN. He is being trained to be able to work between the SSBN's & the SSGN's. These guys really have a lot to be so proud of, they work really hard and the Navy spends so much on their training.....
My son Chris will finish missile tech school next week in Kings Bay and then join the Alabama in WA. I'm so proud of him but a little sad as we live in NC. Any info on what he can expect from the boat and the area would be appreciated.
My son, Adam Davis, just left the USS Nevada. He was stationed at Bangor for the last 3 years and saw the Nevada through it's overhaul. It's a good crew on that sub. Adam is now on his way to Washington, DC, for 3 years of land duty. I hope your son enjoys his time at Bangor. That area of Washington is beautiful.