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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.

All Hands Magazine's mini-documentary series "Making a Sailor": These six videos follow 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. 

Making a Sailor: Episode 1 - "Get on the Bus"

Making a Sailor: Episode 2 - "What did I get myself into?"

Making a Sailor: Episode 3 - "Processing Days"

Making a Sailor: Episode 4 - "Forming"

Boot Camp: Making a Sailor - Episode 5

Making a Sailor: Episode 6 - "I'm a U.S. Navy Sailor"

...and visit Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil to learn more.

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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."

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Linda Z

USS Seawolf - The Elite of the Fleet

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USS Seawolf - The Elite of the Fleet

A group for moms (and dads) of sailors of the USS Seawolf

Members: 23
Latest Activity: Nov 13, 2014

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Comment by NevadaSierra on January 9, 2012 at 12:27pm

I got it wrong - he is going to the uss connecticuit. So, I won't stay in this group - but will keep all of your sailors in my prayers.

Comment by NevadaSierra on January 5, 2012 at 1:37pm

Hi Heebsmom: He served on the Pennsylvaina before. Re-enlisted. Maybe they will serve togther. That would be a wonderful blessing. There is a group Bangor/Bremerton/Kitsap Sailors and Family and they were a great help with many things. Not too acive lately. You'll want to ask Mark is is a local and incredibly helpful. Our sailor rented, and used the resources at the base - I think. I have to warn you - I don't know very much - our sailor would get an award for the shortest conversations on record, as well as taking security to the maximum level - I know next to nothing. There is also a WA/OR mom's group that are very active.

Comment by NevadaSierra on January 3, 2012 at 1:41pm

Our sailor (Nuke) will be joining the Seawolf this fall. He has been in ten years, and his family live in Poulsbo. They have two girls (17 & 4). Looking forward to getting to know everyone. Praying for your sailors.

Comment by Lauren - Sub Wife - Bangor, Wash on February 10, 2011 at 10:04pm

Thank you Pat! 

That information helps a lot.  It seems to be an unpredictable boat but drydock sounds lovely!

Comment by ChitownPat on January 24, 2011 at 7:24am
Hi Bess-My sailor has been there since June and still hasn't gone out on the boat since it is in drydock.  No word as to when it will be deployed but that is fairly typical.  He did go out with the USS Conneticut for a brief time. Make sure you get the name of the ombudsman for the Seawolf.  She can give you a lot of info.
Comment by Lauren - Sub Wife - Bangor, Wash on January 24, 2011 at 1:14am
Hi Everyone!  We just received our orders and my husband will be on the Seawolf.  I was wondering how often deployments are and for how long.  Thanks!
Comment by ChitownPat on July 13, 2010 at 2:02pm
LuvASub-Welcome! What's your sailor's name and duty on the sub? My son has been in Bremerton for 2 weeks so is also a nubie. I can pass his name along and he can look him up. Make sure that he gets the name of the ombudsman for the Seawolf. She can be a big help to you.
Comment by ChitownPat on June 25, 2010 at 4:58pm
Hi,
My son is enroute to Bremerton for is assignment as a nuke tech on the Seawolf. His name is Bill and he's from Chicago.
Comment by Martha(timsmom) on September 21, 2009 at 7:19am
Linda,
Congratulations are in order!! What a special day it will be on Fri. You certainly must be proud. My son is just starting his quals. Hopefully he will be there too someday.
Comment by Kaye S. on July 12, 2009 at 2:49pm
Hi, Seawolf Moms! I'm a USS Alabama mom, but just discovered a great series of articles about your boat in Stars and Stripes magazine (online). They're by a journalist who spent a week on board the USS SEAWOLF (link).

Also, for those who Facebook, there's a great site you might become a member of: Submarines. As a member, your wall will receive notices of interesting articles about subs, from across the web.

Thanks for letting me interrupt! k.
 

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