This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.

FIRST TIME HERE?

FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:

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 Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil 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:

OPSEC GUIDELINES

Events

**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.

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR UP TO DATE INFO:

RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 7/16/2021**

RESUMING LIVE PIR - 8/13/2021 - ONLY 2 GUESTS ALLOWED

MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING IS REQUIRED. 

NO MASK, NO ENTRY

**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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Navy Speak

Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

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Navy.com Para Familias

Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

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Marcy ~ Corpsman Mom's Groups (27)

  • Hampton Roads Sailors - Family and Friends

    4 members Latest Activity: Sep 25, 2018

    Hampton, Roads, Virginia is home to 20% of the entire U.S. Navy!  It includes Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, JEB Little Creek,…

  • swcc

    157 members Latest Activity: Jan 2

  • Norfolk Sailors - Family & Friends

    1314 members Latest Activity: Aug 1, 2021

    For families and friends of Sailors who are stationed at Norfolk; for either Sea Duty or Shore Duty Sailors. Just make sure to keep OPSEC issues…

  • Tucson Moms

    26 members Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2018 Moms with sons thinking about joining the Navy and Moms with sons in the Navy!

  • Sub Moms

    1295 members Latest Activity: 1 hour ago

    Welcome to the deep, silent world of submarines!  If you're new to this world, start by reading the "…

  • How to prepare for deployment!

    101 members Latest Activity: Jan 8

    A group to prepare for deployment of our loved ones.…

  • Phoenix and Surrounding Cities in Arizona.

    62 members Latest Activity: Jun 7, 2015 This group is for anyone but mainly for those living in these Arizona areas that would like to connect with others in the same city or one nearby.

  • Arizona Moms

    278 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2020

    Navy family and friends from all over ARIZONA!

  • NAVY MOM COOKBOOK

    359 members Latest Activity: Jan 4

    This group is a place for us to share our  favorite recipes with each other and talk about all things food and cooking.  Bon Appetit!

  • What's an Ombudsman and FRG and how to contact them

    148 members Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2018

    So what are an Ombudsman and a Family Readiness Group, and how do I find mine? Scroll down and read. The websites offered in this group at the…

  • Camp Lejeune and FMTB-East Moms, Families and Friends

    145 members Latest Activity: Sep 7, 2020

    Camp Lejeune / Camp Johnson / Field Medical Training Battalion moms, family and friends - Welcome!  Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is…

  • FMF Corpsman moms

    93 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2021

    A place to talk and share stories and worries about our kids, boyfriends, and others that are FMF corpsman.

  • Ladies of VA

    145 members Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2017 I am living in VA with my sailor and would love to meet some friends in the area! I am a proud Navy wife. My hubby is stationed in Norfolk and we…

  • Navy wives of Norfolk/Portsmouth VA

    92 members Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2019

    This is for the wives, girlfriends or moms who lives near or in Norfolk or Portsmouth VA; welcome!

  • Hospital Corpsman Wives and Girlfriends!

    62 members Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2017

    If your sailor is or is becoming a hospital corpsman....let's get together and support each other!!

  • Corpsman Moms

    1062 members Latest Activity: Jan 2

    Lots of Corpsman moms around!  Share your experiences here, your wisdom and your support of one another!  All are welcome!  HM 'A'…

  • USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)

    127 members Latest Activity: Mar 8, 2019

    Welcome family and loved ones of sailors serving on USS Kearsarge, homeport Norfolk, VA!  Please be sure to review and observe the OPSEC…

  • Amphibious (Gator Navy)

    152 members Latest Activity: Feb 8, 2020 A place were we family members with Sailors on amphibious boats can come and talk ask questions and just hang out.. so anyone out there with a loved…

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