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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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!
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.
**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.
BoosMom, I wanted to let you know that I found my son in the pictures of the PIR from today. Wow! I feel much better now. I know how you must have felt last week when you saw your daughter in the graduation from last week. Just one more week to go and we see them in person!!
Thank you so much for your information. I am such a worrier and always think the worst. You have helped to ease my mind. I am so grateful. See you next Thursday at Meet and Greet and thank you personally.
Hi BoosMom, my son is in the same division as your daughter. Is your daughter doing the same thing in all 3 of the PIRs that they are in? My son said that he is carrying the Alabama flag for their PIR, but it wasn't him holding the Albama flag in last Fridays PIR. Also I am so worried, he was so faithful in writing every week and now we did not get a letter last week or today.
It looks like you have joined the PIR 07/22/2011 already, so you are in good shape. You'll just have to wait for the form letter to come. SAVE THAT letter - important - will have your password for getting parking pass. Just be sure to join this group for info everything for PIR
My son left last Weds, May 18th and arrived at Great Lakes the next day, Thursday, May 19th. The "box" came today, Weds May 25. The FedEx pkg was mailed on Friday the 20th. His pants legs were rolled up just like I've been reading in other posts.