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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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 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

**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).  

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 6/23/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED -  Vaccinations still required

**UPDATE 8/15/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS BACK IN EFFECT.

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 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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A little about me:
Mom of 3, this is my youngest and only son... he has been a swimmer and had an interest in law enforcement but decided to join the AIRR ... He has 2 sisters in college pursuing medical careers. I am a school nurse!!
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Was proud and encouraged it

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At 10:15am on July 16, 2012, Jodi-alumni Ship 4 said…

Good Morning, Brenda. I just saw your message on my page.  My son was also a swimmer. When he decided to join the Navy, we checked into different jobs and this is the one he really wanted. He joined back in October. FYI, I set up the discussion group on 8/31 PIR page for Div 818. (we were the only group that wasn't set up so even though I don't know what I'm doing, I set it up), please join me over there.

At 6:42pm on July 6, 2012, JackFlash said…

Hello Friend!

Yes, my son is pursuing AIRR as well.  He has not earned a contract yet, but that is what he is focused on acheiving.  Best of luck to your boy. 

At 4:11pm on July 3, 2012, Ry'smom Ship04Div818 said…

He shipped out yesterday....  very sad for his girlfriend and sister and I...  He flew from Portland, OR to Chicago all alone....  is it typical to be the lone sailor shipping out?  I am sure it would have been easier on him if he had at least someone else going there when he arrived at O'Hare...  It was good to hear his voice last night even if it was only seconds and someone yelling in the background...  I am trying to be strong for him, but it really is an emotional roller coaster!

At 11:02am on May 8, 2012, Navy for Moms Admin said…

Welcome to Navy For Moms!

You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community. Also, check out this Internet OPSEC Safety Video.

Enjoy your time here! I look forward (along with the community) to reading more about you! :)

-Colleen

At 12:07pm on May 7, 2012, Recruit Man - Ronny said…

Hi...I just wanted you to know about an Amazing thing. CallsforRecruits.org is giving away FREE Pre-paid Calling cards for Recruits in Boot camp.  Visit the site, and send an email requesting Phone Cards and send them off to your Recruits! Have a great day!!
 
 
 

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