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!
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.
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 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.
We are staying at the Navy Lodge during our sons PIR. My husband read a post that our recruit needed a chit from the command to go to the Navy Lodge. Unfortunately he does not remember where he read…Continue
Carol, I'm probably more lost than you. My son hasn't even left for BC yet. In response to my thread yesterday, someone was advised that one of the Nuke recruits committed suicide over the holiday. That's all I know.
Click on OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) and the Page will open in a new window. Read the Page and follow the directions at the bottom to make change 3 (see the words in bold) so that this page is no longer visible to ANYONE with access to the web. There may be other changes you need to make as well, so read and consider each of the changes.
Welcome toBoot Camp Moms (and loved ones). I look forward to sharing this journey with you.Be sure to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) for information on what to expect and to help you prepare for PIR.Start withOPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile)andArrival and What Happens at the RTCand read 1 or 2 pages a day and then go back to them as you need the info.What is your recruit's rating (job/specialty) going to be? There are groups for most ratings and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better plan for PIR weekend. Take care and blessings to you and yours.
Thank you, Tiffany for the warm welcome. This is such a wonderful group. I wish this was around when I was in the Navy. It has already helped tremendously with info about ship 13 div 049. It was so great to hear my sons voice after three very long weeks. I have two other children who went away to college and this seems so much hard than those times. Thank you for all of the support.
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!