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."

Events

**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.

Format Downloads:

Latest Activity

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.)

N4M Merchandise


Shirts, caps, mugs and more can be found at CafePress.

Please note: Profits generated in the production of this merchandise are not being awarded to the Navy or any of its suppliers. Any profit made is retained by CafePress.

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

Badge

Loading…
Cheryl-TedsMom
  • Female
  • Boxborough, MA
  • United States

Cheryl-TedsMom's Friends

  • Brenda W
  • ginwilliam
  • dawny64
  • 2tymeNavyMom

Cheryl-TedsMom's Groups

 

Cheryl-TedsMom's Page

Profile Information

A little about me:
Married, 2nd son going into Navy.
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Enlisted
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Needed to learn more about it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
The members of the Navy that I have met in my life are good people that I am proud to know.
Our Navy experience so far...
The lessons learned in the Navy could have been learned anywhere.

Comment Wall (4 comments)

You need to be a member of Navy For Moms to add comments!

Join Navy For Moms

At 8:26pm on June 20, 2017, lemonelephant said…

Is your Sailor still with the Antietam? If not, where is he stationed now? What vessel, if one? There may be groups I can direct you to.

At 8:24pm on June 20, 2017, lemonelephant said…

CherylM.....y, I see you have changed your Username so that it no longer contains your last name; you also need to change the URL to this page. Make change 2 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile)  (clickable link) to take care of that. (If you are using a Smart phone, you will need to switch to Desktop View to make this change.)

Also make change 3 while you are there so that this page is no longer open to EVERYONE (Anyone) with access to the web.I suggest "Just My Friends" due to your Sailor's rating.

There may be other changes you need to make as well, so read and consider each of the changes.

At 9:32pm on March 6, 2014, ginwilliam said…
my son corrected me - his rating is IT, not CT. It's all greek to me lol
At 11:19am on January 10, 2013, jax said…

Hi there Im Jackie and i live on the south shore, work at massachusettes eye and ear in Boston, my son mike just left for boot camp 1/4/2013-sure could use a friend,

 
 
 

© 2021   Created by Navy for Moms Admin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service