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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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 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.
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 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.
Hi, make sure your sons signs the waiver in Seps. This way you can call and also speak with someone. It takes a toll on you, just be strong and he will make it through this. I was so upset when my son was separated. I had just gotten through my daughter finally getting out of RCU/FIT, and getting off to A-school. Hang tight and pray.
I'll be waiting to hear how it goes. It's hard to understand why things happen, but everything happens for a reason. The Serenity Prayer is something I find myself saying often. I'll be on the look out for your comment or post.
My name is Lisa. When we spoke to Anthony on Wed., he told us that his "best friend" was possibly being seperated and was upset about it. He also mentioned it in the letter I got on Thurs. I guess they have gotten very close and really hit it off. I guess under boot camp conditions, you can bond with someone pretty quickly. Was this blood disorder something he ever knew about? Anthony said something about a false positive. Is there a chance that this could be the case again?
As you mentioned, it's a wait and see what the Lord has planned for him. I will keep him in my prayers.
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