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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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 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.
**UPDATE 6/23/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED - Vaccinations still 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.
I am a single mom of three grown boys. I am currently unemployed and going back to school. My life is now changing daily with all the new trials that are presenting themselves. I pray that the choice that my youngest son has made will be all the he expects, but I fear that it will be more than he expected. I love my boys very much and they have been my whole life up until now. Along with all the positive changes comes great fear.
I am here to support my
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That even though they are away from home, they know where home is and they will never forget that. I appreciate my son, and I know that he appreciates me more.
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thank You sooooo much for your message !!! This is a fantastic site for familys !!! My son joined DEP on July 1st , he will be a senior this year and he cant wait ( he def. has senioritis lol ) His ship out date is 6-14-11 two days after his H.S. graduation (talk about a rush of emotions that week !!!) I will join his division group when it comes time and cant wait for all of the celebration !!! Take care and God Bless your son ALWAYS !!! Carolyn =)
Thank you so much for the leads. After 16 months of Wes's intense training and workouts he is really going to do this. His two week notice will be given soon at work. He is meeting with his recruiter Tuesday for testing and from there?..After his visit to a close friend in SanDiego he has never been more determined for anything. His friend Andrew is a Seal and I have read quite a few of the sends from Andrew and watched the Seal DVD's and am in awe. Hope to be as strong as he is in my heart and head. God Bless.
Thanks for the welcome/ this is the first time I've ever blogger.
Hope I am doing this right! My son, Brett, has been away from home before.
I hope he passes the physical tomorrow. That is his concern.