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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 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.

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR UP TO DATE INFO:

RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 7/16/2021**

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 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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Jaxx
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Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaxx Sep 28. 5 Replies

Hey everyone.My son is currently in BC. On P-4, the unit was asked if parents had previously served, to merge dependent & service record..At that time, a prior prescription was identified. (We…Continue

 

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Jaxx replied to Jaxx's discussion 'Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first'
"Thank you. I appreciate it."
Sep 28
B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN replied to Jaxx's discussion 'Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first'
"Here's the link to the reenlistment eligibility chart codes - just to make it easier for you to find! Reenlistment Eligibility Chart"
Sep 28
B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN replied to Jaxx's discussion 'Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first'
"Here's the link to the Ship 5 group - let's hope you don't need it but still take a look at some of the discussions there.  You might find some helpful info - there's also info on re-enlistment codes.  Keep us updated…"
Sep 28
Jaxx replied to Jaxx's discussion 'Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first'
"Thank you. I agree. We tried to be proactive but at 17, my son thought he was "doing as he was told". I'm hoping for the best, but expecting that he'll be sent home. I just hope he gets a waiverable rating if that's the case."
Sep 28
B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN replied to Jaxx's discussion 'Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first'
"Jaxx - sorry to hear that your son is going through this.  I wish that recruiters wouldn't "brush off" things like this.  It would have been so much easier (but more work on the recruiters part) to have you address this…"
Sep 28
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Son I'm BC now. Possible separation but trying waiver first

Hey everyone.My son is currently in BC. On P-4, the unit was asked if parents had previously served, to merge dependent & service record..At that time, a prior prescription was identified. (We had disclosed to recruiter, but it was brushed off as non-important since my son never actually took it.)Long story short, when he was 15 I requested to have him evaluated due to us moving a lot. He was having behavioral issues. As part of the process, he was admitted for a few days.No depression or…See More
Sep 28
B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN left a comment for Jaxx
"Welcome to NAVYforMoms.com!    Head to “Settings” on the main page right away to add a profile image (no last names visible, please) and complete your Profile. Then - and this is important! - read these Community…"
Sep 27

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Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
At Boot Camp now
When I heard “Navy,” I...
was proud and encouraged it
Our Navy experience so far...
has been positive and maturing., has presented us with many questions.

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At 5:57pm on September 27, 2021, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

Welcome to NAVYforMoms.com!   

Head to “Settings” on the main page right away to add a profile image (no last names visible, please) and complete your Profile. Then - and this is important! - read these Community Guidelines and this Operations Security (OPSEC) Checklist, for the safety and privacy of all our Sailors.

Then jump right in!  Browse around the site and check out the groups and the information in their Discussion Forums.

Join this group for boot camp moms, where you'll also find a group for your Pass in Review (graduation) date; and this one for PIR Reference Information.  

Get a head start during boot camp by joining groups for, and learning about, your Sailor's occupational specialty and "A" School; and later your Sailor's duty station and/or Navy ship and homeport. You can also join groups for your own state, region or home town and interests from getting ready for deployment to care package ideas!

Please say Hi when you join a group, and feel free to ask any and all questions - everyone was new once, and there is no "dumb" question.  This site was created by the U.S. Navy just for you, and we look forward to getting to know you and your Sailor.  Welcome to the NAVY family - we're so glad you're here!!

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