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.
**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'm a single mom, living and working in Va, my son is in navy boot camp. I'm excited for him as he begins his new life in the Navy and serving our country. I would like to connect w/ other moms and support my son's girlfriend soon to be wife...
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Waiting to leave for Boot Camp
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
I don't have much experience w/ the Navy directly, I was an army wife when my ex-husband was in the 82nd Airborne Division. I have several friends and uncles who are or were in the Navy, some are retired military Navy, now working as civilians for the Navy.
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Jenny: What is the unusual situation for your SR with GradNGo? Since you belong to the N4Ms GL group too, I'm assuming that he stays in GL for A School? If he does, and he is GradNGo, he moves over there right after PIR --takes a few hours. Then he uses his phone card fto call you to pick him up there...and you possibly would have overnights with him. If not overnights, at least daytimes. If I can help with any questions, please let me know. Post on the 2/18 site or message me.
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