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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!

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 - America's Navy and 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:



**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

**UPDATE as of 11/10/2022 PIR vaccination is no longer required.

**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).  


RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED.  Vaccinations still required.

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.


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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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.)

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At 2:39pm on March 13, 2010, carols_kitchen said…
Hi and welcome
Come and join in the conversation on the Illinois page at
You are getting closer to PIR! Let us know how we can help you as you wait.
At 11:26pm on March 9, 2010, stevens dad said…
My wife and I would love to meet you guys at the meet and greet at the ramada are you going to be there?
At 7:55pm on March 8, 2010, stevens dad said…
Stevem left from Springfield Mo on the 15th of Feb not sure where the bus went from there
At 2:29pm on March 8, 2010, Zacsmom88 said…
Hi !! I am Zac's mom. Ship 4 Div. 161 PIR 4/16 !! I hope to be able to meet all of you Thur. the 15th.!! I did get twpo calls from my son already, but for "information" re: addresses and phone no.'s for his job, I guess. They were only about 30 sec.s each :( but to hear his voice was nice :) NO letters yet. I anxiously look everyday too!!
At 3:23am on March 7, 2010, tinkerbell said…
This site helped me keep my sanity when my son was in boot camp!! lol
At 2:41pm on March 6, 2010, tinkerbell said…
Read this:
Kayleigh and Gloria are gone from here now, but I think this applies to your friend, Yamilet Peterson. How do you know her? Has she written you something? There are many more moms that you could be friends with that are real people.
At 1:04pm on March 5, 2010, tinkerbell said…
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As a new member, you will have many questions. Join the New Moms Stop Here group immediately. For new members, this group will be your safe haven - we will support you through those tough weeks before, during and after boot camp. We have members with various experiences and skills available to help you. PLEASE NOTE: Especially read this BE ON THE LOOKOUT. PRACTICE HAVING "SAFE" FRIENDS. Kayleigh and Gloria are gone now but there are other people to beware of. NOTE: this is not an auto-generated message. You are getting this message from a real live Navy mom.


If Your Username appears to contain your last name or your email address you may want to change it AND your web address (URL) above so they do not include your last name or your email address to keep everyone safer. See to tell you how to do BOTH. Blessings to you and yours.

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