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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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 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).
**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED. Vaccinations still required.
**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer 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 the happily married Mom of three boys ages 26, 20, and 18, who lives and works in Sacramento, CA. In my spare time (which isn't much) I enjoy knitting, reading, riding my bicycle, and boating with my family.
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Awe, you are so thoughtful! Yes, you can help by being my friend and keep me posted on your adventures with your son. I think this is so wonderful to meet people going through the same ups and downs. :o) My son and I are very close, and its been just him and I for so long that, i think he is understanding..how hard life can be. I am so proud of him to think of me. I want to thank you for your kindness and I hope to see you at PIR! Please keep in touch you are a wonderful person! Are you going to Sarges for the meet and greet on Thursday?
well maybe we will see each other Friday.. I will be the one bawling Im sure that you will be able to pick me out LOL I am a retiree from Delta so I will be flying on a pass so I am leaving on a 5.40 flight out of Montgomery, AL to Chicago O 'Hara so I am not sure when I will get there. Early mornings are easier to fly on a pass.
was so exicited that I couldn't think..My son said he knows no first names and a feww last names and that they are just now making friends..I hope my son is one of you sons buddies..My son mention a SR in Washington I think that is his bunkmate.. I am so much better now that I have heard is voice..I know for sure that he is fine. I forgot where are you staying in GL? I need to make airline reservations for his girlfriend and Sister today
SO EXCITED! We were away from home for my daughter's birthday and came back this morning and my form letter was here!!!! It was also mailed on 3/6. PIR 4/27 Ship 07 DIV 129 - Totally made my day just to see his handwriting LOL
Thank you very much your response! I probably won't sleep tonight watching the clock so I can call recruiter first thing in the morning LOL Having that information will give me some comfort. I'll keep you posted!
My son left March 1st - how do you know your son's assignments already (07/129)? I know nothing, PLEASE HELP! Am I missing something? I got his box on 3/6 but that's it. I'm missing so bad and holding letters to mail but nothing so far . . .