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 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 have a husband , 3 children and two grand children, I homeschooled my kids and then when they graduated I began to substitute teach, I also like to do art work and woodworking. I like to be active and I exercise a lot and of course play a lot with kids too. I am a Christian. We live in the country. Try to live a good life and eat well, work hard etc. Not too exciting...
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Ethan climbed Mt. Fuji last summer too - he is very glad to have accomplished it. When he is on the GW the connections aren't too good either, depending on where the ship (or boat as he calls it) is. Sometimes all we heard was a very loud noise that sounded like a jet engine, making conversation impossible.
Hi Linda, You have been approved to join the group "MAS We Ship Love". This group is where you can access the addresses for our monthly adoptions. Join "Molly's Adopt A Sailor" for more information on what we do. On the main page go to "Discussions" and click on "View All". There is a post there titled "Are you new to Molly's Adopt A Sailor?" Lots of information there. If you have questions, be sure to send me a message. Welcome, you are gonna have a lot of fun. Pat