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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FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:
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 4 kids & 3 grandkids. One son is in the Army, been there for 17 years. So proud of him.he is a E7 Infantry. Another Son construction also Father and sous chef and then I am also a proud Navy mom my daughter is an E-5 and she just got her FM pin yesterday stationed in Okinawa as a medical corpsman. I live in Columbus Ohio
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When I heard “Navy,” I...
was proud and encouraged it
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My daughter wants to be a RN. She is Now LPN which she earned from Walter Reed Bethesda Maryland.
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has been positive and maturing.
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We ask that members not use their last name in their Username, even if it differs from their Sailor's. Please go to “Settings” on the main page where you can set your new Username, add your profile image and complete your Profile (for OPSEC reasons, do not post photos with names visible on uniforms). Please read our Community Guidelines and this Operations Security checklist, then head to About Us and Getting Started.
When you're ready, jump right in! Browse around the site and check out the groups and their Discussion Forums. Boot Camp Moms would be a great start!
You can search for and join groups for your Sailor's occupational specialty, duty station or homeport and ship; groups for moms in your state and/or home town; and interests from getting ready for deployment to care package ideas.
Be sure to introduce yourself when you join a group, and feel free to ask any and all questions - we were all new to this once, too :) We look forward to getting to know you and your Sailor, and welcome to the NAVY family!