This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.

FIRST TIME HERE?

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!

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 mini-documentary series "Making a Sailor": These six videos follow 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. 

Making a Sailor: Episode 1 - "Get on the Bus"

Making a Sailor: Episode 2 - "What did I get myself into?"

Making a Sailor: Episode 3 - "Processing Days"

Making a Sailor: Episode 4 - "Forming"

Boot Camp: Making a Sailor - Episode 5

Making a Sailor: Episode 6 - "I'm a U.S. Navy Sailor"

...and visit Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil 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."

Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. There are now tickets issued, and there are no longer parking passes for PIR.

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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Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

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At 8:51pm on July 2, 2018, Tiffany said…

Just wanted to say that because my husband will be home on June 9th, I'll more than likely be leaving the site. Thank you guys, you really did help through the whole process with all the info and support you provided. Good luck to everyone here!! 

At 3:43pm on September 4, 2017, Citlaly Rocha said…
I'm so glad you guys accepted me to the Navy Mom group.. thank you
At 9:06am on March 20, 2017, reddawn said…

Thanks for adding me! I'm not sure what to do from here. This is my first online chat! 

At 1:54pm on March 19, 2017, momof2navysailors said…
Thank you! Just changed my username.
At 2:57pm on January 16, 2017, Jacqueline said…

Thanks. I hadn't yet gotten to privacy settings to limit account visibility. BTW - I'd selected "friend" as who I support via membership, yet your Profile summary above says "self." Must be a bug in how that data field got populated. Lastly - just want to ensure that my email address in profile is not visible to others & only used for internal admins to forward for alerts. Is that correct? Thanks for your help!

At 5:23pm on January 8, 2017, lemonelephant said…

I see that you tell new members to change their Usernames if they contain their last names, but most of them in that situation also need to change the URL to their My Page. See change 2 in OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile)  (clickable link).

At 2:44am on January 8, 2017, Marcy ~ Corpsman Mom said…

Dang you Autocorrect!  Although it was good for a chuckle  :)  Yes, Ruby caught it and send a message to say her daughter is now deployed.  Our best to her!

At 8:33pm on January 6, 2017, CryptoDad said…

Deployed?

At 12:08pm on January 5, 2017, Ruby777 said…

Thank you for the welcomes and info! My daughter has gone through boot camp now and MA training. She is now deported.

At 7:51pm on December 13, 2016, Ang3and1 said…
I'm still here and loving all the information. Thanks
 
 
 

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