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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. 

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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NavyGal (Ship03DIV249)
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Navy Girlfriend since September 20, 2009.
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It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

My Love- Jacob Early

September 20, 2009, I meet my best friend, Jacob Early. He truly has been a great impact in my life. We have accomplished so much. On July 19, 2010- He made the choice to swear into the Navy, also with his older brother. On June 13, 2011, He left for basic training. I am waiting patiently for him to return to me. This experince has had its good and bad days- I know im getting closer to the day I will unite with my Sr again. I have faith that this trial will only make us stronger.


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At 2:20am on October 24, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…
Hey there!  Yep he graduated and is about a month away from finishing A School.  Then we are meeting for vacation!!  And he's off again!  How is everything in your world?
At 11:25pm on August 12, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…

Great pictures!!  Look at those proud Sailors!!  Has your Sailor gone off to A school?  I'm sure he has!  How are you?


I got a card with a letter inside and he sent letter's to each of my kids! 

At 10:26pm on August 9, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…
I'm glad to hear it was a great experience for you!  I wish I could go!  But, flying from Alaska for only a day just isn't practical.  We are going to go on a "big" trip when he's all done with training.  I wonder if I could visit him in A school...I have a high school friend that lives in TX...not sure how close to San Antonio she is...but it would be worth a thought!
At 2:23am on August 6, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…
Letter #2 today!!  I was giddy like a school girl!  LOL!  I know you are having the time of your life right now!  Savor the moment!
At 4:27am on August 5, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…
It's friday!!!!  I'm jumping up and down for you!!  Have fun, fun, fun!!
At 12:11am on August 5, 2011, NavyGal (Ship03DIV249) said…

Tomorrow is the day!! Letssss GO!

At 1:43am on August 4, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…
It's getting to be almost friday...!
At 5:58pm on August 3, 2011, NavyGal (Ship03DIV249) said…
He is offically a Sailor, such a Proud Girlfriend I am ;)
At 10:22pm on August 1, 2011, HvnlySno (S11, DIV 276) said…
Ohhh ok!  LOL! I thought you had said last friday was graduation!  He's so sweet...he stayed up to write to me when he had to get up at 4:30 am!  He is so good to me!  I hope your week goes quickly so you can see your sweetie! 
At 12:03am on July 31, 2011, NavyGal (Ship03DIV249) said…

 5 More Days,, 5 More days.. What a joyful day it'll be.. I cannot wait..


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