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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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.
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.
Does anyone know where the first letter home gets sent? I am divorced from my son's father and my son lived with his Dad the last few years. Is it up to my son to mail two letters or will I have to…Continue
I am a mother of 4 children. I work as a phlebotomist full-time. I am also trained as a Certified Massage Therapist and an EMT. I live with my wonderful boyfriend of 4 years (we met on eHarmony) with our 2 cats.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
That my baby is all grown up.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.
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Hey! Saw your post about my son not being in Div 60 anymore...but he never was! HA! I'm a veteran mom...my son PIRed last Feb. He was asmoed for a week when he went through. I just jump on the PIR sites to help those going through bc right now. But thanks for the prayers because we sure can use those...anytime! :-) Good luck to your SR!
Well Kim, we are getting closer! When are you flying out and are you flying from Phila. Int.? Which airline? I am flying out of Phila. in the morning on US Airways. Wouldn't it be funny to be on the same flight? Which ever flights we choose lets just pray the weather holds out! Can't wait to meet you either at the hotel or at the meet & greet! I am so excited and can't wait to see our grads/ SAILORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hi Kim! The time is getting closer, have you heard from your son lately? When are you flying out? I am really trying to picture my daughter and what she will look like the first time I see her. I will definately have to wear waterproof mascara and bring lots of tissues! lol
I work in a hospital as a respiratory therapist. I have only 1 child. Now he will be a sailor. Funny his new bride comes from a career Navy family. She knows what it like to be a child in the military but none of the benefits to the family. She is learning now. LOL! I believe she will see the importance of Rich joining the Navy to her in the future.
I went to this Moroccan restaurant a few years again and our entire family feel in love with the food. The style of eating is at a slow leisurely place. The lamps I purchased are brass with glass insert. It opens like a bird cage to insert the candle. It is when I was looking for candle holders they were so expensive. The Moroccan lamps had a class look to them on a table. I later will be hanging them up. Check it out on Amazon. I saw the ones I bought are still listed for $.89. I bought the teal ones, the red one ( a little more expensive $1.19 LOL and a green on for under $5.00. I bought the flicking tea lights which are battery operated so I wont have to worry if I forget to turn them off. Which I did the other day. It uses watch batteries as a replacement. I don't care because I bought 12 little lights. I hope you like them as I do with mine.