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**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).  


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**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED.  Vaccinations still required.

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.


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Started this discussion. Last reply by too tall Joan Nov 25, 2012. 5 Replies

My son left home today, he will leave for Boot Camp tomorrow, Nov 6th. This experience is completely new to me, I would appreciate any info that anyone would be willing to share. Thank you


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At 1:01am on December 6, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

cool, I will have to ask my son, if he knows him, The chance to talk to him was THE BEST!! we will also be there for PIR.

At 1:23pm on December 1, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

hi Tracey, our boys are in the same division, I asked my son if he knew Austin, but he said they only know each other by last names, how is Austin doing? they sure do a lot of ironing.

At 5:13pm on November 18, 2012, Sean'sMom SHIP 11 DIV 050 said…
Hi trace. I too have a son located in the same ship and DIV too.
I'm not sure if I got the correct address. My son sent his form letter to his father. (ex-navy and my ex-husband.) His wife called me with the address. It's almost like the one in tour post, but some changes. Now I'm not sure if he will receive any of the letters I've sent...thanks for your time. Sean's mom
At 8:11pm on November 17, 2012, ChrisH Ship 14 DIV 046 said…

My son, William, is Ship 14 DIV 046 as well.  His graduation date is January 4, 2013. 

At 9:34pm on November 16, 2012, Skimbo SHIP 14 ARIZONA DIV 046 said…



I just found out my son is Ship 14, Div 046.  I haven't gotten a letter yet.  It took our recruiter a week (computer issues) to get us his address.  Stopping by the USPS on my way home to drop off letters.  I haven't read every post, but do we S14 D046'ers have our own page?  So, if your son is graduating on Jan 4, then I guess mine is too!  Do you know if he can come home for Christmas yet?

At 6:50pm on November 15, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

Tracey I checked again on the site, and the age says 12 an under do not have to be on the list. but only 4 of age and they have to be on the guest list by the recruit. can't be changed or added. He  has to do all and any changes. hope this helps

At 6:37pm on November 15, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

really, that's good to know now the planning on flights can start. I'm sure you checked the PIR group, I know that's where I saw the latest information on ages. I hope everyone in your family gets to go.

At 1:40am on November 15, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

I'm pretty sure you can take them, as long as they are under the age limit, 12 right? and the other guests just have to be on the guest list by your recruit . any one over tht age will have to be on the list only the 4 names,, how many children to you have Tracey?

At 1:27am on November 14, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

called the recruiter today and got my son's address. letters are on the way.. thanks for the heads up, he had mentioned it the day my son left, but I didn't check back, until I read your post. thanks again

At 1:42pm on November 11, 2012, jenny116(ship14div46) said…

hi Tracey, you have the address already , nice.. I will have to call the recruiter to see if we can get my sons



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