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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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 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).
Specific information on this policy change will be provided in the coming days and weeks.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your support.
**UPDATE 6/23/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED - Vaccinations still 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.
4/9/12..I've encouraged my son's joining the Navy for about 4 years. Now it is time for him to head off for a life of doors opening for him and I could not be more excited, nervous, and most of all PROUD of him.
1/9/17.. Trey has learned alot and finished his 5 yrs in Japan on the BHR as Petty Officer 2nd Class. He just re-enlisted for 3 more years. He's in Norfolk now, and awaiting his next duty station at end of the year.
11/15/17.. Trey has a new job. He has come full circle.
He'll be an Instructor for Damage Control at the Great Lakes Training Command! I'm so excited for his next step, at will cover Navy years 6-9. Half his career is almost over. He should also be getting the results, soon, for advancement to Petty Officer 1st Class.
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...
I'm like a sponge. I want to learn all I can to feel more secure in this decision that my son has taken.
Hi Brandi, I just got your message. That is very sweet of you and your sailor to think of us in this way. The adjustment to all of this is becoming a bit hard for me. I have not heard from him for 3 days...of course while in boot camp it was weeks, but somehow knowing that I 'can " hear from him now it makes it harder :)
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God Bless you both...I love the family spirit in the Navy
Hi Brandi, just sent you a friend request, wasn't paying close attention to your message where you told me your son was a DC, guess I am slow this morning. How does your son like his job? I am interested in the facebook, can you send me the info. Thanks
You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!