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



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 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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Married with 2 kids... Live in a small town south of Sacramento, CA. Family always comes first. Enjoy a good movie, book, camping, shopping. I love my husband and kids and cherish my friends.
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At 2:20pm on July 26, 2011, livingcountry said…

I'm glad to hear that you received a phone call from your daughter. I am still waiting for a letter or something letting me know that he is okay. I wish he would send something even if it just says "I'm okay!" That would be enough for me.

I would love it if I could make it to graduation, but I don't think that is going to happen. Being a single Mom for so long I've always had to live paycheck to paycheck, but I haven't even had one of those for the last couple of months, so if I end up going it would be a miracle.

Take Care and I hope that you get to hear from your daughter a lot more. Take Care, Cruzanna

At 8:55pm on July 25, 2011, SailorBrittysMom said…
About me:
Married with 2 kids... Live in a small town south of Sacramento, CA. Family always comes first. Enjoy a good movie, book, camping, shopping. I love my husband and kids and cherish my friends.
We are so much alike....I'm so lucky to have you as MY friend on,y YOU true,y understand the navy mom emotions ;) I really feel blessed to have you Lori!!!
At 2:42pm on July 25, 2011, livingcountry said…

Thank you for the comment. I'm glad to hear that you finally received word that your daughter is okay. I will continue watching the mail, hopefully I'll receive a letter soon.

I think the military is harder for our daughters than our sons. My daughter struggled through boot camp in the Air Force, also. She is at her first duty station and she is still struggling with the military live. Hopefully things will get better for her! It always breaks your heart to hear or she that you child is not happy. Just try to encourage her and hopefully things will start to go better for her. God Bless You and your Family.....Cruzanna

At 5:52pm on February 4, 2011, Navy for Moms Admin said…

Welcome to Navy For Moms!

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!  

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community. Also, check out this Internet OPSEC Safety Video.

Enjoy your time here! I look forward (along with the community) to reading more about you! :) 



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