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.
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.
I am a single mom. I am a medsurg nurse. My only son has volunteered into the Navy. He is in bootcamp right now (2nd week). I miss him a lot.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was concerned or afraid
The Navy offers opportunities that...
I was so glad when he turned 30 years. I said great he will never be taken away to war. Then he came to me and said I want a career in the Navy. I was devastated! When I looked into his eyes and saw how much he wanted us to be proud of him as a son, husband, and father I could only be proud... It's been hard he was 31 yrs this April and he will graduate in this July 2010. The only experience I have is from talking to friends that have had or have family in the Navy very little is said.. I look forward to talking to you.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.
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