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.
My son is 17 and wants to join the Navy as a Seabee. He is concerned that his ASVAB score will not be high enough to get in. Does anyone know how much weight this score has for this division? …Continue
I am a concerned mother of my 17 year old son who wants to join the Navy. I want the best for him but I don't know if I can trust what the recruiters are telling us. I was hoping that you might be able to help answer my questions.
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Welcome to Navy For Moms. You are invited to join the SF Bay Area Navy Families group. (click on the link) One benefit of being in our group is the opportunity to attend our meet and greet events throughout the year and meet face-to-face other Navy families. Our geographical emphasis is from the Marin/Sonoma to Monterey and from the Bay to Alameda, Contra Costa Counties. We have a number of families in the East Bay. Just click on “+ Join SF Bay Area … “ to join.. I am the creator of the group. BunkerBee – my son is a nuke on a sub. P.S. You have join N4M just in time to attend a meet and greet on March 28 in Fremont.