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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!

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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Help! My boyfriend is depressed in A school!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debby Mar 25, 2010. 4 Replies

My boyfriend hasn't even been there a week yet, but he's seriously depressed because he misses me... It makes me feel bad because he can't eat or sleep... and when he does, he only eats half his…Continue

What are you planning to do after PIR with your sailor?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Mar 10, 2010. 7 Replies

Hi everyone! So after the hassles of booking the plane tickets, hotel & car, I am finally onto the good stuff!! I'm planning things to do/see with my sailor after, PIR, and just wanted to know…Continue

Grad n' Go's/After PIR questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by LtTXsmarty 09/128 Feb 18, 2010. 8 Replies

Hey everyone!! I'm new to this site and this is my first post. I've already learned so much from just browsing the site, but I have a few questions left unanswered, so I though I'd ask.  Please, bare…Continue


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Engaged to Sailor Kevin Wong♥! =]
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At 9:17pm on June 22, 2010, BunkerQB said…
August 28 Meet and Greet in Merced. Just click on the links. Please feel free to post a comment after your join. On the Event, you could change you RSVP at a later date, if you find you can't come after all.
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