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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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.
We are probably not going to make it to the meet and greet. Our plane lands in Chicago at 4:15 on the 15th and then by the time we get our luggage, get the rental car, drive to Great Lakes, check into the hotel, etc. I'm thinking we are going to be too late to attend.
Thank you so much for letting me know you have an extra spot for the PIR! According to what I've read, your SR would need to add my daughter's name to the list and I will need to know your SRs full name so that it matches up. From what I've read this is done often and is really the only "allowed" way for extra people to attend. Maybe next time you write, you could request your SR to add Katelyn A. Atwood to the list of attendees. I'm hoping our SR knows my son Tim Atwood. Please just message me and let me know if this would be okay with you.
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