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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FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:
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 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).
**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED. Vaccinations still required.
**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer 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.
Hi Racing Girl I'm happy to hear that things work out sending your sailor Mom's thanks giving feast. AWESOME!!!!!!! How did you package it so it would stay in tacted? Iwould like to learn something.I would like to send my sailor christmas dinner . She not coming home for Xmas. She coming home in Jan2014 and she be leaving for a inland in the Indian ocaen.Have a blessed day. (you rock)
Hi Racing Girl ; what going on ? are you hanging in there? are at least able to talk to your sailor? That always helps me, i'm also txting off my e-mail I can not afford txt on my cell. hope to hear from you soon. Have a blessed day
Hi Racing Girl,The mail room will be closed on nov 28 they have the day off. Try the day before , I'm not sure if Fri. is ok. Our sailor told us that sailors need to wait 10 days after A school graduation before they can get leave. she will not be home for the holidays.(Jan.)sometime she started school today. We are going to make the best of it. I pray you have better luck with yours. have a bless day
Hi Racing Girl, I know what your going through. We all miss our sailor also ,it is hard and they have it hard too. Does he have a smart phone? Get a skype going on, when he is on the wifi you can see him .That might help . My daughter is our sailor she is the one who knows how to put the pictures on I'll have to find someone else Have a blessed day
Since you have an SR at the RTC, you can change "Waiting to leave for Boot Camp" above to "Enlisted." SInce you have chosen to put pictures on your My Page, make change 3 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile). What is your SR's rating (job/specialty) going to be? There are groups for most ratings and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better plan for PIR weekend. Take care and blessings to you and yours.
Welcome toBoot Camp Moms (and loved ones). I look forward to sharing this journey with you. Be sure to check out the Pages (found under the pictures of the Members) for information on what to expect and to help you prepare for PIR. Join the group,DEP-Leavin for bootcamp in August. What is your future Sailor's rating (job/specialty) going to be? There are groups for most ratings and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better plan for PIR weekend. Take care and blessings to you and yours.