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!

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 Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil 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:

OPSEC GUIDELINES

Events

**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).  Still limited to 2 guests maximum.

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.

FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR UP TO DATE INFO:

RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 7/16/2021**

RESUMING LIVE PIR - 8/13/2021 - ONLY 2 GUESTS ALLOWED

MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING IS REQUIRED. 

NO MASK, NO ENTRY

**UPDATE - 2020**

Due to COVID there is no public PIR. The graduations are on Thursday, and the video of the graduation is posted on RTC's FaceBook on Friday at approx 3pm. Please keep in mind that a division may need to complete additional quarantine during training which will delay their graduation.

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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Navy Speak

Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

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Navy.com Para Familias

Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

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QuintinsMom
  • Female
  • Bridgeport, WV
  • United States

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  • Lexi's Mom
  • SailorBrittysMom
  • Adam's Mom (Ship 07 Div 11)
  • velvetlace
  • SharonG
  • quiltblue
  • NitaSewBee
  • Philly5 (Justin's proud mom)
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  • Suzi-OH
  • Maryellen
  • Paymaster
  • Sue-Pillowcase lady

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A little about me:
I am a mother of a US Navy Sailor on the USS Kearsarge. I am looking forward to conecting with other parents and loved ones.
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Enlisted
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was concerned or afraid
The Navy offers opportunities that...
To be supportive of my son and not cry when I spoke with him. Being a fromer U.S. Army wife I still was not prepared for being a Military Mom. 10 times harder to worry about your child.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

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At 11:24pm on October 1, 2011, Paymaster said…

Here's the direct link to the quilt group. 

 

http://www.navyformoms.com/group/theheartofquilting

At 2:07pm on October 1, 2011, Paymaster said…
Well thank you again for the kind words.  Hope you join us over on the The HeArt of Quilting group.  I think you would fit right in.  We ar just finishing a quilt for a sailor, but I know we will be starting a new one soon.  Everyone is at different levels of quilting.  Its a great place to get information and help.  Gosh I know I have asked for help there several time. 
At 10:46am on October 1, 2011, Paymaster said…

Quintinsmom....Thanks, glad you like the quilts.

 

I was looking at pictures and you have some great bags that you have made! 

At 8:33pm on October 15, 2010, Paymaster said…
Quintin's mom....The quilting group all moved over to: The HeArt of Quilting. Come join us there. We are always up for a project. Love to get to know you more and see what you have made.
At 10:20pm on October 14, 2010, Sue-Pillowcase lady said…
Hi Quintin's mom, what a handsome young man!

Welcome to Heads at Ease! We are so glad that you have joined us.
At 10:22am on September 30, 2010, Navy for Moms Admin said…
Welcome to Navy For Moms!

You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community.
Also, check out this OPSEC Internet Safety Video

Enjoy your time here and we look forward (along with the community) to reading more about you! :)
-Colleen
 
 
 

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