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 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 this is Virginia... We met at the Nex about a year ago.. My son is in San Diego now.. He is finishing up his last school. It's been quite a journey . I will be visiting him next week. I hope your son is doing well. Hope to here from you!
Hello there...my son did tell me about the incident that some got set back..these phases are so confusing...my son is waiting to class up to RSS...I miss him so much...he also gets frustrated at times he says that its just to much waiting ..we leave to Florida tomorrow .....will be over there for 10 days...we all are very excited!! I hope you get to see your son soon!! Take care..
My sons also in ship 4 div 805...we are going to be traveling from Mcallen,Tx into Chicago Midway..will be staying at the Residence Inn...have you heard anything on this div? will they be a Grad n Go...i have only received 1 call and that was on the 13th of Jan...and 1 letter after that...i know they are getting ready for BS but i miss my son so much!!! ;(
Hey manning53. Sorry it has taken me so long to answer you. There are several ships and they each have several DIV's on each one. One of the ladies who has been helping us out with info posted what most in the different DIV do. Go to the pir 2-18-11 site and look for that posting. I keep having to look back at it to remember. We are taking amtrak to great lakes. It is so much cheaper than flying. And the seats soft so you are not sitting on a hard seat the whole way. You may want to check it out. We are going to rent a car as soon as we get there at union station.
I just found your message...I'm still getting used to navigating this site! We are from Iowa, so for us Great Lakes is only a 3 hour drive. We are planning on driving up on Thursday night and heading home sometime on Sunday depending on what the schedule looks like. Where
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