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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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 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.
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 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.
I was born and raised in Colorado in the Denver area. Graduated in 1980 from Lakewood Sr. high, went into the Navy after graduation as a Hospital corpsman went on to operating room tech school in Oakland California at Oalknoll Navy regional medical center. Here is where i met my husband of 28.5 years and the father of my 2 wonderful children. Our eldest child and only son just left 5 May 2012 for basic training in Great lake ill.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
the importance of team work and a through job done right
loyalty to & love for my Country
i learned to be flexible,work hard and to meet the needs i see
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.
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If you know of anyone in Boot Camp, or Leaving Soon for Boot Camp, go to http://callsforrecruits.org/ and Get FREE phone cards for them to use. Loved ones or the Recruits should NOT have to pay for phone calls from Boot Camp…and now they Don't!!
thank you so much ♥FireTeamLeaderWife♥ aka FTLW i wish i had known what i was doing to find out what you had to offer how kind of you i think i got the profile page set up now but i did send you a friend request i am excited to get to meet new people and hear the experience of all our children
Hello! Do you need help with your Profile page...I was checking in on Chat and saw that you asked about setting it up. Just wanted to see if I could help. I have a closed Profile page so you won't be able to answer back on it...but you can post here on your own comment wall and I will check for it!
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