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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. 

Boot Camp: Making a Sailor (Full Length Documentary - 2018)

Boot Camp: Behind the Scenes at RTC

...and visit - America's Navy and 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:



**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).  


RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED.  Vaccinations still required.

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.


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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Anyone with an SR in Ship 14 Div 277

Started Jul 23, 2010 0 Replies

Hi! Is there anyone here who has a SR who is in Ship 14 Div 277 & PIR's on 8/13/2010?  My son is in this division & so far there have only been 3 others.  We would like to find the loved ones…Continue

What your recruit did for you before he/she left for Boot Camp

Started Jun 27, 2010 0 Replies

I know there are ALOT of recruits out there that did something special for their Mom/Wife before they left for BC  just wanted to start a thread so we could share. My son went to Build-a-Bear &…Continue

Recruits who left on June 22

Started this discussion. Last reply by My2Sailors Jul 19, 2010. 28 Replies

Does anyone else have a recruit who left for boot camp on June 22?  My son left on that day & I was looking for moms who are at the same stage of this that I am.


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I am 41 years old and the mother of 2. My son, Justin, is submariner and is stationed on the USS Maryland. My daughter, Kristen is a GSE & is currently in Great Lakes for A School.

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At 1:05pm on October 28, 2011, ProudNavyMom said…
Yes we are in Pearland (near Houston) Texas.  My son's name is Derek Chautin. It would be great if he could make friends with SR's of mom's that I am making friends with on here!
At 12:46pm on October 28, 2011, icalldoovers said…
well hello there! thanks for the invite. this is kinda cool. wonder if our girls are friends.
At 5:30am on July 27, 2011, Adam's Mom (Ship 07 Div 11) said…
We are from Sacramento, CA
At 2:00am on August 9, 2010, Jophers(Jo- Cameron's mom) said…
Cameron is in Div941. He is a snare drummer so I am hoping that you should be able to capture him. I know where Annaccoco is been through it a couple of times. Hope to see you if you come into lake Charles. I work in L&D at Womens and Childrens.
At 8:51pm on August 8, 2010, Jophers(Jo- Cameron's mom) said…
I am from Lake Charles La. Thanks so much for do that. CAn you re send me that facebook page again as I lost it with your message somewhere. Wow you are awsome for doing that and I am forever grateful. You know what these past few weeks have been like for us all and just to get a glimpse of my son will make my heart soar. Less than 3 weeks till PIR for us. You must be so excited, enjoy and love on your sailor. If you know when your SR BS21 is I will burn a candle for him.
At 4:45pm on July 26, 2010, Janelle~RsMom said…
Gotcha! Do you want me to delete his name off the who's who?
At 1:50am on July 24, 2010, randolphnavy(ship07 div270) said…
Pammie I havent heard when battlestations is.
At 10:32am on July 23, 2010, Mississippi Mom said…
We got a letter on Wed., he said he had some really tough days getting about 3 hours of rest at night, so that makes me think that he had been or was going through "Hell Week" then. My letter was also written on Sunday. It was short, he didn't have too much to say, other than he was really tired and not to worry about him that he was going to be okay. I just pray that they are ALL doing okay. I was a little disappointed that we didn't get a phone call yesterday. Did you get a call?
At 11:22pm on July 21, 2010, diannep said…
You are welcome. I think his background will help him cope with this. Maybe after PIR he can talk to you more about it. If whomever he was talking to in the psy. area felt he needed to see him more, I think that would be happening. He will be so busy now that hopefully won't think of it often. Such a tragedy...suicide is not easy to deal with, but we are all forced to. It sure helps to talk about it...
At 10:13pm on July 21, 2010, diannep said…
Pammie: Oh my gosh! At bc? That is awful! Yes, I do believe they all will get the help they need, but if you are concerned, you may need to try and contact a chaplain up there. How did your son sound? Did he give deails or his feelings about it all? You can also contact the Red Cross and tell them the situation to see what they suggest and she if they can contact someone there for you feel you need to speak directly to him right now? I'm sure that the Navy has learned to work with this tragic event....I would imagine that all involved are told that they can speak to a counselor/chaplain, etc whenever they need to. I think they take this very seriously. I'm so so sorry that your son found him....but I do think that they will help him work through it.

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