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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!

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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rebecca1957 replied to Navymom1975's discussion 'Still in tears...' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"I realize that traditional PIR is cancelled for family to come.  But...what about a chance to see them before they go on to their schooling? I want to make sure I can get there if a chance to see my daughters. Involves planes and automobiles.."
Sep 23, 2020
belovedbyHim left a comment for rebecca1957
"Thanks.  I have created an actual spreadsheet to try and keep track of all our BC mom's and where they are.  It's a bit more confusing since so many have had set backs so i decided this made it way more easy to give accurate info…"
Sep 14, 2020
B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN left a comment for rebecca1957
"Hi rebecca - I sent you a PM.  Check your inbox in the upper left hand corner of your page."
Sep 11, 2020
rebecca1957 commented on lemonelephant's page Phone Cards and Phone Calls in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
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"My kids brought a phone with them, they are on a plan. I don't need to purchase a phone or phone card, correct?"
Sep 10, 2020
rebecca1957 replied to StarryNights's discussion 'PIR September 18 2020' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"One of my daughters went in on 18th."
Sep 10, 2020

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A little about me:
I have twin daughters who both left for boot camp Aug. 2020
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
At Boot Camp now
When I heard “Navy,” I...
was proud and encouraged it
Our Navy experience so far...
has been positive and maturing.

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At 8:32pm on November 14, 2020, belovedbyHim said…

rebecca1957-- Just checking in to see how you and your Sailors/ SR's are doing.  Are they both out of BC Now?  I hope you are all well.

At 4:26pm on September 14, 2020, belovedbyHim said…

Thanks.  I have created an actual spreadsheet to try and keep track of all our BC mom's and where they are.  It's a bit more confusing since so many have had set backs so i decided this made it way more easy to give accurate info and I can help connect folks who are in the same PIR groups as they move around!

At 10:33am on September 11, 2020, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

Hi rebecca - I sent you a PM.  Check your inbox in the upper left hand corner of your page.

At 6:23pm on August 31, 2020, Anna said…

rebecca1957,

I see you recently joined the Moms of Daughters 2 group and I want to welcome you!!  Sorry I am late getting this welcome to you, but we are a close, friendly, supportive group of Moms and look forward to getting to know you and your sailor.  I see your daughter is in boot camp now, and that you have already joined in on our conversations on our group page.  Feel free to ask any questions you may have, talk freely about your feelings, fears or concerns, or just chat about life.  We are all in different phases of our daughter’s Naval careers - from newbies to those whose daughters have been in for several years - from officer to enlisted!!! We support all our sailor girls and each other as well. Not just during the Bootcamp days but the weeks and months following, as they go off to school, first duty station, or first deployment.  Let us support you when you're missing her, lend an ear when you need to vent, and celebrate with you when you want to brag!!  Again, Welcome Aboard!!!!

At 11:43am on August 31, 2020, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

I see Chipmunk gave you the link to our Nuke moms group - I hope to see you there too!

At 9:39pm on August 30, 2020, Chipmunk said…

Rebecca1957 - If you did not see Partyofseven's post earlier - here is the link to NUKE moms please come join and introduce yourself - I have a discussion posted there - Nuke A school daily schedule - sailor's perspective

which my son helped me write when he was in Nuke A school. It gives you a little bit of an idea what they will be doing. This was written almost 3 years ago, and there are some changes due to COVID but hopefully some of our moms with sailors there currently will be able to give us updated information. 

Here is the CS (Culinary Specialist) Moms   for your other daughter's rate. 

At 11:05am on August 29, 2020, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

There's also a Twins and Multiples group - it's not active right now (Co-Twin - the originator - both her sons are out now), but sometimes if you start posting you might get some new posters.  Here's the link if you want to check it out:

Twins and Multiples in the Navy

At 7:22pm on August 26, 2020, Chipmunk said…

Rebecca1957 - Welcome to BC Moms group!! I am glad to see that you have already posted! That is great. B'sNukeMom shared the link for the Moms of Daughters group - there are a lot of very supportive women in that group as well. We all volunteer our time on this site, so I just like to remind new members that you will get as much out of the support and comradery here as you put into it. Welcome Aboard! 

At 12:04pm on August 26, 2020, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

You might also like to join the Moms of Daughters group.  Here's the link:

Moms of Daughters

At 11:33am on August 26, 2020, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

Welcome to NAVYforMoms.com!   

We ask that our members not use a last name or email address in their Username - even if it differs from their Sailor's - so please head to “Settings” on the main page right away to set your new Username (be creative!) and add a profile image (no last names visible) to complete your Profile. Then - and this is important! - read these Community Guidelines and this Operations Security (OPSEC) Checklist, for the safety and privacy of all our Sailors.

Then jump right in!  Browse around the site and check out the groups and the information in their Discussion Forums.  

Join this group for boot camp moms, where you'll also find a group for your Pass in Review (graduation) date; and this one for PIR Reference Information.  

Get a head start during boot camp by joining groups for, and learning about, your Sailor's occupational specialty and "A" School; and later your Sailor's duty station and/or Navy ship and homeport. You can also join groups for your own state, region or home town and interests from getting ready for deployment to care package ideas.

Please say Hi when you join a group, and feel free to ask any and all questions - everyone was new once, and there is no "dumb" question.  

This site was created by the U.S. Navy just for you.  We look forward to getting to know you and your Sailor.  

Welcome to the NAVY family - we're so glad you're here!!

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