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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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I am a nurse. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 25 years. We have 5 children and 3 grandsons. My sailor is 4 of 5. He just grad from high school. I am so proud of him. I still am in awe of him and his decision to enlist. Go Navy!
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At 5:29pm on July 1, 2013, paul2jack_ship13div312 said…

Did  you hear about your PIR yet? Mine is set for the 23rd of Aug and he is on Ship 13 DIV 312- I guess his training group starts with DIV 311 and I have not heard yet how many divisions in this group. And I hope to keep in touch, maybe we can meet at PIR or sometime in Texas. Have a great day!

At 12:20pm on July 1, 2013, lemonelephant said…

Send letters individually rather than in a large manilla envelope, which he would have to open in front of the RDC. You can send about 4 pages per envelope without having to increase the postage. See Letter Writing & Fun Stuff/Questionnaires to send to your Recruit. Take care and blessings to you and yours.

At 1:25pm on June 27, 2013, paul2jack_ship13div312 said…

Looks like our children left the same day and are going to be going to A school together in Texas to be corpsman! Would love to add you to my friends list to keep in touch! HOpe you are having a good day!

At 11:48pm on June 24, 2013, lemonelephant said…

I noticed your questions above about the address and care packages. You cannot send any care packages to your SR in BC; that will have to wait for "A" School and after. As far as when you will get the address, look for the form letter about 10 days, more or less, after your SR arrived at BC. Arrival and What Happens at the RTC will let you know what is happening and Letter Writing & Fun Stuff/Questionnaires to send to your Recruit will let you know what you can and cannot send once you have the address. Be sure to check out the other Pages (found under the pictures of the members) as well. What is your SR's rating (job/specialty) going to be? There are groups for most ratings and/or "A" Schools and knowing that will help you to better plan for PIR weekend. Take care and blessings to you and yours.

 
 
 

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