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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FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:
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 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.
Hello, I am a proud navy mom and am looking to meet other moms who are here for the same reason. I am a single mom of 3 great kids, and my youngest son is the one in the Navy and is so excited about his military career. He wants to be a firefighter and will be very good at it. He wants to make the Navy his career and takes it very seriously. I am so proud of him and his goals and accomplishments so far.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Needed to learn more about it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
To let my son spread his wings and fly and be the best he can be. He signed up a year ago so I have been able to get to know his recruiters in his recruiting station and they are now my extended family. They have been so helpful and are there for me 24/7. I know not all military moms are that lucky.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.
HI SUZY......about time I get my page updated! We leave for Great Lakes 9/9/2011....can't believe it time already! Thank you for being my friend and being so supportive....get the Kleenex ready! LOL XOXOXOXOX
Welcome to Navy for Moms. I am in Oakland and am a fairly recent member. My son graduated boot camp 1/21/11 and is in ET school at Great Lakes. I am a nurse in Oakland. Please join the group San Francisco Bay Area Navy Families http://www.navyformoms.com/group/sfbayareanavyfamilies. This group is my homebase; it is a wonderful support. Looking forward to seeing you for Dim Sum in Oakland 4/2 in 2 weeks :)
We have a dim sum meet and greet in Oakland on April 2 at the Legendary Palace from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
Please join our local group - and meet all the wonderful moms, wives, girlfriends, dads, aunties, uncles - many in the East Bay area. We just had lunch with a sailor and his family who also live in Fremont - I have a list of all our members who live in the East Bay. Just click on the link below, then click +JOIN (located on the upper right) when you get to the group's main page. After you join, post a comment - tell us something about your nephew.
You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!