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!

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 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

**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).  

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 6/23/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED -  Vaccinations still 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 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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Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

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Soccer Mom of 3
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  • Cobleskill, NY
  • United States

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  • ProudMom
  • Chris F.
  • Beckyt559 Ship 12 Div 347
  • fraser mom ship 12 div 347
  • Justin's Mom
  • jay3jay
  • Cindy D

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Welcome, Soccer Mom!

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A little about me:
Mom of three
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Waiting to leave for Boot Camp
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it

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At 12:21am on March 16, 2015, lemonelephant said…

I see you have changed your Username, you may also need to change the URL to this page. If you do, make change 2 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) (clickable link) to take care of that. Also make change 3 while you are there so that this page is no longer open to EVERYONE (Anyone) with access to the web. There may be other changes you need to make as well (such as change 4 if your Sailor is pictured in your profile picture), so read and consider each of the changes. Another change that I recommend that is mentioned in change 1 is to change the ZIP code to one that is not easily associated with your Sailor.

At 12:18am on March 16, 2015, lemonelephant said…

You may also want to join CARRIER Families!. This fB page may be of interest as well, https://www.facebook.com/USSTheodoreRoosevelt. The home port will shift to San Diego at the end of the current deployment and you will want to join San Diego Moms or Sailors in San Diego, San Diego Moms/SOs, Lemoore NAS California Moms, and/or Sailors Stationed in California at that time if your Sailor is staying with the TR.

If your Sailor changes to the GW instead, join USS George Washington Sailors, CARRIER Families!, Duty Station NAS Oceana, VA Beach VA, and/or Norfolk Sailors - Family & Friends.

At 11:16am on October 24, 2012, Justin's Mom said…

Wow!! How did you find me? That is some good detective work...lol

At 10:08pm on October 15, 2012, Chris F. said…

Hi there!


I do have a facebook account, however, I shut it down because I don't know how to say "NO" to Farmville! (I am not my addiction.. lol!!)  I'll reactivate it...I've sorta honed in and taken over my husbands facebook anyway. : - ))

At 6:03pm on October 12, 2012, Chris F. said…

Hi Soccer Mom,

Yes, I'm going to PIR and can't wait!!!  I'm bringing my kids with me - we made reservations at the Homewood Suites. We booked a two bedroom suite - it was the only way to fit all of us!!  (LOL!)

I don't know which is more unbelievable - the part where we leave in two weeks to watch Melissa graduate, or the part where she's actually been gone for nine weeks.  The time felt like it just dragged, at first, and now it's time to head out to Great Lakes. 

When Melissa left for BC, she was wanting to get into IT, but now she's trying to get into Nursing.  She will be going to Pensacola for A-School and in her last letter informed me that she will be gone for 22 weeks instead of the 14 she was originally suppose to be gone for.   Ahhh....the day in the life of a mom of a Sailor!!


I'm just SO proud of her!!!  I wonder if Melissa and Christine know each other?  It would be fun if they did.  I hope I get the chance to meet you at PIR.

At 2:26pm on October 11, 2012, Chris F. said…

Hi,

I'm not sure if this is getting to you, but I hope so!  (I'm new at this website..still trying to find my way around.)  I have a daughter who is also in Ship 12, Div. 347.  Her name is Melissa.  Her PIR is Oct. 26th and I can't wait!  I didn't think it was possible to miss her so much.   How are you holding up?

At 8:17pm on September 9, 2012, Beckyt559 Ship 12 Div 347 said…
Hi Soccer Mom, glad to see someone else with a child in the same division. Good luck to your daughter and know that I've been praying for their group.
At 7:03pm on September 8, 2012, Anna said…

wbeevers,

I see you recently joined the Moms of Daughters 2 group and I want to welcome you!!  I'm glad you found us. So your daughter is in boot camp now? Come join the chat in our group - there is usually someone on every day. We are a friendly, caring group of moms who have daughters in all stages of Navy life - 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. i have a daughter who enlisted in 08 and is out now but working as a contractor is the same command she served in.  Her twin sister is starting her 10th week of Officer Candidate training, and a son is serving his 8th year and just reenlisted for 6 more!!! We look forward to getting to know you and your sailor!! Again, welcome aboard!!!!

At 5:44pm on April 29, 2012, Recruit Man - Ronny said…

Hi...I just wanted you to know about an Amazing thing. Calls for Recruits.org is giving away FREE Pre-paid Calling cards for Recruits in Boot camp.  Visit the site, and send an email requesting Phone Cards and send them off to your Recruits! Have a great day!!
At 8:08pm on April 23, 2012, Navy for Moms Admin said…

Welcome to Navy For Moms!

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!  

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community. Also, check out this Internet OPSEC Safety Video.

Enjoy your time here! I look forward (along with the community) to reading more about you! :) 

-Colleen

 
 
 

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