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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.
Not yet on the orders shes actually on hold cause had a bad Upper respiratory infection and was SIQ She should be back on track this week coming and get her orders soon- I just heard about the recruit getting hit by a train was in corps also -- did your son know him?
Hello! Yes the 10 days flew by. It was a great week and a half and now shes almost finished with school. She should be getting her orders soon. Has your son gotten his orders yet? what was his job again? Nikki is an EN. So far she is loving it!
Yes she is also division 008 but the girls are not as together as the boys it seems. she cant wait to finish... when are you leaving for great lakes? i am leaving monday night and driving up. my sister lives up there so i am staying with her. I will keep your boy in my prayers and ask your son if he knows lavorando that is my girl- they probably do know each other and tell him to tell her hes from deltona - she will get a kick out of that- is he staying in great lakes for a school?
Nikki is finally graduating 11/24 she has the final PFA tomorrow and battlestations sunday night- its been a long 3 months since she got hurt and was on medical hold for a month. she was ffded into division 008 in beginning of november
thank you so much! how is your son liking the navy life so far? and i don't have any specific prayers, i just pray that they all get through their battle stations-21 test with no problems! i know my boyfriend said that he was pretty worried so i tried assuring him that he would do great..
sadly i was still at work when call came he needed to know whre i was staying during pir. what an ordeal to get his brothers to find the info i had written down. wish i was able to speak with him he did call a few days ago bt only for 5 minutes so evrything flew ot of my head as usual. so much pressure.
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