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 mini-documentary series "Making a Sailor": These six videos follow 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. 

Making a Sailor: Episode 1 - "Get on the Bus"

Making a Sailor: Episode 2 - "What did I get myself into?"

Making a Sailor: Episode 3 - "Processing Days"

Making a Sailor: Episode 4 - "Forming"

Boot Camp: Making a Sailor - Episode 5

Making a Sailor: Episode 6 - "I'm a U.S. Navy Sailor"

...and visit Navy.com - America's Navy and Navy.mil 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."

Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. There are now tickets issued, and there are no longer parking passes for PIR.

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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amanda
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At 6:39pm on August 8, 2011, Nicole loves Sean (EM-N (SS)) said…
Thanks for all of the info on the Nuke Moms page!  to answer your questions (and ask a few more of my own...) I am only about  hrs from Ballston Spa. Im right outstide of Philly, but our families live even closer than that, so there are plenty of halfway points should be get coordinating weekends/ things go well with the re-acquainting.

You said he would be on hold when he gets up there? Sean graduated Power School back in June, and has been on hold since then in Goose Creek. He told me (unless he misunderstood) that he starts prototype August 29th.  Personally, I find it hard to believe that they would start a prototype class so close to the end of a fiscal year ( Maybe he forgot that I know when the new yr starts in the navy... October)

 

did your husband have hold in SC AND in NY?

 

I kind of figured he would have most weekends off to start. But he as always strived to be the top of his class ( was honorman in A School) so Im sure he will study on the weekends too (whether mandatory or otherwise)

 

THanks for the heads up on possible lack of communication during the later stages of Prototype and the swing shifts. That shouldnt be a problem for me... When we were together when he was in A School, I told him not to worry about calling, and just make sure he was doing well. I dont NEED to talk to him as much as i WANT to talk to him :)

At 1:29pm on July 10, 2011, Sailor'sGirl NukeWife said…
My husband is only half way the Power School and I was looking forward to move to New York before for Prototype but something came up that will make my pcm not let me travel so much! grrr... Thanks for adding me I havent been on this page for a while
At 10:35pm on March 23, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
You look so pretty! Congrats :)
At 5:44pm on March 16, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
Ahh! heard he got NY! I hope Nik does!!!!
At 9:50am on March 8, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
What is the whole deal with them growing them in March! So wierd!
At 4:47pm on March 4, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
haha No thank god! :o) even if he was he promised me he would shave it before I go there hahaha
At 12:24am on March 4, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
I feel your mustache pain! hahahahhaa how long is he going to keep it?
At 8:50am on January 28, 2011, Nik&Haley said…

That sounds really awesome! Def. go to grad school, its worth it. Nik is hoping to do prototype in NY, which would work out perfectly for us. But we will see haha it sucks having no control. If they don't let him, I will be flying back and forth all summer to SC from MA, which will really stink!.

At 3:33pm on January 27, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
No, I have 1 years of grad school left, then a year of clinical rotations, so I wont be able to move where Nik is until my clinicals. I am hoping to do them near him. I will be in SC in March for a fews days however.
At 10:50am on January 27, 2011, Nik&Haley said…
haha thanks I will :o) I'm slowly getting involved with all the Navy stuff! and trying to meet, or talk to some of the gf's of his friends!
 
 
 

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