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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 - America's Navy and 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."


**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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Correnza commented on William's group 'Great Lakes A School Q&A'
"My son went to bootcamp sep.27th I know 2 weeks is quarantine but how di I find out anything ."
Oct 14, 2020
B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN left a comment for Correnza
"Welcome to!    Head to “Settings” on the main page right away to add a profile image (no last names visible, please) and complete your Profile. Then - and this is important! - read these Community…"
Oct 10, 2020

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A little about me:
I am a stay at home mom. Now it's just my 8 year old daughter and my 14 year old step daughter at home.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
At Boot Camp now
When I heard “Navy,” I...
had concerns or fears
Our Navy experience so far...
has presented us with many questions.

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At 9:35am on October 16, 2020, Chipmunk said…

Correnza, I sent you a private message, look for it in your Inbox in the upper left corner of this page. 

At 8:36am on October 15, 2020, Chipmunk said…

Correnza - I sent you a friend request. If you accept me as your friend, then we are able to send private messages via the inbox in the upper left of this page to each other. Or you can click on my profile picture (Chipmunk) and go to My profile page where you can send a message to me. I don't get notified if someone accepts my friend request, so you might want to post a comment on my page. Again just click on my picture, it will take you there. I do get those notifications via my email feed.

I saw you had posted on the GL school group. If you don't get answers there, be sure to post it in the BC Mom group. Also, this  blog of BelovedbyHim might be helpful to you as well - 

First Things First-- The Quarantine Edition

FYI - where you see blue letters click on that, it is the link to a new page of information for you. 

At 11:22pm on October 14, 2020, Chipmunk said…

Correnza - Welcome to the BC Moms group!! I try to follow along with who has joined our group but sometimes I miss the notifications. I just wanted to say Hi. I am one of the regular "seasoned" moms that sticks around and answers questions in the BC Mom group. I am also from OK, and my son has been in the Navy for over 3 years now. He is in the Nuke field. - Be sure to read all the posts in the group as sometimes you question is answered on later in the day when someone has a chance to reply. We all volunteer our time on this site and for me, I only use my computer to log in and reply. 

At 11:41pm on October 10, 2020, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

Welcome to!   

Head to “Settings” on the main page right away to add a profile image (no last names visible, please) and complete your Profile. Then - and this is important! - read these Community Guidelines and this Operations Security (OPSEC) Checklist, for the safety and privacy of all our Sailors.

Then jump right in!  Browse around the site and check out the groups and the information in their Discussion Forums.

Join this group for boot camp moms, where you'll also find a group for your Pass in Review (graduation) date; and this one for PIR Reference Information.  

Get a head start during boot camp by joining groups for, and learning about, your Sailor's occupational specialty and "A" School; and later your Sailor's duty station and/or Navy ship and homeport. You can also join groups for your own state, region or home town and interests from getting ready for deployment to care package ideas!

Please say Hi when you join a group, and feel free to ask any and all questions - everyone was new once, and there is no "dumb" question. 

This site was created by the U.S. Navy just for you, and we look forward to getting to know you and your Sailor.  

Welcome to the NAVY family - we're so glad you're here!!

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