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.
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.
"SusanKav I don't know however my son thought he would receive information on Tuesday. He did seem to think that he would be able to come home for Christmas, but I'm not sure. My son was in div 371, what div was your son in?"
"Hello San Antonio, Texas. My son just graduated from boot camp on 9/21/2018 and he is now in San Antonio. His goal is to become an endodontist. He is excited to start school tomorrow. Time to start planning for my trip to see him graduate. I'm…"
"Thank you diannep and Jster's mom. We will keep checking into it. I was able to talk to him on Saturday and he wasn't as upset as he was in his letter. He was overwhelmed by the lack of sleep and the whole E1 / E3 put him…"
"Hmmm, that's interesting. He has 90 college credits. I talked with the recruiter and they have all required paperwork stating that he earned his AA degree. Great Lakes is telling him the credits have to be post high school.…"
"Received phone call yesterday from my son, ship 11, div 371. So, so, so happy to hear his voice! We miss him so much. Was disappointed in the connection. He could hear us fine but we had a difficult time hearing him.…"
Click on OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile) and the Page will open in a new window. Read the Page and follow the directions at the bottom to make change 3(see the words in bold) to change "Anyone" to "Members" so that this page is no longer visible to EVERYONE (Anyone) with access to the web. Don’t forget to click the “Save” button at the bottom.
You also may want to update your "A little about me:" section. If you keep it general, then you won't have to update it often.
There may be other changes you need to make as well, so read and consider each of the changes.
Divisions371and372are brother divisions and train together and will haveBattle Stations-21 (BST)together, so lookfor others with loved ones in either division. Write to your recruit and askwhenBattle Stations-21 (BST)will be so you willknow when to expect the "I'm a Sailor!" call.
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.
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!!