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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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.
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.
I have been married for twenty-two years. I have two wonderful sons. My youngest son Dan will leave for bootcamp at the Great Lakes. I am currently a sophomore in college studying Elementary Education. I enjoy camping, knitting, working in the garden, singing and spending time with my family.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Waiting to leave for Boot Camp
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
I have found the Navy recruiters to be very supportive. I dropped my son off for the last time today at the recruiters office and they gave me the information about NavyForMoms.
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Hi Debbie, thanks for the reply! Im sure it must be very difficult to go into your sons room after hes gone, I'm not sure if ill have the strength to do that for awhile. But my heart swells with pride for al our children. take care and keep in touch,Debbie
Hi Debbie, My name is Debbie also and my daughter will be leaving July 12 Im also looking for some reassurance that all be well and I have to say its nice to have a website like this to turn to. If you need a shoulder just inbox me LOL Debbie too
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