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!

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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Navy Speak

Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

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Navy.com Para Familias

Visite esta página para explorar en su idioma las oportunidades de educación y carreras para sus hijos en el Navy. Navy.com

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Oneofalot
  • Female
  • Lynnwood, WA
  • United States

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A little about me:
I am a mom of 4 children and it is my daughter that is in the Navy. She is my youngest. I work in a small company in Seattle.
I am here to support my
Son/Daughter
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
Enlisted
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
To keep encouraging her to keep going.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

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At 10:55pm on September 18, 2016, lemonelephant said…

Don't forget to make the changes below.

At 5:49pm on September 16, 2016, lemonelephant said…

JeanH.......h, I see you have changed your Username so that it no longer contains your last name; you also need to change the URL to this page. Make change 2 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes change to Your Profile) (clickable link) to take care of that. (If you are using a Smart phone, you will need to switch to Desktop View to make this change.)

Also make change 3 while you are there so that this page is no longer open to EVERYONE (Anyone) with access to the web.

It's not a good idea to post a pic of your Sailor every time you post so also make change 4. To increase PERSEC, don't include ANYONE in your profile pic.

There may be other changes you need to make as well, so read and consider each of the changes.

Another change that I recommend that is mentioned in change 1 is to change the ZIP Code to one that is not easily associated with you or your Sailor.

At 5:48pm on September 16, 2016, lemonelephant said…

What is your Sailor's rating (job/specialty) and where is she stationed (what vessel, if one)? There may be groups I can direct you to.

At 11:05am on May 21, 2015, MartiB_TX said…
Hi Jean i will be in Bellevue today and Bremerton next week. My phone is 254-541-7143
At 1:55pm on May 27, 2011, ladyayp said…
Jean , The best of my knowledge the homecoming is september 8th.
At 8:17pm on March 16, 2011, c.handewith said…

thank you for making sure that my personal life is known to the public. 

At 1:43pm on February 21, 2011, lindalav said…
thanks Jean - I will keep you posted -- she may come home before she leaves for cali - I am not sure yet she is on mod 4 so still has time at GL
At 7:08pm on June 15, 2010, DONNA D said…
Jean -- I have no way to transport the dogs -- dont want to drive my sailors jeep (pictures on my page) and the other car left behind is a scion that 2 german shepherds are not allowed in -- so it will have to be another time :( I am looking forward to meeting you on Saturday though - and I might be heading for the farmers market in Poulsbo first..
At 2:36pm on June 7, 2010, DONNA D said…
Ahh Jean you can see photos of the grand dogs I will be sitting for on my page -- I have trouble taking both of them alone anywhere (they are now 90 lbs and 100 lbs) even though I out weigh them LOL I think we are putting something together .. more to come soon..
At 9:21pm on April 21, 2010, Anna said…
Jean,
I see you found our group Moms of Daughters 2 and I want to welcome you!! We are a very close friendly group who are always willing to listen, share, and support one another. I have a son and a daughter serving now and another daughter waiting for final word on her acceptance in an officer's program. I see you are in WA and joined the WA/OR group. My enlisted daughter is stationed at Bangor. She loves living in WA!!!
I am so glad you are here and we look forward to getting to know you and your sailor. I see you are going to PIR and I hope you enjoy every minute of it!!! It is an awesome experience!! Then stop in the group page and let us know all about it!!!! Again, Welcome Aboard!!!!
 
 
 

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