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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"

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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.

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Molly's Proud Mom
  • Female
  • San Jose, CA
  • United States

Molly's Proud Mom's Friends

  • Worldtravel4ever
  • Karilyn1962
  • Phoenixmom

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Molly's Proud Mom commented on Anna's group 'Moms of Daughters 2'
"Anna!! I love seeing your beautiful family! JayDee nice to talk with you...I miss you guys. Busy here.  Molly is in Jacksonville and is enjoying it so far! "
Oct 12
Molly's Proud Mom commented on Anna's group 'Moms of Daughters 2'
"Hi all! I've missed you all...JayDee, great pic and Happy Birthday to your sailor! Molly's birthday was last Sunday (10.6) and we were able to spend it with her before she reported to Florida on Tuesday. She's in the admin and med lab…"
Oct 10
Molly's Proud Mom replied to Brdwygurl's discussion 'Question about PIR without a ticket' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"Hi Brdwygurl! Ahhh, memories of PIR!! :)  My daughter Molly is graduating A School this Thursday, got her caduceus on her uniform today, showing that she's a Corpsman. So proud of her. She reports to C school in FL in October. But there…"
Sep 21
Molly's Proud Mom commented on Anna's group 'Moms of Daughters 2'
"WHOA! Anna, thanks for the update! That's a big change. It's almost like a rite of passage for moms is disappearing. :/"
Sep 5
Molly's Proud Mom commented on Anna's group 'Moms of Daughters 2'
"Hi all...chiming in with my hair opinion. LOL Molly refused to cut her hair when she went to BC. It was halfway down her back. I thought she'd change her mind, especially with the not so luxurious products they're provided with. :) She…"
Sep 3
Molly's Proud Mom commented on Anna's group 'Moms of Daughters 2'
"Kari! That's wonderful news. I'm so happy for her. What a nice start to her next adventure. :))"
Aug 18
Molly's Proud Mom replied to JnukeMomma's discussion 'Daughter arrived at RTC on 7/29' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"Hello to all the new moms! You can do this!! My daughter left for BC in April and is finishing A School now, then has orders for FL in October. BC was one of the hardest things she's done, but it helped her see that everyone has an important…"
Jul 30
Molly's Proud Mom replied to Shoes2BeHappy's discussion 'I HAVE TO VENT!!!' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"EXACTLY TammyGirl! Your son's a bright one. The recruiter has one job to do. When our SRs sign on the line, their job is really finished. They really don't have up to date info on them when they arrive at Great Lakes, so you could get…"
Jun 11
Molly's Proud Mom commented on Anna's group 'Moms of Daughters 2'
"Hey all...I am trying to get my head back above water after such a crazy few weeks. Daughter's hs grad, mom dying, Molly's PIR...I am so tired! I've been sleeping a lot, figuring my body is trying to tell me to get some rest!! Hope…"
Jun 11
Molly's Proud Mom replied to Shoes2BeHappy's discussion 'I HAVE TO VENT!!!' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"Ha! KNEW B'sNukeMom would have it covered. :)) Shoes, I was that "gotta have action NOW" until Molly went to BC. Then it was truly hurry up and wait. Keep in mind that your boy will never be as safe as he is in BC and you will make…"
Jun 11
Molly's Proud Mom replied to Shoes2BeHappy's discussion 'I HAVE TO VENT!!!' in the group Boot Camp Moms (and loved ones)
"Oh Shoes...I feel your pain. Remember the first rule of being a Navy Mom: Semper Gumby!!! Molly's recruiter did a quick disappear when the ink was still dry on her contract. LOL In fairness, I think each person has a role to play. After the…"
Jun 11

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My daughter graduated BC 6/7/19 and is in A School in TX
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At 10:52am on October 17, 2019, Phoenixmom said…

Hi Molly's Proud Mom, so glad to hear from you, sorry you are having an awful week. My Son has been home 2 weeks Friday. but he leaves tomorrow (Friday) on my Birthday, just so glad he was able to make it out. we had such a wonderful time. wont be seeing him until next july as he will be out at see from Next month till then. How is your Sailor doing? I hope all is well with her. keep in touch and when you come down to Phx again.

At 4:41pm on October 15, 2019, Phoenixmom said…

Hi Molly's Proud Mom How is Molly doing? How are you? sure miss hearing from you, How is your Dad doing? hoping all is well!

At 10:23pm on September 3, 2019, lemonelephant said…

Since your Sailor has a contract for Hospital Corpsman (HM), join HM (Hospital Corpsman) A School in San Antonio and check out Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program Facebook Page. You may also want to check out Corpsman Moms.

The Rating Information Card for HM can be found at; it indicates 19 weeks, but "A" School is 14 weeks after classing up. There is also info on the HM rating in

If your Sailor is picked for the Field Medical Training Battalion (FMTB) then check out Camp Lejeune and FMTB-East Moms, Families and Friends (FMTB will actually be at Camp Johnson, which is down the road from Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC) or Camp Pendleton corspmen and FMF Corpsman momsIf your Sailor becomes eligible for SARC, check out SARC, Special Amphibious Recon Corpsman.

At 12:48am on August 19, 2019, lemonelephant said…

Kimberly143, you may also want to make change 2 at the bottom of OPSEC and PERSEC (Making Changes to Your Profile)

At 11:12pm on June 7, 2019, Chipmunk said…

I posted a note in BC Moms group to you, but it is best for you to delete your post. Posting the time of their departure starts to infringe on OPSEC. I will try to watch for a note back from you. I am fighting a cold and need to get myself to bed.

At 10:34am on June 6, 2019, Phoenixmom said…

Wow Molly is Beautiful just like her Mother! Very Nice picture! You have a Great time Kimberlly, you so deserve it with all the Heartbreak you have endured. Would love to see more after PIR! Be safe on your trip! Thinking of you always.

At 12:30pm on May 31, 2019, Phoenixmom said…

Me Again, I will have to take my Husband with me to meet you, he doesn't talk but that shouldn't be a problem. So call me and let me know where you would like to meet ok. and the time that is good for you.

At 10:35am on May 31, 2019, Phoenixmom said…

Good Morning Mrs. Molly's Proud Mom, I would Love to meet you and give you a Hug definitely, I stay in the west Phoenix. Is there somewhere in particular you would like to meet. Here is my Cell number 602-326-5663 My Name is Sylvia.

At 7:08pm on May 29, 2019, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

When you speak with your daughter remind her how strong she is and how far she has come.  She will get through this and make it to PIR. 

I'm so very sorry for your loss - sending hugs and prayers to you.

At 6:12pm on May 20, 2019, B'sNukeMoM⚓️MMN said…

When it asks if you want to log in or create an account just click "Not now".


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