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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."

Follow this link for OPSEC Guidelines:



**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed.  Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.

**UPDATE as of 11/10/2022 PIR vaccination is no longer required.

**UPDATE 7/29/2021** You now must be fully vaccinated in order to attend PIR:

In light of observed changes and impact of the Coronavirus Delta Variant and out of an abundance of caution for our recruits, Sailors, staff, and guests, Recruit Training Command is restricting Pass-in-Review (recruit graduation) to ONLY fully immunized guests (14-days post final COVID vaccination dose).  


RTC Graduation

**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED.  Vaccinations still required.

**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.


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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At 10:19am on November 5, 2010, MRs L* said…
hey i didnt knw you live in Ellicott City; im in Severn
At 4:20pm on August 11, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
I will definetly be stalking my phone...haha! I think all of 276 passed so maybe the do overs did too! I hope so girl, even if we don't get a phone call at least we know they are safe and we aren't getting a didn't make it phone call. =)
At 5:29pm on August 10, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
I can't stand this waiting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Haha. I feel like this is so much worse than the first time was.
At 4:29pm on August 10, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
I thought the first time we went through this was bad!! NOT! Second time much worse!
At 3:25pm on August 10, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
I had already gotten my I didn't make it call by now. I got it over an hour ago on Friday! I really hope hiubby took it last night! AHH I'm down in my basement and I have my phone in the one spot where it gets service down here! Haha. I'm packing down here. But I would run upstairs to answer that call in a heartbeat!
At 3:11pm on August 10, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
Im carrying mine with me everywher. I've been packing for IL and packing up our stuff for the move and I'm like please...,,please....please!! AHH. Man if only!
At 2:51pm on August 10, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
I'm going crazy!!! Haha. I want a call! =)
At 4:09pm on August 8, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
Aww I think that eloping is cute. =) haha and he wants to be put with a ship or land duty stuff...neither of us want him attached to a marine fleet. And Im so excited, I'm hoping to move up there within a few weeks actually, he's goign to be looking at apts. with me this weekend when we are at PIR! =) cant you bleive how close we are. And haha my hubby always gives me unsure stuff, but I'm pushing for the call on Tuesday! =)
At 3:29pm on August 8, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
HEy girl yeah it did go through! Aww are you guys going to have a court house ceremoney while he's in A school or what exactly? My husband is goign to be HM too and I'm actually looking at apartments right now to move up there soon. =) I'm so excited. I didn't find anything out about whether or not they did captains cup because I was way too excited haha to remmber what I was goin to ask him. He told me they were either retaking it monday or tuesday and if for some reason they had to do it thursday they owuld graduate on Friday but not get to march which he seemed very okay with. It was werid. But he soudned very confident that he was ogin to pass iwth no ptoblem SO that was very comforting lol. Did I forget anything haha? I can't remember everything you aksed me lol
At 1:54pm on August 8, 2010, wsh SHIP 14 DIV 273 said…
Hey girl, how was your weekend? I was wondering if you had thought about moving after A school if you guys get married or waht you were thinking about doing? I'm trying to find apartments now and I'm lost. lol

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