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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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.
Due to COVID there is no public PIR. The graduations are on Thursday, and the video of the graduation is posted on RTC's FaceBook on Friday at approx 3pm. Please keep in mind that a division may need to complete additional quarantine during training which will delay their graduation.
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.
Hi Sofora - PIR is 10/4/13! When did your SR arrive at boot camp?
My son arrived 8/9 (at around midnight), got the kid in the box on Tuesday, 8/13 and the letter on 8/16. I'm in Northern Nevada (near Tahoe) and the postmark on the letter was 8/14. I see you are in California - I hope you get the letter today!
Are you on facebook? There is a PIR 10-04-13 group on there you should join.
I am so glad to find someone in the same division! Everyone else I've seen post are different ships or divisions!
How did you get your SR's ship/div without a letter? What is their rate?
My SR is CTI, so he will ship out to Monterey, CA the next day. Nice for us, because we are about a 4 hour drive from there. :)
Sofora, since my daughter is older, 25, and she'd been on her own since going to college, it's quite different for me. I watched all the videos on Utube over and over to get a feel, and I feel pretty good about it and know she is doing well.
I am surprised I feel so good about her decision and proud of her.