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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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 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.
My oldest son left on August 17, 2011 for GL for BC. I'm excited, nervous, sad, scared, happy and proud all at the same time. I know this is the best decision Steve has made. He will turn 21 while at BC. After PIR he will be going to San Antonia for A School.
I am here to support my
Stage of (Sailor’s) Navy career?
When I heard “Navy,” I...
Was proud and encouraged it
The Navy offers opportunities that...
Well so far the best experience I have had is this website. I can't even imgaine where I would be right now if it weren't for the other moms here offering advice and experiences, etc. Thank you NAVYForMoms.com
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.
Welcome to Molly's Adopt A Sailor! I just received the email this morning that you joined us. I don't know where it has been but sometimes NING has a problem. Anyway, we are very happy that you have joined us. For more information, go to Molly's group page and on the right side below the members pictures, click on "New Moms Read First." If you have questions, please do not hesitate to send me a message. Pat
Got my box today. Hope things are goinggood for you. I have started a group for PIR of 10/14 bc that should be the date they graduate. It is listed on the main page under PIR dates. Hope to see you soon and meet up at PIR.
Im glad for you. I still havent gotten a call but you are right no news is good news. Another mom told me she got a call at 4:00 am this morning. She said they forgot to let them call home. Her son took the oath with my son. Hope all is well
Doping ok Brandon has been txtng me off and on all day. His last txt was at 6 or so central time and he was on his way to RTC just waiting for the call like you to hear his voice one last time. Been a really emotional roller coaster day.
i did get my call... got it at 9:00pm cali time... just like everyone said it would be, very short then good bye.. :(... she said "hi mom here, they told me to tell you to expect my box and a letter soon, ok bye they said i gotta hang up now, love you".... so yeah everybody wasn't kidding when they said it was gonna short.....
how about you? i'm sure you got a call by now... how was it?
we said our good byes yesterday and yup it was as hard as i thought it would be... :(...
her flight actually left today at 2:00pm california time, so now it's the waiting game for her first call from boot camp.... i'm sure they wil all do great, it's so hard letting them go... but yeah i'll talking to you through the whooe process during these next 8 weeks then we'll get to meet at graduation... hang in there....