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.
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.
I have been reading through the various discussions and was somewhat surprised by the sorrow in many of the mom's postings. My daughter just finished basic and is now at A-school in San Antonio. …Continue
"Congrats to your daughter! My son's ideal location would be Japan as well. He left for BC on May 1st so, today marks his first week and from what I have been learning this week is the most critical part of BC. My son chose CS which made me…"
"It is really nice to read your post about how excited you are for your daughter. My sister is a missionary to Japan and she loves it there. My son just graduated from college two weeks ago and leaves in three weeks for OCS. I am…"
"I too am an extremely proud Navy mom!! My son just reported to C School in San Diego as a Gunner's Mate. He is supposed to report to Rota Spain the beginning of November and he is extremely excited and we are too, for him. One…"
"Thank you for this stream. It is nice to feel "normal" being extremely proud of my daughter yet not worrying that I'm not there to help her, especially because she really doesn't need my help anymore. In a few short weeks, the…"
"I didn't get really sad either. I have deliberately raised my kids to know that at some point they will leave home and I will be proud of them for being able to handle life. I am proud of my son for knowing that he didn't want…"
"My son is also going for Master At Arms and has said he would love to go to Japan. It's hard not to be excited for them. I've had so much positive feedback about the Navy, I can't wait to see where it will take my boy. I have one in…"
"My son just finished boot camp in Great Lakes and he was honored with carrying his divisions flag. They won the top award for their graduating class, and now on to this A school. It was hardest realizing that we sent a boy off to Illinois and…"
Welcome to N4M's!! I see we already have much in common! (1) We are proud of our kids. (2) Both our Sailors are Master at Arms!! and (3) We both live in TEXAS!!
I live in Nederland. Maybe we can meet one evening!
Are you going to San Antonio for your daughter's pinning? When will that be?
There are a few groups that I suggest you join! Texas' Moms, San Antonion MA's, and MAA's!! Hope to see you around!
You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!