This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.



Choose your Username.  For the privacy and safety of you and/or your sailor, NO LAST NAMES ARE ALLOWED, even if your last name differs from that of your sailor (please make sure your URL address does not include your last name either).  Also, please do not include your email address in your user name. Go to "Settings" above to set your Username.  While there, complete your Profile so you can post and share photos and videos of your Sailor and share stories with other moms!

Make sure to read our Community Guidelines and this Navy Operations Security (OPSEC) checklist - loose lips sink ships!

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. 

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"

...and visit - America's Navy and 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."

Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. There are now tickets issued, and there are no longer parking passes for PIR.

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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Click here to learn common Navy terms and acronyms!  (Hint:  When you can speak an entire sentence using only acronyms and one verb, you're truly a Navy mom.)

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  • Lopatcong, NJ
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands

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BugsMom liked MomSeanEM2's discussion (EM) Electricians Mate
Mar 31, 2018
Phoenixmom replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"Good Morning MomSeanEM2, my son is in great Lakes he just finished yesterday his technical training, Monday he starts ATT after this class then it determines if he gets into A school for EM. they have so many weeks of technical and so many weeks of…"
Nov 8, 2017
musicteachermom replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"Redeaglespirit, Is your son also going to school for EM?  My son just graduated too and is staying in GL for school too.  He his BEQ 632.  cynday if there isn't a specific group for EM can we start one? Phoenixmom your…"
Nov 8, 2017
MomSeanEM2 liked Stephanie (S-PACT/Yokosuka,JP)'s discussion Got A Surprise Call!!!
Aug 7, 2012
MomSeanEM2 commented on William's group 'Great Lakes A School Q&A'
"I know I have not been posting on this site in a bit but my son who attended A school in GL has graduated and is moving on to C school. He will be coming home on leave Monday for a couple of weeks and then off to C school. We are so proud of him and…"
Nov 19, 2010
sailorjayship13div329 replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"sailor too says he will be home for christmas, at least 5 days. he says the GL school will be closed. anybody hear anything about it?"
Oct 29, 2010
MomSeanEM2 commented on William's group 'Great Lakes A School Q&A'
"My son will be finishing up his A school next week and I know he is looking forward to leaving GL for some of the issues you ladies mentioned below. Some sailors make it hard on everybody in the ship. The good news is that he might be going to C…"
Oct 27, 2010
MomSeanEM2 replied to NeNe's mom's discussion 'PHONE CARDS' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"hisartistmom - Is he in boot camp or A school at GL? If still in bc they can't receive care packages. My son is in A school and I sent him a care package with little debbie oatmeal cookies and some soup. I usually ask him when he calls what he…"
Oct 26, 2010
MomSeanEM2 replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"Next week my son will be finishing up his A school in GL. He will be coming home within a month for leave and then to C school for specialized training in either Florida or Missouri. When he completes his C school he will be stationed in California.…"
Oct 26, 2010
mattsmom/kts424 replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"My son is going to a school for electronics technician ET. Is this the same thing?"
Oct 19, 2010
MomSeanEM2 replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"sailorjay, I really try to keep physically fit with walking & going to the gym but I don't think I could keep up with the navy. LOL Yes and the postage fees to send anything will break your bank account. I have sent at least five boxes of…"
Oct 12, 2010
sailorjayship13div329 replied to MomSeanEM2's discussion '(EM) Electricians Mate' in the group Great Lakes A School Q&A
"AseanEMmom: yep, he had alot of Pt that day,LOL. said 10 pushups for every yr.. he was 26. when i saw him, we bounced a quarter off his chest. getting ready to send his laptop. hope it doesn't break the bank."
Oct 11, 2010

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A little about me:
I am a new Navy mom. I work full time at Hunterdon Medical Center as an Outpatient Accounts Representative (medical billing). I also have several hobbies (Working out at the gym, reading and I build wooden doll houses. I also love interior decorating.
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...
I really don't have any experience of the Navy but my father-in-law was drafted into the navy years ago and my son always wanted to join to be like his grandfather and to serve his country. I am very proud of him.
Our Navy experience so far...
It was positive and maturing. Our relationship has grown stronger.

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At 7:12pm on August 16, 2010, beth t said…
Thank u i do want to fight this
did email the congress man
will start phone calls tommorrow
thank for the support
At 11:02pm on August 11, 2010, keke's mom (Ship12, Div 262) said…
Glad to hear your eyes are doing better, make sure you take those breaks and give yourself time to heal. The knee is doing ok, the weekend in GL was a little rough on it. No PT! PIR left me speechless. What a beautiful ceremony. Takes your breath away. Yes, we had him for the whole weekend but it went way too fast. He hasn't started school yet. I think he said he starts on Aug. 16. He's getting settled into his ship and luckily 2 of his roommates were friends of his from his division. Thanks for keeping me updated and I hope you get plenty of time with your son at Christmas!!!
At 9:35pm on August 1, 2010, keke's mom (Ship12, Div 262) said…
How are you doing? Healing I hope.
At 11:12pm on July 31, 2010, keke's mom (Ship12, Div 262) said…
Here's to a speedy recovery! I can't believe that just 1 week after surgery I'm doing so well. Stitches come out on Monday and that will make a big difference. Take care of yourself!
At 8:04pm on July 30, 2010, keke's mom (Ship12, Div 262) said…
Thanks for asking, the knee is doing great. Got the "I'm a Sailor" call today, very exciting. We talked for 30 minutes. He sounded so grown up. Can't believe that's the same boy I sent to BC on June 7th! Can't wait for PIR next Friday!
At 11:39am on June 3, 2010, Navy for Moms Admin said…
Welcome to Navy For Moms!

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 featured forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!

If you haven’t already, please make sure that you review our Community Guidelines to learn the “Do’s and Don’ts” of the community.
Also, check out this OPSEC Internet Safety Video

Enjoy your time here and we look forward (along with the community) to
reading more about you! :)

Elizabeth and Colleen

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