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 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 was a single mom raising my 2 sons and 1 daughter until last summer when I married my husband. While I am no longer single, I still carry the worry of a single mom for her oldest son who has left the nest to join the Navy...
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 learned that picking an MOS prior to enlisting can determine the immediate climate of a naval experience. My son got pushed into picking a crummy job and now neither he nor the navy are benefiting. Hopefully he will be able to turn his experience around and create something positive from his time served. Initially my son was planning on a 20 year career in the Navy; now it seems like he is counting the days till he can leave. As the child of a Navy family myself, I find this very disappointing, for him, for me, and for the Navy.
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