As the recruits touchdown in Chicago, IL and head towards RTC Great Lakes, their journey begins. Follow these recruits from ROM at Fort McCoy to their PIR destination (graduation). Produced by Duane Stanley (USN Veteran) using images adopted from RTC… Read More ›
Recruit boot camp is the toughest and most challenging training in the world. And often, the physical and mental challenges overshadow the most important aspect of training – the foundation of leadership. Recruits learn and practice leadership traits that will… Read More ›
SOURCE: Kathleen Petty. Published: November 2020 When COVID-19 forced businesses and schools to shut down this spring, the military—known for its well-established systems not swift to change—had to shift quickly. Pausing Basic Military Training for any extended period of time was simply… Read More ›
ARTICLE SOURCE: NAVY CHIEF PETTY OFFICER ELIJAH G. LEINAAR Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the Navy has taken great care to protect its newest recruits from the virus, establishing precautions and measures that enabled the service to graduate… Read More ›
PIR/Graduations👇 through April 1st, 2021 Capping ceremony (recruits’ transition to full-fledged sailors) held at the end of the, “Battle Stations 21.” Watch a video of a typical “Capping Ceremony” at US Navy Capping Ceremony – YouTube Pass-In-Review ceremony (divisions march… Read More ›
Double up on your postcards to send to your recruit, active-duty service member, family, and friends. Double every purchase with the Promo Code: DOUBLE. Digitally printed on 14pt glossy postcard stock Postage, printing, and delivery included Upload photo or choose… Read More ›
Mike Schultz, former Mayer of Boerne, TX, made a difference in Air Force boot camp recruits’ lives by inviting them to Thanksgiving day lunch. Mike and his wife provided a home-away-from-home for these young men and women through hugs, listening… Read More ›
In honor of Veteran’s Day, Jung Murphy, co-chair of the Cook Children’s Veteran’s Group, hosts a special conversation with Christel Mckinney, an employee and Navy mom.