Navy Boot Camp: Questions & Answers to what your Sailor will be doing at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, IL.
This Support Group is for Families & Friends with Recruits attending Navy Boot Camp.
Latest Activity: on Friday
GRADUATION STREAMING LIVE
For those family and friends unable to attend RTC graduation, video will be streamed live over the internet starting at 0845 (CST) on the day of graduation. Please follow the link below and join us in honoring the service of these young men and women. Click here for live stream of PIR
Complete List of Navy Boot Camp FAQ's - Need to Knows
Pass in Review Dates - Dates for Upcoming Graduation Ceremonies
Contact Your Sailor - RTC Division Addresses - RTC Ship/Div Addresses
Bootcamp Weekly Training Schedule - Follow Your Sailor's Training
Recruit Division Command Structure - Division Recruit Command Positions
Bootcamp Videos - Several Videos about Bootcamp
Return To Bootcamp Videos - Series of Videos from All Hands TV
Can't Get Your Recruits Address From Your Recruiter? - Advice from Chief West
Captain's Cup Competition - Final Competition between Divisions
BattleStations 21 - Videos and Infomation about BattleStations
Navy Lingo & Slang - Learn to speak their Language
Navy Enlisted Ratings- Navy Job Descriptions
Boot Camp Checklist - Items you can and cannot Bring to Boot Camp
Being Paid While in Boot Camp - Yes, you get paid in Boot Camp!
A MUST Read for All New Navy Parents - Bootcamp....and how it changes your recruits!
Small Arms Training and Qualification - OPNAV Instruction 3591.1F
Current Weather Conditions at Recruit Training Command - Great Lakes, IL
Pass in Review Group- Tips, Hints, & Help for Navy Graduation
NavyDads Logo Tee - Represent Our Community
Customized Dog Tags - Duplicate Your Sailors name on 1 tag and their PIR Date, Rate, etc on tag 2. A Great Way to Keep Your Sailor Close to Heart!
Recruits & Sailors Blue Candle - These Blue Candles are to Burn in Honor of Your Sailor During Boot Camp, Battle Stations or Deployments
PIR Support Ribbons - Show Support for Your Sailor when Attending Graduation
Navy Challenge Coins - Document Your Sailors Journey with These Unique Coins
NOW HEAR THIS! NOW HEAR THIS!
You must save the form letter you get from your SR. It will have important information on it including the password so you can download the parking pass when it's time to go to PIR. Even if you rent a vehicle to drive to PIR from your hotel, you will need the parking pass. SAVE THAT FORM LETTER!
That is all...stand down!