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Prior to shipping to OCS, candidates will submit direct deposit forms and a voided check to their Officer Selection Office. The second way is to join an NROTC program at the college you attend. They do some more in-depth eye tests as well as anthro measurements if you’re going into aviation. I’m not exactly sure what that process is like, so I would direct that question toward one of the priors, [–]kmbHMe3 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). Everyone doesn't bring their own/w.e works for their feet? wait, I lied, I have a question. Easy call. The Naval services … The day we checked into schools command, they told us to give them our preferences. You’ll get assigned to a ship after OCS and then go to BDOC for training, [–]navyzakNROTC Instructor 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (1 child). Are you in the pipeline for flight school? Pink sheets follow you all the way through till wings. Make sure to get a couple O6/O5 letters of recommendation if you can. It’s not the end of thenworld, and it’s far from impossible; but it is meant to weed out the weak which it’ll do. The SEAL candidates do everything with the class. When did you find out where you were going? I’m totally with you on helos being awesome (and being dumb enough to want the boat, lol), [–]brass_cojones 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Each day at OCS you will have a section leader who will be in charge for the day. Nothing at OCS is as horrible as people make it seem, it'll suck, but its only 10 minutes of suck before its over. When I went through it was like 2 pink sheets before a PRB. If you haven’t before, I would do a ride-along at your local airport and see how you like it and if you could make a career out of it. I've read the limited knowledge out there about Navy EOD school, and from what I can tell it's extremely challenging both academically and physically. And when you roll up to your new class you’ll be one of the go-to leaders because you’ll be sharp on all the OCS procedures. [–]the_cdr_shepard 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). Basically my recruiter doesn’t have much for us to do, so we phone muster daily and that’s about it. [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (2 children). Lol, [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children), I’ll go for the former and use the latter as a last resort, lol, [–]the_cdr_shepard 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). [–]Cabpsr 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), As a 30 year old non prior ocs grad also at nuke school I can say the recruiter likely won’t help you much unless you are a nuke. Apparently CNATRA wants this done before his change of command sometime in august. So, probable expectations as per our skipper (may not be exactly right but you’ll get the point): That’s everything I can remember. This will be included in the pre-ship paperwork you will complete with your OSO. If so, you'll be fine. I mean everything pertaining to API is the same for both NFOs and pilots. [–]the_cdr_shepard 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). If you were a software developer I am assuming you were possibly making more as a developer than an officer? I chose Pact airman because it was a three year contract and I could use the GI bill once I got out. You’ll make it through. How do you choose your duty station? Do SWOS get OHARP? [–]Jbrunson215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). That’s not to scare you, but to impress upon you how important giving a good effort is in API. Your items have to be perfect, otherwise you can get hit for it. The staff members inspecting your room are yelling constantly, and so are you. What are they telling aviators now about flight school attrition? In short, attrition rates are up right now. I'll probably end up in h class. Totally depends. I first met with my recruiter on 2 NOV 2017 and my OCS class started on 25 FEB 2018. Come visit our wiki over in r/Navy. I’ll do my best and see where I end up. I don’t know if sub guys get OHARP. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: A forum to discuss Navy Recruiters, processing at MEPS, Delayed Entry Program, Enlisted Ratings, "A" Schools, Officer Candidate School, Recruit Training Command, and transferring to your first command. Unlimited free time, zero responsibility and living on the beach. I didn’t necessarily have to cram Appendix B while I was at OCS, but that’s the single biggest thing that will give you a leg up. Program leads to an appointment on active duty as an Ensign in the unrestricted line of the U.S. Navy. What are you doing in the meantime? He has a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, and Bachelors in Aeoronautical Sciences. Ask me anything!AMA (self.newtothenavy). I talked into meeting the officer recruiter, made a good impression. 10 USC 624, 651, and 716 c. SECNAVINST 1000.7F d. DoDI 1300.04. [–]brass_cojones 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (3 children). We would just get a group of us together in a room and shoot the shit for hours and work out and shine boots together. Yes we probably had 15 priors out of our 75 person class. in business management. [–]renegadepervertt 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). Reserve officers desiring to transfer to another service must have the gaining service submit a Conditional Release request (DD Form 368) to Navy Personnel Command (PERS-911) for approval. What you have so far looks good. Plenty of guys left there with like 3+ pinks. From my (basic) understanding, it's just organizing and cleaning and memorizing, right? I’ll be available basically all summer to answer questions, so by all means, don’t hesitate to comment or shoot me a DM. TLDR: a lot of words to say. Did you have to use them for inspections or could you use a pair you brought from home for that purpose? [–]justbecause2099 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children). ), Filter Posts by Flair Click to switch to regular, Enlisted Questions Also, while you wait for a reply from a subject matter expert, try using the search feature! The majority of the stuff they test for is Appendix B, correct? Man, bless this gouge. [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (5 children). Flair is only awarded to sailors with significant fleet experience, by the Mod Team, after proof has been provided. After admin week you will hold elections for class positions like president, VP, adjutant, med body, mail body, scribe, etc. SEAL Officer applicants desiring to gain their commission through OCS must submit an OCS package to their Officer Recruiter a n d an NSW Officer package to the SEAL OCM. How do they figure out if you can function if your scared of heights ? The pipeline is very dynamic right now, and, as others have mentioned, extremely backed up. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Pretty nervous about it all as I've never really done anything like this so I appreciate you answering everything. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). And don’t get started on stalling that fucking thing. I appreciate any preparation tips in general as well! (Mostly concerned about the possibility of him getting his orders immediately after OCS before we have time to do a courthouse ceremony). It’s mostly on a volunteer basis, but everyone will do it at least once. The Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship program leads to an appointment as an officer of the Navy or Marine Corps in the grade of ensign or second lieutenant respectively. Enlisted. AMA So far there's no official confirmation of this, but all incoming primary classes have been getting this gouge from instructors. I recently enlisted in the navy and am currently in A school. Except with Gs and IP reminding me I suck haha. When you mention more in depth eye tests, what do you mean? Reactor HOD or strike group staff could fit the bill. The navy may be growing, but flight school is so backed up right now. He called today saying that he got rolled to H-class due to medical and physical issues. Great, another butter bar to salute..... I don’t remember if that’s included in the formulas or not, but I also don’t remember ever needing that info. I know going the officer route is better but I'm worried about the extra stuff I'd have to do in order to even qualify. Now its continuous throughout all of Pri and API. 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). I just don't know what to expect because I don't know anyone that is an officer. Nuclear Propulsion Officers serve their duty on a nuclear-powered submarine or surface ship. Congrats on surviving. Minus one? [–]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]westeros569 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Interested in Officer programs? Minus one. Minus one. Is your fold 6.2 inches instead of 6? [–]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). They might get pushed a little harder during certain evolutions but they stick with the class and do all the things everyone else does. Word sure travels fast about 11, lol. I am 23 years old. It helps that they have great duty stations and most helo guys are chillers. [–]brass_cojones 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). That just plain sucks. Officer. Any pink sheets you accumulate in API will count in primary (whereas they "reset" before). Of course I got my welcome aboard P on my first EVAL and I was just told I got the #14 EP out of 123 E6s for my second EVAL. I went to H for failing the IST. There are plenty who are your age or older. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children). At my current command, I'm the QA LPO. You can make it throughout all of flight school without one, just work hard, study, keep your head down. Check it out! Breaking subreddit rules may result in a ban from /r/newtothenavy and /r/navy. Requests may be sumbitted to: Thought death was inevitable. You have good ASTB scores. Thank you! There are all sorts of billets ranging from indoctrination staff to regimental commander. We didn’t really have a “class rank”. I’m hoping to fly anything tailhook really. I know I am getting ready to get ragged on for not obtaining a technical degree, business is a great field (Navy does not care) and I know many naval pilots that do not have a technical degree! You do IFS which is a 10hr civilian flight class and it gives you the basics as well as 10hrs of flying experience to see if you can hack it/want to. The number designators associated with many of these jobs are: 1110 - Surface Warfare Officer, 1120 - Submarine Officer, 1130 - Navy SEAL, 1140 - Navy EOD Officer For the spatial test, you can practice with the compass trick which some people including myself used on the test. See TheBeneGesseritWitch's guide on Paths to become an Officer. Damn you guys are living like kings compared to when I went through last year lol. How easy is it to fail? Ah, yes there are, my bad. I got my acceptance call the day the board met. Totally depends on your community. [–]candidateer 8 points9 points10 points 2 years ago (1 child). OLQs are generally if you are a piece of shit and/or do something retarded. Physical/Medical OHARP is recruiting assistance, and it’s for people who have to wait a little while before reporting to training due to backups in the pipeline (mostly SNAs, and SNFOs started getting it too). Memorize your chain of command, general orders, code of conduct, and marine/navy enlisted and officer ranks and insignias as soon as you can. [–]meduses 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children), Wait now I wanna hear about the mess of 11, [–]justbecause2099 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), To sum it up without giving details that don't need to be out there, don't lie or cheat, [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago* (0 children), Edit: don’t really need to give out details. ASVAB/ATSB Military was always in the back of my mind and I decided to go for it. Is there dust on your window sill? Curious what that process is like. When I signed my papers at MEPS, officers wanted to talk to me over the phone and kept asking if it was something I would be interested in doing. [–]the_cdr_shepard 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). Going from 3 failures allowed per block to 3 failures allowed through the entirety of flight school seems pretty drastic lol. But I appreciate the responses, [–]LadySchwiftyOne 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (13 children). Guys psych themselves out for it and that’s how most people fuck up. A tad to late for me lol. Beginning there was probably around 85. It all depends really what’s available. No selling products, no GoFundMes, no advertising. Were you in Newport ? What’s your GPA? Trying to gather as much gouge as I can but I’m sure I’d be happy flying anything. Nuclear Do you know anyone going down the aviation path that's scared of heights? Being home for the summer in the Midwest is awesome, but heading south and hitting the beach sounds amazing. Try. Just know, you've pretty much gotta be the best. I have so much discipline now, [–]sala229 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]Climsal 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). If I did, it was probably the same or easier than MEPS. Weekly running is probably 5-10 miles. Oh well, no pressure. It all comes to an end eventually. I recently was selected to the Navy's OCS, and my report date is March 6, 2016 to Newport. Rendered by PID 18713 on r2-app-06a20d8af25eeedd3 at 2020-12-29 18:58:44.848177+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: US. Don’t sweat it. Yup. [–]the_cdr_shepard 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I personally want helos. Interested in Officer programs? Jets then E2 then helos at this point but I’m definitely open to hearing about the pros and cons of all the communities. [–]brass_cojones 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (11 children). Generally they only make people redes if they paid for your school, [–]Jbrunson215 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). I was making a little more as a software developer, but it’s not really about the money for me. Age 25. Other than that, they dialate your eyes, shine a bright light in there and look around, a focus test for each eye to see which is clearer, color perception, and stuff like that. Is it just like a ride along and if you happen to not be able to handle it do they just throw you to SWO? 0 if you don't apply. [–]Raviox55 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). Sounds like you have a solid shot, but no one can really give you good odds because it's based on quotas and quotas change every board. What was the average score for those that took the OAR portion of the ASTB, if you would even know that? Couldn’t do the required amount of push ups. SWOs did not get OHARP, and usually don’t from what I’ve heard. As potential spokespersons for the Navy, it is also worth stressing that applicants must meet the rigorous physical readiness demands expected at OCS. My philosophy was Cs get degrees lol. Did you get the issued NBs? I know there are many variables that can influence this, but approximately how long did the application process take from meeting with a recruiter to starting OCS? I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. The basic requirements for selection to the Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate program for eligible college students and graduates. Hello everyone, I received an age waiver disapproval for OCS SWO (Current 33 years old). You are issued "go-fasters" now? [–]ultra_sabreman 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). So you’ll still be sitting in A-pool for a minute I’d assume. I have a few general questions regarding what OCS is like. I understand I would need to be the best to get jets, but I’m not about to slay myself to try to get there. [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (5 children). [–]papafrogNFO (Ret.) You also get both if you get a readyroom unsat, since that implies you didn't care enough to prepare even for the brief, hence OLQ. Candidates who are contracted for combat arms will still attend Marine OCS in Quantico, VA. Where are you for primary? Generally if you work hard at it and don't fuck around when it comes to tests/checkrides you'll be fine. I joined in 2014. A lot of guys shit on Corpus (idk why), but I was like I can either get $2500ish to move or not get paid to move to Milton. In the Cessna you can imagine falling 2000 feet to your death...and it feels like it might happen any moment, especially when you don't have the controls. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. There’s a good chunk of people who spend more than 12 weeks at OCS. Reddit’s compilation of E to O questions. Minus one. A harder physical test? I’ll be following this one. Wow thanks for the info! Improper salute? So if that’s your situation I highly encourage you to apply for that waiver. You get 3 academic failures in total from API, one with a joystick, while doing listening... 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