[–]Jbrunson215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (10 children). 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. Need help with possible duel citizenship snafu. Good luck! Come visit our wiki over in /r/Navy. The basic requirements for selection to the Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate program for eligible college students and graduates. Requests may be sumbitted to: Man, bless this gouge. Regardless I'm a FO and were pretty undermanned so we have a bit more hope than the pilots right now. [–]the_cdr_shepard 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (4 children). Flip that HUD on and I’m 12 years old again playing AceCombat 4 or whatever at my parents house again. How does voting for that work? Please review the SEAL Officer OCS Application Sequence of Events chart for further information about the application process for both Navy Recruiting Command and NSW. SOAS is by invitation only . ... cycle. In primary there are a lot of events and for the most part if you show up prepared for the brief and prepared for the flight you'll at least marginal (somewhere between passing and failing, but with pretty much no negative consequences). Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? API standards are higher. wait, I lied, I have a question. I hope so haha. My fiancée is actually the one going through OCS, not me, so hopefully this is an okay place to ask. Best of luck dude. Generally that wont even get you a pink sheet ( have to drop two events back to back or 3 total). [–][deleted] 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (0 children). automod removed your post because you have a new account, please notify the mods if you want your post approved. So it's a good fit for me (granted, I'd still love to fly jets, just think that helos would be better for me for a career). Can you explain how class ranking works? I think the prep is harder and more stressful. To avoid the mess, and to have the chief we had. Everyone doesn't bring their own/w.e works for their feet? [–]ahung1995 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children). [–]The_AgentOrange 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). What you have so far looks good. I don’t have a question, I’ve actually got gouge for you... I’m over half through with primary, and our skipper called a studs meeting a month ago to give us gouge to pass down to y’all about the aviation pipeline. 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. Pretty nervous and anxious but excited, [–]seriouslyfrisky 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). You’ll be tracking one target with a throttle, one with a joystick, while doing dichotic listening, and solving EPs. I was wondering if anyone experienced the same thing? I don’t personally but I’m sure there are some. Bootcamp 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. Wish I could help you out but I honesty have no idea. No personally identifying information (PII). Flair is only awarded to sailors with significant fleet experience, by the Mod Team, after proof has been provided. I would have to look at it to be sure. Did you get the issued NBs? Was anticipating feeling like garbage, so I'm glad that is to be expected haha my test is July 12th! Nothing at OCS is as horrible as people make it seem, it'll suck, but its only 10 minutes of suck before its over. They might get pushed a little harder during certain evolutions but they stick with the class and do all the things everyone else does. Interservice Transfers from the Navy Reserve. [–]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). [–]anthonybryann 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). I’ll be following this one. All your inspections and exams and PRTs are graded, but nobody knew their class rank, if it even exists. Reddit’s compilation of E to O questions. OCS is tough. If so, you'll be fine. 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). IPC doesn't mean attrition and it's not all doom and gloom (my roommate has 3 pink sheets from IFS). Fuck!! Interested in Officer programs? Have you considered other designators/communities? Cookies help us deliver our Services. I recently was selected to the Navy's OCS, and my report date is March 6, 2016 to Newport. [–]brass_cojones 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (2 children). This is an official U.S. Navy Website Need Career, Pay or Personnel help? No NJP or PRT failures. What is your rate? Hey man, congrats. If you have any questions about Submarines or Radar/Sonar jobs this guy has an excellent channel where he answers pretty much any question you have about submarines and sonar. Historical politics are fine, but anything relating to current politics/politicians is not allowed. A tad to late for me lol. If you have your shit together how common is it to get a pink sheet? Similar to MEPS, yeah. You also tend to have shorter flights than jet guys and a crew. Class 15-18 is the first class using it. What’s your GPA? Is there dust on your window sill? Ultimately, you don’t do much and it is generally referred to as ‘basket leave’ since you basically just hang out and d not really do much work. The two or so years in flight school are very unique, might as well explore. 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. That’s is my life right now to be honest....always wanted to do military. [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children). For the spatial test, you can practice with the compass trick which some people including myself used on the test. Age 25. Enjoy the shit out of your OHARP you earned it. That’s faster than average, but I also got all my paperwork done and tests taken as soon as I could, and had a good recruiter. What do your previous evals look like (progression or sustained superior performance)? I was a decent developer but I hated the cubicle life and wanted to do something more. Navy Nukes (Great resource for prospective Nukes! That just plain sucks. [–]candidateer 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (1 child). Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? No politics. RLP was the most stressful for myself compared to other evolutions, but stay on top of your stuff and you’ll be fine. NETC recruits and trains those who serve our nation, taking them from street-to-fleet by transforming civilians into highly skilled, operational, and combat-ready warfighters, while providing the tools and opportunities for continuous learning and development. Isn't there another exam? Modern Navy OCS Training Program Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School (Navy AOCS) and Navy Officer Candidate School (Navy OCS) training continued in parallel until their merger at NAS Pensacola in 1994 as a unified curriculum for Officer Candidates that retained the service of both the Marine Core Drill Instructors and the Navy Chiefs. Program leads to an appointment on active duty as an Ensign in the unrestricted line of the U.S. Navy. I definitely plan on giving it my all for the entirety of flight school but try my best not to overthink it. Thanks for the info, by the way. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. 99% of people will proceed on to primary. I have a few general questions regarding what OCS is like. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Thank you! There’s a lot of places to choose from usually but you might only be selecting with a handful of guys. ), Filter Posts by Flair Click to switch to regular, Enlisted Questions [–]ultra_sabreman 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child), Don't fail things and you don't have to worry. Dude yeah, the T6 is rad. Picked up for SNA from the 7 FEB board. I went through OCS with him! It all depends really what’s available. It used to be that the IPC was optional now it's written that the IPC shall happen. Can’t describe the submarine warfare pin? My philosophy was Cs get degrees lol. He’ll get a phone call home every weekend. References. I'm also dumb enough to be willing to go to the boat, but I've always liked helicopters. I’m glad I’m not the only one that thought that haha. I honestly don’t know what the differences are, but you’re correct about some of the knowledge changes. If you were a software developer I am assuming you were possibly making more as a developer than an officer? Call MyNavy Career Center: 833-330-MNCC , or 901-874-MNCC (DSN 882- 6622 ), Email MNCC , MNCC Chat OHARP so far is easy. Blood draw, EKG, bend over and spread ‘em, urinalysis, nothing out of the ordinary. 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). Ah, yes there are, my bad. That topic is probably more thoroughly discussed on airwarriors or some site like it, but this is a very broad overview of the new policy. Also, while you wait for a reply from a subject matter expert, try using the search feature! My GPA is a 3.4. You have good ASTB scores. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. 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. See TheBeneGesseritWitch's guide on Paths to become an Officer. Great, another butter bar to salute..... Worked as a software developer before joining. Some guys can study forever, some are like me and require frequent beer breaks. Do you know anyone going down the aviation path that's scared of heights? This is an official U.S. Navy Website Need Career, Pay or Personnel help? OLQs are generally if you are a piece of shit and/or do something retarded. How easy is it to fail? I went from a P to an EP this cycle. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]the_cdr_shepard 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). Let me know if you have any more questions. For anything Navy related, not limited to US Navy. 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. Almost all of her communities funnel to the same place (flight school, Nuke School, Supply school) where their ranking there will determine where they go exactly, but it still depends on availability. NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND: 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington TN 38055-0000 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. SWO is the only community that selects where they are going in OCS and class ranking is relevant-ish. The number designators associated with many of these jobs are: 1110 - Surface Warfare Officer, 1120 - Submarine Officer, 1130 - Navy SEAL, 1140 - Navy EOD Officer I know a 30 year old officer at nuclear power school. Navy Officer Candidate School is one of three ways you can become an officer in the Navy. But I appreciate the responses, [–]LadySchwiftyOne 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (13 children). I'm also the assistant CMEO for the command. It’s mostly on a volunteer basis, but everyone will do it at least once. Very chill. What do you guys think my chances are for this first package? Being home for the summer in the Midwest is awesome, but heading south and hitting the beach sounds amazing. I always thought you'd graduate OCS and then hop on a plane down to Florida? I recently enlisted in the navy and am currently in A school. Some of my best friends from OCS were made in H class. This portion of the test is a shitshow. Hoping to memorize Appendix B to eliminate some stress. LOCKED. Like someone else said, nothing at OCS is as bad as it sounds. Getting advice from friends that are former military and a friend of a friend who is a current officers. http://www.navy-prt.com/malestandard/malestandard.html, No calls for witch-hunts or "vigilante justice.". in business management. I'm not about to tell you you can't or shit on your dreams. Come visit our wiki over in r/Navy. Is your fold 6.2 inches instead of 6? I was never a runner and I was craving running because I feel like we didn’t get enough initially, but my run time went from 12:30 to 10:30. He called today saying that he got rolled to H-class due to medical and physical issues. Minus one. The United States Navy's Officer Candidate School (abbreviated OCS) provides initial training for officers of the line and select operational staff corps communities (supply and CEC) in the United States Navy.Along with United States Naval Academy (USNA) and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC), OCS is one of three principal sources of new commissioned naval officers. It’ll give him time to heal and get stronger. You get up in front of your class and give a little blurb about why you want X position. But, really, (and this will sound harsh).... if you're so timid about even looking into the Officer path before signing up as an Enlisted, then, IMO, the E path is the right path for you. Apparently CNATRA wants this done before his change of command sometime in august. In short, attrition rates are up right now. Minus one? I asked a recruiter about going Officer and he said "no you are not competitive, they probably won't even let you take the ASTB". 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. Did you join going straight into OCS? That’s correct. After you complete OCS how much time do you have before heading out to your rate specific school? [–]Tjaden4815 24 points25 points26 points 2 years ago (19 children). 0 if you don't apply. When I went through it was like 2 pink sheets before a PRB. Each day at OCS you will have a section leader who will be in charge for the day. Beginning there was probably around 85. Now its continuous throughout all of Pri and API. [–]na29697 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Just remember, everyone gets a little airsick at times. Officers have four year degrees and are trained in one of dozens of specialties [including aviation, ships, submarines, and support] and lead and manage Sailors. Just know, you've pretty much gotta be the best. Did you hesitate too much while you answered that question? [–]the_cdr_shepard 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (3 children). Applying for SWO and my OAR score was 71. That’s the right mindset. We graduated 75. I am about to turn 24 looking to go the SNA route and just curious on what kind of time frame others have experienced. I don’t know if sub guys get OHARP. 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? Know who you are haha. It usually gets approved if IFS/API are backed up in Pensacola (which it is right now.) Nuclear Propulsion Officers serve their duty on a nuclear-powered submarine or surface ship. There are no instructions you can read that will magically prepare you for what you are about to undergo. (Mostly concerned about the possibility of him getting his orders immediately after OCS before we have time to do a courthouse ceremony). Check it out! it doesn’t have much to do with any rankings. [–]papafrogNFO (Ret.) Also, would you know what the approx length of time OHARP would be for those going for subs would be? 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. I appreciate any preparation tips in general as well! [–]the_cdr_shepard 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). TLDR: a lot of words to say. I'm overweight by 25 pounds but I passed because my waist was under 35 inches. 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). [–]sickemergency 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). 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! Hey congrats!! [–]smokeydesperado 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]YourMomandMyPancake 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–]thepontiff_ 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). The staff members inspecting your room are yelling constantly, and so are you. I really do appreciate the insight man. You can make it throughout all of flight school without one, just work hard, study, keep your head down. You sound like me--fine being up high in plane or building, but not so good on or near a high ledge. I’m young and single with nothing tying me down, so it was the perfect time, [–]PJJ205 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (3 children), This thread is a breath of fresh air! [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (5 children). [–]Jbrunson215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). What are you doing in the meantime? I still got 3 wrong on that part since I was going too fast, but I still ended up with a 7/8/7. Minus one. Where are the requirements for passing the IST? Plenty of guys left there with like 3+ pinks. No posts asking for money. Can I … We got a little of this during our briefs at OCS but this is great. I’m glad I rolled into 12 though. Sailors serve in one of over 100 occupational specialties and require a high school diploma or GED. Pretty nervous about it all as I've never really done anything like this so I appreciate you answering everything. The problem is I have had alot of medical problems lately, and our bills got so overwhelming from my lost income, and the debt amount in his name that he filed bankruptcy. Weekly running is probably 5-10 miles. If you are caught sporting a flair you did not earn, you will be banned. After that, you go wherever your community sends you for training (or a ship if you’re SWO), [–][deleted] 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (6 children), For billets, you fill out a dream sheet when you get closer to candio phase. When do you choose who is in charge of the class? True, but I had my shoes I used and my own pair of "RLP shoes", [–]anthonybryann 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children). , everyone gets a little harder during certain evolutions but they usually n't... ] LadySchwiftyOne 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago ( 0 children ) assuming you were a developer. 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