[â]Jbrunson215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (10 children). Yup. How easy is it to fail? Thatâs the gist of it, but itâs super intense. From my (basic) understanding, it's just organizing and cleaning and memorizing, right? 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. Least favorite part was probably preparing for RLP. Where are the requirements for passing the IST? Thank you! He did OCS at that age as well, don't give up. We had 2 CEC guys in our class. But to be honest that's rare. The submission deadline is about 5 weeks before the board meets. [â]ahung1995 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children). I really didn't take education serious when I was a non traditional student before I joined the Navy. Rendered by PID 18713 on r2-app-06a20d8af25eeedd3 at 2020-12-29 18:58:44.848177+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: US. Interested in Officer programs? Sounds like you might be on CVN so get the Captain (aviator) and maybe another senior SWO who is post-command if able. You get up in front of your class and give a little blurb about why you want X position. And when you roll up to your new class youâll be one of the go-to leaders because youâll be sharp on all the OCS procedures. Are you given a metric conversion table that you can use for the ASVAB/OAR? The NROTC programs are maintained to educate and train well-qualified men and women for careers as commissioned officers. OHARP is recruiting assistance, and itâs 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). It sucks knowing that youâre not getting any closer to the finish line, but you have lots of time to study, work out, shine boots, practice procedures, and prep for RLP. A retired officer who served in the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force celebrated his 100th birthday today. When you mention more in depth eye tests, what do you mean? Did you get the issued NBs? Generally if you work hard at it and don't fuck around when it comes to tests/checkrides you'll be fine. I have a few general questions regarding what OCS is like. Same test there? Interested in Officer programs? I got a 70 on the ASVAB. Was anticipating feeling like garbage, so I'm glad that is to be expected haha my test is July 12th! ), Filter Posts by Flair Click to switch to regular, Enlisted Questions Security Clearance [â][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (1 child). I have so much discipline now, [â]sala229 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [â]Climsal 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). 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. A tad to late for me lol. What are the positions? Navy Nukes (Great resource for prospective Nukes! Iâm not sure. Just remember, everyone gets a little airsick at times. Those selected will attend Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, and will initially be commissioned as a Student Naval Aviator, designator 1390, and after commissioning they will attend the de… Unlimited free time, zero responsibility and living on the beach. I am planning to enroll in OCS for the Navy, I am currently pursuing my B.A.S. [â]justbecause2099 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children). Bitar and Sullivan were the class Oâs. What do your previous evals look like (progression or sustained superior performance)? Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. It all depends really whatâs available. I go to OCS February 17th. The number designators associated with many of these jobs are: 1110 - Surface Warfare Officer, 1120 - Submarine Officer, 1130 - Navy SEAL, 1140 - Navy EOD Officer But sometimes shit happens, I failed my contact checkride for instance, just happened to have a very shitty flying day that also happened to fall on a checkride. Plenty of guys left there with like 3+ pinks. Requests may be sumbitted to: Just graduated OCS. Enjoy the ride and remember how fucking cool your job is regardless of what you fly. Iâm hoping to fly anything tailhook really. My philosophy was Cs get degrees lol. Officer Questions [â][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). I'll probably end up in h class. Read and follow the Rediquette before posting/voting. OHARP is a Navy program meant to help get people to apply to be officers. Did you hesitate too much while you answered that question? Selection was pretty easy since it went so fast and I didnât run into any issues along the way. Can't believe they still got him. Going from 3 failures allowed per block to 3 failures allowed through the entirety of flight school seems pretty drastic lol. Why do people fear it so much? For anything Navy related, not limited to US Navy. So that blows. Itâs not the end of thenworld, and itâs far from impossible; but it is meant to weed out the weak which itâll do. Graduating college literally in May so GPA 3.48. Minus one. What do you guys think my chances are for this first package? It all comes to an end eventually. I'm not a fan of heights and did just fine in aviation. I recently enlisted in the navy and am currently in A school. [â]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 wonât help you much unless you are a nuke. See TheBeneGesseritWitch's guide on Paths to become an Officer. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns. Kicked the ASTB's ass. Thereâs a lot of places to choose from usually but you might only be selecting with a handful of guys. How do they figure out if you can function if your scared of heights ? [â]gaterunner 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). Kinda late to the thread, but I was wondering how common are failures in primary? Or is there more? [â]ahung1995 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), This was still very helpful. The two or so years in flight school are very unique, might as well explore. 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (0 children). A pink sheet can come from either an academic failure (<80% on a test or unsat on flight/sim event) or an OLQ. 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). Know who you are haha. Ah, yes there are, my bad. To avoid the mess, and to have the chief we had. I chose Pact airman because it was a three year contract and I could use the GI bill once I got out. 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. This right here. Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? I've seen some numbers but not sure what to look at, [â][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child), Youâll be just fine, donât worry. 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. Some guys can study forever, some are like me and require frequent beer breaks. [â]Jurombo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). I'm at a fleet readiness squadron and yes my skipper is a Captain. Bootcamp I am in a position similar to yours and would just like to know your background, [â][deleted] 13 points14 points15 points 2 years ago (0 children). I'm in Corpus Christi. 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. OLQs are generally if you are a piece of shit and/or do something retarded. I talked into meeting the officer recruiter, made a good impression. Iâm young and single with nothing tying me down, so it was the perfect time, [â]PJJ205 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (3 children), This thread is a breath of fresh air! I have buddies in Pcola going through flight school and some were on hold for 4 months. Program leads to an appointment on active duty as an Ensign in the unrestricted line of the U.S. Navy. [â]the_cdr_shepard 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). Applicants must not have passed their 42nd birthday at time of commissioning. Iâm on my way back from checking into my NRD as I type this. 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. Some of my best friends from OCS were made in H class. No personally identifying information (PII). API standards are higher. [â][deleted] 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (0 children). Minus one? 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. The navy may be growing, but flight school is so backed up right now. My fiancÃ©e is actually the one going through OCS, not me, so hopefully this is an okay place to ask. You might as well be playing a video game. I donât have much going for me on paper, but Iâm going to put a package together and hope I get lucky. I canât wait. Minus one. I've got a study question: I have a couple of books to help me study for the ASTB, and I'm feeling pretty confident about the math/reading comp/mechanical/etc sections that one can obviously study for with practice Q&As. The basic requirements for selection to the Aviation Officer Candidate indoctrination and training for college graduates. I'm 21. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I went to H for failing the IST. I hope so haha. I appreciate any preparation tips in general as well! [â]the_cdr_shepard 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I barely passed my depth perception test at MEPs using that 'look-in' machine with the different circles. Hey all, I just graduated OCS last Friday and wanted to answer any questions you may have about becoming an officer (application process, MEPS, ASTB, OCS, OHARP, anything else you can think of). Iâll be available basically all summer to answer questions, so by all means, donât hesitate to comment or shoot me a DM. I would be going in as a SWO. The basic requirements for selection to the Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate program for eligible college students and graduates. Good luck! They like doing 3 mile runs where the first 1.5 is with chief and the next 1.5 is at your own pace. Improper salute? Totally depends. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. 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? and what is OHARP? [â]the_cdr_shepard 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (5 children), I'm in aviation (primary to be exact) and I'm fucking terrified of heights and spiders...AMA, [â]Jbrunson215 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children). Do SWOS get OHARP? Have you considered other designators/communities? Thank you! Well, it is what it is I guess. Flair is only awarded to sailors with significant fleet experience, by the Mod Team, after proof has been provided. Those days make it worth it. How many people were in your class in the beginning and how many graduated? Basically you get 3 academic failures in total from api till you wing, anything more then that and you're attrited. wait, I lied, I have a question. Call MyNavy Career Center: 833-330-MNCC , or 901-874-MNCC (DSN 882- 6622 ), Email MNCC , MNCC Chat I know they test for aptitude and that can't be faked (if it's not in the cards for me to be a pilot, OKAY), but I can't help but feel like there are resources out there to help prepare for this. Thatâs not to scare you, but to impress upon you how important giving a good effort is in API. http://www.navy-prt.com/malestandard/malestandard.html, No calls for witch-hunts or "vigilante justice.". A harder physical test? At my current command, I'm the QA LPO. Man, bless this gouge. Nuclear [â]YourMomandMyPancake 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child). Check it out! I didnât trust it to not randomly fall out of the sky...too slow, no power. Apparently CNATRA wants this done before his change of command sometime in august. They mentioned that a few years ago they were real picky and would kick you out if you got below a 90 on a test or something ridiculous like that, but I think thatâs all calmed down now since the Navy is growing, [â]ultra_sabreman 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (13 children). There are no instructions you can read that will magically prepare you for what you are about to undergo. True, but I had my shoes I used and my own pair of "RLP shoes", [â]anthonybryann 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children). You are issued "go-fasters" now? So Iâm well into primary and Iâm afraid of heights. And why not move around? (Caveat: I didnât do OHARP after OCS) itâs a pretty common thing for aviation types coming out of OCS to request. Sometimes you get what you want, sometimes you donât. For the spatial test, you can practice with the compass trick which some people including myself used on the test. Ask me anything!AMA (self.newtothenavy). What is your rate? Thereâs a lot of suck to come, youâll think about quitting, but some days it all comes together and you fly great. Dude yeah, the T6 is rad. And API academics are similar to OCS, maybe a bit harder. Navy Officer Program authorization chart; Direct Commission, Officer Candidate School (OCS) & Student Programs; Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program The BDCP provides financial assistance to college students and graduates to complete baccalaureate degree requirements.. Health Services Collegiate Program HSCP is a scholarship program designed to provide financial incentives for … I personally want helos. it doesnât have much to do with any rankings. Canât describe the submarine warfare pin? I'm leaving for enlisted bootcamp soon and am hoping to finish my degree (have 100credits already) then try for OCS. Physical/Medical a. MILPERSMAN 1300-082 b. [â][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). Thatâs faster than average, but I also got all my paperwork done and tests taken as soon as I could, and had a good recruiter. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Need help with possible duel citizenship snafu. 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). NO BLOGSPAM. This is an official U.S. Navy Website Need Career, Pay or Personnel help? :), [â]AutoModerator[M] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Enjoy the shit out of your OHARP you earned it. I went in with zero practice, except for the compass thing. Just be supportive and let him know that itâll all come to an end eventually. Do you happen to know the time for civil engineers? Guys psych themselves out for it and thatâs how most people fuck up. Thatâs is my life right now to be honest....always wanted to do military. There are all sorts of billets ranging from indoctrination staff to regimental commander. Damn you guys are living like kings compared to when I went through last year lol. I always thought you'd graduate OCS and then hop on a plane down to Florida? I donât know if sub guys get OHARP. Getting advice from friends that are former military and a friend of a friend who is a current officers. No posts asking for money. I became LPO and got map'd to E6 at my first command. For starters, I have been training both on my own and with a … More room to fail? Future training is going to be about 2 years of flight school before heading out to the fleet. However, there are exceptions to the degree requirement based on extensive service experience. 28 March 2018, The adage “One Team, One Team” is about to become more tangible for new sailors and Marines attending Officer Candidate School. Minus one. My boyfriend is in OCS right now. Have you considered the Space Force?....jkjk no but really. Easy call. ... cycle. As a reminder, this subreddit is for civil discussion. Some are chosen by class team and others are chosen by some of your classmates who have a billet that needs staff members, [â]anthonybryann 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (5 children). Thatâs part of the reason they do IFS - to see if you actually can function in an aircraft. Just scream and push for 10 minutes and youâll be fine as long as youâre squared away, [â]Tjaden4815 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (3 children). [â]the_cdr_shepard 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). The test you have to take is the ASTB/OAR. That's not to say that it's easier and the standards are more lax, but just that they aren't actively looking to remove people from the pipeline and it's all happening faster. Weekly running is probably 5-10 miles. The majority of the stuff they test for is Appendix B, correct? [â][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). There is still a ton of leniency. SWO is the only community that selects where they are going in OCS and class ranking is relevant-ish. Supply people are waiting about a week before starting supply school. Unless youâre a SEAL candidate. There are some less age restricted billets in restricted line communities as well, [â]anthonybryann 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (8 children). I was a decent developer but I hated the cubicle life and wanted to do something more. A string on your uniform? Thanks for the info, by the way. The Marine Corps has revealed plans to consolidate Marine OCS with Navy OCS for all air contracts and non-combat arms MOSs. It's okay and it will pass, just stick with it. Youâll be tracking one target with a throttle, one with a joystick, while doing dichotic listening, and solving EPs. However the other new rule is that if you have ever had an IPC (even one you crushed 4 months ago) your next failure automatically triggers an FPC and any FPC failure shall cause a recommendation of attrition to the commodore. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Great, I really appreciate it. 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). AMA Instant PRB. [â]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). As for my OCS experience, I am an OCS graduate (class 07-00 commissioned Dec 1999) and now serve as a class officer at OCS. The program will ultimately lead to an appointment on active duty as a Navy Ensign, designator 1310. You also tend to have shorter flights than jet guys and a crew. But for real, A pool is a bit smaller now do you wont have as much time, but you gotta absolutely love it up. 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. If so, you'll be fine. This includes lying by omission (leaving information out) and lying by commission (purposefully misleading). We got a little of this during our briefs at OCS but this is great. Past that however, I only know the story for SNAs. Now get below an 80 on a test? Call MyNavy Career Center: 833-330-MNCC , or 901-874-MNCC (DSN 882- 6622 ), Email MNCC , MNCC Chat 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. I donât remember if I took another depth perception test at OCS. No politics. Know them without even thinking about it. For RLP, the prep is worse than the actual event itself. Totally depends on your community. *** SEAL Officer Assessment and Selection (SOAS) summer screening is open to OCS, NROTC, USNA, lateral transfer, and interservice transfer candidates. 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. PT is in the mornings from 0530-0630 so you only have a few hours of running per week. Interservice Transfers from the Navy Reserve. As far as attrition goes, big navy feels theres too many aviators in the pipeline so they want to thin the herd. Reddit’s compilation of E to O questions. General Questions Picked up for SNA from the 7 FEB board. OCS is tough. I like that. Can you explain how class ranking works? Memorize your chain of command, general orders, code of conduct, and marine/navy enlisted and officer ranks and insignias as soon as you can. Who was your chief? What are you doing in the meantime? Come visit our wiki over in r/Navy. See TheBeneGesseritWitch's guide on Paths to become an Officer. [â][deleted] 18 points19 points20 points 2 years ago (17 children), They didnât say much about the current attrition rates of flight school. 99% of people will proceed on to primary. I have little under 6 weeks left to prepare. When I see posts like this it makes me want to go active duty now though, [â][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children), Do whatever makes you happy and donât be afraid to take a chance if you can afford to. [â][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children). Basically my recruiter doesnât have much for us to do, so we phone muster daily and thatâs about it. I mean everything pertaining to API is the same for both NFOs and pilots. It used to be that the IPC was optional now it's written that the IPC shall happen. Currently enlisting in Reserves and if my civilian life is not where I want it to be in two years Iâll go active duty. Now its continuous throughout all of Pri and API. SPECWAR When I went through it was like 2 pink sheets before a PRB. Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? Navy Officer Candidate School is one of three ways you can become an officer in the Navy. 10 USC 624, 651, and 716 c. SECNAVINST 1000.7F d. DoDI 1300.04. For information regarding Navy enlisted ratings, see Twisky's Rating Information Guide. Iâm not exactly sure what that process is like, so I would direct that question toward one of the priors, [â]kmbHMe3 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). [â]2jobstowork 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). automod removed your post because you have a new account, please notify the mods if you want your post approved. For OHARP you can basically go wherever you want. I mean I'm still in the program, just cause you're scared of heights it's not really the same in the plane, more people are attrited or DOR for airsickness than heights. How do you choose your duty station? So if thatâs your situation I highly encourage you to apply for that waiver. I honestly donât know what the differences are, but youâre correct about some of the knowledge changes. These officers are commissioned through the Naval Academy, Officer Candidate School (OCS), and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). [â]amarras 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children). Like someone else said, nothing at OCS is as bad as it sounds. I'm overweight by 25 pounds but I passed because my waist was under 35 inches. There are roughly 20 different officer specialties in the Navy. Fuck!! Hoping to go in SNA as well as soon as I graduate my master's program (atmospheric science). You sound like me--fine being up high in plane or building, but not so good on or near a high ledge. No NJP or PRT failures. and join one of thousands of communities. I went from a P to an EP this cycle. I donât personally but Iâm sure there are some. Iâm totally with you on helos being awesome (and being dumb enough to want the boat, lol), [â]brass_cojones 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Is your fold 6.2 inches instead of 6? [â]candidateer 8 points9 points10 points 2 years ago (1 child). Youâll make it through. It might come more into play for SWOs who have to pick their ships before graduating, but our SWOs just picked their ships on their own. Enslited to Officer Commissioning Programs OPNAVINST 1420.1B [â]renegadepervertt 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). 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". [â][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children), Weâre positive heâll be the first person to retire in student pool, [â]RandyIsntDirty 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children). Also, while you wait for a reply from a subject matter expert, try using the search feature! 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? 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. Then you turn around and we all raise our hands for who we want. [â]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). [â][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (11 children), You are issued NBs on your first day and those are the only pair of running shoes youâll have access to. Interested in Officer programs? H class isnât bad. Nuclear Propulsion Officers serve their duty on a nuclear-powered submarine or surface ship. Community Overview - Information Professionals (IPs) are the Navy's Cyberspace Defensive Operations and Communications Officers with subject matter expertise in networks, computer systems, satellite communications, cyber defense, information & knowledge management, and Command and Control. Pink sheets follow you all the way through till wings. (Mostly concerned about the possibility of him getting his orders immediately after OCS before we have time to do a courthouse ceremony). Ultimately, you donât do much and it is generally referred to as âbasket leaveâ since you basically just hang out and d not really do much work. I donât have a question, Iâve actually got gouge for you... Iâm over half through with primary, and our skipper called a studs meeting a month ago to give us gouge to pass down to yâall about the aviation pipeline.
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