[–][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children), We’re positive he’ll be the first person to retire in student pool, [–]RandyIsntDirty 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children). For your 8th week inspection you’ll need to know about ships, planes, missiles, and those sorts of things, but it doesn’t have to be verbatim and you have time to learn it while you’re there. Jets then E2 then helos at this point but I’m definitely open to hearing about the pros and cons of all the communities. 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. Read and follow the Rediquette before posting/voting. What are they telling aviators now about flight school attrition? Supply people are waiting about a week before starting supply school. He has a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, and Bachelors in Aeoronautical Sciences. Hey man, congrats. [–]ahung1995 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), This was still very helpful. Check it out! [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (5 children). 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. My philosophy was Cs get degrees lol. Good luck! Hello everyone, I received an age waiver disapproval for OCS SWO (Current 33 years old). I would be going in as a SWO. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Great, another butter bar to salute..... Weekly running is probably 5-10 miles. This will be included in the pre-ship paperwork you will complete with your OSO. Similar to MEPS, yeah. This includes lying by omission (leaving information out) and lying by commission (purposefully misleading). http://www.navy-prt.com/malestandard/malestandard.html, No calls for witch-hunts or "vigilante justice.". [–]the_cdr_shepard 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). Everyone doesn't bring their own/w.e works for their feet? Interested in Officer programs? [–]renegadepervertt 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). That’s the gist of it, but it’s super intense. Did you hesitate too much while you answered that question? Age 25. I'm in primary and 3 failures is required to trigger an Initial Progress check (IPC) before it was 3 failures per block of training (contacts, instruments, forms etc.) If you really try to excel, even when you have a bad day it only puts you at MIF and your instructor can see if you knew something and made a mistake versus not knowing or not studying. For us, it was average at that point, but class 14-18 and 15-18 were both less than 50 people if I recall correctly, and that surprised all of us. IPC doesn't mean attrition and it's not all doom and gloom (my roommate has 3 pink sheets from IFS). Same test there? There is indeed a new OCR. 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. Program leads to an appointment on active duty as an Ensign in the unrestricted line of the U.S. Navy. [–][deleted] -3 points-2 points-1 points 2 years ago (3 children), [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (2 children), [–][deleted] -2 points-1 points0 points 2 years ago (1 child). I have buddies in Pcola going through flight school and some were on hold for 4 months. Looking forward to enjoying my time down south as well. So I’m well into primary and I’m afraid of heights. Graduating college literally in May so GPA 3.48. Generally that wont even get you a pink sheet ( have to drop two events back to back or 3 total). Or be stupid lucky and skittle your way through. Commissioned Officers are members of the Navy or Navy Reserve who have a degree from a four-year college or university as a minimum educational requirement and have gone through Officer Training. I was wondering if anyone experienced the same thing? I went straight to OCS with no prior military experience, but plenty of people go to OCS being prior enlisted. You also tend to have shorter flights than jet guys and a crew. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. 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. level 1. Takes some discretion away from the Skipper, but you can pass the IPC. I can’t wait. All your inspections and exams and PRTs are graded, but nobody knew their class rank, if it even exists. [–]ahung1995 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children). For OHARP you can basically go wherever you want. OLQs are generally if you are a piece of shit and/or do something retarded. More room to fail? Isn't there another exam? Trust me, API IS NOT hard. API standards are higher. 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. (Caveat: I didn’t do OHARP after OCS) it’s a pretty common thing for aviation types coming out of OCS to request. I first met with my recruiter on 2 NOV 2017 and my OCS class started on 25 FEB 2018. Got picked up for all of my top 3 choices. None of them were really treated differently. When I went through it was like 2 pink sheets before a PRB. The basic requirements for selection to the Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate program for eligible college students and graduates. There are some less age restricted billets in restricted line communities as well, [–]anthonybryann 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (8 children). Yup. NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND: 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington TN 38055-0000 I hope so haha. Currently in primary and boy there's some nasty curriculum changes coming down the pipe: they're changing up how many checkrides you get and a bunch of other things, but more importantly instituting a "3 strikes you're out" type policy. [–]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]westeros569 0 points1 point2 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. Candidates who are contracted for combat arms will still attend Marine OCS in Quantico, VA. I’m glad I rolled into 12 though. No Meme/Gore posts (to include: my face when, this is how I feel when, quickmeme/memebase, 4chan). Make sure to get a couple O6/O5 letters of recommendation if you can. 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. Or is there more? No NJP or PRT failures. As a reminder, this subreddit is for civil discussion. Just remember, everyone gets a little airsick at times. [–]the_cdr_shepard 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Best of luck dude. To avoid the mess, and to have the chief we had. Since my first post appears to be a success (thread on Joboy's "OCS stories/experiences") I've decided to open a new thread on AW to provide some realistic insight to Navy OCS. What you have so far looks good. A harder physical test? I got a 70 on the ASVAB. (Mostly concerned about the possibility of him getting his orders immediately after OCS before we have time to do a courthouse ceremony). Worked as a software developer before joining. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. Do not encourage lying. Future training is going to be about 2 years of flight school before heading out to the fleet. I would have to look at it to be sure. Nuclear Are you given a metric conversion table that you can use for the ASVAB/OAR? H class isn’t bad. [–]anthonybryann 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). 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. Did you join going straight into OCS? Then expect to pushed harder during certain evolutions. If you have your shit together how common is it to get a pink sheet? 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've seen some numbers but not sure what to look at, [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child), You’ll be just fine, don’t worry. This is an official U.S. Navy Website Need Career, Pay or Personnel help? 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). A pink sheet can come from either an academic failure (<80% on a test or unsat on flight/sim event) or an OLQ. Beginning there was probably around 85. What are the positions? So much great info. However, there are exceptions to the degree requirement based on extensive service experience. Do you know anyone who also has a fear of heights and does fine as a aviator? I'm applying for OCS next spring after I finish up my last 3 classes for my BS in Computer Information Technology. 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