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Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 12-01-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 28,548
Posted By FlyNavy
Today's ASW AW's are flying the P-8. A few VP...

Today's ASW AW's are flying the P-8. A few VP squadrons still have P-3's in the inventory, but they are being phased out for the newer P-8's.

The VP folks flying them still use pretty much the...
Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 11-26-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By FlyNavy
Availability just comes down to manning levels....

Availability just comes down to manning levels. So we just have enough GMs in your year group is all.

And like I said, it just depends on where you're stationed. It's not out of the realm of...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 11-24-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 134,116
Posted By FlyNavy
C-2s are planning on getting phased out for...

C-2s are planning on getting phased out for V-22s. The Navy is buying about 4 a year and they're looking at making the full transition around 2021. Personally I think transferring the COD mission to...
Forum: Advanced Electronics Computer Field 11-24-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By FlyNavy
1) A lot of FCs are involved with ATFP...

1) A lot of FCs are involved with ATFP (Anti-Terrorism Force Protection), which means they do get involved with small arms. It can be anything from helping the armory to actually being a VBSS team...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 11-22-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 134,116
Posted By FlyNavy
I'm assuming you're asking about the FE track,...

I'm assuming you're asking about the FE track, and not the FTS route.

I'm not an FE myself so I can't speak to everything for them, but they do work long hours and are pretty involved with...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 11-02-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By FlyNavy
Absolutely no shame in that at all! The Reserves...

Absolutely no shame in that at all! The Reserves are an AWESOME route and I'm glad you're focused on your long term goals.

In terms of prepping for NACCS, you want to build endurance. For...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 10-22-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By FlyNavy
You will retake the flight physical down at NACCS...

You will retake the flight physical down at NACCS with the NAMI folks. They sometimes do a prelim one to make sure you're eligible, but everyone will still do one with a flight surgeon while you're...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 10-15-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By FlyNavy
Well really the crux here is that you went...

Well really the crux here is that you went reserves instead of active. The Navy isn't going to dump a huge sum of money into you if they can't use that investment on a regular basis. Getting someone...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 10-15-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 456
Posted By FlyNavy
You're not going to lose your contract over being...

You're not going to lose your contract over being on hold. Almost everyone gets held up during the training pipeline for one thing or another, so don't sweat it. It's completely normal.

Nothing...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 10-02-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By FlyNavy
Manned aircrew is going away within the next 3...

Manned aircrew is going away within the next 3 years with VQ-1 being phased out (and along with it the EP-3E).

Since the training is so long for a CT, and then following on with Aircrew training...
Forum: Bootcamp 06-25-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By FlyNavy
Barbazu is correct that the classifier he met at...

Barbazu is correct that the classifier he met at Boot Camp is basically there just to verify paperwork. They just make sure you're getting set up to get to the right places after Boot. They have...
Forum: Hospital Corpsmen G000, L500 06-25-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By FlyNavy
Be polite, be professional, and do your research...

Be polite, be professional, and do your research beforehand. Have specific things you want to look at and come in with a few questions.

/r
CTT1
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 06-13-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,165
Posted By FlyNavy
Every candidate will go through no matter what....

Every candidate will go through no matter what. It's an applicable skill no matter what platform you operate. Imagine if a P-3 or P-8 wen't down; don't you think it would be pertinent to know how to...
Forum: Personnel Specialist B710, L510 05-24-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,769
Posted By FlyNavy
You need to speak with your investigator about...

You need to speak with your investigator about that ASAP. To us security folks, it's gonna come out eventually that you weren't born in the US, and to find out that it was Israel could cause big...
Forum: YN = YEOMAN 05-13-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,364
Posted By FlyNavy
At most right now you'll be pre-screened for a...

At most right now you'll be pre-screened for a SECRET level clearance, which is pretty simple, but a clearance isn't required to do the majority of YN work. The only time you'll need clearance is if...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 05-01-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,305
Posted By FlyNavy
Negative. Aside from MEPS not taking that for...

Negative. Aside from MEPS not taking that for qualification, NAMI (Aviation medicine) wouldn't take it either. So even if MEPS let you through with it, NAMI wouldn't let you go rotary wing anyway...
Forum: CTT = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN TECHNICAL 04-28-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,906
Posted By FlyNavy
Not as an AEF T-bird. You would have to talk to...

Not as an AEF T-bird. You would have to talk to your recruiter about changing your contract before you ship; once you ship it's locked in.

Also you're timeline in training would play a huge role...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 04-26-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By FlyNavy
The experience you'll get by being a seasoned...

The experience you'll get by being a seasoned Petty Officer at that point will be invaluable no matter what you decide to do. You'll also have a much better understanding of how the Navy works and...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 04-26-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By FlyNavy
Absolutely doable. We have one of our guys about...

Absolutely doable. We have one of our guys about to leave for BUD/s now actually.

/r
CTT1
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 04-08-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,991
Posted By FlyNavy
The auto advancement to IT3 would come with an...

The auto advancement to IT3 would come with an ATF contract, which has an additional year of commitment.

/r
CTT1
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 04-06-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,991
Posted By FlyNavy
It's always going to be needs of the Navy really....

It's always going to be needs of the Navy really. If they've got a surplus of spots they may open it up to choices based on class rank, but that's the exception not the rule (aka they don't have to...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 04-06-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By FlyNavy
So can some SRO platforms around the world, I...

So can some SRO platforms around the world, I just don't want to advertise it any more than it needs to be.

/r
CTT1
Forum: Cryptologic/Intelligence (Spooks) 04-06-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,960
Posted By FlyNavy
CT's can go anywhere and it really depends on...

CT's can go anywhere and it really depends on your specific flavor of CT and what the needs of the Navy are at the time in terms of where your first duty station is. I know people that went shore...
Forum: Cryptologic/Intelligence (Spooks) 04-05-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,237
Posted By FlyNavy
Being a CT doesn't have anything to do with...

Being a CT doesn't have anything to do with housing or pets or anything ^_^ You can have your own place and live there just like you would anywhere else. (Unless you're living in the barracks or...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 04-05-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By FlyNavy
IT's don't go FMF, but they do offer plenty of...

IT's don't go FMF, but they do offer plenty of things extremely similar to that. It's just not under the FMF program.

They can go Expeditionary, work with Spec War (SEALs/EOD/Etc), the White...
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