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Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 06-09-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,153
Posted By jzhaun
All 6 year ATF contracts come with auto E4. ...

All 6 year ATF contracts come with auto E4.

Having said that, you still need TIR for E4, so if you come in as an E1, you won't actually get E4 for at least two years (9 months to E2, 9 months to...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 05-20-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By jzhaun
Technically, all new accessions should have CAT...

Technically, all new accessions should have CAT IV eligible scores (although I suspect there's still some waivers), but there will still be CAT I and III slots that need to be filled. Definitely...
Forum: CTN = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN NETWORKS 03-11-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By jzhaun
Well, the CTN community summary page says they're...

Well, the CTN community summary page says they're only taking crossrates who can pass the ION test, so I would study for that if I were you.
Forum: Cryptologic/Intelligence (Spooks) 01-04-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By jzhaun
One thing to consider is that CTNs do kinda the...

One thing to consider is that CTNs do kinda the same job anywhere they go, and they're almost exclusively shore. CTIs have deployment opportunities (ship, sub, or aircrew) where they do jobs that...
Forum: NUKE = NUCLEAR POWER FIELD 12-27-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By jzhaun
Not a nuke, so I don't know specifics of that...

Not a nuke, so I don't know specifics of that pipeline, but in general, if you're pregnant and your due date is sooner than your graduation date from a class, expect to be dropped.
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 12-27-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By jzhaun
The big six are Chinese, Korean, Spanish,...

The big six are Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Russian, Arabic (various dialects) and Farsi. People who can already pass a DLPT in one of those languages might get something related, but that's pretty...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 12-06-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By jzhaun
The requirement is currently 110 to be a...

The requirement is currently 110 to be a linguist, because they prefer candidates who are flexible and can relanguage in to whatever's needed. That being said, not many people manage that and there...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 11-27-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By jzhaun
So the first thing to keep in mind is that all of...

So the first thing to keep in mind is that all of the schoolhouses are different. Your teachers are native speakers who were raised in that culture and their expectations of you as a student follow...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 11-24-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By jzhaun
1. Your chances of Korean are about the same as...

1. Your chances of Korean are about the same as anything else, it depends on availability. Sometimes all of the big six are available at the same time, other times it can be just one or two.

2....
Forum: Cryptologic/Intelligence (Spooks) 11-19-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 86,929
Posted By jzhaun
The AFQT score only determines whether or not...

The AFQT score only determines whether or not you're eligible to enlist. Line scores determine whether you're eligible for a certain rate (CTI requires VE + MK + GS = 165). For CTI, you'll need to...
Forum: Bootcamp 11-18-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By jzhaun
It's been rumored for decades. It may actually...

It's been rumored for decades. It may actually happen at some point, but you'll get a lot more notice than one month. There's a lot of logistics that would have to into such a change - more RDCs,...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 10-01-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By jzhaun
That is a question for the CTI detailer at...

That is a question for the CTI detailer at bootcamp.

To be clear - all CTIs "volunteer" for subs and aircrew in their paperwork. It doesn't mean they're likely to get it, it mostly depends on...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 08-10-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By jzhaun
You don't need to finish the AA degree while at...

You don't need to finish the AA degree while at DLI either. It's sometimes better to put it off until your next duty station because it then gets reflected on a later eval which could potentially...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 07-29-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By jzhaun
In most cases, only Lack of Effort drops will be...

In most cases, only Lack of Effort drops will be sent undes. I've seen cases where LOAs went undes, but very rarely and only when there were no other openings for them.

I have seen relanguages,...
Forum: Back From Bootcamp 07-27-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By jzhaun
Yeah, bring what you need, they'll let you keep...

Yeah, bring what you need, they'll let you keep it.

Basically everyone will buy menstrual products to contribute to the joint stock kept in the head whenever you go to the nex, but you don't go...
Forum: Bootcamp 06-25-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By jzhaun
Honestly, it's been long enough for me that it's...

Honestly, it's been long enough for me that it's a little hard to remember. The running shoes size was definitely determined by a machine, also testing for how much arch support we needed. You get...
Forum: Bootcamp 06-24-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By jzhaun
I wear about a 3~3.5 in kids, 5~5.5 in women's. ...

I wear about a 3~3.5 in kids, 5~5.5 in women's.

For shoes at bootcamp, they sized me as 5.5 running shoes, 4.5W boots, and 4.5XW dress shoes. The fitters are very experienced, they're not going...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 06-15-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 38,243
Posted By jzhaun
You've got the general idea there. According to...

You've got the general idea there. According to the LADR, IT A school is 18 weeks and the ATFers will go on to either Sysadmin or Comms, which are also 18~19 weeks each.

I would expect your...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 06-14-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 38,243
Posted By jzhaun
All ATF contracts regardless of rate guarantee...

All ATF contracts regardless of rate guarantee immediate advancement to E2 (not E3) after graduation, I was always told that it was measured from when your orders are stamped to go to A school (which...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 06-05-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By jzhaun
Once she's in she can take CLEPs for free, but...

Once she's in she can take CLEPs for free, but it's not like they're super expensive anyway. There shouldn't be any issues if she takes them over the summer. Just make sure to do the right ones!
Forum: Cryptologic/Intelligence (Spooks) 04-06-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By jzhaun
CTIs are not likely to be at sea. We are similar...

CTIs are not likely to be at sea. We are similar to CTNs except we have the possibility of going DIRSUP (deploying with ships, never stationed on a ship).

Our centers of excellence do determine...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 03-04-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,296
Posted By jzhaun
Let me start by saying that all of this is from...

Let me start by saying that all of this is from the perspective of a Chiling. There are huge differences between schoolhouses, one of which being attitudes toward homework. The Arabic schoolhouses...
Forum: IS = INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST 01-18-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 3,140
Posted By jzhaun
I'm going to be honest, I'm a little confused at...

I'm going to be honest, I'm a little confused at your statement of "so many NECs available to choose from".

Granted, I'm active, not reserves - but in my experience NECs are tied to billets. ...
Forum: Bootcamp 01-08-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,868
Posted By jzhaun
A lot of people don't study too much beforehand. ...

A lot of people don't study too much beforehand. You will carry your Recruit Guide around all the time (basically a bigger, more in-depth version of the Start Guide) and will be expected to study it...
Forum: Bootcamp 01-05-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,018
Posted By jzhaun
The only time you're technically allowed to write...

The only time you're technically allowed to write letters is holiday routine aka Sundays and holidays. These are also the only times you can mail them. But once the lights go out and the RDCs...
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