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Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 11-02-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 198
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 259
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 101
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 516
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 709
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 397
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 689
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 996
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 765
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 697
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 1,066
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 575
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 575
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 1,081
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 1,081
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 1,591
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 925
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 710
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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: 649
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
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...
Forum: CTT = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN TECHNICAL 04-05-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
Down the line there are going to be certain...

Down the line there are going to be certain opportunities to go flying still, and that may include the P-8. But it's not something that's very fleshed out right now since the platform is still very...
Forum: CTT = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN TECHNICAL 04-04-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
Welcome and glad you're looking into our rate!...

Welcome and glad you're looking into our rate! I'm both a CTT and a current Aircrewman. I've also been out in the fleet with several years onboard a ship and a few on shore, so I've seen quite a bit...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 04-03-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
I was an SSO for a while (the folks who submit...

I was an SSO for a while (the folks who submit and process clearances). Clearance requirements are the same no matter who you are. If you're going for a Secret, you'll be treated the same as the...
Forum: AW = NAVAL AIRCREWMAN (AWO, AWF, AWV, AWS, AWR) 03-27-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 102,845
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
So the biggest thing I want to touch on right off...

So the biggest thing I want to touch on right off the bat is this idea that you can easily just change rates in DEP. That's not the case. You can put in a "request" via the DAR process (DEP Action...
Forum: CTN = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN NETWORKS 03-27-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,184
Posted By CTT1(SW)Griffin
I've seen guys with a background in infosec get...

I've seen guys with a background in infosec get dropped and guys make it that have barely touched a machine before. It really comes down to your ability to quickly understand things and to think...
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