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Forum: Bootcamp 11-18-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
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: 516
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: 723
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: 537
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: 764
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: 775
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: 775
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: 31,251
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: 31,251
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: 723
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: 925
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: 1,216
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
NEC
Views: 1,835
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: 1,536
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: 2,720
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...
Forum: IT = INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (IT, ITS) 01-04-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964
Posted By jzhaun
Provided all of your ducks are in order (TIR etc)...

Provided all of your ducks are in order (TIR etc) it'll most likely depend on the timing. The date you're due to get advanced is the 16th of the month, so if you graduate right around that time you...
Forum: Bootcamp 01-04-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,720
Posted By jzhaun
I'm a light sleeper, but I never had a problem...

I'm a light sleeper, but I never had a problem falling asleep at bootcamp, you're generally pretty worn out by the end of the day. I only really woke up a lot if I had watch that night or if my...
Forum: Bootcamp 12-30-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,602
Posted By jzhaun
You will most likely get a Pap smear unless...

You will most likely get a Pap smear unless you've had it done recently and have the paperwork with you. You'll also discuss birth control options etc. (This is true for all females, being Nuke...
Forum: NUKE = NUCLEAR POWER FIELD 12-28-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,506
Posted By jzhaun
I am not a Nuke, but there was a Nuke who I first...

I am not a Nuke, but there was a Nuke who I first knew from my division in bootcamp who I ran into 2 years later when we both got to our first duty station (Yay for really long A school pipelines!). ...
Forum: Bootcamp 12-08-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,122
Posted By jzhaun
biruis, SEPS and RCU are two different things. ...

biruis, SEPS and RCU are two different things. He'll only be put in SEPS if they have already determined that he's going home.

RCU (Recruit Convalescence Unit) is where injuries get sent. It's...
Forum: Bootcamp 09-23-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,314
Posted By jzhaun
Is your brother still with his division or in...

Is your brother still with his division or in FIT? If he wants to give up, all he has to do is tell his RDCs and they'll send him to SEPS, but generally it takes longer to get sent home from SEPS...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 09-17-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,583
Posted By jzhaun
You're allowed to have a car at DLI, but you...

You're allowed to have a car at DLI, but you can't use it during school hours if you're IET. Also the parking situation was bad and getting worse when I graduated because they started building a...
Forum: Bootcamp 08-27-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
FIT
Views: 2,209
Posted By jzhaun
Most of the people I saw in FIT were capable of...

Most of the people I saw in FIT were capable of passing, but a lot either had issues they refused to go to medical for or had issues with pacing. They'd sprint a few laps to start off, tire...
Forum: Bootcamp 06-11-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,652
Posted By jzhaun
The test to get E2 doesn't affect anything else,...

The test to get E2 doesn't affect anything else, but the 3 academic tests do. You have to pass them to graduate. For the first two I think there were opportunities to retest, but anyone who failed...
Forum: CTI = CRYPTOLOGIC TECHNICIAN INTERPRETIVE 06-11-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,857
Posted By jzhaun
Yeah, 90% of us work in offices. Probably more...

Yeah, 90% of us work in offices. Probably more than that for Russian.

We're not interpreters, we're language analysts. We do our best work when we have access to all of our tools.
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