AWR/AWS should be similar, but I don't really know. Many of my peers are pursuing their degrees and most people who work at it consistently finish at about 6-7 years into their service. Wednesday you'll have a 0500-1000 simulator and Thursday you'll have a 1730-2330 simulator. Can you comment on the being fired upon or PM me? Pay the fuck attention though, if you get to FRS and don't know A-school information, you instructors will not be happy. We're given shitloads of responsibility and trusted to make calls that affect people's lives. I'd say if getting your degree is a priority, and you're not trying to get out after 6 years, AIRC is a good contract to sign. Oh, and that schedule doesn't come out until like 1600 the day prior, so ever having something planned is fuckin impossible sometimes. Wash, Rinse, Repeat forever. The Naval Aircrewman rating (known as Aviation Warfare Systems Operator or AW prior to 2008) is an enlisted rating of the US Navy. The Aircrew Program is a six-year enlistment program guaranteeing initial assignment as a flight crewmember in a fixed wing, helicopter or Unmanned Aerial … AWOs belong to a diverse and highly specialized community serving in multiple aviation platforms. Awesome write up. This is a great post. If you every played a sport at a decently competitive level, this 4 weeks will be a cake walk. NACCS is only 4 weeks long but you'll spend extra time on hold there. Officer and Command Career Counselor, and to make use of your Navy College Virtual Education Center (VEC) or OCONUS Education Office's vast resources. They will jump in that fight you should of not been in to defend you even though you started it. After it is signed its important to not answer that phone call from the duty office, it tends to be some schedule error where you are now taking that 0500 flight in the morning. Everything you will need to do and learn to go from E1-9 is included. The only info I have would be me repeating what I googled, but you can google too, so I'm not gonna do that. For AWOs, about half is classroom learning, a quarter in simulators, and a quarter in the actual aircraft. AWVs work with the trons when they're not flying, and always have to come back in to write up gripes, turn in comsec drives, and pass down all relevent info to the trons before leaving. So even deployment won't interrupt your college like with most of the navy because you can still do online classes. A forum to discuss Navy Recruiters, processing at MEPS, Delayed Entry Program, Enlisted Ratings, "A" Schools, Officer Candidate School, Recruit Training Command, and transferring to your first command. This isn't super uncommon for anyone in the navy of any rating, but I know tons of guys who go their whole career without seeing the open end of a weapon. AWOs, on the other hand, mostly just operate the various avionics systems. AWS was invented after I went through A-school and I have never met one. Here you're expected to do your job solely in a training environment with an instructor holding your hand. FE production will halt in October (I think? Notes: AWO - Naval Aircrewmen - Operator - E5 Page 3 of 43 A school length depends on your rate. Effective 28 Oct 2016, Senior Chief Petty Officers no longer compress to AWCM. It is all mental work. I have no clue what they learn. AWFs have been getting a lot of jobs civilian side with maintaining trainers for the navy out of Jacksonville and I'm sure there's some standard maintenance stuff they can get involved in but idk about what particular jobs you can get with Boeing as a AWF. These needs are met by filling a valid billet requirement with the best Sailor available. I've always been interested in the AW community and from talking to few AW buddies (mostly AWF and AWS) it seems like AWO on P-3's would be my best gig at this point, and the rate I could most easily translate to already coming from a radar environment my whole career. If getting the job you want is priority, talk to your recruiter about it immediately (and maybe ask the recruiters on this sub for advice about how that process works). My master chief retired after 30 years in the Navy ad never once set foot on a ship. It's 6 months long. But yet, the Navy counts my time with as sea duty (because of going on 6 month deployements). It's not that hard honestly. AWS, AWO, AWF, AWV which fall under the general rating AW. VP (fixed wing patrol) squadrons deploy to the desert where there is decent internet sometimes, or to a hotel somewhere where there is certainly decent internet. I have all the admin side of things worked out pretty well, it's always a longshot as a first class but I think my chances are decent. Everyone knows everyone. This is actually the hardest part of the training and by far the most common place for people to fail out. It's pretty impossible to fail if you put in a little effort. Some things that are different from other rates: College: You will not even be allowed to enroll in college until you're qualified as an aircrewman, which is usually 2-3 years in, but we get lots of credits for the schooling we go through. Dry aircrew only: You won't ever ever be on a boat. detailer contact list pers-401 – navy diver / seal / swcc / eod fax: 901-874-2716 rate email phone branch head email@example.com 901-874-3569 assistant branch head firstname.lastname@example.org 901-874-3865 administrative officer email@example.com 901-874-3622 seabee (e8-e9) firstname.lastname@example.org 901-874-3571 seabee (e7) email@example.com 901-874-3559 Naval Aircrewmen (Operator) (AWO) produce intelligence products for aircrews in support of operations and tactical missions worldwide. 0$1$*($1$9<&$5((5:,7+1$9$'5 6hhwkh1dy\/d'5 /hduqlqjdqg'hyhorsphqw5rdgpds iruwklvudwlqj $:2 kwwsv zzz frro qdy\ plo xvq /d'5 dzrbh bh sgi I don't mean you can swim fast in a pool (though that helps), I mean you would feel comfortable getting in a pool with a dude who outweighs you by 50lbs and whose entire intent is to drown your ass. You'll likely be an E5 within three years of enlisting. It's all secret, so you don't even have to worry about homework or studying at home! If joining the navy is priority, take what they give you. This school is 100% physical. Aircrewmen are the enlisted personnel on USN airplanes. Possesses a basic knowledge of classification techniques. The flight schedule. RSS: (AIRR contract) Rescue Swimmer School. The rest of it is things ALL sailors deal with like super long working hours on deployment and stuff. I think I have some idea from talking to my AW buddies, but what is the frequency/length/locations of your deployments? Run. If getting your degree is a priority and you want out after 6, AIRC is an awful decision. Upon completion of initial training pipelines, Naval Aircrewman (Avionics) are typically closed-loop detailed by NEC/platform until there is no longer a need for that NEC or needs of the Navy support a Pushing you physically is just the best way to test that mental toughness. It keeps changing), so it will honestly be pretty damned hard to get this job if you have not yet signed a contract. If another guy can only do 55 push-ups but I force him to do 75, and he keeps giving his all even after its impossible for him to do another, he makes it. Swimmers will be in the pool quite often for their entire careers and will need to maintain that high level of physical ability forever. NACCS: (All 5 aircrew ratings) First is Naval AirCrew Candidate School in Pensacola, where you learn basic water survival and we weed out the fat bodies who can't cut it physically. I just (9JAN17) learned that EWOP is indeed being rolled into AWO. Run, run, run. My brother was on hold for quite a bit and wished he'd PT'd more but like to get a bit of insight from someone who has been in longer and seen a bit more. I am in a rate that is seriously overmanned, and I … Your chiefs will be like most chiefs, flaky at best and when one gets into your shit, you will have wished otherwise. I think it's like 20 weeks long. You will live by the flight schedule and never truly know what you are doing the next day until the flight schedule is signed. I party my ass off. You've got to naturally have a knack for this, you've got to work damned hard, and you've got to be in good shape. Effective 28 Oct 2016, Senior Chief Petty Officers no longer compress to AWCM. AWO A school is about 4 months long if I remember right. Upon the completion of that upgrading process you'll do several boards to earn your wings. AWOs operate various airborne electronic systems in support of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Anti-Surface Warfare AWO: I saved best for last. We're behind the double doors with the AWOs, Rs, and Ss everyday. Aviation Warfare Systems Operators are Navy enlisted aircrew members. AW A School: (AWR and AWO) Next you'll go to AW "A" School, also in Pensacola. You need to be really smart and in decent to good shape to be a dry crewman. It was previously designated as aviation anti-submarine warfare operator. But don't want to beat the dead horse. A board is 3-10 instructors pounding you with questions for many hours. Most of this job does not apply worth a shit to the outside world. NACCS is the most common place to have a long hold because it's the first school. SERE: (All 5 aircrew ratings) This is basically POW camp, but obviously not as bad because it's training and you're not a real POW. AWF: AWFs are typically flight engineers, but the P-3 is going away, so this rating is being massively downsized. Chief's advancement is similar. I've heard your days are subject to the flight schedule but relatively stable. Navy Reservists are compensated for their time equal to one day’s active duty base pay for each drill period (… You'll learn how to jump out of a helicopter and save someone who is drowning in heavy ass seas. IFTs are electricians that keep the avionics equipment working properly while in flight, and they're only on P-3s. The operator half of their job is a mashup of the two AWO types, which I will cover later. Navy jobs utilize various kinds of tools like equipment, motors and machinery. This is IMO the most mentally challenging job of the AIRC ratings. If you cannot hack it, we'll drop you from the rate. Department of the Navy Directives Issuance System. Shitty advancement. People struggle with the this pipeline, it's not uncommon to have 3-4 students be rolled back/dropped per class. OPNAVINST 5215.17. Retired Reserve Reservists are required by the Navy to perform drills a minimum of one weekend per month, as well as two weeks of more intense active duty training. Can we get this on the sidebar? NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND: 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington TN 38055-0000 Address Correspondence to: Attn: PERS-### or BUPERS-### This is an official U.S. Navy Website Need Career, Pay or Personnel help? Free time? AWO CAREER PATH (NAVAL AIRCREWMAN OPERATOR) 1 Revised: December 2019 . That's pretty cool. Acoustic operators listen to and look at the info from sonobuoys to find and track submarines. IFT production will be discontinued by the end of FY17, so it is damn near impossible anyone who has yet to sign a contract will get AWV. You certainly will be in the line of fire in the MPRA community, but for us it's particularly unpleasant because we won't be returning fire. Navy A School … Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/NickyMGTV Social Media Instagram: NickyMGTV Snapchat: Emseagray Not only because we have the longest and arguably toughest schools (FEs probably have tougher schools), but also because the actual job onstation is tough as shit. In regard to curriculum it's basic concepts and overviews at first then in detail throughout later chapters. Comments(6) 35680 Views In the Navy, they call their enlisted jobs ratings. If you are interested in this job, you better be a REALLY FUCKING STRONG swimmer and have mental fortitude through the roof. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. So all-in-all it takes like 3 years until you're truly a qualified aircrewman. First off, I'm not an AWO - I'm an AT, so my perspective is that of a maintainer, but I have obviously worked very closely with the aircrew in my squadron and believe that I at least have some insight into what life would be like as an AWO for p3s/p8s. The U.S. Navy Reserve consists of four different organizations: 1. Did a quick search and didn't see any of these questions specifically answered. I may have been able to pass this school when I was 20 and in good shape, no fucking way could I do it now. Ridiculously hard FRS but nearly instant return on investment, the lowest enlisted rank on this platform is usually an e-5. Also the basics of Electronic Warfare. We do various jobs from operating mission-related equipment, in-flight maintenance, assisting pilots as a flight engineer on older aircraft, or jumping out of helicopters to save drowning people in the middle of the ocean. We actually have our own pipeline at the school house now. Billets advertised on MNA are loaded as needs of the Navy assignments via the cognizant Manning Control Authority (MCA). We're not fighter pilots. Message me if you'd like to know soecifics. Call MyNavy Career Center: 833-330-MNCC, or 901-874-MNCC (DSN 882-6622), Email MNCC, MNCC Chat Comments or Suggestions about this Website? I absolutely LOVE flying. And I finished just in time! EWOP is a super-specialized ESM-only operator. Keep in mind, however, that I'm not actually in the plane flying with these guys most of the time, so my perspective is limited to what I see on the ground. The big one: it's fucking hard. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I just have a couple comments in addition to the already excellent response provided by ADHD365. That's true for all aircrew ratings. This is by far the most physically demanding rating in the navy, behind SO (SEAL and SWCC). Dry aircrew only: You won't ever ever be on a boat. Notes: AWO - Naval Aircrewmen - Operator Page 3 of 152 To become an aircrewman, you'll need to sign an AIRC or AIRR contract. You will sit in a room with people of all different walks of life and they will become your family. Trust me. You get intentionally drowned. AWF, AWV, and AWO all go to the same FRS, VP-30 in Jacksonville, FL. Upgraders are usually called nuggets. 3. To validate your prior other-Service occupation, you will need to provide Navy COOL with a document (e.g. Two instances in a 7 year career isn't much compared to the guys on the ground, but still not enjoyable. Half of our deployments consist of staying in a sand-filled shithole of an non-airconditioned tent with 49 other mother fuckers who don't feel the need to shower because "I'll just be gross within an hour anyways, why bother?". If you were to switch over to AWO, P-8s are the way because all the P-3 squadrons are leaving Jacksonville to soon transition to P-8's. Nearly all FEs I've met started as an LM. As long as you manage to maintain a shuffle that looks remotely like jogging, even if it's actually slower than a walk, you'll pass. Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) 3. It's all about having the balls to force your body to do more than it wants to do, and not so much about actual physical ability. Very easy on family's because when you deploy you will always come home to a hotel or a base "that's land for you boat people". Navy Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program Manual for Forces Afloat. I'm used to it now, but it's pretty much universally hated. /u/zbeptz any way to add all of this to the Wiki? Electronic Warfare Operators (EWO) or Acoustic Operators. I have been in the Navy for five years now, and I have 4 years remaining on my contract. There's VERY high-paying but shitty job opportunities after you get out if you're very good at this job. Almost all of this information is coming from the Navy COOL website Load masters are usually FTS (full time support, a reservist who works full time) or normal reservists who were prior active duty AWO/AWF/AWV. I've done two P3 deployments, and AWOs seem to have the best gig in terms of the aircrew ratings. Remember you are not locked into anything until you show up to boot camp. Also check out Vortex Springs if you enjoy free diving. We operate on P-3s and P-8s. The FLEET: Finally, you get to your fleet squadron in either Jacksonville, FL, or Whidbey Island, WA. The swim is similar. For duty stations there's a new opportunity being screened for the E6-B TACAMO FE spot. I'm the latter group. How much control do you have over whether you end up an AWR, AWV, AWO, etc? Though none of our material is classified. If you can do 115 push-ups, I will force you to do 135. Twin brother is an AWV. Navy A School does not have as many restrictions as boot camp, but does not have as many freedoms as a sailor will once they complete training. I needed to be in your squadron I guess. AWFs are most valuable when they can perform nearly any reasonable maintenance on the plane especially when away from home. 0$1$*($1$9<&$5((5:,7+1$9$'5 6hhwkh1dy\/d'5 /hduqlqjdqg'hyhorsphqw5rdgpds iruwklvudwlqj $:) kwwsv zzz frro qdy\ plo xvq /d'5 dzibh bh sgi Now, it is true that they spend a lot of time studying, but this is true for all aircrew members. Needs of the Navy This is the primary consideration in each Sailors assignment and is taken into consideration prior to all other factors. This is an amazing peek into a part of the Navy I know nothing about and I appreciate the time it took to write all this. They fly on H-60s and deploy on various kinds of ships. Travel: I've been to like 16 different countries, most of them pretty cool. All are uniquely qualified to help you along the way. In my opinion AWV will be removed in the next 5 years and EWOP will be rolled into AWO. They work with some very important people. The length and location of training depends on the specific rating. AWF A School: (AWF) /u/CodeMonkieKash had a much better response than I could here. Fast advancement. There is a greater knowledge requirement for AWVs and AWFs. It's for that reason that AIRC and AIRR contracts are 6 year terms, not 4. Sea duty may be Squadron (aircraft), CONUS/OCONUSbased (OCONUS: FDNF Squadrons / assignments are the most demanding and dynamic environment, and should be given strong consideration for successful tours), or 39 CERTIFICATIONS: Navy COOL AWO-Naval Aircrewman Operator Civilian Equivalents Computer Operators Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters Radio Operators Training and Development Specialists AW-Tactical Center Analyst Civilian Equivalents Database Administrators Logisticians Radio Operators Certifications I will argue that an AW shop is closer than any wardroom or mess I have been apart of. It honestly sounds awful to me. Navy Jobs List: A List Of All 93 Ratings In The Navy (2021) Posted on Last Updated: December 24, 2020 December 24, 2020 Author Nicholas A. AT A School: (AWV) Google AT A school. Fs learn the electrical systems, hydraulic systems, radio & radar, landing gear systems, jet fuel types and characteristics... All the info from A School is built on when AWFs get to FRS. After Aircrew school you go to A school, which is also in Pensacola. For anything Navy related, not limited to US Navy. We basically get AW2 for free but have averaged less than 0.5% advancement to AW1 over the last four cycles. LaDR stands for Learning and Development Roadmap. C-130 or C-40 Loadmaster are for the FTS side of the house. If you're an AWS, you go to this school. This leads to all the Skype calls or whatever the kids use these days to your hearts content. Cool place, awesome people. You're considered a Level 100 Operator upon graduation and this is where you're promoted to E4. I ship in 4 days on an AIRC contract. Good luck and welcome to the best community in the Navy! It's hard as fuck. Half of our deployments consist of staying in 4-5 star hotels. Also don't loose contact, not sure what it is; I've read about it in a book once and it sounds pretty bad. EWOs operate radar, long-range cameras, ESM, and MAD. I a AWO, EWO is the non-acoustic side of AWO on the P-8's. It's timed, but I've never heard of the time being enforced. Dry crewmen are pretty much done with being tested physically after the graduation of NACCS (which we will cover later), but literally never stop learning. Any info or guidance would be greatly appreciated. AWS: Idfk. 6-year PO1 here planning to submit a lateral conversion package once I'm within 12 mo of my PRD. Im not kidding you, there is always a PQS after the next and another Instructor Qual you can receive. If you were to switch over to AWO, P-8s are the way because all the P-3 squadrons are leaving Jacksonville to soon transition to P-8's. But you're still a student, aka "upgrader" because you're trying to upgrade your qualification level. Extra reading: Look here, /u/tasteytots asked a lot of good questions that I did not cover in this post. I have been planning to get out of the Navy since my re-enlistment, but I'm not so sure I'm willing to give up my retirement. AWV: AWVs are either in-flight electricians (IFT) on P-3s or EWOP operators on various platforms. Just don't ever stop running. Individuals will attend Navy A School after they have completed boot camp. You'll spend 12-18 months upgrading from level 100 to level 300, which is a fully qualified operator. You'll just have an instructor watching you to make sure you don't fuck it away. If you want to get out after your initial 6 year enlistment, get your degree while you're active or pick a different job. I'd say if getting your degree is a priority, and you're not trying to get out after 6 years, AIRC is a good contract to sign. Checking in for the AWF side of the house. The only rating in the navy that can guarantee you VP is AWO. Read each description and see what you may be interested in doing. This is another rating that's going to be damned hard to get if you have not signed a contract yet. Good luck! An AWV, for instance, has to understand how to operate all avionics equipment, but also needs to memorize signal flows and troubleshooting steps. I'm clearly biased here, so take it with a grain of salt. SECNAV M-5110.1. After you graduate you'll get your AWF/AWV/AWO orders if you're on an AIRC contract. Boards suck. Deployments are awesome. The certification or license must have relevance to the needs of the Navy, and must appear on Navy COOL, although it does not need to show the Navy Bucks icon to be funded. FTS AWFs are typically load masters on C-130s and C-40s, but can end up a few other places. Any advice on how to spend hold time would be appreciated. 20+ year Chiefs still go to schools to learn our jobs better. However, under the CNO-directed "Helicopter Master Plan", all 78XX and 94XX aircrewmen were re-designated as "aviation warfare systems operators". #3 sounds exactly like my current rate, so I'm definitely used to all that. Being a good acoustic operator is like interpreting the matrix. The largest class now is 9 students. This Wikipedia page contains a list of United States Navy ratings. AWFs have a great deal of understanding of the mechanics of the plane, including much of what an airframer or mech would be expected to know.Another thing to consider is quality of life during deployments. During your time "not doing anything' you will be forced to study non stop for the next level of training you can achieve. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. You will fight them because they will find you weakness and exploit it till you are dead inside. What's the process of rate assignment at NACCS? That scares some people, but is very important to others. Full-Time Support (FTS) 4. If you're an AWO, it's after this school you'll get your orders for P-3 AAW, P-3 NAAW, P-8 AAW, or P-8 EWO. How hard is it on people with families/dependents? Class sizes are being cut from what I hear my class had 16 students when we graduated. Can't really speak on them only that is sounds dope. Anyone with questions regarding AIRR program hit me up - 6 year rescue swimmer. The day to day hoo-yah bullshit of tons and tons of push-ups and nonstop running in aircrew school is there to test your mental fortitude, not your physical prowess. I'm about to finish the P-8a EWO pipeline in August. Being a good EWO is very comparable to simultaneously playing an RTS game while also doing some math homework. It's suck it up and hope you don't get hit, or run away. This is not to say that they didn't work hard, because they obviously do, but it's just something I've noticed in the several years I've spent with them. The C-2 Greyhound is nearly the only way an AWF sees a ship and that will shift to the V-22 sometime. AWOs, at least in my experience, always seemed to have the most free time on deployment. Maybe even AWV if they still exist. OPNAVINST 5100.19. The people who get dropped are the ones who study but don't know a method that works for them or wait until the night/morning before a test to study. Selected Reserve (SELRES) 2. I'd recommend trying to get AWO over AWF because they are a dying rate. You cannot receive the AW rating without being a volunteer to fly as Naval aircrew.The AW rating is divided into three categories: Aviation Warfare Systems Operator - Acoustic (AWA), Aviation Warfare Systems Operator - Non-Acoustic (AWN), and Aviation Warfare Systems Operator - Helicopter (AWR/AWS). AWF COMMUNITY AWR COMMUNITY AWO COMMUNITY AWV COMMUNITY AWS COMMUNITY AWF (FTS) COMMUNITY AWF Career Path AWF (FTS) Career Path AWR Career Path AWO Career Path AWV Career Path AWS Career Path General Description. DON Correspondence Manual. What's the actual hands-on work like for an AWO? Officer and Command Career Counselor, and to make use of your Navy College Virtual Education Center (VEC) or OCONUS Education Office's vast resources. Thanks for the response. Fly airplanes that hunt submarines. https://www.operationmilitarykids.org/navy-aircrewman-career-details Monday you'll have a 0500-1900 workday for a mission, Tuesday you'll bounce (touch and gos, like a pilot training flight) in the evening because you can't do a morning event because you landed late the day before. Even though you could do 40 more push-ups, you might fail where the other dude passes. If you quit, I will drop (like drop from school, not punch you lol) your ass. That's one way to kill a few hours of a holiday ACDO watch lol. The toughest part mentally is learning CPR. When you graduate you get either AWS or the more common AWR orders. Department of the Navy, Navy Records Management Program. There is no time limit on the run. I had a chance to visit VP-69 and meet the CMC at NAS Whidbey. AWFs, for instance, are in short supply and are frequently on duty as the "duty FE", which involves being available for engine turns, etc for a 24 hr period. All are uniquely qualified to help you along the way. It's tough but doable, study and do it well. If you come this path You will even know me at some point. Damn this ended up being way longer than I anticipated. It still sucks though. You will work upstairs in a classified space while all the maintainers complain about you never doing anything. Message me if you'd … Curious to get your opinion on how to be successful at NACCS. There's lots of other cons, but not unique to the rate. I a AWO, EWO is the non-acoustic side of AWO on the P-8's. It will take at least two, or more typically three, years to be qualified. Aircrew Navy Occupational Specialty (NOS) Codes.Men and Women enlisted in the Aircrew program will be assigned to one of the following occupational specialties within the Naval Aircrewman (NOS A500; FTS NOS J150) general rating (active duty and Full Time Support (FTS)): Aircrewman Helicopter (NOS A510), Aircrewman Operator (NOS A520), Aircrewman Mechanical (NOS … AIRR is rescue swimmers (or just swimmers for short) and its associated ratings are AWR and sometimes AWS. This is a volunteer rate. It's not that tough if you're in good shape. There you'll learn the basics of how sound works underwater and how we use it to our advantage. Navy Recruiter Canvasser Recruits individuals into the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the newtothenavy community. Making it through RSS is tough as hell. We fly on one of P-3s, P-8s, C-40s, C-130s, E-6s, H-60s, or H-53s. The desert sucks, though. Yes, you have to do a 1-mil swim in flight gear (flight suit, boots, helmet) and a 10-mile run (in PT gear). Getting shot at. This video I dive in to the Navy jobs that travel the most. SECNAV M-5216.5. Navy Jobs with Animals. AWO A-1 School NAS Pensacola, FL C-210-2010 RECOMMENDED SKILL TRAINING Course Title Course Location CIN/CSE ID Course Length Date Completed NMT NAS Pensacola, FL A-500-1000 PFM NAS Pensacola, FL A-950-0080 NAVY ENLISTED CLASSIFICATION CODE (NEC) OPPORTUNITIES Course Title Course Location CIN/CSE ID Course Length Date He kept alternating between P-3C's & shore stations (so seaduty and shore duty). Deployments are awesome. Very little control on what path you go; needs of the navy. The other AWs on this sub can likely attest to this too. This is the first mentally challenging school. This is NOTHING like being on an airliner. 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