Nick Anderson has been serving on Active Duty in the U.S. Navy for the last 10 years. He graduated from Saint Leo University with his B.A. in Accounting and is a graduate student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, pursuing an M.B.A. in Finance. Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Nick enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17. During his deployments onboard the USS Fort McHenry, he traveled to 23 countries on four continents, sailing roughly 42,000 nautical miles across 30 seas and five oceans. He currently resides in Meridian, Mississippi.
The United States Navy Reserve is an important reserve component (RC) of the military.
Members of the Navy Reserve are enrolled in different divisions including Full-Time Support (FTS) and Selected Reserve (SELRES).
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The US Navy is one of the largest branches in the US Military. With over 320,000 active duty personnel, the Navy has a long tradition of defending our nations waters, and force projection throughout the world.
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The Delayed Entry Program is used by all branches of the Military
Personnel in the Delayed Entry Program will complete all of the enlistment steps, but have a lapse in time between when they sign their enlistment contract and ship … Click Here To Read the rest
In the Navy, they call their enlisted jobs ratings. These ratings are categorized into groups they call communities. For instance, ratings dealing with aircraft are categorized in the Aviation Community. In other military services, these Ratings are what they call … Click Here To Read the rest
To best understand the Navy promotion timeline, there are several factors to consider regarding how the Navy advances enlisted members.
First, the Navy uses a sailor’s rate to determine rank.
Enlisted rates have three different groups, including:
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