I still got 3 wrong on that part since I was going too fast, but I still ended up with a 7/8/7. I think the prep is harder and more stressful. We talk about if you bring 80% of the knowledge and procedures the IP will help you get the other 20%. [–][deleted] 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (0 children). 28 March 2018, The adage “One Team, One Team” is about to become more tangible for new sailors and Marines attending Officer Candidate School. I went to H for failing the IST. Work hard, have fun. You are issued "go-fasters" now? 99% of people will proceed on to primary. [–]brass_cojones 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (3 children). Don’t overthink it and you’ll be fine. Do you know anyone who also has a fear of heights and does fine as a aviator? [–]bjjhelm 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). That’s not to scare you, but to impress upon you how important giving a good effort is in API. It sucks knowing that you’re not getting any closer to the finish line, but you have lots of time to study, work out, shine boots, practice procedures, and prep for RLP. Beginning there was probably around 85. *** SEAL Officer Assessment and Selection (SOAS) summer screening is open to OCS, NROTC, USNA, lateral transfer, and interservice transfer candidates. Similar to MEPS, yeah. People spend literally weeks prepping for the inspection which is why it’s as intense as it is. Guys psych themselves out for it and that’s how most people fuck up. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I’ll be available basically all summer to answer questions, so by all means, don’t hesitate to comment or shoot me a DM. When did you find out where you were going? Also, while you wait for a reply from a subject matter expert, try using the search feature! I am planning to enroll in OCS for the Navy, I am currently pursuing my B.A.S. I don’t remember if I took another depth perception test at OCS. Try. [–]brass_cojones 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Graduated with OP, it was slightly different between them but the CEC guys were getting about 5 weeks of OHARP after OCS before school. Did you get the issued NBs? I barely passed my depth perception test at MEPs using that 'look-in' machine with the different circles. These officers are commissioned through the Naval Academy, Officer Candidate School (OCS), and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Why do people fear it so much? [–]renegadepervertt 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). It's okay and it will pass, just stick with it. I'll probably end up in h class. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. [–]the_cdr_shepard 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). Also, would you know what the approx length of time OHARP would be for those going for subs would be? The two or so years in flight school are very unique, might as well explore. It helps that they have great duty stations and most helo guys are chillers. Are you talking about after OCS? Those days make it worth it. [–]ultra_sabreman 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child), Don't fail things and you don't have to worry. What is your rate? Sounds like you might be on CVN so get the Captain (aviator) and maybe another senior SWO who is post-command if able. NETC.navy.mil is the home page for Naval Education and Training Command (NETC). I mean I'm still in the program, just cause you're scared of heights it's not really the same in the plane, more people are attrited or DOR for airsickness than heights. IPC doesn't mean attrition and it's not all doom and gloom (my roommate has 3 pink sheets from IFS). How do they figure out if you can function if your scared of heights ? Yup. I am going into supply chain command. I’ll be following this one. To avoid the mess, and to have the chief we had. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). Pay at OCS is through the standard military pay system (DFAS). automod removed your post because you have a new account, please notify the mods if you want your post approved. So much great info. Is it just like a ride along and if you happen to not be able to handle it do they just throw you to SWO? Generally they only make people redes if they paid for your school, [–]Jbrunson215 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? I don’t have a question, I’ve actually got gouge for you... I’m over half through with primary, and our skipper called a studs meeting a month ago to give us gouge to pass down to y’all about the aviation pipeline. I can probably hit the run on time. My philosophy was Cs get degrees lol. Are you given a metric conversion table that you can use for the ASVAB/OAR? In the T-6 you're honestly so high and confined that it gets kind of abstract in your brain. I work in Aviation. No posts asking for money. I’m glad I rolled into 12 though. This is an official U.S. Navy Website Need Career, Pay or Personnel help? Who was your chief? Oh well, no pressure. [–]The_AgentOrange 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). But, really, (and this will sound harsh).... if you're so timid about even looking into the Officer path before signing up as an Enlisted, then, IMO, the E path is the right path for you. If depth perception is all you’re worried about I wouldn’t sweat it. PT is in the mornings from 0530-0630 so you only have a few hours of running per week. Where are the requirements for passing the IST? I'm leaving for enlisted bootcamp soon and am hoping to finish my degree (have 100credits already) then try for OCS. [–]brass_cojones 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (11 children). There are plenty who are your age or older. There’s a good chunk of people who spend more than 12 weeks at OCS. Come visit our wiki over in r/Navy. It’s mostly on a volunteer basis, but everyone will do it at least once. My philosophy was Cs get degrees lol. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (7 children). Need help with possible duel citizenship snafu. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (11 children), You are issued NBs on your first day and those are the only pair of running shoes you’ll have access to. I got my acceptance call the day the board met. [–]renegadepervertt 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), I'd say, that's crazy fast compared to other accounts I have read! [–]Jbrunson215 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (10 children). Hopefully I'm still fine in planes really don't see myself doing SWO (heard it's the worst) but if I had to I would it is what it is. You’ll get assigned to a ship after OCS and then go to BDOC for training, [–]navyzakNROTC Instructor 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Officer. It all depends really what’s available. I'm 21. For OHARP you can basically go wherever you want. [–]justbecause2099 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children). [–]candidateer 8 points9 points10 points 2 years ago (1 child). But for real, A pool is a bit smaller now do you wont have as much time, but you gotta absolutely love it up. SWOs go to their ships right away. OHARP is recruiting assistance, and it’s for people who have to wait a little while before reporting to training due to backups in the pipeline (mostly SNAs, and SNFOs started getting it too). Other than that, they dialate your eyes, shine a bright light in there and look around, a focus test for each eye to see which is clearer, color perception, and stuff like that. Now get below an 80 on a test? No personally identifying information (PII). Curious what that process is like. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. I can’t wait. Each day at OCS you will have a section leader who will be in charge for the day. And the third way is to complete college and later enroll in Navy OCS. [–]Raviox55 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). Information on getting a commission in the Navy through the Officer Candidate School (OCS). The navy may be growing, but flight school is so backed up right now. Do you know anyone going down the aviation path that's scared of heights? Is there dust on your window sill? [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (5 children). I was never a runner and I was craving running because I feel like we didn’t get enough initially, but my run time went from 12:30 to 10:30. It usually gets approved if IFS/API are backed up in Pensacola (which it is right now.) Call MyNavy Career Center: 833-330-MNCC , or 901-874-MNCC (DSN 882- 6622 ), Email MNCC , MNCC Chat I honestly don’t know what the differences are, but you’re correct about some of the knowledge changes. But I'm sure you've had to sit and listen to the admiral brief about how we gotta trim the fat somehow. Kinda late to the thread, but I was wondering how common are failures in primary? Congrats on surviving. [–][deleted] 18 points19 points20 points 2 years ago (17 children), They didn’t say much about the current attrition rates of flight school. I have no idea what the average OAR score was but I’ve heard that around 50 is about average in general, [–]Jurombo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). It used to be that the IPC was optional now it's written that the IPC shall happen. References. I've got a study question: I have a couple of books to help me study for the ASTB, and I'm feeling pretty confident about the math/reading comp/mechanical/etc sections that one can obviously study for with practice Q&As. So I’m well into primary and I’m afraid of heights. What do you want to fly?? Day 1 you’ll get your feet profiled and there’s a few different shoes they can give you based on your foot type, but you won’t be able to access your own go fasters anymore. We would just get a group of us together in a room and shoot the shit for hours and work out and shine boots together. Have you considered other designators/communities? Commissioned Officers are members of the Navy or Navy Reserve who have a degree from a four-year college or university as a minimum educational requirement and have gone through Officer Training. I'm at a fleet readiness squadron and yes my skipper is a Captain. Ultimately, you don’t do much and it is generally referred to as ‘basket leave’ since you basically just hang out and d not really do much work. [–]YourMomandMyPancake 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child). I've read the limited knowledge out there about Navy EOD school, and from what I can tell it's extremely challenging both academically and physically. [–]smokeydesperado 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]YourMomandMyPancake 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children). H class isn’t bad. I hope so haha. Improper salute? I was a decent developer but I hated the cubicle life and wanted to do something more. I'm applying for OCS next spring after I finish up my last 3 classes for my BS in Computer Information Technology. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children), How is Hclass, I'm shipping July 1st and my sit-ups and push-ups are sub par. Got picked up for all of my top 3 choices. Can’t describe the submarine warfare pin? Plenty of guys left there with like 3+ pinks. Modern Navy OCS Training Program Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School (Navy AOCS) and Navy Officer Candidate School (Navy OCS) training continued in parallel until their merger at NAS Pensacola in 1994 as a unified curriculum for Officer Candidates that retained the service of both the Marine Core Drill Instructors and the Navy Chiefs. Want to learn about deploying, finances, mental health, cross-rating, and more? I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. Just remember, everyone gets a little airsick at times. Is RLP as horrible as people make it seem? [–]anthonybryann 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). If I did, it was probably the same or easier than MEPS. They might get pushed a little harder during certain evolutions but they stick with the class and do all the things everyone else does. It might come more into play for SWOs who have to pick their ships before graduating, but our SWOs just picked their ships on their own. This will be included in the pre-ship paperwork you will complete with your OSO. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Navy Nukes (Great resource for prospective Nukes! Takes some discretion away from the Skipper, but you can pass the IPC. Every community is gonna be an awesome once in a lifetime experience. Just be supportive and let him know that it’ll all come to an end eventually. So it's not that uncommon to have issues, but they usually don't even put you near the path of attrition. The Cessna 172 scared the piss out of me though. The United States Navy's Officer Candidate School (abbreviated OCS) provides initial training for officers of the line and select operational staff corps communities (supply and CEC) in the United States Navy.Along with United States Naval Academy (USNA) and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC), OCS is one of three principal sources of new commissioned naval officers. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). What are they telling aviators now about flight school attrition? Basically there’s no set amount of time and it just depends on your scenario, [–]amarras 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (0 children), They have higher expectations placed on them in the beginning, but it evens out towards the end. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (3 children). Hey man, congrats. As a reminder, this subreddit is for civil discussion. Security Clearance There’s a lot of talk of bringing back three pink sheets and you’re attrited. We got a little of this during our briefs at OCS but this is great. Where are you for primary? He has a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, and Bachelors in Aeoronautical Sciences. I definitely plan on giving it my all for the entirety of flight school but try my best not to overthink it. I went in with zero practice, except for the compass thing. [–]ahung1995 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), This was still very helpful. Jets then E2 then helos at this point but I’m definitely open to hearing about the pros and cons of all the communities. Physical/Medical I'm not about to tell you you can't or shit on your dreams. Could you explain more about RLP? Check it out! [–]gaterunner 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). It's very possible to bust your ass, study, chair fly, and get through the entire syllabus, as impossible as it seems at times. I asked a recruiter about going Officer and he said "no you are not competitive, they probably won't even let you take the ASTB". Normally you would, but flight school usually has a waiting period, so I’m on OHARP right now, which is a temporary recruiting duty until I go to flight school at the end of August, [–]sala229 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child), All the time. True, but I had my shoes I used and my own pair of "RLP shoes", [–]anthonybryann 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (6 children). I was wondering if he will have access to a phone or e-mail at any point? LOCKED. Applying for SWO and my OAR score was 71. I have buddies in Pcola going through flight school and some were on hold for 4 months. As for my OCS experience, I am an OCS graduate (class 07-00 commissioned Dec 1999) and now serve as a class officer at OCS. wait, I lied, I have a question. Or be stupid lucky and skittle your way through. RLP was the most stressful for myself compared to other evolutions, but stay on top of your stuff and you’ll be fine. Minus one. SEAL Officer applicants desiring to gain their commission through OCS must submit an OCS package to their Officer Recruiter a n d an NSW Officer package to the SEAL OCM. That just plain sucks. When I see posts like this it makes me want to go active duty now though, [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children), Do whatever makes you happy and don’t be afraid to take a chance if you can afford to. Most people feel like garbage coming out of it, but do your best and I’m sure you’ll be ok. I recently was selected to the Navy's OCS, and my report date is March 6, 2016 to Newport. Thank you! Only advice I have for this portion of the test is to solve any emergency procedures first and fast when they arise. I'm overweight by 25 pounds but I passed because my waist was under 35 inches. However statistics say you're gonna have at least one bad day in the ~6 months of primary (~4 months for FOs) and drop an event or two. And don’t give up. The majority of people will get through API with zero pink sheets. Squires, Haskell, and MacVarish. Selection was pretty easy since it went so fast and I didn’t run into any issues along the way. If so, you'll be fine. [–]ultra_sabreman 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). Thought death was inevitable. Do SWOS get OHARP? Officer Candidate School (Navy OCS) Introduction: Officer Candidate School can and will likely be one of the most challenging experiences of your life. The one at MEPS is garbage. Protip: Dont burn yourself out haha. But to be honest that's rare. My boyfriend is in OCS right now. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). I didn’t trust it to not randomly fall out of the sky...too slow, no power. A string on your uniform? Yes, I’m heading down to Pensacola for flight training at the end of the summer. Sailors serve in one of over 100 occupational specialties and require a high school diploma or GED. He’ll get a phone call home every weekend. Bootcamp Just graduated OCS. Regardless I'm a FO and were pretty undermanned so we have a bit more hope than the pilots right now. [–]Jurombo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). You sound like me--fine being up high in plane or building, but not so good on or near a high ledge. I did well in college, and the academics at OCS we’re no problem, so I feel like I should be able to find a good rhythm of study time and play time. For RLP, yes, appendix B is your bread and butter. I joined in 2014. [–]the_cdr_shepard 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). What do your previous evals look like (progression or sustained superior performance)? See TheBeneGesseritWitch's guide on Paths to become an Officer. 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