I need to know so that I can make proper arrangements either way. ... A St. Louis, Missouri native, Travis served eight years in the United States Navy. similar to deployed helicopter detachments. Head Enlisted Community Manager (BUPERS-32) must manage individual rating quota plans and adjudicate all lateral conversions and PACT designation applications as ). LCS-2, LCS-4, LCS-6, LCS-8 etc. So they were making me pick my job within 3 minutes. My husband is at RTC now and will go to A school for AECF afterward. I would plan on a ship out of Norfolk, God forbid, Mayport, FL, not bad duty, San Diego, pretty good, or Pearl Harbor, you should be so lucky. The entire process takes about 1-2 years just depending on hold times and C School length. When I went to go pick my job they said I only had 3 minutes until I was supposed to swear in. It may very well be gone by the time you comp A school. ... AND their first permanent duty station. Any qualification of crew watch stations (DSO, CSM, TSCE) was outside of their normal scope of duty. Ryan started The Military Wallet in 2007 after separating from active duty military service and has been writing about financial, small business, and military benefits topics since then. c. Watch equivalents and acronyms • CSM – Combat Systems Manager (only on the Independence variant. Formal off-duty or command-sponsored training should be visible in your Electronic Training Jacket (ETJ). Created by Mary, Proud Mom of Nick; View Groups; Information. He is a writer, small business owner, and entrepreneur. I can't get a straight answer from his recruiter on whether or not our boys and I can go with him to A school. permanent duty station (PDS). Back when I went through ET school it was 45 weeks which & I didn't get to Spain my duty station until almost my 2 year mark. Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Nick enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17. it is not uncommon for aecf to get out and grab their bachelor's in electrical engineering since the foundations is already well in place. If it’s a long C School (as in a few months), they may not get their first duty station until they graduate C School. Will we get to go? I finished my phsical pretty late. AECF - FCs and ETs. AECF is an enlisted Navy program that offers extensive training in all aspects of electronics including computer systems, radar, communications systems, and weapons fire control systems such as the Navy's advanced Aegis radar and missile system. Yesterday, I swore into the Navy. ET may have a chance at shore duty but FC, which was FT when I was in, is a seagoing rate. How much fire control do you need at a shore station? After the Navy, Travis worked in the Information Technology sector for twenty-five years. He graduated from Saint Leo University with his B.A. He served over 6 years on active duty in the USAF and is a current member of the IL Air National Guard. The whole getting shore duty from A school (for FCs) started about a year ago, and it comes and goes, just depends on needs of the navy. In lieu of an ETJ entry (where training cannot be entered into the ETJ) you will need to submit some form of, proof of completion (a certificate of completion from the course/training is sufficient). in Accounting and is a graduate student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, pursuing an M.B.A. in Finance. She said it should be okay since it is 6mos or greater, but it is up to his command. And as said before, BAH before E5 won't happen whether ship or … The only other AECF rate is Fire Controlman (FC). • VBSS is a primary warfare area for Surface Division ships. You will end up on a ship. Duty stations include Air Test and Evaluation Squadron One (AIRTEVRON ONE), NAS Patuxent River, MD, the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20), Commander Second Fleet (COMSECONDFLT), and US Transportation Command, (USTRANSCOM) Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. ... depends what you want to do when you get out. He printed a paper for Advanced Electronics/Computer Field and told me that there was only like 2 minutes left and to hurry up and sign it. Nick Anderson has been serving on Active Duty in the U.S. Navy for the last 10 years. sky is the limit from there. My best guess is sea duty. f. Head Enlisted Community Manager (BUPERS-32), in coordination with OPNAV (N132), is responsible for managing individual ratings.