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  • Naval Aviation | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    T 34 Turbomentor or the T 6A Texan II Primary training consists of six stages Familiarization FAM Basic Instruments Precision Aerobatics Formation Night FAM and Radio Instruments Pipeline selections occur upon completion of primary training This is based on the current and projected needs of the services the student s performance and preferences Student naval aviators are selected for Maritime multi engine prop E 2 C 2 Rotary helos or Strike jets Maritime students complete their advanced training at NAS Corpus Christi and upon receiving their Wings of Gold Navy pilots report to the P 3 Fleet Replacement Squadron FRS while Marine pilots report to the C 130 FRS E 2 C 2 student training consist of multi engine training as well as carrier landing qualification training After primary training students report to VT 31 at NAS Corpus Christi to complete 44 hours of flight training in approximately 17 weeks in the T 44 After intermediate training E 2 C 2 students report to NAS Kingsville for advanced training in the T 45 Students earn their wings in approximately 27 weeks after receiving their carrier landing qualification Student pilots selected for helicopter training report to NAS Whiting Field and complete advanced training in the TH 57 Sea Ranger Students learn the unique characteristics and tactics of rotary wing aviation They are also introduced to shipboard landing on the Helicopter Landing Trainer the Navy s only ship dedicated to teaching helicopter pilots how to land onboard a moving vessel Once they receive their Wings of Gold Navy helicopter pilots report to their respective FRS for SH 60 or MH 53 training Marine helicopter pilots report to an AH 1 UH 1 CH 46 or H 53 FRS for training MV 22 Osprey training is currently being conducted utilizing both the helicopter and maritime pipelines SNAs who enter the Strike Jet pipeline complete their training at either NAS Kingsville Texas or at NAS Meridian Mississippi in the T 45C During Strike training pilots learn strike tactics weapons delivery air combat maneuvering and receive their carrier landing qualification Upon receiving their Wings of Gold Strike pilots report to an F A 18 or EA 6B FRS and eventually report to their first Fleet squadron What is a Naval Flight Officer Naval Flight Officers NFO s are the men and women who operate the advance systems onboard naval aircraft and some may also act as the overall tactical coordinators of multiple air assets during a mission They differ from Naval Aviators in that they do not pilot the aircraft in which they serve This division of labor between Aviators and NFO s allows for each to concentrate more closely on mission tasks that require specific occupational training NFO s are integral members of the Naval Aviation community and are just as competitive as Naval Aviators for command of aircraft squadrons air wings and even aircraft carriers How do you get selected to be a Naval Flight Officer Midshipmen are selected for flight training during

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  • Submarine Officer | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    to a challenging career as a member of an elite technically advanced multi mission community Newly commissioned Ensigns will find themselves serving on board the most capable submarines in the world today Upon commissioning every Ensign selected for Submarine Warfare will attend one year of advanced nuclear power training starting with six months of classroom training at Nuclear Power School NPS in Charleston S C After NPS you will have six months of practical hands on training at one of the Navy s two shore based reactor training facilities Nuclear Power Training Units NPTU in upstate New York or Charleston South Carolina Upon completion of Nuclear Power School and NPTU you will be assigned to a submarine Prior to reporting to your first submarine you will attend a 12 week Submarine Officer Basic Course in New London Connecticut This period of instruction will provide you an opportunity to learn the theory and principles of submarine operation and control the basic administrative responsibilities of a division officer the theory of the submerged fire control problem and weapons systems and the basic fundamentals of submarine operations and tactics Upon arriving at your first submarine you will be assigned as a division officer In addition to managing a group of highly trained enlisted submariners you will begin your own personal submarine qualification program The culmination of your qualification is the awarding of the coveted Gold Dolphins and your designation as Qualified in Submarines This is the first of many rewarding career milestones which await you in the Silent Service What is the history of the Submarine Community The Submarine community is full of history and tradition as well as a strong commitment to the defense of the country and the support of its commitments around the world The United States Submarine Force an

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  • Naval Special Warfare | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Officer Qualification as a SEAL officer requires completion of the 3 week Basic Orientation 21 week Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL training BUD S the 5 week Junior Officer Training Course JOTC and the 26 week SEAL Qualification Training SQT Then officers complete Jump school SERE school and language training before joining their teams Training starts with physical conditioning and being tested for physical and mental toughness in Hell Week followed by training in open and closed circuit diving weapons demolitions communications land warfare small unit leadership close quarters combat maritime operations air operations static line and freefall parachuting survival evasion resistance and escape What is Naval Special Operations The newly commissioned officer will complete the Explosive Ordnance Disposal EOD Diver course at Naval Diving and Salvage Center Panama City FL and progress directly to EOD training at Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal NAVSCOLEOD Eglin AFB Graduates will then be assigned as Division Officers at EOD Mobile Units where they will be immersed in the community s core warfighting competencies of EOD Anti terrorism Force Protection AT FP Expeditionary Diving and Salvage and Underwater Mine Countermeasures During this initial tour officers will complete a rigorous qualification process involving a variety of Personnel Qualification Standards and advanced EOD diving and mobility training requirements before earning warfare qualification A Career as an EOD Officer Officers who successfully meet warfare qualification standards will be redesignated 1140 and become eligible for assignment as Officer In Charge OIC of EOD Mobile Detachments Post Mobile Det OIC assignments include Operations officers at EOD Mobile Units and Mobile Dive and Salvage Units EOD shore Det OICs Carrier Support Group staffs Expeditionary Support Group staffs and Mine Countermeasure squadron staffs Additionally officers have opportunity to pursue Graduate Education through a variety of programs at Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey the Naval War College and other service colleges What training is required to become an EOD Officer EOD Training is a 10 month course that is both physically and mentally demanding It is a joint service command consisting of members of the Army Marine Corps Navy and Air Force Oversight and management is the responsibility of the Department of the Navy The mission is to train officers and enlisted personnel in the best methods of detection identification render safe and disposal of explosive ordnance and related devices This includes all known foreign ordnance chemical weapons biological weapons nuclear weapons clandestine improvised devices and any and all ordnance devices which may be encountered under water Navy students only NAVSCOLEOD is a tenant command at Eglin Air Force Base Florida How does a Midshipman get selected for training Selection for an officer training quota is highly competitive Midshipmen desiring a quota should be committed to preparing themselves for the selection process The selection process is comprised of taking the Physical Screening Test PST attending a Summer Cruise submitting an application package and being interviewed by a panel of officers Actions MIDN 4 C Pursue a challenging and or technical major Read a

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  • Civil Engineer Corps | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    support the Navy s high tech Fleet of ships aircraft equipment and personnel and at the center of these investments are a talented group of engineers who help to ensure the success of each initiative If you have a degree in civil mechanical or electrical engineering or architecture or are looking to earn one you can achieve your goals as an Officer in the Civil Engineer Corps Here you can receive unrivaled hands on experience and advanced training in civil engineering areas such as architectural construction environmental water resource geotechnical hydraulic land surveying structural transportation and community planning And quickly find yourself in charge of vital Navy projects overseeing construction managing workers arranging budgets and schedules and approving completed work Specific Job Responsibilities As part of the Navy Civil Engineer Corps you can focus your work on any or all of the following areas Contract Management Be the primary contact between Navy and civilian contractors managing contracts worth up to hundreds of millions of dollars And handling every aspect of a project from overseeing construction to resolving design problems to ensuring that payments are correctly processed Public Works Assume responsibility for any of the hundreds of Navy shore facilities some as large as entire cities Supervising and maintaining utilities Overseeing construction and repair Managing budgets Approving public works plans And providing services to ships as they come into port Construction Battalions Command up to 600 Enlisted workers Seabees in the construction of airfields bridges ports or buildings All in support of both humanitarian outreach and military deployment Work Environment As a Navy Civil Engineer you may work at Navy bases or ports of call around the globe You may be deployed to help develop or rebuild areas affected by natural disasters Whether at an indoor or outdoor setting in a

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    on the web page I d like to provide feedback on the Entire site Previous page Title CAPT Douglas A Hard USMS amp USN Ret Master Mariner amp Convoy Commodore Link https www usmma edu academics faculty capt douglas hard usms usn ret master ma 2 Message Leave this field blank Source URL https www usmma edu feedback title CAPT 20Douglas 20A 20Hard 2C 20USMS 20 26amp 3B 20USN 20

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  • Welcome Letter | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Life Sponsor Program Waterfront Welcome Letter Welcome Letter pdf Welcome Letter DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability If you require an alternative version of files provided on this page please contact SagerR USMMA EDU Contact Us Rick Sager B S M P S Administrator Department of Midshipmen Health and Emergency Medical Services Patten

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  • Health Documents Checklist | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Response Program Health Documents Checklist Health Documents Checklist pdf Health Documents Checklist DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability If you require an alternative version of files provided on this page please contact sagerr usmma edu Contact Us Rick Sager B S M P S Administrator Department of Midshipmen Health and Emergency Medical Services

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  • Dental Documents Checklist | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Program Dental Documents Checklist Dental Documents Checklist pdf Dental Documents Checklist DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability If you require an alternative version of files provided on this page please contact sagerr usmma edu Contact Us Rick Sager B S M P S Administrator Department of Midshipmen Health and Emergency Medical Services Patten

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