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    • UNIT 1 CHAPTER 2.5 The US Navy as a Career Option 1
    • The U.S. Navy as a Career Option The Navy is an ideal place to have a rewarding career, meet people, and have endless opportunities for training. 2
    • Going into the Navy right after high school graduation offers opportunities found in no other career. 3
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) The Navy offers over 65 technical skills 4 (called ratings).
    • Students completing college can apply to become commissioned officers in the Navy. 5
    • Commissioning programs: • United States Naval Academy • Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship 6
    • The U.S. Naval Academy NJROTC students receive special consideration for the Naval Academy and NROTC scholarships. 7
    • Your Naval Science Instructor can make three nominations to the Naval Academy each year. 8
    • Nomination The naming, or submitting the name, of someone for an appointment, to the Naval Academy, for instance 9
    • The nominees compete for appointment to the Naval Academy by the: • President • Vice President • Secretary of the Navy • Congress 10
    • Appointment The designation of someone to an honor or a position, such as a place at the Naval Academy 11
    • Which of these U.S. government officials may NOT make appointments to the Naval Academy? A. President B. Vice President C. Secretary of State D. Secretary of the Navy 12
    • Which of these U.S. government officials may NOT make appointments to the Naval Academy? A. President B. Vice President C. Secretary of State D. Secretary of the Navy 13
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    • U.S. Naval Academy The Naval Academy is located on the Severn River in Annapolis, 15 Maryland.
    • Admission requirements: • Qualification • Nomination • Selection 16
    • Admission Requirements • Seventeen through twenty-three years of age • Unmarried • Not pregnant • Not legally obligated to support a child • U.S. citizen • Good physical condition • Good moral character 17
    • SAT ACT A major eligibility factor used by the admissions board is your Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing (ACT) program test scores. 18
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    • If your high school offers "honors" or "AP" courses, you should take them. 20
    • SAT ACT You should begin taking these tests by the end of your junior year of high school. It is a good idea to take them more than once to get the highest possible score. 21
    • When NJROTC instructors submit the names of cadets for admission to the Naval Academy, they have _______ them. A. qualified B. nominated C. recommended D. appointed 22
    • When NJROTC instructors submit the names of cadets for admission to the Naval Academy, they have _______ them. A. qualified B. nominated C. recommended D. appointed 23
    • Over 75 percent of the candidates for Naval Academy admission rank in the top fifth of their high school class. 24
    • College preparatory subjects should include: • Mathematics (algebra, geometry, and trigonometry) (four years) • Science (physics and chemistry) • English (four years) • History • Government • Computer science 25
    • To enter the Academy, you will need to pass a medical exam and a physical-fitness test. Every midshipman is required to do physical exercise every day. 26
    • Midshipman A cadet or student at the Naval Academy or in the NROTC program 27
    • The physical-fitness test consists of six parts: • One-mile run • 300-yard shuttle run • Kneeling basketball throw • Abdominal crunches • Push-ups • Pull-ups or a flexed-arm hang (women) 28
    • Approximately what percentage of candidates for admission to the Naval Academy graduates in the top fifth percent of their high school class? A. 50 B. 65 C. 75 D. 90 29
    • Approximately what percentage of candidates for admission to the Naval Academy graduates in the top fifth percent of their high school class? A. 50 B. 65 C. 75 D. 90 30
    • The Naval Academy academic program includes a core curriculum plus 18 subject areas to major in: • Eight in engineering • Six in science, mathematics, and Computer science • Four in humanities and social science 31
    • Midshipmen train at naval bases, take part in Marine Corps activities, and spend time on Navy ships and aircraft each summer. 32
    • The academy offers a full program of varsity athletics and intramural sports. All midshipmen must participate in one or the 33 other.
    • Graduates earn a bachelor of science degree and a commission in the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. They then have a five year active duty commitment to the Navy or Marine Corps. 34
    • The Naval Academy offers a fully subsidized college education including a monthly allowance. 35
    • True or False: The Naval Academy focuses only on academics. 36
    • True or False: The Naval Academy focuses only on academics. False 37
    • NROTC College Scholarships NROTC Units Four-year NROTC college scholarships are offered at numerous colleges and 38 universities.
    • Highly qualified candidates who are not offered 4-year scholarships may be 39 offered 3-year or 2-year scholarships.
    • Approximately 1,200 officers are commissioned annually through the NROTC program. 40
    • NROTC college scholarship students receive: • Full tuition, laboratory, and administrative fees • Uniforms • $250.00 or more per month allowance 41
    • Upon graduation, NROTC midshipmen accept a commission as ensign in the Naval Reserve or second lieutenant in the Marine Corps Reserve and serve 42 on active duty for at least four years.
    • What is the maximum length of an NROTC scholarship? A. 1 year B. 2 years C. 3 years D. 4 years 43
    • What is the maximum length of an NROTC scholarship? A. 1 year B. 2 years C. 3 years D. 4 years 44
    • Naval Academy Prep School (NAPS) Candidates who are not appointed to the academy are considered for selection to a 10-month college preparatory course at the prep school. 45
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    • Naval Academy Preparatory School: • Prepares enlisted personnel to enter the Naval or Coast Guard Academy • Offers college preparatory courses • Stresses military training 47
    • Preparatory courses are offered in: • English Composition • Mathematics • Physics • Chemistry 48
    • What does the letter P stand for in NAPS? A. Preparatory B. Participation C. Potential D. Placement 49
    • What does the letter P stand for in NAPS? A. Preparatory B. Participation C. Potential D. Placement 50
    • Enlisted Careers If you desire to join the Navy, stay in school. A high school diploma is required for enlistment. 51
    • If you successfully complete two years of NJROTC, you can enlist in the Navy at the E-2 pay grade. Most enlistees go in at the E-1 pay grade. 52
    • Seaman Airman Fireman If you complete three years of NJROTC, you can enlist in the Navy at the E-3 pay grade. 53
    • The Pay Difference (per month as of 2008) Seaman $1,245.90 Recruit (E-1) Seaman $1,509.90 Apprentice (E-2) Seaman (E-3) $1,587.90 54
    • With three years in NJROTC and a letter from your SNSI, you can also enter the Army or the Air Force at pay grade E-3. Marines do not allow three-year cadets to enter the Corps as E-3s. 55
    • After a three-year participation in the NJROTC program, you can enlist in the Navy at what pay grade? A. E-2 B. E-3 C. E-4 D. E-5 56
    • After a three-year participation in the NJROTC program, you can enlist in the Navy at what pay grade? A. E-2 B. E-3 C. E-4 D. E-5 57
    • The Delayed Entry Program (DEP) allows you to: • Attend meetings and classes • Learn Navy policies, terminology, and rank structure • Set goals for your Navy career • Refer friends and classmates. For each referral who enlists, you receive credit towards advancement in rate (up to E-3) – which equals higher pay. 58
    • Advanced Programs 59
    • The Navy has three rigorous and demanding Advanced Programs, which are the: • Nuclear Power Program • Advanced Electronics Program • Advanced Technical Program 60
    • To qualify for these programs you must: • Be a U.S. citizen • Have a high school diploma or college degree • Have qualifying scores on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) • Sometimes take advanced placement tests. 61
    • If accepted into these three programs, you enter the service as an E-3 and enlist for six years instead of the usual four. Sailors with Navy Advanced Program training are in great demand in the civilian world after finishing their obligation to the 62 Navy.
    • During the waiting period of the Delayed Entry Program, which of these activities is recommended to prepare you for the Navy? A. Finding a full or part-time job in the field for which you will receive training B. Spending more time with friends and family C. Streamlining and organizing your possessions and documents D. Beginning a physical conditioning program 63
    • During the waiting period of the Delayed Entry Program, which of these activities is recommended to prepare you for the Navy? A. Finding a full or part-time job in the field for which you will receive training B. Spending more time with friends and family C. Streamlining and organizing your possessions and documents D. Beginning a physical conditioning program 64
    • Nuclear Power School Charleston, SC Navy Nuclear Program On completion of the Nuclear Field (NF) “A” school in Charleston, SC you are advanced to the E-4 pay grade. Then comes Nuclear Power School, also in Charleston. 65
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) USS Louisville (SSN 724) Men and women are Currently, only men assigned to nuclear are assigned to aircraft carriers. nuclear submarines. 66
    • Navy Advanced Electronics Program Great Lakes, IL After completing initial electronics training, usually 22-36 weeks, you are advanced to the E-4 pay grade. You may then be assigned further training or given an assignment. 67
    • Once you complete training, you will be assigned to occupations in: • Data systems • Electronics • Electronic warfare • Cryptology maintenance • Missile and Sonar operation • Fire control 68
    • The Advanced Technical Program Great Lakes, IL Once you complete training, you will be assigned to occupations in: • Small ship engines • Gas turbine systems • Damage Control • Interior communications electronics • Cryptology 69
    • Which of these programs is NOT considered one of the three that are particularly demanding, thus the word “Advanced” does not precede its title? A. Nuclear Power Program B. Electronics Program C. Hospital Corpsman Program D. Technical Program 70
    • Which of these programs is NOT considered one of the three that are particularly demanding, thus the word “Advanced” does not precede its title? A. Nuclear Power Program B. Electronics Program C. Hospital Corpsman Program D. Technical Program 71
    • More Careers in the Navy In addition to the special programs, the Navy offers training in such diverse career fields as: • Arts and photography • Aviation • Business management • Computers • Construction and building • Education • Emergency, fire and rescue 72
    • Career fields (cont.) • Energy and power • Engineering • Finance and accounting • Food, restaurant and lodging • Human resources • Information Technology • Intelligence and communications • Law enforcement and security 73
    • Career fields (cont.) • Legal support services • Mechanical and industrial repair • Medical and dental support services • Music • News and media • Office and administrative support • Purchasing and supply 74
    • Career fields (cont.) • Religion • Science • Special-operations warfare • Telecommunications • Transportation and logistics • World languages 75
    • True or False: The wide variety of training the Navy offers includes music, finance and accounting, and law enforcement and security. 76
    • True or False: The wide variety of training the Navy offers includes music, finance and accounting, and law enforcement and security. True 77
    • Learning Centers 78
    • Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, Pensacola, FL 79
    • Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (ABE/ABF/ABH) • ABEs – Operate and maintain aircraft launching and recovery equipment. • ABFs – Operate and maintain aviation lubricating oil and fueling systems. • ABHs – Direct the movement and securing of aircraft 80 ashore and afloat.
    • Air Traffic Controller (AC) ACs assist with the speedy flow of air traffic by directing and controlling aircraft. 81
    • Aviation Machinist’s Mate (AD) . ADs are responsible for the maintenance and replacement of turbo-jet aircraft engines and accessories. 82
    • Aviation Electrician’s Mate (AE) AEs are responsible for aircraft electrical power generating, converting, and indicating systems.. 83
    • Aerographer’s Mate (AG) AGs are the U.S. Navy’s weather forecasters and are trained in meteorology and the use of 84 aerological instruments.
    • Aviation Structural Mechanic (AM) AMs are responsible for the maintenance of many aircraft parts, such as wings, fuselage, tail, control surfaces, landing gear, and hydraulic systems. 85
    • Aviation Ordnanceman (AO) AOs operate and handle aviation ordnance equipment. They are responsible for the maintenance of guns, bombs, torpedoes, rockets, and missiles. 86
    • What rating in the United States Navy assists with the speedy flow of air traffic by directing and controlling aircraft? A. Flight Engineer B. Aviation Boatswain’s Mate C. Air Traffic Controller D. Aviation Electrician’s Mate 87
    • What rating in the United States Navy assists with the speedy flow of air traffic by directing and controlling aircraft? A. Flight Engineer B. Aviation Boatswain’s Mate C. Air Traffic Controller D. Aviation Electrician’s Mate 88
    • Aviation Support Equipment Technician (AS) ASs perform maintenance on aviation accessory equipment such as gasoline and diesel engines, gas turbine compressor units, and electrical systems. 89
    • Aviation Electronics Technician (AT) ATs are responsible for the maintenance of all aircraft navigation, radio, radar, and other rapid communications devices. 90
    • Aviation Warfare Systems Operator (AW) AWs operate airborne radar and electronic equipment used in detecting, locating, and tracking submarines and provide information for aircraft and surface navigation. 91
    • Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (AZ) AZs perform administrative, clerical, and managerial duties necessary to keep aircraft maintenance activities running smoothly. 92
    • Aircrew Survival Equipmentman (PR) PRs are responsible for the packing and care of parachutes. They maintain flight clothing, rubber life rafts, life jackets, oxygen-breathing apparatus, protective clothing, and air-sea rescue equipment. 93
    • What rating in the United States Navy operates airborne radar and electronic equipment used to track submarines? A. Aviation Electronics Technician B. Aviation Warfare Systems Operator C. Aviation Electrician’s Mate D. Aviation Ordnanceman 94
    • What rating in the United States Navy operates airborne radar and electronic equipment used to track submarines? A. Aviation Electronics Technician B. Aviation Warfare Systems Operator C. Aviation Electrician’s Mate D. Aviation Ordnanceman 95
    • Center for Seabees & Facilities Engineering, Port Hueneme, CA 96
    • Builder (BU) BUs are like civilian construction workers. They are skilled carpenters, plasterers, roofers, cement finishers, asphalt workers, masons, and painters. 97
    • Construction Electrician (CE) CEs are responsible for the power production and electrical work required to build and operate airfields, roads, barracks, and hospitals. 98
    • Construction Mechanic (CM) CMs maintain many types of machinery including buses, dump trucks, bulldozers, rollers, cranes, backhoes, and pile drivers. 99
    • Engineering Aide (EA) EAs provide construction engineers with information needed to develop final construction plans. They conduct surveys for roads, airfields, buildings, etc. 100
    • Equipment Operator (EO) EOs work with heavy machinery such as power shovels, pile drivers, bulldozers, etc. 101
    • Steel Worker (SW) Steel Workers rig and operate all special equipment used to move or hoist structural steel or shapes and similar material. They are skilled in welding. 102
    • Utilitiesman (UT) UTs supervise and perform tasks involved in the installation and maintenance of plumbing, steam, compressed air and fuel storage systems. They maintain air conditioning and refrigeration 103 systems.
    • What rating is responsible for providing construction engineers with information needed to develop final construction plans? A. Builder B. Construction Mechanic C. Utilitiesman D. Engineering Aide 104
    • What rating is responsible for providing construction engineers with information needed to develop final construction plans? A. Builder B. Construction Mechanic C. Utilitiesman D. Engineering Aide 105
    • Center for EOD/Diving, Panama City, FL 106
    • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians locate, identify, render safe, and dispose of all forms of ordnance, both U.S. and foreign made. 107
    • Navy Diver (ND) Navy Divers are responsible for a wide variety of tasks like underwater ship maintenance, construction, and underwater rescue. 108
    • Center for Surface Combat Systems, Dam Neck, VA 109
    • Boatswain’s Mate (BM) Boatswain’s Mates train and supervise personnel in all activities relating to marlinspike, deck, and boat seamanship. 110
    • Where is The Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems is located? A. Portland, OR B. Washington, DC C. San Diego, CA D. Dam Neck, VA 111
    • Where is The Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems is located? A. Portland, OR B. Washington, DC C. San Diego, CA D. Dam Neck, VA 112
    • Electronics Technician (ET) ETs are responsible for the electronic equipment used to send and receive messages, detect enemy planes and ships, and determine target distances. 113
    • Fire Controlman (FC) FCs maintain the control mechanism used in weapons systems on combat ships. They are responsible for the routine care and repair of complex electronic, electrical, and hydraulic equipment to support the control systems. 114
    • Gunner’s Mate (GM) GMs operate and maintain all gunnery equipment, guided- missile launching systems, rocket launchers, guns, turrets, and associated equipment. 115
    • Mineman (MN) MN test, maintain, and repair mines and their components. They are responsible for assembling, testing, and delivering mines to the planting agent. 116
    • Operations Specialists (OS) OSs operate radar, navigation, and communications equipment in the shipboard Combat Information Center (CIC) or bridge. 117
    • Quartermaster (QM) QMs assist the navigator and officer of the deck (OOD), steer the ship, take radar bearings and ranges, make depth soundings and celestial observations, plot courses, and command small craft. 118
    • Sonar Technician (STG) STGs are responsible for underwater surveillance. They assist in safe navigation and aid in search, rescue, and attack operations. 119
    • An Operations Specialist operates what specific equipment within the Combat Information Center (CIC) and bridge of a ship? A. Gyroscope, Fire-Control Radar, Underwater Gear B. Communications Equipment, Radar, Navigation Equipment C. Communications Equipment, Fire- Control Radar, Gyroscope D. Radar, Underwater Surveillance Gear, 120 Navigation Equipment
    • An Operations Specialist operates what specific equipment within the Combat Information Center (CIC) and bridge of a ship? A. Gyroscope, Fire-Control Radar, Underwater Gear B. Communications Equipment, Radar, Navigation Equipment C. Communications Equipment, Fire- Control Radar, Gyroscope D. Radar, Underwater Surveillance Gear, 121 Navigation Equipment
    • What Navy rating operates and maintains all gunnery equipment, guided-missile launching systems, rocket launchers, guns, turrets, and associated equipment? A. Gunnery Technician B. Missile Technician C. Gunner’s Mate D. Missileman 122
    • What Navy rating operates and maintains all gunnery equipment, guided-missile launching systems, rocket launchers, guns, turrets, and associated equipment? A. Gunnery Technician B. Missile Technician C. Gunner’s Mate D. Missileman 123
    • Interior Communications Electrician (IC) ICs operate and repair electronic devices in the ship’s interior comms and SITE TV systems, 1MC (public address systems), electronic mega-phones, and other announcing equipment. 124
    • Center for Naval Engineering, Naval Station Norfolk, VA 125
    • Damage Controlman (DC) DCs perform the work necessary for damage control, ship stability, and fire-fighting. They also prepare defenses against chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) warfare attacks. 126
    • Electrician’s Mate (EM) EMs are responsible for the operation and repair of a ship’s or station’s electrical power plant and electrical equipment. 127
    • Engineman (EN) Enginemen are responsible for internal diesel and gasoline engines. They also maintain refrigeration, air- conditioning, distilling- plant engines, and compressors. 128
    • Which of the following is part of a Damage Controlman’s (DC) job? A. Repair of electrical equipment B. Defending against chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) attacks C. Maintaining distilling plant compressors and engines D. Repair mechanical components of turbine engines 129
    • Which of the following is part of a Damage Controlman’s (DC) job? A. Repair of electrical equipment B. Defending against chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) attacks C. Maintaining distilling plant compressors and engines D. Repair mechanical components of turbine engines 130
    • Gas Turbine System Technician (GSE/GSM) Gas Turbine Systems Technicians (Electrical) (GSE) operate, repair, and perform maintenance on electrical components of turbine engines. 131
    • Additionally, they work on main propulsion machinery and control systems, auxiliary equipment, assigned electronic circuitry, 132 and alarm and warning circuitry.
    • Gas Turbine System Technician (GSE/GSM) Gas Turbine Systems Technicians (Mechanical) (GSM) operate, repair, and perform maintenance on mechanical 133 components of turbine engines.
    • They also work on main propulsion machinery (including gears, shafts, and controllable pitch propellers), assigned auxiliary equipment, and propulsion control systems. 134
    • Hull Maintenance Technician (HT) HTs are responsible for maintaining ship’s hulls, fittings, piping systems, and machinery. They install and maintain all shipboard and shore- based plumbing and 135 piping systems.
    • Machinist’s Mate (MM) MMs are responsible for the continuous operation of engines, compressors, gears, refrigeration, and air- conditioning equipment along with other types of machinery onboard ships and shore installations. 136
    • Machinery Repairman (MR) MRs are skilled machine tool operators. They make replacement parts and repair or overhaul a ship’s auxiliary equipment such as pumps and 137 evaporators.
    • What Navy rating is responsible for maintaining ship’s hulls, fittings, piping systems, and machinery? A. Hull Maintenance Technician B. Engineman C. Damage Controlman D. Machinist’s Mate 138
    • What Navy rating is responsible for maintaining ship’s hulls, fittings, piping systems, and machinery? A. Hull Maintenance Technician B. Engineman C. Damage Controlman D. Machinist’s Mate 139
    • Center for Navy Medicine, Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education Command, Bethesda, MD 140
    • Hospital Corpsman (HM) Hospital Corpsmen are medical professionals who provide health care to service people and their families. 141
    • They also serve as pharmacy technicians, medical technicians, nurse’s aides, physician’s or dentist’s assistants, battlefield medics, and more. 142
    • What Navy rating designator signifies a Hospital Corpsman? A. MR B. HT C. HM D. GS 143
    • What Navy rating designator signifies a Hospital Corpsman? A. MR B. HT C. HM D. GS 144
    • Center for Information Dominance, Corry Station, Pensacola, FL 145
    • Cryptologic Technician (CT) Cryptologic Technician (CT) is a U.S. Navy enlisted rating or job specialty. CTs are responsible for a wide range of cryptology and signal intelligence related functions, from hacking and computer repair to administration within a cryptology setting. There are 5 branches of Cryptologic Technician: I, M, N, R, and T, as follows. 146
    • Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI) CTIs translate radiotelephone communications and foreign languages. 147
    • Cryptologic Technician Maintenance (CTM) CTMs install, service, and repair electronic and electromechanical equipment. 148
    • Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN) CTNs execute computer network operations (CNO) actions/counter- actions in support of defending and exploiting computer 149 network systems.
    • Cryptologic Technician Collection (CTR) CTRs intercept voice communications and operate radio direction finding equipment. 150
    • Cryptologic Technician Technical (CTT) CTTs’ main duties and assignments are: Non-communications intelligence (ELINT) Electronic Warfare Support (ES) Electronic Attack (EA) Anti-ship Missile Defense (ASMD) 151
    • Information Systems Technician (IT) ITs design, install, operate, and maintain state-of- the-art information systems. 152
    • This technology includes local and wide area networks, mainframe, mini and microcomputer systems, and associated peripheral devices. 153
    • What Navy designator signifies the rating responsible for radio-telephone communications and foreign language translation? A. CTT B. CTI C. CTR D. CTM 154
    • What Navy designator signifies the rating responsible for radio-telephone communications and foreign language translation? A. CTT B. CTI C. CTR D. CTM 155
    • Center for Naval Intelligence, Dam Neck, VA 156
    • Intelligence Specialist (IS) Intelligence Specialists are involved in collecting and interpreting intelligence, especially secret information about enemies or potential enemies. 157
    • Intelligence Specialist (IS) They analyze photographs and prepare charts, maps, and reports that describe in detail the strategic situation all over the world. 158
    • Center for Personal and Professional Development, Virginia Beach, VA 159
    • Navy Counselor (NC) Navy Counselors offer vocational guidance to Navy personnel – individually and in groups – aboard ships and at shore facilities. 160
    • They also assess the interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personalities of individuals. They are also responsible for recruiting. 161
    • What Navy rating analyzes photographs and prepares charts, maps, and reports that describe the world strategic situation? A. Information Systems Technician B. Cryptologic Technician C. Intelligence Specialist D. Navy Counselor 162
    • What Navy rating analyzes photographs and prepares charts, maps, and reports that describe the world strategic situation? A. Information Systems Technician B. Cryptologic Technician C. Intelligence Specialist D. Navy Counselor 163
    • Center for Service Support, Athens, GA 164
    • Culinary Specialist (CS) CSs prepare menus and order the quantities and types of food items aboard ship and ashore. They operate kitchen and dining facilities, keep records for food supplies and financial budgets, and can even serve as flight attendants. 165
    • They can also serve as personal food service specialist, household/estate manager or chef for an admiral or the President of the United States at Camp David and the White House. 166
    • Legalman (LN) Legalmen are trained legal aides who assist professionals in the field of law. They work in Navy legal offices, performing administrative and clerical tasks necessary to process claims, conduct court, and hold administrative hearings. 167
    • Mass Communications Specialist (MC) These specialists are public affairs and visual information experts. They present the U.S. Navy story to audiences in the Navy and the rest of the world through a variety of media. 168
    • In the Navy, a visual information expert will be what rating? A. Mass Communications Specialist B. Intelligence Specialist C. Media Technician D. Information Technologist 169
    • In the Navy, a visual information expert will be what rating? A. Mass Communications Specialist B. Intelligence Specialist C. Media Technician D. Information Technologist 170
    • Musician (MU) Musicians play in official Navy bands and special groups such as jazz bands, dance bands, and small ensembles. They give concerts and provide music for military ceremonies, religious services, parades, receptions, and dances. Sailors are selected for this rating through auditions. 171
    • Postal Clerk (PC) Postal Clerks operate the U.S. Navy’s large postal system, and have similar duties to their civilian counterparts in the U.S. Postal 172 Service.
    • Storekeeper (SK) SKs are the Navy’s supply clerks. They see that needed supplies are available including everything from clothing and machine parts to forms and food. 173
    • Note: Effective 1 October 2009, the Postal Clerk rating and Storekeeper rating will merge into a new rating known as Logistics Specialist (LS). The rating badge for this rating will be the same as Storekeeper. 174
    • Personnel Specialist (PS) Personnel Specialists provide enlisted personnel with information and counseling about Navy jobs, opportunities for general education and training, and advancement requirements. 175
    • Additionally, Personnel Specialists keep records up to date, prepare reports, type letters, and maintain files. 176
    • What Navy rating requires an audition for selection? A. Legalman B. Yeoman C. Culinary Specialist D. Musician 177
    • What Navy rating requires an audition for selection? A. Legalman B. Yeoman C. Culinary Specialist D. Musician 178
    • Religious Programs Specialist (RP) Religious Programs Specialists assist Navy chaplains with administrative and budgetary tasks. 179
    • They also serve as custodians of chapel funds, keep religious documents, and stay in contact with religious and community agencies. 180
    • Ship’s Serviceman (SH) Ship’s Servicemen manage barber shops, tailor shops, ship’s uniform stores, laundries, dry cleaning plants, and cobbler shops. They serve as clerks in exchanges, gas stations, warehouses, and 181 commissary stores.
    • Yeoman (YN) Yeomen perform secretarial and clerical work. They deal with visitors, telephone calls, and incoming mail. 182
    • Additionally, they organize files, order and distribute supplies, write business and social letters, notices, directives, forms, and reports. 183
    • Center for Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) and Special Warfare Combatant- craft Crewman, Coronado, CA 184
    • Special Warfare Boat Operator (SB) Special Warfare Boat Operators drive fast speedboats down narrow, winding rivers, or the open ocean while performing high speed, medium range, or all weather insertion/extraction of Special Operations Forces. 185
    • Special Warfare Operator (SO) These are Navy SEALS. They are trained to jump from airplanes at high altitude and open their parachutes at low proximity to the Earth. 186
    • They are also trained to jump from helicopters traveling at 30 knots at 30 feet over water with no parachute. 187
    • SOs also carry out direct action raids against military targets, conduct reconnaissance, and secure beachheads for invading amphibious forces. 188
    • Special Warfare Operators are Navy SEALS. What does the abbreviation SEAL stand for? A. Sea, Air and Land B. Sea, Aviation, Landing C. Search, Air and Land D. Swim, Air and Land 189
    • Special Warfare Operators are Navy SEALS. What does the abbreviation SEAL stand for? A. Sea, Air and Land B. Sea, Aviation, Landing C. Search, Air and Land D. Swim, Air and Land 190
    • Center for Security Forces, Dam Neck, VA 191
    • Master-at-Arms (MA) MAs uphold law and order aboard ships and shore stations and deploy overseas with expeditionary forces and squadrons performing duties as Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP). 192
    • Submarine Learning Center, New London, CT 193
    • Electronics Technician (ET) Navigation Navigation ETs maintain, operate, and administer the submarine's navigation and radar equipment, systems, and programs. 194
    • Electronics Technician (ET) Communications Radio ETs maintain, operate, and administer the submarine's radio communication equipment, systems, and programs, including submarine LAN systems. 195
    • Fire Control Technician (FT) FTs maintain the electronic equipment used in submarine weapons systems. 196
    • They operate and perform maintenance on complex electronic and mechanical equipment required to ensure the accuracy of the Navy’s guided- missile systems and underwater weapons. 197
    • What Electronics Technician rating is responsible for maintenance and repair of ship radio equipment? A. Communication B. Navigation 198
    • What Electronics Technician rating is responsible for maintenance and repair of ship radio equipment? A. Communication B. Navigation 199
    • Machinist’s Mate (MM) (Weapons) MMs (Weapons) maintain underwater explosive ordnance, such as torpedoes and missiles that are launched from submarines. 200
    • They maintain launching systems for underwater explosives and are responsible for shipping and storage of torpedoes and missiles. 201
    • Machinist’s Mate (MM) (Engineering) (MM) (Engineering) work on mechanical equipment outside of the engine rooms, to include the galley, laundry, A/C units, O2/N2 (liquid oxygen/ nitrogen), and other 202 equipment.
    • Missile Technician (MT) MTs prepare and maintain missiles carried by submarines. They maintain the specialized equipment used for these weapons. 203
    • They also work with the mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of the missile launching and fire-control systems. 204
    • What submarine rating maintains the mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of the missile launching and fire-control systems? A. Fire Control Technician B. Missile Technician C. Machinist’s Mate D. Yeoman 205
    • What submarine rating maintains the mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of the missile launching and fire-control systems? A. Fire Control Technician B. Missile Technician C. Machinist’s Mate D. Yeoman 206
    • Sonar Technician (STS) STSs are responsible for underwater surveillance. They assist in safe navigation, aid in search and attack operations, operate and repair sonar 207 equipment, and jam enemy radar.
    • Each skill offers: • Formal training • On-the-Job Training (OJT) 208
    • When a naval science instructor submits a student’s name for the honor of attending the Naval Academy, the student has received a/an _______. A. appointment B. nomination C. qualification D. recommendation 209
    • When a naval science instructor submits a student’s name for the honor of attending the Naval Academy, the student has received a/an _______. A. appointment B. nomination C. qualification D. recommendation 210
    • In order to attend the Naval Academy, a student must receive a/an _______ by a public official such as a member of Congress. A. qualification B. recommendation C. appointment D. election 211
    • In order to attend the Naval Academy, a student must receive a/an _______ by a public official such as a member of Congress. A. qualification B. recommendation C. appointment D. election 212
    • A Naval Academy student is called a/an _______. A. ensign B. midshipman C. cadet D. officer candidate 213
    • A Naval Academy student is called a/an _______. A. ensign B. midshipman C. cadet D. officer candidate 214
    • Where is the Naval Academy located? A. Newport, Rhode Island B. Norfolk, Virginia C. Annapolis, Maryland D. New London, Connecticut 215
    • Where is the Naval Academy located? A. Newport, Rhode Island B. Norfolk, Virginia C. Annapolis, Maryland D. New London, Connecticut 216
    • The Naval Academy provides young men and women the _______, physical, and moral training they need to serve as officers of the Navy and Marine Corps. A. mental B. social C. emotional D. spiritual 217
    • The Naval Academy provides young men and women the _______, physical, and moral training they need to serve as officers of the Navy and Marine Corps. A. mental B. social C. emotional D. spiritual 218
    • Which of these criteria is not one of the Naval Academy’s admissions requirements? A. Passing a medical exam and a physical fitness test B. Being a citizen of the United States C. Receiving high scores on the ACT or the SAT D. Being between the ages of 17 219 and 25
    • Which of these criteria is not one of the Naval Academy’s admissions requirements? A. Passing a medical exam and a physical fitness test B. Being a citizen of the United States C. Receiving high scores on the ACT or the SAT D. Being between the ages of 17 220 and 25
    • Graduates of the Naval Academy must serve how many years on active duty in the Navy or Marine Corps? A. Three B. Four C. Five D. Six 221
    • Graduates of the Naval Academy must serve how many years on active duty in the Navy or Marine Corps? A. Three B. Four C. Five D. Six 222
    • After graduation and commissioning, NROTC scholarship recipients must serve in the _______ for at least _______ years on active duty. A. U.S. Naval or Marine Corps Reserve, four B. U.S. Naval or Marine Corps Reserve, five C. U.S. Navy or Marine Corps, four D. U.S. Navy or Marine Corps, five 223
    • After graduation and commissioning, NROTC scholarship recipients must serve in the _______ for at least _______ years on active duty. A. U.S. Naval or Marine Corps Reserve, four B. U.S. Naval or Marine Corps Reserve, five C. U.S. Navy or Marine Corps, four D. U.S. Navy or Marine Corps, five 224
    • College graduates entering the Navy enjoy which of these advantages? A. They receive signing bonuses. B. Their monthly housing allowance is higher. C. They may choose to become commissioned officers. D. Their promotion schedule is fast-tracked. 225
    • College graduates entering the Navy enjoy which of these advantages? A. They receive signing bonuses. B. Their monthly housing allowance is higher. C. They may choose to become commissioned officers. D. Their promotion schedule is fast-tracked. 226
    • Of the 18 subject majors at the Naval Academy, most are in what field? A. Science B. Engineering C. Mathematics D. Humanities 227
    • Of the 18 subject majors at the Naval Academy, most are in what field? A. Science B. Engineering C. Mathematics D. Humanities 228