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Nrs fargo newsletter sept 2011

  1. 1. A Communiity Partner – and a member off the Glloball Force ffor Good..™ A Commun ty Partner – and a member o the G oba Force or Good ™ SEPTEMBER 2011 SEPTEMBER 2011 This Issue Naval Academy Class of 2016 P.1 Counseling & Advising Corner P.2 Many Warn of Higher Education Bubble P.3 Award Recognition P.4 Navy Legalmen/Recruit Demographics P.5 Scholarship Resources P.6 2011-2012 ACT Test Dates P.7 Priority Positions: U.S. Naval Academy Accepting Enlisted  Nuclear Power Program Applications for Class of 2016  Navy Reserves (Part-Time in Fargo) The U.S. Navy is constantly changing. One area we see the greatest change is theeducational background of our enlisted Sailor’s. Decades ago, officers typically possessed  NROTC Scholarshipthe required undergraduate credential, while the enlisted force generally consisted of high Applicantsschool graduates or those that completed some college. This was the factor that  Practicing Medical Doctors,commonly separated the two communities. Dentists, and Nurses Today, in an environment where educational subsidies have made higher  Prior Service Personneleducation accessible to all, we find more enlisted folks entering the naval service havingalready completed the undergraduate credential. This trend has resulted in an era where  Chaplains (Master’s ineducational credentials have become transparent of both, the enlisted and officer Theologicalcommunities. Studies/equivalent)  Special Warfare (SEALs, The Navy has acknowledged the skills and abilities of our highly qualified enlisted SWCC, Rescue Swimmers,force by affording them the opportunity to apply for study at the U.S. Naval Academy. Explosive OrdnanceAmerica’s Navy is a sharp and agile force representing America both near and afar. To read Disposal, & Navy Diver)more CLICK HERE.  Advanced Electronics (Submarine)
  2. 2. Advising on a Career in the Navy? Counseling & Advising Corner“Keeping Educators, Parents, and Students informed.”
  3. 3. dsd Many Warn of a Higher Education Bubble It is no surprise that our nation has Americans, considering the latest reached the pinnacle point in her history numbers, are beginning to question where citizens and government bodies are whether the notion of a higher education now needed, more than ever, to provide bubble is real. As young aspiring graduates real-world solutions. These Solutions must enter their mid-twenties, they also leave remedy our present troubles while also college to enter a flooded job market where providing solace for what we may face their first annual salary, on average, is likely ahead. As America continues to bridal her to be between, $30,000-$35,000. On top of fiscal challenges, we are sure to see it all, they’ll likely spend the next 20 years The Recruiter-In-Charge legislative changes in the coming years that paying back student loans, at which time Home Town: Mamou, LA will affect our pursuit of higher education. their own children will likely be entering Navy Occupation: Aviation Ordnanceman That said, I would like you to consider this: college themselves. Years of Service: 13 Current Paygrade: E-7/Chief Petty In 2008, the United States witnessed the Officer Legislative historians explain that primary circumstance leading to our present Education: AAS Business, Certificate in subsidized lending, leading up to the Industrial Hygiene Management, U.S. economic demise – The collapse of the Dept of Transportation Navy Risk- inception of the Direct Loan Program of the housing market. Major economists attribute Management Assistant, U.S. Dept of early ninety’s, is part to blame. Simply put, Labor Counselor Apprenticeship this collapse to sub-prime lending. Sub- (pursuing), Franklin Covey 4-Disciplines we’ve made it very affordable for anyone to prime lending is generally defined as lending of Execution Consultant, 7-Habits finance a college education; hence, it has Signature Series, BS in Organizational to people who may have a difficult time Leadership (Pursuing) become an unadorned credential. It is repaying the incurred debt. Many contend arguable that today’s baccalaureate holds Previous Assignments: USS Enterprise that lending institutions are held to blame the value of yesterday’s high school CVN-65, USS Abraham Lincoln CVN-72, due to their inefficient approach to properly Navy Recruiting District Houston, Navy diploma. accessing the potential risk in lending. Recruiting District Minneapolis While the belief of a higher education Positions: Drug/Alcohol Prevention Whatever the case, a massive amount of Advisor, Personal Financial Specialist, American’s entered default which resulted bubble is merely opinion, it is certainly not Material/Maintenance Manager, Naval irresponsible to conclude that one must Safety Technician, Quality Assurance in a swift decline of home equity. The Inspector, 4-Disciplines of Execution already over-inflated rate-of-return soon prepare. My advice is simple – research the Consultant, Human Resource (HR) workforce demands, become familiar with Manager plummeted and the real crisis was the lenders inability to liquidate their assets. the average annual salary commensurate to Interests/Hobbies: Higher a new graduate within your chosen field, Education/Life-long Learning, Business Soon, companies faced the process of Management/Organizational and shop for an institution that offers a Leadership Literature, dissolution and the meagerness in today’s quality education that won’t exceed 10-15 Community/Civic service, Key-note market is a direct outcome of this whole percent of your gross annual earnings. Speaking/Knowledge work, and Hunting/Fishing. calamity. Learn about the G.I. Bill! Just as economists warned of the housing Navy Recruit Training Command, bubble, they are now speculating that we CLICK HERE! have entered the onset of an impending education bubble. Lynn O’Shaughnessy, a higher-ed journalist, explains that “A true bubble is when something is overvalued and intensely believed.”
  4. 4. Fastest-Growing Occupations! Research Industry Licensure/Certification! Research Colleges, DegreeCorporate Award Recognition Return-on-Investment (ROI),1. Training Magazine 2011 - #7 of 125 Training Organizations in the U.S. probable employers, etc!2. Association of Diversity Councils - #8 among nation’s Top 25 Diversity Councils.3. Diversity Inc Magazine - One of top federal agencies for excellence inleadership commitment, human capital, communications, and supplier diversity. Find the Right4. American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) – Recognized Navy’s College/University!Professional Apprenticeship Career Track Program, Voluntary EducationalProgram, and Navy’s Credentialing Opportunities On-line (COOL) Program.5. Work Force Management Magazine – Recognized Navy’s excellence in 6 0f 9categories (Competitive advantage, financial impact, global outlook, innovation,managing change, partnership, ethical practice, service, & union.)6. U.S. Distance Learning Association – Recognized Navy’s e-Learning program forexcellence in the area of web-based training & education.Just a few of the awards received on our quest to becoming a “Top 50” (incomparison to S&P 500 Corporations) Organization! NAVY RECRUITER…Magazine of the U.S. Navy Recruiter! ATTENTIION PARENTS!! Click ATTENT ON PARENTS here to view the NACAC “Guiding the Way to Higher Education” Power PointU.S. NAVY RECRUIT TRAINING GUIDE Click on Below Icon!
  5. 5. Navy Requires Legalmen to Fargo Navy RecruitObtain an Associate’s DemographicsDegree 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 Navy Legalmen (LNs) are aides trained in the 0 Fargo Navy Recruitfield of law. They work in Navy legal offices Demographicsperforming administrative and clerical tasksnecessary to process claims, to conduct court andadministrative hearings, and maintain records,documents, and legal-reference libraries. Theygive advice on tax returns, voter-registrationregulations, procedures, and immigration andcustoms regulations governing Social Security andveterans’ benefits. Additionally, they performmany duties related to courts-martial and non-judicial hearings. In September of 2010, The Navy beganrequiring that all Legalmen attend Roger WilliamsUniversity to earn an Associate’s degree inParalegal Studies or its equivalent. The Legalmen Education Initiative (LEI), isdesigned to develop paralegal competencies inenlisted legalmen to provide a standardizededucation across the Navy legalmen community. This initiative has afforded Legalmen theopportunity to perform many functions and tasksthat were traditionally performed by judgeadvocates, such as drafting trial motions,interviewing witnesses, and preparing legalcorrespondence. This initiative is just one more piece of evidencewhich demonstrates the background and skillsrequired of our highly qualified Sailors. Our partner, Roger Williams University, islocated in Bristol, RI and is regionally accredited bythe New England Association of Schools andColleges , Commission on Institutions of HigherEducation.
  6. 6. College Board Scholarship Search: data: Attttenttiion Parrentts!! Synthetic A en on Pa en s Cannabinoids are popularCollege Scholarships: amongst H.S. and College Students. Click the icon to learnE-Student more.Fast Web: Student Financial Aid: America: ATTENTIION PARENTS!! CLICK ATTENT ON PARENTS HERE for resources onScholarship Experts: combating drug use amongst teens.Scholarship Gateway: Education Assistance: COUNSELORS!! Visit the STEM link below. COUNSELORS ATTENTION STUDENTS! Get started with the Prep for College Calendar at the link to the left. EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS work outside the secondary school setting to provide individualized college admission and related services to students and parents. The NACAC link to the right provides more insight.
  7. 7. Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) September 10, 2011 August 12, 2011 August 13 – 26, 2011 October 22, 2011 September 16, 2011 September 17 – 30, 2011 December 10, 2011 November 4, 2011 November 5 – 18, 2011 February 11, 2012 January 13, 2012 January 14 – 20, 2012 April 14, 2012 March 9, 2012 March 10 – 23, 2012 June 9, 2012 May 4, 2012 May 5 – 18, 2012 Featured Navy Job!Navy CounselllorrNavy Counse o rNavy Counse oNCs offer vocational guidance on an individual and group basis to Navy personnel aboard ships and at shore facilities, and to civilianpersonnel considering enlistment in the Navy. They assess the interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personalities of individuals. (Click on the underlined text or the below icon to learn more about associated credentials that the Navy will fund!) Associated Degree Partnership’s Associated Civilian Certifications Associated DOL Apprenticeship Programs Featured Navy Partner School! Click on the below banner. Navy Recruiting Station 1102 43rd Street Southwest Fargo, ND 58103 701-277-1096 ph Thiis publliicattiion does nott rreffllectt tthe offffiiciiall viiews off tthe Deparrttmentt off Deffense.. Th s pub ca on does no e ec he o c a v ews o he Depa men o De ense 701-277-1198 fax Contact a Recruiter! CLIICK ME for Navy Social CL CK ME Media directory! CLIICK ME for SMART Phone CL CK ME Backgrounds!