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  1. Zequa

    Not Selected, Seeking Insight.

    The Selection board happened for OCS 238 and I wasn't selected for aviation, due to "decreasing aviation slots". Not here to waste your time, because there are many other posts on here from people from similar situations. Just seeking advice for what to improve on in hopes of getting selected on...
  2. WannaFlyHigh

    Life of a Naval Aviator, how you manage work and personal life.

    So I did a lot of research on this topic via google and searching threads on AW but found a lot of the stuff is outdated or talked briefly in random threads. No body has really spoke up on this in recent years (Post 2015) so I would like hear from some of the recent (or not) people who have...
  3. erauresearcher

    Research on egress training - participants needed!

    Good afternoon, I am a military spouse completing my thesis at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. It focuses on success factors of egress training during Navy Aviation Water Survival Training. I would greatly appreciate if all those who have attended egress training complete this short...
  4. D

    Stuck On What To Do On The Start Of My Aviation Career

    Hello All, So I've always wanted to fly. I've also always wanted to fly for the military and commercial airlines. My big deal is i'm stuck with so many opportunities. First off, I would love to fly for the Marine Corps. I've wanted to be a Marine and a pilot for them since i was younger. I...
  5. N

    March 2021 - New ASTB Score Requirements

    Moderator, request a sticky on this one. New ASTB Score Requirements as of March 2021 Academic Qualification Rating (AQR): 4 Pilot Flight Aptitude Rating (PFAR): 5 Flight Officer Flight Aptitude Rating (FOFAR): 5 Fly Navy! Good luck!
  6. socalsomeday

    05FEB19 SNA Board

    Hello all! I am starting a thread for all who are applying to the 05FEB19 SNA board because I did not find one already made. Please be sure to add yourself to the googledoc below so we can track who is selected. Good luck everyone...
  7. Saucebaus

    Is ptosis something to be concerned about?

    Hello, I'm new to this forum so I'm sorry if this is the wrong place. I'm a former enlisted Marine finishing up my last year in college. I'm currently competing for a Marine air contract. I was born with ptosis of my right eyelid. It doesn't affect my vision at all but is definitely noticeable...
  8. M

    Pilot/NFO Board FY 19- Oct. 2, 2018

    Hello all, I am starting this thread for the Pilot/NFO board that will be taking place Oct. 2, 2018. This will be the first board for FY-19. I will post my stats below and welcome others to do the same, maybe we can get someone to start an excel sheet. Anyways, feel free to post questions...
  9. mwilliaams

    15 Aug 18 Pilot/NFO board

    Applications due to CNRC by 6 July. Anyone else Pro-Rec N for the May board planning to apply to this one? On the board schedule spreadsheet it says Can someone explain that? Does it mean they won't select many people?
  10. E

    ASTB ASTB study prep recommendations.

    Hi everyone, I’m a 25 year old female, prior enlisted (corpsman - HM). I got out of active duty (honorable discharge) after 5 years active and one year reserve due to a family emergency and I am currently working towards a major in Physics with a focus on Astrophysics. I have been talking with...
  11. S

    Concerns with ROTC

    All, I'm a currently a high school junior who has been thinking quite some time about a career in the Navy with ROTC. However, like most high schoolers, I'm not exactly sure what I want to do or how long. Ever since I was little I always loved flying and I think it would amazing to go into...
  12. 2

    Prior service Claims Questions

    I'm creating a new thread because the stickied threads don't seem to be getting a lot of recent traffic. Also I have scoured the forum for the answer to my question with no luck. I spent 6 years on AD in the Navy with an honorable discharge blah blah. Claimed several items on my VA disability...
  13. Y

    Aviation vs. Cryptology

    Hi everyone, Long time lurker on the site but hadn't been able to find anything related to my specific question (yes, did use the search function) so I figured I'd give the posting thing a try. Apologies in advance for the terrible structure of this question - I'm finding it hard boiling down...
  14. A

    OCS Preparation

    Hey all! I am expecting to ship out to OCS (Navy) within the next few weeks and I want to know what knowledge I need to know prior to getting there. Any and all suggestions are appreciated!
  15. Derringer

    NFO process and qualifications

    Hi everyone, I have read several threads here over the last year or so. I just today set up an account to ask for some input from you all. It would be really great to hear from those with particularly recent experience with becoming a USMC NFO. Of course, any advice and info would help...
  16. Alejandro Booher

    USN Should I go Naval Aircrewman or a Submariner?

    I want to become a Naval Aviator. I'm planning to apply for the NROTC Scholarship but I doubt that I will be able to get it, with all the competition out there. I'm a PO1 in the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps and going through 4 years of Air Force JROTC, but I still don't think I will be...
  17. B

    Branch Dilemma - Advice Needed

    Hi all, Let me preface this with "Yes, I am a jackass and I should have thought about this sooner" and "I'm sorry RUFiO181, I should have asked my recruiter the first day I talked to him". My current situation is that I've just been given the N3M approval to have my MEPS physical, the details...
  18. Ventus

    More Delays - Story time, board frustration.

    Good Afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, It's been awhile since I've posted here. Unfortunately I'm still chasing that flight spot, but I've come a long way. Some background: Was in AFROTC in college. The year I was supposed to go to Field Training, my Det said they were only sending Language and...
  19. C

    USN Looking for insight on my current situation

    Hello, I'm currently in active pursuit for a career in the Navy and am looking for insight on my current situation. I recently was denied by the two boards I applied for (Supply Corps and Aviation-NFO). I took the ASTB-E and received a 47, 4/4/5 and I realize my scores were not too impressive...
  20. USMCmorrison

    Questions: Post TBS and Pcola

    I commission on July 1st and report to TBS on October 3rd of this year. I have a few questions as far as the timeline after TBS as I am looking to get married after TBS. 1. How much time do I have between TBS and Pcola? 2. Who do I need to talk to about getting married in between classes? 3...
  21. D

    Introduction and Question about path

    Hello all. My name is Diego and I am a civil engineering student in Fort Myers, Florida. I have my private pilot airplane license and am working on instrument and then commercial. I plan to become a coroporate/charter/cargo prof. pilot. I have been inquiring about going the OCS route to build...
  22. sharkbait1

    Newly Sworn In - Commitment/Service Agreement Question

    Good morning all, Proud to say that I swore into the Navy yesterday! Going SNA, starting OCS in a few weeks. I've spent the last hour looking for an answer here on AW, but can't get recent information for my question. My recruiting office must not be so familiar with aviation candidates, since...
  23. Hammer10k

    Law School or OCS?

    Hi all, Thanks for reading. I'm in an interesting position.. I'm currently in law school with a semester left for graduation. I'm the Student Body President. I've been offered an OCS slot for Aviation but have to leave in a month due to age limits (getting close to 27). Being a Naval...
  24. J

    Aviation WO medical concern?

    I am very new to this form, as this is my first post, and I have some questions about my medical history and if it will affect my chances of getting an aviation Warrent Officer slot. First I would like to say that I plan on enlisting into the Army as a 15T for some time, get a college degree...