obligate for 6 years active duty. While attending
college, you may compete for advancement.
REVIEW 7 QUESTIONS
Q1. What are the three sections that PQS is divided
Q2. To find a list of Navy TRAMANs, you would
refer to the ______________________ on the
Q3. What type of training are you receiving when
youre learning a skill while working?
Q4. What type of training is recruit training?
Q5. List the different classifications of Navy schools.
Q6. What program does the Navy offer to help
Sailors earn a high school diploma or improve
their skills and military performance?
Q7. What financial program does the Navy have to
help Sailors with their off-duty education?
Q8. What type of services does DANTES provide?
PROGRAMS LEADING TO A NAVAL
Learning Objective: When you finish this chapter, you
will be able to
Identify the programs that can lead to a Navy
Navy personnel may follow many paths to a Navy
commission. Certain enlisted men and women who are
o u t s t a n d i n g p e r f o r m e r s m a y q u a l i f y f o r a
commissioning program. This section briefly describes
the Navys basic commissioning programs.
Each year, the Secretary of the Navy may appoint
the following to the Naval Academy at Annapolis,
85 enlisted men and women from the Regular
Navy or Regular Marine Corps and
85 enlisted men and women from the Naval or
Marine Corps Reserve (active or inactive)
Those who are appointed receive a fully subsidized
undergraduate education that leads to a commission in
the Navy or the Marine Corps.
Students at the Naval Academy are appointed as
midshipmen, U.S. Navy. They receive pay equal to
about one-half an ensigns basic monthly pay, plus
tuition, room, and board. Upon graduation, they are