Nick Anderson has been serving on Active Duty in the U.S. Navy for the last 10 years. He graduated from Saint Leo University with his B.A. in Accounting and is a graduate student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, pursuing an M.B.A. in Finance. Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Nick enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17. During his deployments onboard the USS Fort McHenry, he traveled to 23 countries on four continents, sailing roughly 42,000 nautical miles across 30 seas and five oceans. He currently resides in Meridian, Mississippi.
To best understand the Navy promotion timeline, there are several factors to consider regarding how the Navy advances enlisted members.
First, the Navy uses a sailor’s rate to determine rank.
Enlisted rates have three different groups, including:
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The U.S. Navy’s primary special operations force is SEALs.
Navy Sea, Air, Land Teams (SEALs) have a notorious reputation for undergoing some of the most intense basic training known to mankind.
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The United States Navy has an impressive fleet of aircraft carriers (some of which are nuclear-powered).
Aircraft carriers are not only impressive in stature but well-oiled machines.
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There are approximately 3000 sailors in the position of Navy Cryptologic Technician-Collection (CTR).
The Cryptological Technician rating is a community with many branches, and the Collection branch is one of these divisions.
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There are many duties associated with a career as a Navy Cryptologic Technician-Networks (CTN), and those duties all revolved around computer operations on global networks.
This career has evolved since its inception in 2004.
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