Summer Training

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  1. engineer

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    For those of you with current mids, how many training blocks has your mid been assigned for this summer? Mine is currently only assigned PROTRAMID training. Isn't he supposed to have two training blocks? Or has the other training been cancelled due to the sequester?
     
  2. nuensis

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    I don't know how 2/C training usually works, so I can't comment on that, but the 3/C will have the normal Fleet Cruise and YP/OSTS/NASS combination (excepting the few that got special training billets).
     
  3. cheers

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    Mine has only been assigned Leatherneck so far. He seems to think he will hear about another block this week.
     
  4. daw

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    My DS is a current Plebe, and he's been assigned NASS and sub cruise...
     
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    DS is also a current Plebe; flight training, sub cruise.
     
  6. Memphis9489

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    Yes, most midshipmen get assigned something in 2 out of the 4 blocks. (Don't forget, there is an abbreviated Block 0)

    Haven't you asked your mid about this? Is your mid as puzzled as you?

    2/C midshipmen usually do not do a "cruise", like the Youngster and Firsties. PROTRAMID is pretty much mandatory. They will all do that. There is a lot of flexibility in the second training block, however. It could be YPs, Sailing, Soaring and a host of other things.

    Then again, maybe this is a sign of the cutbacks.
     
  7. engineer

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    Yes, we have discussed this. He was in the running for some special training opportunities but was told that most of these have been canceled due to sequestration. It's possible that they haven't reassigned this group of mids to a second training block yet.
     
  8. engineer

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    Just spoke with him, and he has now been assigned a second training block.
     

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