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    School Recommendations for AROTC GTG ADO desiring Aviation

    I’m currently in the Army and have 2 years of college done. I’m looking to do Green to Gold (ADO) starting the fall semester of 2020. My immediate desire is to Branch Aviation, which I know most likely means I’d fly rotor wing, but my long term goal is to fly for FedEx. In order to best set...
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    Marine PLC Aviation Contract VS AFROTC

    I would like to be a pilot in the military. I will be starting at a university in a few months and I am trying to weigh my options. I am quite interested in AFROTC, but, I don't like the uncertainty of getting a pilot slot. A few weeks ago I found out about the Guaranteed pilot slot through USMC...
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    Aviation Opportunities at WP

    What are some of the fixed wing aircrafts or helos available to WP officers after graduation and how does that process work. I’m considering USNA and USAFA but I really want to go to WP but I can’t really find a lot of information about their avaiation processes within the academy or what...
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    Help on planning future path!! Enlist or Officer?

    Hello all, Im new to this website and decided to come in since I feel like this website can provide valuable information. A little bit on me, I am a recent college graduate with a business degree with a 3.1 gpa, not the best. During my freshmen year in college, I was in Army ROTC but left the...
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    Marine Corps Fighter Pilot

    I will be enrolling in NROTC in the fall with the hopes of one day becoming a fighter pilot. Flying jets is my biggest motivation, but, I chose the Navy because, put simply, I would prefer working elsewear in the Navy than in the Air Force, and because I have an all around better impression of...
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    AFROTC pilot slots

    Hi all, I just got accepted for a 4 year type 7 AFROTC scholarship. I am now deciding between AFROTC and AROTC, where I also have a 4 year scholarship. More than anything I want to be a pilot. From the research I have done so far AF is the way to go for that. I know I have to perform well in...
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    What do 67J's or 15A's typically major in?

    Hey guys! I'm currently a junior in high school aiming to be a 67J in the Army. The time to apply for college and deciding what I'll major in is coming up, and I honestly still don't know what to major in. All I want to do is fly for the military, and fly EMS helo's once I leave, but obviously...
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    Infantry vs. Aviation Officer (National Guard)

    Hello all, I am in high school and I hope to get my commission into the ARNG through ROTC in several years. While looking through MOS's and trying to get a feel for what I want my future to look like, I decided that I want to be as hands-on and in-the-field of a PL as is possible. I recognize...
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    PRK and Aviation

    Has anyone had experience with getting PRK then branching Aviation?
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    NROTC to becoming a pilot?

    I am a junior in high school in Massachusetts and I have been looking into Naval Aviation (pilot), wether fixed-wing or rotor, and I am just curious as to how tough it is to get a commission into aviation? I am not interested in USMC aviation and am open to AF aviation (through afrotc)...
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    NROTC Dilemma: Navy vs Marines

    So I will preface this by saying that I want to fly fixed wing aircraft for the Naval service (I know about the "needs of the Navy" but I want to make the decision that gives me the best chance at fixed-wing). I have opened my NROTC scholarship application and am having a difficult time choosing...
  12. ktnatalk

    Air Boss Welcomes USNA’s Future Naval Aviators

    Over 400 firsties from class of '17 to become naval aviators. http://usnatrident.blogspot.com/2017/02/air-boss-welcomes-usnas-future-naval.html
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    Getting Job you want after ROTC

    Hi everyone, I'm a sophomore scholarship ROTC Cadet at UMass Amherst. A little about me: I'm currently a Sophomore at UMass Amherst, I have a 3.7 GPA, I'm in the honors college, PT score is a 294, I'm on our Ranger Challenge team, Currently ranked 3rd in my grade for OML, I recently got a CULP...
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    Army ROTC aviation

    I am currently a senior in high school and i am in the process of getting a scholarship through ROTC to attend embry riddle. It has been my dream to be a helicopter pilot in the Army. The issue I am running into is that flight fees are around another $20,000-$40,000 on top of regular tuition. I...
  15. craiyan2

    NROTC Contract Guarantee

    Hey- I was watching this video of a former navy pilot: He mentioned something about a non-negotiable contract with your NROTC or OCS program in which you would be guaranteed flightschool in your contract and wouldn't be commissioned otherwise. I heard a lot of other people on forums getting...
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    Questionnaire for new students- aviation//flight school

    All- On the new student questionnaire, it ask what your principle reason for attending the academy. One of the answers is to eventually attend flight school or training. For those that attended the academy, does the academy look down upon students that are upfront about flight training in the...
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    Naval and Marine Aviation

    The 2016 class at the naval academy graduated 241 Navy Pilots and 95 Marine pilots. The 2016 class at the Air Force academy graduated almost 600 pilots. I understand that in 2016 98% of USAFA cadets were assigned their first preference of pilot training. My question is what percentage of...
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    My chances with the AFROTC scholarships

    My name is Drake Huffman, I am 17 years old and am a junior in high school. I have a 3.3 GPA, I am very involved with community service in my town, from mini league football camps, to being camp counselor for 6th graders. I was the captain of the football team and was thinking of running for a...
  19. Nilet

    TWE, Re-applying, AFROTC, and much more.

    All, The dreaded TWE - one of the worst feelings of an applicant's life. I should know, I received that same letter 2 years in a row. It wasn't until the third application I felt the bliss of the BFE. The Academy is not for everyone. AFROTC is a great option as well, I took two years of my...
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