1. P

    Which branch should I join?

    I'm stuck between the army reserve, navy reserve and airforce reserve. I want to be a cyber officer in one of these after graduating with my bachelor's in computer science/engineering. I want to do reserve first then active duty if I like the environment. Which would guarantee me the position...
  2. pixeleater

    [NROTC] Is Spherical Equivalent used to determine eligibility for aviation?

    I was browsing and read this post: and it has gotten me worried about my eligibility for aviation in NROTC. Is spherical equivalent used to determine if your eye sight is...
  3. C

    OCS Guidance

    Forgive me is this has been asked and answered before. Was in AFROTC during freshman year. DoDMERB qualified. I dropped because I simply didn't want to pursue the Air Force any longer and Cadre recommended Army ROTC but I wasn't sure at the time. I am graduating soon and want to explore OCS for...
  4. C

    Stuck in Limbo

    DS just graduated from college at the top of his ROTC unit and participated in the Commissioning Ceremony with his peers. He found out the day of commissioning that the medical paperwork from his Lasik surgery in Dec. 2021 (that he turned in January 2022) has not been sent from Great Lakes to...
  5. S

    College Applicant Questions !

    Good evening SA Forums, I have a few questions that need answers and just observations and advice of what to do! I put them in bullet points so that they are easier to answer. If you do not know, I am considering applying to USNA in college. I am high school senior who is nowhere near a...
  6. K

    Stipend Question

    Is the monthly NROTC Schooarship stipend considered taxable?
  7. V

    Aviation out of NROTC

    Question for all, how difficult is it to pick up an aviation slot? How many SNA/SNFO does the NROTC program usually produce? What could I do now as a sophomore to be competitive by the time service assignment comes around? What ASTB scores should I aim for? Thank you for your time and help...
  8. S

    Turned down Navy Pilot slot

    I have been lurking on this site for a year or so, so I have some idea how this thread may go but I wanted to put it out there anyway. January 2022 I was informed that I had been selected to be a pilot in the navy. This was something I had wanted to do my whole life (I’m 27 right now) I was...
  9. J

    Naval Academy vs Coast Guard Academy

    I am a high school senior, and have recently been accepted to USNA and USCGA for the Class of 2027. I am very excited about the prospect of attending one of these schools, but I cannot figure out which is best for me. Coast Guard seems to have a great familial atmosphere and exciting summer...
  10. A

    How important are learning rates?

    Former service academy grads, how important are memorizing your rates during PS? How often are you questioned, how are you questioned, and what does the punishment look like for not knowing them? Any other knowledge regarding rates would be great!
  11. Tom Nicholas

    Getting tingly just thinking about.. Navy Football!!

    Just 34 days till the season opener vs Delaware ~ Can you feel it? Walking amongst the tailgaters in our Navy gear two hours before kickoff, a full walk around the stadium the hour before seeing so many happy, patriotic service members and veterans, the Mids in their sharp-looking uniforms...
  12. V

    Cortramid Pay

    How much does Cortramid pay, rough estimate. Thank you in advanced for your time.
  13. N

    Transferring ROTC Units for the Fall of 2022

    I have received a Nurse Corps NROTC scholarship for the Fall of 2022. However, I didn't get into the school I designated as my first choice. I got into my second choice school and plan on attending there, but I am relying on the NROTC scholarship to attend. I have sent in my Placement Change...
  14. Meowspike13

    Life Hits Hard (Rant/Situation Update)

    Hello to all, I received a letter in the mail from Great Lakes stating that my waiver for mild red/green color deficiency was denied. Because of this, I do not qualify for my NROTC Scholarship Navy-option (as to go for an URL officer slot since that is the main purpose for NROTC). It's hard to...
  15. B

    Can you still finish your A-School training if this happened…?

    I have a friend who is in A-School for NAVY training and he is level 1 so he can’t leave base unless he’s level 2. He went out one night, off base with other level 2’s and got drinks (alcohol). Some of the level 2’s were underage, 18-19. The recruiters? found out about this and the underage...
  16. Meowspike13

    San Diego NROTC Preparatory Program Insight?

    Hello to all, I hope you guys are doing well. As per the title, is there anyone on this forum that has insight into what life is like as a midshipman candidate or midshipman at the NROTC San Diego Unit (specifically SDSU)? I say at SDSU specifically since I was recently accepted there (yay!)...
  17. C

    NROTC Flight School

    Howdy, I am a Freshman about to close up my first semester here at Texas A&M. I am on NROTC scholarship and would like to fly once I graduate. About what GPA should I shoot for to get a flight spot during service selection senior year? Obviously the higher the better but I’m curious if I have a...
  18. V

    Got some questions

    Hey, I am wanting to do NROTC to become an aviator. I am finding it hard to figure out the process in getting in. I really am going for the scholarship because of financial things going on. I am seeing things like an officer interview. Do I apply for college first? or do I apply to NROTC? Where...
  19. BeastHunter

    Are sports necessary to be considered for the academy?

    I'm a high school student who's a junior, and I was wondering if participating in sports is helpful for being accepted at the academy. Please let me know if this is the case. All help is appreciated
  20. M

    Cross Commissioning in ROTC

    I was wondering what the process of cross commissioning is like, or if it's even still possible. Most of the posts I've seen are older and links don't take you to the same pages anymore. Any updated advice on the subject would be appreciated. I.E going AROTC and commission Navy what it might...