DS is looking for some insight from those of you with experience with the "sub drafting" process. He is a youngster, so he has a couple more years before service selection. However, he has spoken to several new Ensigns and current submarine officers, who didn't have submarines as their first choice and were pressured to move into that community. DS is majoring in mechanical engineering and currently has a high OOM (he recognizes that he has a long path yet and his OOM will change). His current desire would be to go into the EOD or aviation communities. Recognizing that every year is different in terms of numbers of officers needed versus mids volunteering for the various communities, does anyone have any insight into how the process works for sub drafting? Assuming he gets his ducks in a row for the requirements for both EOD and aviation, is he likely to still be a desirable candidate for subs?