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Making a Sailor: Episode 6 - "I'm a U.S. Navy Sailor"

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Links about laptops and cell phones and pay scales are not working.
EM amd ET A School are both 24 weeks (you have ET listed as 26 weeks) and on your DOC. Free time for... you might want to add that in Phase I not only can't they drive a car but they are not allowed to be in a private vehicle anymore. The base commander added this a year or so ago when some sailors were charging money to transport their classmates back to base. If a parent is visiting they can get permission from their class Chief or whatever his title to ride with them in their car. Glad that rule wasn't in effect when my sailor was in Phase I. He often was given a ride back to base from another sailor who had a car and driving privileges. It sure looks like you spent a lot of time gathering this info. I found an article I hadn't yet read. Great job.

Dana (David's Mom), you may have newer information on the length of ET A School.  As of today the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command ( NNPTC ) website still shows the Class as 26 weeks in this document:

https://www.netc.navy.mil/nnptc/Enlisted      of course the Command Website may have out of date information in this document.  

 

Thank-you for friending me Dana and hopefully we can identify and correct any out of date information in the above FAQ.

ET A school is 26 weeks and EM A school is 24 weeks according to the NNPTC site

 

https://www.netc.navy.mil/nnptc/Enlisted%20A%20School%20Students.doc

 

 

Thanks Bill, I have also private messaged you on this.

Sadly, the same link appears to work when I try it on my computer, meaning this problem may not be easy to track down.

Anyone else able use the above links???

Anybody else having problems with the above links ???

It works fine now maybe it was my browser.

 

 

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