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Friday, March 5, 2021

I tried using the search to narrow my answer down but couldn't find it through all the posts... Would anyone mind explaining how selection works in regards to OML, Active Duty, NG/R, and RLOs?

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Learn something new every day.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

The Marines and Navy also have Reserve units as well. But you must be a rated pilot when applying. No National Guard units in the in the Navy or Marines either. Where as in the USAF Reserves and National Guard, you can compete for a pilot training slot before being obligated in serving. Army Reserves and National Guard is somewhat different. Some units want you to serve first before being selected.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Yep, I can’t speak from experience for any other branch than the Marines, but they have Air, Ground, and Law contracts. An officer candidate signs one of those contracts upon joining. An air contract Marine won’t know what airframe they will fly until part way through flight school but they go through all initial training knowing they are going to be a pilot. I assume the other branches do it similarly.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

First look. Been waiting a long time for this. AGE : 25 RANK : CIV GT : 129 SIFT : 50 EDUCATION : BA Business 2.7 GPA PHYSICAL : Stamped LOR : CW3 SOAR, CW2, SNCO SOCOM, 1st LT USAF WSO, 1st LT USMC, Outdoors company CEO Not great, not terrible, hopefully just right!

Thursday, March 4, 2021

SBuzzkill It so Interesting that the Army feels they have the only guaranteed street to seat program. The Air Force, Navy and the Marines has had the S2S program forever. All perspective pilot applicants know they have been selected for pilot training before enlisting for the OTS/OCS requirement. Not obligated if not selected. Of course you MUST have a 4yr degree. No NON college grads in their pilot seats. By attending the military academies or ROTC you are not guaranteed a pilot slot, you must compete. If not selected, you must serve your military commitment upon graduation. The Army is the ONLY service that will not guarantee a pilot slot for potential Commission Officers prior to OCS. They must compete and pilot slots must be available. Very rare in OCS, basically a crap shoot. But, the Army can put you in the pilot seat with only a HS/GED diploma since 1951 in being a Warrant Officer as we all know. I look at Army aviation as the low hanging fruit. If you reach higher, sweeter the juice. A little military trivia. The USAF is the only service where they no longer have the Warrant Officer rank structure or anyone serving as Warrant Officers since 1992.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Edit: I stand corrected.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

And only a few rates (jobs) have warrant billets. Pilot not being one of em they have street to seat of course, no prior mil experience needed but you have to have a degree.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Navy does have Warrant Officers, however if you want to fly for the Navy you must be a commissioned officer to do so. Warrants fill technical roles in the Navy.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Hello, I was wondering if the Navy has any street to seat program like the army does. If not, do they have warrant officers? Thanks!