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  1. Thinking about becoming Navy Nurse (officer)
    Forgot to add: You "earn" liberty privileges as you progress through ODS (Officer Development School). If your son or family is near Newport RI, you could possibly see them the third or fourth...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Thinking about becoming Navy Nurse (officer)
    Smurfette752 I am a single mother of 2 boys and in the Navy Nurse Corps, although I was still legally married when I joined. The thing to remember is that although the Navy has a great support...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. New Grad Direct Accession?
    I was DA as a new grad and signed on in January of 2012. Although, it becomes more difficult as you are competing with nurses with experience. However, I don't know if the requirements are changing...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Staying competitive for Navy Nurse Corps recruitment.
    utamaverick I actually am not prior enlisted. I also was a (relatively) new grad and came in as an Ensign. I am probably a little older than the average new nurse coming in, so this is my second...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Staying competitive for Navy Nurse Corps recruitment.
    I have only been a Navy Nurse for a short period of time, but I can offer my observations. Ultimately, especially if you come in as a junior officer (01-03), they are looking for nurses who can be...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    Men don't have to shave their head for ODS, but it will have to be within regs. Your Chief will definately let you know if he/she thinks your hair is too long!
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    Sw88tpea: Thanks for the info. I leave for ODS on Saturday, and I would be lying if I said I wasn't a little nervous! That said, I am also very excited! I am trying to arrange my HHG transfer...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. New Navy NCP Selectee Looking for others!
    Congratulations HM2Doc!
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. New Navy NCP Selectee Looking for others!
    BruniMite: I will be stationed in Bethesda beginning in May. That was my thought also as a reletively new grad...I am grateful for any training and support they want to give me. I started in an OR...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. To anyone with NCP or Navy Nursing Experience please HELP!
    KRR2009: Be certain you are not speaking with an enlisted recruiter. If he/she is a medical recruiter (working with doctors, nurses, dentists who go in as officers), they should be familiar with...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    Send me a PM. I can't initiate one yet as I don't have enough posts, but I can answer you.
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    I started the application process over two years ago when I was still in school for NCP. Had to get a waiver, which took a while, so I had to switch to DA when I was no longer eligible for NCP. My...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    Has your packet already been submitted and is now waiting in line to go before the board? I may have missed that somewhere in your post. It is my understanding that September is the first month for...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Need support, very depressed.
    How often does it take a "bad" situation for us to be shocked enough to be forced to step back and re-evaluate our lives. I agree with VivaLasViejas, everything will be fine...it might not be...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Will I have to cut my hair at training? what about after when I'm at the hospital
    realnursealso/lpn: i came across this article also and it took me forever to figure out what was meant by [color=#333333] "no portion of the bulk of the hair as measured from the scalp will exceed...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Will I have to cut my hair at training? what about after when I'm at the hospital
    I have long curly hair, and while it wasn't a primary concern, I have also searched the web for examples of what is acceptable for ODS. If I have to cut it, versus putting it up in a bun everyday, I...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. To anyone with NCP or Navy Nursing Experience please HELP!
    I found that the timeline for my application became less to do with what fiscal year I was applying for, and more to do with my "place" in line. From what I understand, once your packet is complete...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. 2012 NCP Graduates, any news about ODS?
    Littleluvbugnavy: I replied to your PM, but I don't have many posts, so I am unsure if you were able to receive my response. Let me know if you didn't get a message from me.
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. 2012 NCP Graduates, any news about ODS?
    I have 2 kids (boys 6 and 11), and I will be stationed in Bethesda following the April 15 ODS. The thought of moving from a small, more rural area to a huge urban environment with kiddos has been a...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    Navyman7 Thanks for addressing OR nursing. Since that is my interest, I will bring it up once I get to my duty station.
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. Military Nursing Questions Answered
    After reading and following posts on this forum, I don't know that I could say with any certainty what the Navy is looking for in candidates at this time. I have seen all over the place, though, that...
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Help please! Looking for info on Navy Nurse Corps
    The info I have is the same as what willhigg6 posted (only I was told 59 spots for 2012). If you google height and weight requirements, you can find the table to use for your age group. Direct...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. April 2012 ODS?
    Sw88t Pea Congratulations to you also! I am a recent graduate (May 2011). I took the summer off and traveled a bit, and then got a job as a circulating nurse in an OR. My last day is actually...
    Jan 9, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. April 2012 ODS?
    Hello Everyone I have been following threads relating to the Navy Nurse Corps for several months. I was pro-rec'ed in November and I found out last week all my paperwork has been completed. I had...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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