Hello Everyone, Is there a backlog going on for security clearance for Nukes? My son initially had June 2017 as ship dates which is now been pushed to Dec 2017. We are really worried about what he…Continue
""THANK YOU", excellent information. This does help ease us as parents. I have passed the information to my son and wife. I will keep everyone posted and be active in helping others the way I have been. Excellent Job!"
My personal experience is a little dated, I went through the pipeline in the mid 80's, I was discharged in 1997, and I received my Bachelor's degree in 2013 and will be finishing my Masters in Physics this fall. When I went…"
"As a former NPS instructor, it's my personal opinion that as long as the student is proficient in algebra with a little base knowledge in trig, extra classes in chemistry/physics/advanced math prior to nuke school are not necessary and…"
"My son ships next month, he has been in DEP for almost a year. He opted for the later start so he could get a full year of college under his belt. Having been through the nuclear pipeline, many years ago, I was able to steer him on the…"
"My son is in the same situation. He will be a Nuke. He signed his contract the end of January and his initial ship date was 4/27. He heard a few weeks back that it is now January when he ships. It seems to be in flux, so I told him…"
"Security clearance backlogs should not affect ship date. If there is a backlog, it will delay them starting Nuclear Power School, but they can still complete A-School without a full clearance. There may be a delay in the initial background…"
Hello Everyone, Is there a backlog going on for security clearance for Nukes? My son initially had June 2017 as ship dates which is now been pushed to Dec 2017. We are really worried about what he will do for 9 months and it also delays his career. Thank you for your response.See More
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"Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com Anish! When my son first enlisted, I was a little scared and worried for him. Not coming from a military family at all, I had no idea what to expect. What I found out was that he had made the most mature decision of…"
Welcome to NavyDads.com Anish! When my daughter enlisted in 2005 and left for RTC, I had virtually no knowledge of Navy life or how the Navy did things. By the time her PIR rolled around, I was starting to get the hang of things and understand some of the language and abbreviations, but still felt like a fish out of water when dealing with most topics concerning the US Navy. When my son enlisted and left for Great Lakes in 2007, I got serious about trying to learn as much as possible about the Navy. Now, several years into my journey, I’m blessed to say I have two sailors in the family - my son Eric (AM2) was on the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), was attached to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37) in Hawaii, and is now attached to VAW-125 ("The Tigertails") and is stationed at Iwakuni, Japan. My daughter Kat is now a Navy veteran and was stationed on the carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as a Mass Communications Specialist(MC3). If NavyDads.com were around in those early days, it would have made my first days as a Navy parent much easier!
I'm sure you'll find NavyDads.com as useful, educational and informative as I have over the past few years. Click How To Get Started for a guide on getting going in your NavyDads.com experience! I hope you take the time to explore the site and make some new friends. Read the discussions and add your comments. Browse through the postings in the various groups or start a new one. If you have any comments, questions or concerns about your sailor and what he is going through...be sure to post them! In my experience someone here can answer your questions or concerns or can point you in the direction to find out. And Anish this is a great place to brag as well! So join in, get active, and be sure to let us know how your son is doing! Please remember that we talk about the Navy here and we must keep the security and safety of our sailors and the fleet in mind. On the right or starboard side of every NavyDads page is an area we call Key Information. Please take a minute and read through the Operations Security (OPSEC) link for some guidelines as to what we should not talk about in a public forum like NavyDads.com.
As a parent of a sailor currently or soon to be at Great Lakes you'll have many questions about what Ankush is going through. In the Navy Bootcamp group is a discussion called A MUST READ for all New Navy Parents. Read through this post as it will do a lot to give you some understanding about what your sailor is learning and why. And be sure to check out the videos available in the Bootcamp Group as well and as PIR nears be sure to spend time in the PIR group for hints and helps!
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Welcome aboard to NavyDads.com Anish! When my son first enlisted, I was a little scared and worried for him. Not coming from a military family at all, I had no idea what to expect. What I found out was that he had made the most mature decision of his life! I found lots of answers to my questions right here on NavyDads.com.
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