How do you become a Navy DCO?

All candidates must complete a two-week Officer Basic Course (OBC) before entering active duty. Most PHSCC DCOs hold advanced degrees (DDSs, DMDs, MSs, MDs, DOs, PharmDs and Ph.Ds.) and significant civilian work experience, and the minimum in many programs is a master’s degree from a duly accredited program.

What rank do you have to be to be a Navy recruiter?

Navy recruiters must hold a rank of petty officer second class to senior chief petty officer, designated E-5 through E-8. It normally takes a sailor a minimum of three years to reach the E-5 designation, and 16 to reach E-8.

What is the best Navy job?

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Do recruiters get extra pay?

In addition to active duty pay and benefits, Recruiters receive up to $300 Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP), use of a government vehicle, and a monthly expense allowance.

How to become a DCO in the Navy?

This note solicits applications for Reserve Direct Commission Officer (DCO), leading to a commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserve, designator 1655 Special Duty (Public Affairs). Reserve enlisted personnel and civilians who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.

How does VCI recommend candidates for DCO?

VCI forwards the recommended selections to NRC, who notifies the applicants of their selection/non-selection via the applicant’s recruiter and/or Commanding Officer.

Who is eligible for the Pao Reserve DCO program?

While the PAO Reserve DCO program is tailored towards enlisted media ratings, all enlisted ratings are eligible to apply. We select applicants (enlisted and civilian) whose superior performance indicates they are the best qualified. The Vice Chief of Information (VCI) conducts an administrative professional review of all applications.