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direct petty officer program

Discussion in 'US Coast Guard Forum' started by Glocker 2311, Feb 19, 2006.

  1. Glocker 2311

    Glocker 2311
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    Dec 22, 2002
    does anyone have any info. on the direct petty officer program?
  2. Trebuchet

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    Sláinte !

    Apr 30, 2004
    Found this on the USCG.MIL site

    Direct Petty Officer Program

    It is a PDF page

    Also, go talk to a recruiter.

    good luck
    ;c ;c

  3. CGVeteran

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    Jan 9, 2013
    I was a CG recruiter as well as a member of the USCG TRACEN admin/training staff. I was very familiar with this program as well as offered a direct promotion to E5 in this program myself.

    What are your questions? Goal?

    There is a application process that reviews qualifications along with how it aligns with CG qualifications, expertise and needs of the service. This is most common in medical, aviation, electronics and a few other fields.

    I can tell you that my enlisted CG time, experience, expertise, and education earned me a direct commission in another service.

    (I did not enjoy this other service as I was used to getting things done, not a hurry up and wait person) I worked with 3 of our other services and respect them all. We did have a special relationship with our Corps brothers though.
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