can a women be a secretary in the navy after high school?
I really want to help out my nation by doing something great, but like most people i dont want to die in iraq but i really want to be a Secretary for the navy after high school...is this possible for me?
Asked By: Haley bear - 8/19/2007
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An honest reason for not wanting to join. Thanks. Most hide behind protest rhetoric... More
Answered By: gugliamo00 - 8/19/2007
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Be honest... you just want to be there to ogle all the men! Awww, don't blush. ;-)
Answered By: Oliver T - 8/19/2007
you NORMALLY won't get a gaurentee other than the school for (Personnel Servicemen) your first tour in th eNavy. It'll be 98% the needs of the navy, and 2% your desires.
Answered By: Dan B - 8/19/2007
You mean work on base in an admin position? or be an administration person in the Navy? My last Admin Asst. was a Generals Admin in the Air Force. Best Admin I ever had.
Answered By: Sweetpea - 8/19/2007
1) Nobody wants to die in Iraq, but we go because it is our duty. If you don't understand duty, you might want to think about something other then military. 2) It is possible. Just look for the job code you want when you see the recruiter, or talk to other people in the Navy.
Answered By: uhgrant100 - 8/19/2007
Well, I'm sure the Department of Navy has GS (civil service) admin positions. This might give you some insight: https://chart.donhr.navy.mil/
Answered By: glenn6912 - 8/19/2007
First let me point out: NOT EVERYONE IN IRAQ OR IN AFGHANISTAN IS GOING TO DIE! Don't believe this garbage...and don't let some unknown person on the web who has no real world experience tell you the military is all bad...it sucks...etc. It's what you make it, and you can make it work for you. I joined right after... More
Answered By: clanmackinnonstl - 8/19/2007
NO, unless you apply for a civil service job with the Department of the US Navy as a secretary, because the US Navy does not use secretaries on active duty!!
Answered By: rockandroll58-79 - 8/19/2007
You can enlist in the Navy to be yeoman (YN) or personnelmen (PN). Those rates work in the administration field and are not combat rates. However, you may end up on a ship or forward deployed base, but probably not in Iraq.
Answered By: wichitaor1 - 8/19/2007
the rating you want is YN or PS. HOWEVER.. the Navy tries to steer females AWAY from the traditional roles and would much prefer to put them in more mechanically inclined ratings... More
Answered By: Mrsjvb - 8/19/2007
Yes, this is possible depending on which rate (job) you would choose and your asvab test results. My advice: see your Navy recruiter
Answered By: Ironman - 8/19/2007
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