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What is the difference between an officer and an enlisted person in the navy.?

Do officers have to do grunt work. How much more do they get paid. Do they get better food and lodging on the ship. Are they allowed to party with everyone else when they port.

Asked By: propylene3000 - 5/2/2008
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An old Navy joke about this says that if you sent a sub out with only enlisted it would come back, beat to heck, with things jury-rigged but running... More
Answered By: Critter - 5/2/2008
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Officers are equivalent to management or Staff personnel. They get the same food you get and their lodgings are a bit better. Yes they make more money and are allowed to party. Which they do.
Answered By: Lillian - 5/2/2008
 
From my experience the officers do very little "grunt" work but they generally work long hours, eat the same food and don't party much with their subordinates. The "good" officers will buy a round in port and hoist it with the guys and then disappear lest they do something stupid while under the influence. The lodging... More
Answered By: Chuck J - 5/2/2008
 
Oh my I could give a real wize azz answer... More
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Answered By: alaskamusher2 - 5/2/2008
 
Yes, some officers do have to do grunt work. I have done my share of grunt work in the engine room... More
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Answered By: Mar - 5/2/2008
 
Pay and work load. Enlisted get scraps and officers do not do physical work!
Answered By: akiko h - 5/2/2008
 
My experience in the navy is a bit more dated than some of your respondents. I never saw any officer do "grunt" work. I never had an officer buy me a drink. Officers were housed better and fed better regardless of whether you were at sea or assigned a shore billet. Enlisted personnel worked for a living. Officers were... More
Answered By: Fossil - 5/2/2008
 
the navy is basically two branches of the armed services.. one for surface fleet one for submarines.. whenever you think of the NAV keep that in mind... More
Answered By: Greshnab - 5/2/2008
 
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