In the navy what are the chances of being deployed if i'm a computer programmer?

I want to join the navy, and I'm positive I will score high on the computer part of the ASVAB, and I want to, I want to get my degree in CIS which is software programming, I'm just curious do these people get deployed often? I know its pretty random, but the job has some thing to do with it. how long are u out at sea after boot camp?

Asked By: Jacob Rich - 6/19/2008
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Everyone in the Navy has the chance to deploy. The rating you are talking about trying to join is IT (it just merged though so it might have the new name). IT's run the ships computers from repairs to setting up email accounts, etc. Every ship deplys on a regular schedule. Usually at least once every 2 years, nome a... More
Answered By: J T - 6/19/2008
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ANYone in the military has a chance of being delpoyed. Ships have computers on board, therefore, there would be programmers on board, wouldn't there?
Answered By: TedEx - 6/19/2008
Like a WestPac Float? A Med Float? 70 days below the surface on a Boomer... More
Answered By: Wayne C - 6/19/2008
You can be stationed on a ship or on a shore command. It will depend what is needed at the time you have completed schooling... More
Answered By: NWIP - 6/20/2008
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