What jobs in the Navy rank up the quickest? And how long are the enlisting obligation?

I'm planning on joining the Navy and I want to know what jobs rank up quicker. I know there is some really cool jobs there like the Air Guys, but they don't pick up rank quick at all. I also wanted to know how long is the Enlisting obligation. Thanks!

Asked By: - 2/6/2011
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Nuclear Power and Advanced Electronics Field jobs. All first enlistments are for 8 years..... 4 or 6 years active duty and 4 or 2 years inactive reserves.
Answered By: Yak Rider - 2/6/2011
Additional Answers (4)
don't pick a rating based on how fast you will advance. choose one you will enjoy. what is promting quickly today may not be in a year.
Answered By: Mrsjvb - 2/6/2011
You are promoted based on your performance, time in rate, & your CO's approval. The standard enlistment is for 4 years active service.
Answered By: lana_sands - 2/6/2011
Advancement rates are extremely fluid. All rates have fallen. Advancement to PO 2nd Class in the IS rate (intel) was over 90%, this year about 10%. IT (computer operators) was really big two or three years ago and now that's below 10%. You want rank quick? Army Infantry.
Answered By: Mr. President - 2/6/2011
How quickly you rank up in a particular rating depends what rank you are trying to be promoted too. Saying you are going for PO2 but that particular rating is full of po2's this year. Next year there could be more po1's making it easier to be a po2. It just depends on timing. There are certain rates that are... More
Answered By: Daniel Young - 2/6/2011
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