Is the recruiter telling the truth?
I went to see a navy recruiter today and I said that I really want to be a navy corpsman. He told me that it's not what I want it's what the navy needs. I thought that I would get to choose my specailty. Was he just trying to sell me into filling spots or was he telling me the truth because I really want to save lives and corpsman is really something I want to do how cab I make this happen?
Asked By: - 10/25/2011
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He is probably being fairly honest although a little blunt. At this time the military is cutting back and getting ready to take some huge cuts this next year or two. That coupled with the economic and job situation on the outside and more people trying to get in than what they need or want means that they can be... More
Answered By: samuraiwarrior_98 - 10/26/2011
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Try asking another recruiter. Idk because I no nothing about the Navy
Answered By: Magic Mixed Kid - 10/25/2011
Tis true... More
Answered By: jeeper_peeper321 - 10/25/2011
There is a loooooooooooooong wait list to be a corpsman. If you want to have a shot at getting in within the next 6 months, that's not the MOS to go with. The Navy doesn't guarantee your job in your contract, but if you score well enough on the ASVAB, it will guarantee the branch your job will be in. Some people go in... More
Answered By: Living the Dream - 10/25/2011
The only branch where you can for sure get your exact job in your contract is the Army. Sometimes other branches offer the option but it's very rare. You could be a medic in the Army which is the equivalent of a corpsman though only if it's available at the time (I do know someone who just enlisted as a medic so there'... More
Answered By: Danielle - 10/25/2011
Well i'm not sure for the Navy but i got to pick my job in the USMC Infantry for active duty.
Answered By: Ghost - 10/25/2011
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