Do you get time off in the Navy?

Do you get time off in the Navy?

US Navy Vacation & Paid Time Off Sailors and Officers are eligible for up to 30 days of paid vacation, accumulative up to 60 days.

How long is full time in the Navy?

Active Duty (Full-Time) After attending boot camp, they are typically stationed at a base either domestically or overseas for terms that typically last two to six years. During this time, they may also explore advanced training opportunities to further build hands-on and technical skills.

What is the minimum time in the Navy?

Enlisted positions typically require an initial service commitment of four years, but positions involving longer-term training may involve five- or six-year obligations.

How many hours a day do you work in the Navy?

9.5 hours per day with alternate Fridays off. You work on average 10-12 hours on watch and when you’re not on watch you could work a regular 8 hour day. it all depends on your job in the Navy. In port anywhere from 9-12 hours a day, underway 15-16 hours a day but it goes by fast.

Are there days off on Navy ships?

In the Merchant Navy operating on a 3-watch system, there are no days off at sea. However in port Junior Engineers (in the days that we had them) could stand a “generator watch” providing the duty engineer was on call to help out if necessary. That would give the senior watch-keepers time off in port to go ashore.

How much free time do you get in the Navy?

In the Navy, you’ll have the chance to travel, even when not embarked on a ship. With as many as 30 paid vacation days each year, you can use this time to relax, visit your family or venture to new places. Downtime here isn’t much different than in the civilian sector.

Can you do 2 years in the Navy?

The Navy will offer a two-year active duty enlistment, but they couple it with a two or four-year active (drilling) Navy Reserve commitment. The minimum active duty enlistment periods offered by the Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps are four years.

Do navy get weekends off?

No unless on shore duty. Next to no days off while out to sea.

Does time at Naval Academy count toward service time?

Although it is true that midshipmen at the Naval Academy are on active duty – it still does not count toward retirement. I understand from this forum that 4 yrs SA then 20 yrs USN = 20 yrs retirement.

How is time counted when you retire from the military?

When you “retire awaiting pay” (instead of separating or being discharged*) then the time until the pension starts is counted for service longevity as though you’ve been on active duty the entire time.

Is it true that midshipmen at Naval Academy are on active duty?

Although it is true that midshipmen at the Naval Academy are on active duty – it still does not count toward retirement.

Do you get paid for time at USNA?

Yes, mids are paid. The first couple of years, virtually all of the pay is spent on uniforms, books, etc. By 2/C year, the “take home” pay is at least decent. I seem to remember hearing that time at USNA does not count toward retirement but that time at NAPS does.

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