Navy Option Service Assignment
Approximately six to nine months before graduation, Navy Option midshipmen supply the Navy with a list of ranked preferences for their warfare community assignment. Assignments to the warfare communities below are made according to the midshipman’s overall performance, Commanding Officer rank (both academic and military), and, ultimately, the needs of the Navy.
- Naval Aviation
- Submarine Officer
- Surface Warfare Officer
- Special Warfare (SEALs)
- Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD)
Marine Option Military Occupation Specialty
Approximately six months after graduation, Marine Option midshipmen attend The Basic School (TBS). During this six month training school, Marine Officers will list their preferences for Military Occupation Specialty (MOS). Marine Options will have the opportunity to receive a flight contract during their time in Naval ROTC. Otherwise, newly commissioned Marine Officers will compete for their MOS at TBS after graduation.