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Naval Recruiting


Naval Recruiting 


Recruiting can be very rewarding with plenty of incentives. How about recruiting in your hometown or close to the location of your choice? How about earning more money? Recruiting offers Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) of $450.00 per month…that’s $5,400 extra a year!  You may also be entitled to the use of a Government Vehicle, a Gas Card, a Cellular Phone, meritorious advancement (MAP), Training (Sales Skills), and a Laptop Computer for use in your duties.

MAP (Meritorious Advancement Program) – awarded to those individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty.  To qualify for MAP, you have to maintain superb, superior performance and be a top Recruiter for your station.  You can put on another Chevron for your hard work and dedication.

Training (Sales Skills) – To become a recruiter, you will learn that Communication and Customer Service are major factors for successful Recruiting. We believe in the motto “the customer is always right”. In order to obtain these basic skills and others, we will send you to our 5 week Recruiting School in sunny Pensacola, FL, upon transfer from your command. Upon graduation you will report to your district.

Recruiting gives you a chance to say that you have helped shape the future of the United States Navy. So, join the team and help make the world’s strongest military even stronger!

Getting started - It is recommended that you contact your individual Rating Detailer to begin the process.


  • When discussing with your Rating Detailer, it is recommended that you provide a list of your TOP 3 Navy Talent Acquisition Groups (NTAGs). Be advised that heavily fleet concentrated area might not always be available, so please include two non-fleet concentrated areas in your TOP 3.
  • Each rating branch is required to nominate a percentage of their rating population for recruiting each month.  While some ratings are not eligible, others have a great chance of selection should they request assignment.

Basic Requirements:

-          Pay Grade E4 to E8

-          Valid State Driver’s License

-          Current/Valid Security Clearance

-          Passed Most Recent PFA

-          Clean Service Record

Get your screening completed! Once your nomination is received you have 30 days to complete the screening requirements and submit. Those who do not qualify in the end may find themselves in the “Needs of the Navy” window of their PRDs if they take too long to complete the screening only to find out they do not qualify.

Recruiting Duty Screening Form (NAVPERS 1306/93 (Rev. 10-2021)


***The Recruiter Aptitude Battery Assessment (RAB) website has been taken down and is no longer a requirement for the screening package.***

Where will I serve?


Be advised that Navy Recruiting Regions cover multiple states and several hundred thousand square miles. 

You will not find out the Ultimate Duty Assignment (UDA), inside of your Recruiting Region, until you have completed your Recruiter Duty Screening Package and received your hard copy orders.  At that time only, you will contact the Chief Recruiter of your Recruiting Region to negotiate for your UDA.  It is HIGHLY recommended that you do not purchase/sign any rental agreements until you receive your UDA.


Once you have been released, reference MILPERSMAN 1306-964 and if necessary should if you have questions contact the POC’s below to complete your orders.


For additional information you may contact:


Recruiting Lead Detailers

 901-874-3861/DSN 882-3861
 901-874-2887/DSN 882-2887


Screening Packages

901-874-3874/DSN 882-3874

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