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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

If you are in pay grade E4 to E8 (with a good record of service, and a current security clearance), the first step is to call your rating detailer and request to be released to special programs for Recruiting.  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.

Get your screening completed!  Once your nomination is received you have 30 days to complete the screening requirements and submit. The eligibility is strict; you must have a favorably adjudicated NACLC or be eligible for a secret clearance. 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.

***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 Districts cover multiple states and several hundred thousand square miles):


*Please contact your rating detailer for the available districts and to be nominated for Recruiting* 


 You will not find out the Ultimate Duty Assignment (UDA), inside of your District, until after 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 District to negotiate for your UDA.

Once you have been released, reference MILPERSMAN 1306-964, and NAVPERS 1306-93(REV. 03-2019) 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

**Please submit all screening packages, pictures and waiver documents to recruiting at:*

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