Is FTS retirement the same as active duty?

Is FTS retirement the same as active duty?

Going FTS means active-duty pay and benefits and retirement accrual. But where it differs is that most of the billets are at reserve centers or reserve aviation squadrons providing training and other support to drilling reservists.

What is the Navy FTS program?

The purpose of the Full Time Support (FTS) Program is to train and administer the Navy Reserve. Enlisted FTS personnel serve in demanding billets both at sea and ashore. RC2AC/FTS transition requests have been incorporated into C-WAY-Transition.

What is a Navy Reserve drill weekend like?

A typical drill weekend consists of four IDT periods (two on Saturday, two on Sunday) and equals four days of basic pay. IDTs can be rescheduled when required due to conflict with another training, orders assignment or needs of the Navy.

Can Navy reservists be recruiters?

The Canvasser Recruiter (CANREC) Program gives Reserve Sailors a chance to be a Reservist recruiter for five years. The program is available to both enlisted and officers and affords Sailors an opportunity for community involvement while also supporting the Navy’s mission.

How long is a-school for ABH in the Navy?

A-School (Job School) Information ABH training is six weeks long in aviation basic theory and basic required skills. Instruction is group-based and involves practical application of training.

What rate is ft in the Navy?

Fire control technician Rating

Fire control technician
Rating insignia
Issued by United States Navy
Type Enlisted rating
Abbreviation FT

When is the next active duty lateral transfer and redesignation board?

The next Active Duty Lateral Transfer and Redesignation Board will be conducted on 23 February 2022. The new Lateral Transfer NAVADMIN will cover both FY22 Lateral Transfer Boards (February and August) and will be posted below under ‘Helpful Links’ when available.

How do I Change my FTS designator?

Of note, your designator change can occur before or after you have new orders to your first FTS position (the two processes are independent of each other). – Selective Reservists (i.e., XXX5 designator): You are already in the Reserves, so checking in to your new FTS duty station will change your designator to XXX7.

Where can I find information about the FTS officer program?

General information about the FTS Officer Program, including FTS officer community briefs, career paths, FTS CAPT Selective Retention and CDR SERAD Board information and FTS AvB information is located on the main FTS OCM webpage.

How long does it take to switch from active component to FTS?

– Active Component officers (i.e., XXX0 designator): Once you accept your selection, we will determine the best time for you to redesignate to FTS/Reserves based on needs of the Navy/PRD/promotion status/etc. You will be issued a new oath into the Navy Reserves within 3 – 12 months.