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Joining the United States Navy : a handbook

Author: Snow Wildsmith
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
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"This book is for the young adult who is interested in enlisting in the United States Navy. It will walk him or her through the enlistment and recruit training process: making the decision to join the military, talking to recruiters, getting qualified, preparing for and learning what to expect at basic recruit training"--Provided by publisher.
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Wildsmith, Snow, 1973-
Joining the United States Navy.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012
(DLC) 2012011118
(OCoLC)770876298
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Snow Wildsmith
ISBN: 9780786491230 078649123X
OCLC Number: 794664353
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Read this first --
Thinking about joining the military --
Things to consider for potential enlistees --
Things to consider for parents of potential enlistees --
Things to consider for spouses of potential enlistees --
Military benefits --
The branches of the military --
General information about the army --
The history of the Navy --
Career opportunities in the Navy --
The enlistment process --
What is the enlistment process? --
Eligibility requirements --
Talking to military recruiters --
The qualification process --
Visiting the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) --
Taking the armed services vocational aptitude battery --
Joining the Delayed Entry Program --
Preparing for basic training --
Navy basic training --
Overview --
Basic training tips --
Leaving for basic training --
Processing days, or P-Days --
Life during basic training --
Basic training-eight weeks of hard work --
Graduation and beyond --
Glossary of military terms.
Responsibility: Snow Wildsmith.

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