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Not a typical process....and basic training as's quite stressful.


Varies from person to person. Generally, it takes and individual 1 year to go through the testing and physical exam requirements before making it to recruit training. Even after arrival you will be evaluated for an 8 week period with no guarantees of continuation in to the fleet.


Detailed and eye opening


Unsure of the wait time to join currently, excellent physical shape is a must for basic training


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