MIL OCS vs. Rotc

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  1. adelacruz

    adelacruz New Member

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    what are the benefits of each, im starting collee soon but if i do ROTC it automatically becomes 5 years in college instead of 4 and ill lose alot of scholarships for that 5th year, so it looks like i wont be taking ROTC, what does OCS consist of.
     
  2. Who told you ROTC=5 years?
     
  3. xevresII

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    5? wtf
     
  4. THE mister juice

    THE mister juice jfk→sea

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    can you become an officer with a GED? :confused:


    edit: lol, nvm, yea you can, yay
     
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  5. jmx2323

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    5 yrs for ROTC, only if you fail
     
  6. JSin

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    ROTC is the way to go. They pay for college and a little extra. I should have gone that route.
     
  7. flip24

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    OCS = Official Cock Suckers
     
  8. shiba

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    maybe for the salvation army, but regular army requires higher education.
     
  9. NEp8ntballer

    NEp8ntballer New Member

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    or change your major.
     
  10. True I changed my major sophomore year but hopefully will still graduate on time or else haha.
     
  11. MrRyan

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    This is what I'm wondering.
     
  12. THE mister juice

    THE mister juice jfk→sea

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    :hs: actually i meant after going to college, getting a degree, and doing the green to gold program
     
  13. Ry1400

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    sooo flip, thats my buddy in your AV.

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    he just recently covered mr. brightside. its tiiight..

    okay, back on topic
     
  14. ElCidKid

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    depends, if you for sure want to be in active duty ROTC is the way to go, natually if you want to go into the guard or reserve then OCS is your only choice. It all depends.
     
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    5 years? Only if you're a nursing cadet or an engineering major. You can still qualify for other money too.
     
  16. Where is all this info coming from? I am pretty sure you can go guard or reserve (almost 100% sure) from ROTC. You can get GRFD, guaranteed reserve forces duty. You don't HAVE to go to OCS.
     
  17. ElCidKid

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    well you can take ROTC in college, get hired my the Guard or Reserve and then go to OCS. when you get on contract in ROTC and you take money its an active duty commitment for x amount of years. Info is coming from an ROTC recruiter. ROTC contact = active duty. and thats what i was told, so i opted for the OCS route.
     
  18. JSin

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    That's me...


    ...at least I'm official.
     
  19. NEp8ntballer

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    if a person only wants to get a commission in the guard then they just need to get their degree. From what I've heard from a recently graduated cadet that was in the ANG during his time in college, the guard has something like a two week course where they make you an officer.
     
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    I'm being told 18 months when you include everything :confused:
     
  21. NEp8ntballer

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    I must not have heard about the rest of it.
     
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    9 weeks basic, 18 months OCS, BOLC-II, then apparently roughly a year deployment.
     
  23. shiba

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    so LTs are getting deployed these days before BOLC III or even reporting to their units :hsugh:
    i think not
     
  25. JSin

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    18 months of OCS, that's a nightmare.
    :eek3:
     

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