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Avionics Electrical Technician Logo AET - Avionics Electrical Technician

"A" School Location: ATTC Elizabeth City (26 Week Course)

ASVAB:
AFQT = 65
          OR
MK + EI + GS = 172 w/ a minimum AR of 52

Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance:       Secret Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         36 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       After Oct 1, 2013 A PSC approved flight physical required to be            placed on the "A" school list.

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 Aviation Maintenance TechnicianAMT - Aviation Maintenance  Technician

"A" School Location: ATTC Elizabeth City (26 Week Course)

ASVAB:
AFQT = 65
          OR
AR + MC + AS + EI = 220 w/ a minimum AR of 52

Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance:       Secret Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         36 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       After Oct 1, 2013 A PSC approved flight physical required to be            placed on the "A" school list.


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Aviation Survival Technician LogoAST - Aviation Survival  Technician

"A" School Location: ATTC Elizabeth City (24 Week Course)

ASVAB:
AFQT = 65
          OR
VE + MC + AS = 162 w/ a minimum AR of 52

Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             Required
Security Clearance:       Secret Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         36 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       Physical Fitness Screening, member will be placed on PFT hold until form is completed and submitted.

 A PSC approved flight physical is required to be placed on the "A" school list.

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Boatswain's MateBM- Boatswain's Mate

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (14 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          AR + VE = 100
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             Required
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Damage Controlman Logo DC- Damage Controlman

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (15 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          VE + MC + AS = 155
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         27 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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electrician's Mate Logo  EM- Electrician's Mate

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (19 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          MK + EI + GS = 153  w/ a minimum AR of 52
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         31 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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 Electronics Technician Logo ET- Electronics Technician

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (29 Week Course)
ASVAB:     AFQT = 65
          OR
MK + EI + GS = 172 w/ a minimum AR of 52

Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         36 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Food Service Logo  FS- Food Service Specialist

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (12 Week Course)
ASVAB:   VE + AR = 105
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Waived as per ALCOAST 293/12
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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 Gunner's Mate Logo  GM- Gunner's Mate

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (13 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          AR + MK + EI + GS = 209
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         25 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Health Services Technician HS- Health Services Technician

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (23 Week Course)
ASVAB:   VE + MK + GS + AR = 207 w/ a minimum AR of 50
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         35 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Intelligence Specialiast  IS- Intelligence Specialist

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (14 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          AR + VE = 109
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             Required
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  Required for placement on the waiting list
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         26 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:      Required

Please take the following steps to add members to the IS “A” School waiting list:

1. Schedule an SCI interview with the TRACEN Yorktown Special Security Officer (SSO) at (757) 856-2921. Interviews will generally be scheduled Monday-Friday from 0700-1300 EST.

2. If SCI interview results are favorable, submit a request for placement on the IS "A" School List. Ensure a copy of the IS “A” School SSO Worksheet is attached to the IS “A” School Request. This sheet is provided by the Yorktown Special Security Officer Mr. Danial Rathburn.

3. When the expected wait time for member to attend IS "A" school is around 8-12 months, CG PSC-epm-2 will notify the command as well as SECCEN with authorization for the member to start their Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) for a Top Secret clearance.

Until this point, the mbr is not authorized to start a SSBI.

4. Member must have a favorably adjudicated SSBI to attend IS

“A” School. Waivers for security clearances will not be granted.



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Information Systems Technician Logo IT- Information Systems Technician

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (29 Week Course)
ASVAB:     AFQT = 65
          OR
MK + EI + GS = 172 w/ a minimum AR of 52

Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         36 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Maritime Enforcement Specialist Logo ME- Maritime Enforcement Specialist

"A" School Location: MLEA Academy Charleston, SC (10 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          AR + VE = 100
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       Valid Driver's License & Lautenberg Amendment Compliance - DD 2760

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Machinery Technician  MK- Machinery Technician

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (13 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          AR + MC + AS = 154 OR VE + AR = 105
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         25 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Marine Science Technician  MST- Marine Science Technician

"A" School Location: TRACEN Yorktown, VA (11 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          VE + AR = 114 w/ a minimum MK of 56
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Operations Specialist Logo  OS- Operations Specialist

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (17 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          VE + AR = 105
Normal Color Vision:      Required
Normal Hearing:             Required
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  Required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         29 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Public Affairs Specialist  PA- Public Affairs Specialist

"A" School Location: DINFOS at Fort Meade, MD (12 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          VE + AR = 109 w/ a minimum VE of 54
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  required
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       Screening Process via the RFMC, Not required to be placed on the "A" School list but must be completed prior to receiving orders to school.

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Storekeeper Logo  SK- Storekeeper

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (8 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          VE + AR = 105 w/ a minimum VE of 51
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Yeoman Logo  YN- Yeoman

"A" School Location: TRACEN Petaluma, CA (8 Week Course)
ASVAB:                          VE + AR = 105
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       None

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Yeoman Logo  YN- Yeoman Distance Learning Program

Training Locations: 29 Units (Members have 24 weeks to complete the course)
ASVAB:                          VE + AR = 105
Normal Color Vision:      N/A
Normal Hearing:             N/A
Security Clearance & U.S. Citizenship:  N/A
First Unit 4 Month Wait:  Required
Obligated Service:         24 Months (Upon Graduation)
Other Prerequisites:       Applicants must serve a minimum of 4 months at their first duty station prior to applying, be in pay grade E-3 or above, meet YN ASVAB requirements, must be fit for full duty and available for worldwide assignment.  When submitting a standard YN "A" School request, please state whether the member would also want to be placed on the YN-DL waiting list as well.  The member can be on both waiting lists at the same time.

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