What is the average time period from MEPS to ship out date these days for the coast guard?
So I'm 23 years old, work at a small credit union, and am ready for an adventure. A few years ago I considered joining the navy (a family tradition), however I scored a 96 on the ASVAB at MEPS and was very heavily persuaded to drop my desired rate, corpsman, and join as a nuke. Though this rate is quite appealing it was not what I was looking for, I have a couple semesters of college under my belt at a UC, but I am not really motivated when it comes to the classroom. I was curious if anyone knows what the chances, and/or time limit is if one was to want to ship out with the coast guard?
I messed up on that question, I think I should have said how long is the average time spent in their DEP program?
Thanks for the help
- MalruhnLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
With our reenlistment rate at over 90%, we've really slowed down our recruiting efforts. Average wait time is now upwards of nine-months to a year. Many recruiting offices aren't taking any applications until this summer.
Your best bet is to speak with your local recruiter. You can find the number and e-mail addy to your local recruiter at http://www.gocoastguard.com/get-the-answers/find-a... I would recommend sending an e-mail and just waiting on a reply.
Good luck!Source(s): I'm a Coast Guard Master Chief.
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