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STG (Sonar)

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My wonderful daughter joined the Navy yesterday....

Started by MandE'smom(Hi, I'm Mary). Last reply by Kelly W Apr 17, 2013. 17 Replies

Soooo many questions...

Started by Sharla. Last reply by abuon18 Mar 28, 2013. 9 Replies

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Comment by Marla on March 31, 2010 at 10:40pm
I will let him know Chief. Maybe he'll get lucky and you'll do the inspections while he's on leave.
Comment by Sonar Chief on March 31, 2010 at 9:41pm
Marla, tell the hubby I will be on his ship in a few weeks. Inspection time!
Comment by Deb M on March 31, 2010 at 7:08pm
Expect there are a number of versions - not all for public display. . .

Our sailor came up with Ships Tour Guide. . .

Sonar Chief - kudos for Self Taught Genius. . . .

Bev - glad you enjoyed

And Marla - I expect hubby would have to arm wrestle with Sonar Chief for that one. . . LOL
Comment by Marla on March 31, 2010 at 2:49pm
Hey Chief - Hubby laughed when I read him the Self Taught Genius....he prefers to think of himself as Second To
Comment by Lori (Jake's mom) on March 31, 2010 at 7:13am
Deb M - thank you so much for all the info! I'm enjoying all of the discussions and I'm learning so much.

Sonar Chief - My son is going to love Self Taught Genius! If I tell him, I may never hear the end of it!
Comment by Bev on March 31, 2010 at 12:05am
I'm back from San Diego, had a great time. It was so good to see my daughter again. She seems to have adjusted well and seems happy.

Sonar Chief...LOL!!
Comment by Sonar Chief on March 30, 2010 at 9:52pm
MaryK- That is the question of the century. Depending on what you reference, it means Gunner, Geographic, or Global. Other handy phrases are Self Taught Genius, and Second To God.
Comment by Mary K Proud Mom of 2 Sailors!!! on March 30, 2010 at 9:02pm
What does the "G" in STG stand for??? THANKS!
Comment by Deb M on March 30, 2010 at 1:18pm
Lori -

'holds' are active duty time and are part of the enlistment time (it does not change the separation date at the end of his six years. So time between promotions, leave accruals, etc. do not change. As a 6 yr STG your son will stay at Great Lakes after boot camp for an indoc class and basic electronics
training (called ATT). The indoc session is 5 class days and ATT is 46 class days for an STG.(add weekends, hold times and holidays), He then will have
A school, C school, and Ops training in San Diego. A school is 9 weeks, the others depend on which system he is assigned. Our son had a PIR in April last year, he is currently in C school and does not expect to report to his fleet assignment before this summer. All of this time counts toward his 6 yr commitment.
Comment by Lori (Jake's mom) on March 29, 2010 at 9:41pm
Hi everyone. My son, Jake, is currently at bootcamp due to graduate 09 April 2010. I'm so excited for him and so is he! A quick question (I'm more of a reader than a poster) - do "holds" extend their enlistment length? I've read several times that a hold can be several months, how does that effect their enlistment. Obviously if Jake makes a career out of the navy, the holds wouldn't matter. More curious than anything else this early in the game!

By the way, he's a 6 year enlistment (STG - Surface)

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