2014 Recruit Training at Devens, Massachusetts

2014 Recruit Training at Devens, Massachusetts

I’m very happy to announce that we’re posting some initial information about this year’s Recruit Training at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.  Head over to our dedicated “official” RT-MA page on this site for all the dates and info.  (This blog post you’re reading now is not the official RT-MA content.  It’s just my personal observations.) Although MUCH more information is about to drop on the official RT page, I’d like to share a few initial thoughts I have about the major changes happening this...

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Physical Readiness Test (PRT)

Physical Readiness Test (PRT)

As the PRT season nears, please see the following resources to help you maximize your cadets’ success. Recall the PRT is required for both promotion and attendance at boot camp or other training. Every unit should be conducting the PRT in April-May and again in October-November of each calendar year.  If you are not please adjust your training schedule accordingly. Your primary resource is the NSCC Physical Fitness Handbook, available at: http://homeport.seacadets.org/display/Manuals/Physical+Readiness+Manual In addition, the Navy...

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Correspondence Courses – CNET issues

With most NSCC units still unable to access the CNET grading website for Sea Cadet correspondence courses, many cadets are unable to get their grades.  Two important points for units to remember: Cadets, keep turning your assignments in!  You’re supposed to do at least one course per year. Leaders, you can mark the course “completed” for purposes of advancement on the date that the cadet turned in the last assignment of the course.  This of course, will require you to grade the course once the system eventually comes back...

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