Links are broken to "A" school waiting lists (FYI)
Have a possible AST school candidate so was just looking up some intel to educate myself after the rate itself (requirements to get in, etc). But got him setup to meet with some AST's over at A/S Detroit's shop so I'll be making the trip with him and his dad (to get them on the base). Been retired for 18 years so I'm sure lots has been refined.
But seeing how many of you non-rates had to wait a long time to go off the your school is sad. I spent a year at a small boat station before going off the HM school. Dis-enrolled (had two choice, fail or bail and after 5 weeks, realized it wasn't for me) and went to a new 140 ice breaker, waited a year and off the RM school. So I made SN 6 months after being at the station, I had almost 3 years as a SA/Sn before graduating A school as a 3rd. I learned a lot at both units and didn't have any bad experiences.
Just posting though to point out lots of links to the lists no longer work. MOD?