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Old 11-30-2016, 05:45 PM
 
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Thanks for sharing. If you don't mind sharing, did your son get an "A" school or know where he'll be stationed? Sounds like you had a great time!
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Old 12-02-2016, 07:25 AM
 
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Yes, his A School is in Pensacola....nice swap of weather from Chicago!
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Old 12-02-2016, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Middle America
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Is he an IT? Or rather, would he have been one before ratings disappeared?

We were probably at the Navy Lodge at the same time as you.
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Old 12-04-2016, 10:19 AM
 
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No, he is an AE (I think) aviation electronics. Were you just visiting or did you have someone in boot camp too?
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Old 12-04-2016, 11:06 AM
 
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No, he is an AE (I think) aviation electronics. Were you just visiting or did you have someone in boot camp too?
I believe AE is "Aviation Electrician"
(AT is Aviation Electronics )


completely different
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Old 12-04-2016, 12:57 PM
 
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No, he is an AE (I think) aviation electronics. Were you just visiting or did you have someone in boot camp too?
No, we were just visiting during our Thanksgiving trip to Illinois. My husband, a Senior Chief, used to instruct there.

Since rating titles are being phased out and replaced, people eventually won't be identified by their rating's two-letter prefix anyway.
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Old 12-04-2016, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Hard aground in the Sonoran Desert
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I believe AE is "Aviation Electrician"
(AT is Aviation Electronics )


completely different
This is exactly correct...

I retired from the Navy and was an AT for 11 of my 26 years in the Navy.
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Old 12-04-2016, 05:10 PM
 
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sorry for mistake...im still learning!
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Old 12-04-2016, 10:07 PM
 
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Eh. There are a million rating codes, and they're all changing due to a totally different system now, anyway. No biggie.
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Old 12-05-2016, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Columbia SC
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Rating Code Elimination

https://news.usni.org/2016/09/29/nav...-rank-overhaul

Former EM2(SS)
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