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Career Advice For First Term Nukes

I originally posted this in a discussion on STAR re-enlistment. It was one of the best pieces of career advice that I received as a young S…

Started by Scott Henry

0 May 17, 2017

Academic Boards at NPS

Students that are struggling academically through the Nuke Pipeline, at some point, may go in front of an academic board. For NPS this will…

Started by Scott Henry

0 May 2, 2017

A Nuke School success story for parents of Sailors who are struggling

When I was an instructor at NPS, I taught Chemistry, Materials, and Radiological Fundamentals (CMR). If you ask most Sailors who have compl…

Started by Scott Henry

9 Apr 12, 2017
Reply by Scott Henry

Observations from a week long underway on board a Trident submarine

This is my uncle's account of his time on board USS Nevada (SSBN-733) during a week long tiger cruise from San Diego, CA to Bangor, WA. Thi…

Started by Scott Henry

1 Apr 10, 2017
Reply by NavyDads Admin (Paul)

DEP and a high pressure day at MEPS

Hello all, I am new here and I am just looking for some advice on the recruitment process. My daughter is planning on entering the NUKE pro…

Started by James B

37 Mar 31, 2017
Reply by James B

Home Stretch

Hello All:  My son just completed week 15 of Nuclear Power School...nine weeks to go.  This has been the biggest challenge of his life.  Th…

Started by Hank Manns

5 Mar 30, 2017
Reply by Scott Henry

Surviving Nuke School

I took the liberty of borrowing this from the Nuke Mom's group. It was originally posted by BunkerQB back in 2011.  Great information! She…

Started by B'sNukemom&dad⚓️MM

2 Mar 30, 2017
Reply by Scott Henry

Dream sheets

As I mentioned in a previous post, my son just graduated from Nuke prototype. He will be headed to his first assignment soon. We are so pro…

Started by John

4 Mar 29, 2017
Reply by Scott Henry

A Sailors perspective of prototype from 2009.

This was posted by a sailor named "Chris." This is his perspective from Prototype School. I'd like to preface this by first saying that t…

Started by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

6 Mar 29, 2017
Reply by Scott Henry

STAR Reenlistment as pertains to Nukes: What is it, Pros & Cons

In order to help future Navy Nuke parents, I'm starting this topic on this 'discussion forum' hoping to capture and preserve relative infor…

Started by Joe M

14 Mar 29, 2017
Reply by Scott Henry



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