Naval Warfare Communites

Unrestricted Line (URLs) Officers

Naval Officers who are qualified to command units, ships, or aviation squadrons.

 

Submarine Warfare

The Navy's oldest warfare community is submarines. Submarine Warfare can look forward to a challenging career as a member of an elite, technically advanced, multi-mission community. A newly commissioned Ensigns will find themselves serving on board the most capable submarines in the world today. Click here for more information on Submarine Warfare Officers. 

 

Surface Warfare

Surface Warfare is the community within the Navy that involves the use of the surface fleet's ships for the missions of forward naval presence, sea control, and projection of power ashore. Click here for more information on Surface Warfare Officers.

 

Naval Aviator

Naval Aviation is renowned for the demands it places upon its flyers. The skills and concentration required to land a high-performance jet on board an aircraft carrier deck pitching in the black of night, or to track a submarine while flying at only a few feet above stormy seas, are not only linked to a solid academic background or to top physical conditioning. Click here for more information on Naval Aviators. 

 

Naval Flight Officer

Naval Aviation is renowned for the demands it places upon its flyers. The skills and concentration required to land a high-performance jet on board an aircraft carrier deck pitching in the black of night, or to track a submarine while flying at only a few feet above stormy seas, are not only linked to a solid academic background or to top physical conditioning. Click here for more information on Naval Flight Officers. 

 

Naval Special Warfare Officer

The Special Warfare Officer concentrates on the development of skills in the areas of unconventional warfare, counterinsurgency, coastal and riven interdiction, and tactical intelligence collection. To enter this career area, the officer must meet the various physical prerequisites, volunteer for hazardous duty, and request to be selected to receive Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL (BUDS) Training.  Click here for more information on Naval Special Warfare Officers.