Navy enlisted code manual

Navy Enlisted Classification Codes Manual -

The new rating structure will help the Navy in the rating modernization effort, as codes will be more detailed than before and will be tied to either a community or career field — versus the current individual rating system.

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The change for ratings comes as the Navy is transitioning its training and education into "blocks," which will be taught at different times throughout a sailor's career.

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A sailor's NEC will now indicate training block completion and basic skills.

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Officials are also building in a two-digit NEC suffix to further denote a sailor's proficiency and to show whether skills are current.

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