shore duty


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Noun1.shore duty - naval service at land bases
assignment, duty assignment - a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
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A shore duty billet is available at the 4th MEDLOG (Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina).
The military wasn't something I really wanted to do, but I'd always wanted to fly," said Patterson, who is currently serving shore duty as a helicopter pilot with the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, search-and-rescue (SAR) team.
Shore duty is comfortable, fun, relatively simple, and absolutely effective if, once again, you play the multispecies game correctly.
Additionally, Sailors may qualify for Sea Duty Incentive Pay (SDIP), if they serve in specific ratings, pay grades and/or NEC's and agree to remain on sea duty past their Prescribed Sea Tour (PST), volunteer for a back-to-back sea tour, or curtail their current shore duty and return early to sea duty.
As a result, the Navy has increased the number of sea duty billets and decreased the number of shore duty billets since 2008.
The offduty mishap rate for personnel on shore duty is significantly higher than it is for personnel on sea duty in any phase of the deployment cycle.
His shore duty included several tours at the Naval War College where war games focused on a war with Japan.
I just had completed a long tour of shore duty, pushing boots at Recruit Training Command in San Diego.
39) If not practical to remain in the training pipeline, Sailors under eighteen will be assigned to shore duty.
Shortly before my arrival at NAS Key West for shore duty as a station SAR pilot, I was told that the powers that be were sending me to school to become the base aviation-safety officer.
As the IA credentialing program gets kicked off, previously credentialed Sailors on shore duty at the NMCI military detachments in Norfolk and San Diego are piloting an Enterprise IA Training Management System (TMS) for the Navy IA workforce.
When assigned to shore duty, he served in the Pentagon in OP-90, the office that developed the Navy's POM, and his last assignment was as the military deputy in NAVAIRSYSCOM, Program Office for Aviation Training Systems (PMA-205).