Navy Option Service Assignment
Approximately six to nine months before graduation Navy Option midshipmen supply the Navy with a list of ranked preferences. According to the midshipman’s overall performance and ranking (both academic and military) and the needs of the Navy assignments to the following warfare communities are made.
Marine Option Military Occupation Specialty
Approximately six months after graduation Marine Option midshipmen attend The Basic School (TBS). During this six month training school, Marine Officers will list their preferences for Military Occupation Specialty (MOS). Marine Options will have the opportunity to receive a flight contract during their time in Naval ROTC. Otherwise, newly commissioned Marine Officers will compete for their MOS at TBS after graduation.