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Officer Candidate School (OCS): Questions & Answers to what your Sailor will be doing in Navy OCS at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island.

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Class number?

Started by Paul Kinney. Last reply by Tim Bates Aug 1. 57 Replies

My son Alex is scheduled to report to OCS June 20.  Is there a way to find out his class number ahead of time?  We have everything else we need to compose his mail address.Continue

Tags: United States Navy, Navy OCS, Class Number, OCS Class Number, Officer Candidate School

Class 17-16

Started by Jim Gauley. Last reply by Jim Gauley Oct 2. 27 Replies

Any parents out there for this group interested keeping in touch during the process, we are newbies to all of this and willing to talk to any as we watch our kids through the process of OCS.God bless.Continue

OCS Class 02-11

Started by Mike Galligan. Last reply by Mike Galligan Sep 22, 2010. 23 Replies

Hope this is the first thread for this class.  Just a place for all to go for questions/info as we go through this experience.  Seems as if some of the class was able to make calls yesterday (8/29).  Maybe F Company?  Nothing from Ted in E Company…Continue

Tags: United States Naval Academy, Navy Officers School, United States Navy, E Company, F Company

Son just graduated OCS, I can answer questions...

Started by RJ Campbell. Last reply by RJ Campbell Aug 22. 13 Replies

My son graduated OCS at the end of March, class 08-16 Hotel.  It was a great experience for him, and a long one for us at home.  It is all fairly fresh in my mind.  If anyone is just about to begin this process or has just begun and you have…Continue


Started by hugo ortega. Last reply by Jeff Routsong Jul 11. 9 Replies

Our son Alex, will be arriving at OCS on June 8. Both my wife and I have read everything there is to read to try and understand what Alex should expect at OCS. Can anyone share their experience from a parent's perpesctive of having their…Continue


Started by Joe DeCristoforo. Last reply by Lawrence C. Stafford Jun 2, 2014. 9 Replies

Hello everyone - Well, I got that call that I was hoping not to get (as we were all saying no news is good news).  Maria, my daughter, Class 13-10, was bumped to H-Class this morning.  She was in good spirits though and had some information that…Continue

Tags: H Class Phone Privileges, CO's, Marine DI, Navy Petty Officer, H Class

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Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on September 3, 2016 at 3:13pm

updated links in the Class Photos Page:

Comment by Joe Parsons on August 29, 2016 at 1:14pm

Thanks for the info. Tim. Found the pictures. hope we find out soon regarding the grad date to zero in on arrangements.

Comment by Tim Bates on August 29, 2016 at 10:44am

Yeah, I have 4 immediate family in the Navy. Two went thru ODS last year I have been to Newport a lot for Grad. The new pictures of the 02-17 have just been posted on their Facebook page. They usually post on mondays. The grad date could be affected since it is a holiday. it could be on Thursday

Comment by Joe Parsons on August 28, 2016 at 8:51pm

Hi Tim Bates. You are the first here that I found who has someone in  the 02-17 OCS class. If i count correctly, their graduation date should be 11/11.

Comment by Tim Bates on August 28, 2016 at 2:09pm

My daughter in law is in 02-17

Comment by Joe Parsons on August 27, 2016 at 9:29pm
Our son is in the 02 17 E class of ocs. Any other parents have sons, daughters in this class?
Comment by Terry Hutchings on July 21, 2016 at 12:54pm


Does anyone know when the next OCS class will start, after the 17-16 class graduates ?

Figure that it will be the last class of 2016 /


Best Regards,

Terry Hutchings

Comment by Jim Gauley on July 18, 2016 at 5:30pm
Glad to meet another 17-16 A, Jonas! Welcome!
Comment by Jonas Berman on July 18, 2016 at 3:09pm

My son Zacharyis 17-16 Alpha

Comment by Jonas Berman on July 18, 2016 at 3:08pm

I think PIR (graduation) for 17-16 is Sept 30


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