How do I contact the Coast Guard recruiter?
To call, email or locate a recruiting office near you, visit www.gocoastguard.com/about-us/find-recruiter and select your state.
How many Coast Guard recruiting offices are there?
56 Recruiting Offices
Coast Guard Recruiters are active duty and reserve Coast Guard men and women serving on a special duty recruiting assignment. There are approximately 315 Recruiters serving at 56 Recruiting Offices across the nation. The 56 Recruiting Offices report directly to the Coast Guard Recruiting Command (CG RC).
Is the Coast Guard hard to join?
The Coast Guard is one of the more difficult branches to join because it accepts far fewer new recruits than the other branches of the military, and qualifying requirements are strict. You will have to undergo a credit check and pass a security clearance check.
How many recruits does the Coast Guard take each year?
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz said Wednesday that the past couple years the service has been falling short about 3,500 recruits a year. This year, the service is trying to bring in 4,000 recruits, which includes about 500 or 600 reservists.
How long is the waiting list for the Coast Guard?
It is important to know that all of our schools have waiting lists. They range from a few months to over two years for some ratings. You must have a minimum of 30 months remaining on your enlistment before you can enter any Class A school.
What can disqualify you from joining the Coast Guard?
As part of the recruitment process, you will have to pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test and a military entrance medical exam. You will also be subject to a police background check and as with other military services; felony convictions will disqualify you from consideration.
Do you get paid during Coast Guard boot camp?
Basic pay starts at $1,554 per month or $18,648 a year for E-1 and $3,188 per month or $38,256 a year for O-1. Coast Guard basic training pay starts as soon as the recruit begins boot camp. A recruit’s Coast Guard boot camp pay depends on their rank when they start basic training.
How do I contact my Coast Guard recruiter?
Does the Coast Guard need recruits?
Yes we need recruits. The other reason for the waitlist is that not everyone is hopping to join the Coast Guard. So there’s a waiting period until the “company” is at a sustainable size. My group started out with 100+ people. Graduation day we only had 30ish people.
How can I join the US Coast Guard?
Proven academic accomplishment,particularly in math and the sciences
Why Coast Guard is not military?
Why Coast Guard is not military? The Coast Guard does not fall under the Defense Department. However, the Coast Guard is considered a military service, because, during times of war or conflict, the president of the United States can transfer any or all assets of the Coast Guard to the Department of the Navy.