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Life on a Ship

Discussion in 'Military Dentistry' started by 385835, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. How long are you on ships for? And how often do you get these ship-based deployments in 4 years of payback time?
  2. CougarDental

    7+ Year Member

    Jan 27, 2011
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    Navy DDS 2010 explained this pretty well at http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=436971&page=15. From what I understand you can expect about 2 years of you commitment being attached to the carrier so when the carrier goes out for training exercises or deployment, you go with. Navy DDS 2010 said you should expect spending 50%-70% of your time during those two years at sea.

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