Navy first responders don’t just respond to emergencies, they stop them from happening. Sailors in this fast-paced job are the first line of defense between the fleet and potential threats, no matter what form they may come in. Whether you’re fighting fires or serving justice, as a Naval first responder, you’ll be directly responsible for protecting the lives of your fellow Sailors and the safety of the fleet.
If you're interested in providing emergency medical support, check out careers in Navy Medicine like Hospital Corpsman and Hospital Corpsman Advanced Technical Field.
We offer a variety of educational assistance options, from scholarships to financial reimbursement and salary advances. Explore opportunities in NROTC, undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to determine what's best for you, or chat with a Recruiter to get the latest details.
For details about education for specific first responder careers, select the job below. You can also find more details about education opportunities for Enlisted Sailors or Officers here.
Depending on your first responder job, Navy pay and benefits will flex to fit your role. You can rely on regular promotions, pay increases and world-class benefits that rival any civilian employer. Many Sailors can even qualify for sign-on bonuses depending on their field. Every Sailor is guaranteed:
Find out more about Navy pay and benefits now.
There are part-time Navy Reserve opportunities for Enlisted Sailors and Officers in military first responder jobs. You can keep many of your full-time benefits while serving only one weekend a month and two weeks a year for annual training. As a Navy Reserve Sailor or Officer, you will supply and support America’s Navy without disrupting your life in the civilian world.
To find out what the exact Reserve requirements are for the career you’re interested in, select one of the jobs below to learn more.
Discover more about life in the Navy Reserve here.
As a Master-at-Arms, you are the Navy police. Defend by serving and protecting our own.
Keep our Sailors out of harm's way and defend against emergencies as a Damage Controlman.
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