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NEC Codes - 9554 Master Naval Parachutist


NEC Designation:

NEC 9554 Master Naval Parachutist


Directs those who will be designated as Senior Naval Parachutists upon satisfactory course completion. Specializes in the instruction of students for static line jumps free fall, jumps water landing jumps 30 second, and 40 second delayed free fall jumps prior to opening parachute and night parachute jumping with oxygen equipment.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): All

Billet Paygrades: E6-E9

Personnel Paygrades: E6-E9

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes


1. NEC is assigned to personnel in paygrades E 6 and above who have satisfactorily completed an instructor's course, have been assigned to parachute jumping duty by competent orders, are designated as Naval Parachutist, and have satisfactorily completed a course of instruction prescribed by competent orders as well as the following: 2 static line jumps, 65 free fall jumps, 4 water landing jumps, 5 jumps of 30 seconds delayed free fall prior to opening parachute, 3 jumps of 40 seconds delayed free fall prior to opening parachute, 1 night free fall jump. 2. Personnel other than PRs must hold NEC 53XX to be assigned NEC.

Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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