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Logistics Specialist 1st Class Adrian Ashton, from El Sobrante, California, assigned to Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Meridian, instructs students during the logistics specialist “A” school in Meridian, Mississippi, July 1, 2023. NTTC Meridian, under the leadership of Center for Service Support, is one of the more than 1,640 subordinate learning sites that serve as a part of the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) domain. NETC's mission is to recruit, train and deliver those who serve our nation, taking them from street-to-fleet by forging civilians into highly skilled, operational and combat ready warfighters. (United States Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Zachary Melvin)

In addition to the command representatives found on the "Contact Us" page, family members can correspond with our Ombudsman--family members who have been officially appointed by the commanding officer to serve as information links between command leadership and Navy families. Our ombudsman can be reached at:

Yes, if you are eligible. Your command must order an exam for you, to be forwarded to this command.

No. Since housing is provided while attending “A” School, housing allowance is not authorized. However, if you have specific questions regarding your entitlements, please contact your local disbursing office prior to your detachment from your current command.

Yes, however it is difficult to predict exactly what day a student will graduate in a self-paced “A” school.

Yes. Normally 14 days is authorized after graduation. The Navy will provide you transportation from Meridian to your next duty station only. If you choose to take leave, you will be responsible for any additional cost in transportation to your leave address and to your new duty station.

Yes. Provocative clothes and t-shirts that display drugs or violence are prohibited.


Liberty restrictions will be explained upon your arrival to NTTC. Sailors are placed in one of three liberty "phases" depending upon their experience and time in the Navy.

Yes, as long as you do not have duty and you have progressed to Phase 3 liberty. Again, permission must be obtained from your chain of command prior to departing.

As long as you do not have duty. You must get permission from your chain of command prior to going more than 125 miles from the base.

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