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					The Army Nurse Corps &
Army ROTC Nurse Program




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       Nurse Corps Mission
   To provide nursing
leadership and high quality
nurse care during war,
peacetime or humanitarian
operations, in support of the
mission of the Army Medical
Department and professional
military medical health
system

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       Army Nurse
   Corps Demographics
                                   2114 (67%)
Total #: 3152



                                      1029
                                      (33%)




                                   537 (17%)

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                Ethnic Diversity

African American - 573           Asian Pacific Islander- 176
              (18%)                            (5.6%)


Hispanic- 147                         American Indian-22
(4.7%)                                      (0.7%)



Caucasian- 2129
                                            Other - 75
   (67.5%)
                                            (2.4%)


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Perceptions




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 Reality




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                The Office



                                Tripler Army Medical Center
                                        Honolulu, HI
Womack Army Medical Center
     Fort Bragg, NC




                          Madigan Army Medical Center
                                 Tacoma, WA
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          Duty Assignments




PLUS:
ALASKA
HAWAII
GERMANY
ITALY
JAPAN

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What’s a                        Average          Army Officer Starting Pay
Degree Worth?                   Starting
                                Civilian
                                                 (Second Lieutenant)

                                Salary                Active                    Reserve
Computer Science               $60,416                Duty                      Duty
Information Sciences/Systems   $52,418                $44,082.72                $5,585.58
Finance                        $48,547                              After 2 years
Accounting                     $48,085
Registered Nurse               $47,125                  Army Officer Pay
                                                        (First Lieutenant)
Business Administration        $45,195
Chemistry                      $43,000                Active                    Reserve
Marketing                      $42,053                Duty                      Duty
Political Science              $38,500                $61,429.92                $8,384.04
History                        $37,800                              After 4 years
Biology/Life Sciences          $34,890
Sociology                      $34,796                  Army Officer Pay
                                                        (Captain)
English                        $34,327
Elementary Education           $33,200                Active                    Reserve
Visual/Performing Arts         $33,000                Duty                      Duty
                                                      $71,470.32                $10,002.51
Criminal Justice               $32,870
Social Work                    $33,860       Active Duty Benefits:
Psychology                     $33,564          - 100% Medical & Dental
Secondary Education            $29,065          - 30 days per year paid vacation + Federal Holidays
                                                - Unlimited sick leave
Annual Vacation                10 days
Sick Leave                     10 days                       Reserve Benefits:
                                                                 - Maintain your civilian job
                                                                 - Stay close to home/stabilize your family
                                                                 - Earn a second income & retirement
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A Career of Opportunities
              Colonel         23 Years    Senior
           $124,203.12 +                  Service College
    Lieutenant Colonel        17 Years
       $103, 185. 12+
          Major              10 Years              Command &
        $88,703.52 +




                                           Grad
                                                   Staff College
       Captain




                                            uate
                            4 Years                Officer Career
      $71,470.32 +                                 Course




                                              Sch
  1st Lieutenant           2 Years




                                                  oo
   $61,429.92 +




                                                  l
 2d Lieutenant                                         Officer Basic
  $44,082.72 +       Commissioning                     Course




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What’s an Active Duty Officer’s
Military Retirement Worth?
 (Lieutenant Colonel retiring after 20 years active duty)
    Years      Retiree’s Retirement             2, 933
                                         Cumulativer
    Retired     Age                       $14Pay u
                         Pay (Annual) nalRet. o yo
                                              t
      1           42        $42,875itio ly in
                                           $42,875
                                 dd ect
      5           47         na d
                            $49,200*ir
                            a d            $229,916
     10           52    ing $58,434*
                      rn osite !!!         $502,985
     15           57ea ep $69,402*t        $827,304
                k e rd         un
     20 It’s li 62ea     ac co
                            $82,427*       $1,212,494
                   y
     25      a ch67 ent $97,898*
            e rem                          $1,669,979
     30          i72       $116,272*       $2,213,328
       35
             ret   77            $138,095*          $2,858,655
  Retirement pay continues the rest of your life
 *Note: Estimates an annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 2%
 COLA for 2008 = 3.5%
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      Specialty Courses
   After one year of service, you will attend
           a clinical specialty course

Critical Care Nursing (16 weeks)
Emergency Nursing (16 weeks)
OB/GYN Nursing (16 weeks)
Perioperative Nursing (16 weeks)
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (16 weeks)
Community Health Nursing (12 weeks)

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     Graduate Education
After 4 years, you may apply for graduate education;
  Fully funded by the Army & you earn your salary


     6 Degree Fields
      -Family Nurse Practitioner
      -Nurse Midwife
      -Nurse Anesthetist
      -Healthcare Administration
      -Informatics
      -Clinical Nurse Specialist (6 Areas)


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      Civilian Education
            (by Rank)

        BSN            MS      PHD
COL                     89%    11%
LTC      3%             93%     2%
MAJ      33%            67%
CPT      84%            16%
 LT      99%              1%



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     Where do I start?


    Direct Commission
                  or
ROTC Military Science Classes



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  What is Army ROTC?
College elective that teaches dynamic
leadership and management skills
Transcends textbook knowledge
through classroom and hands on
training
Teaches you how to lead, organize and
manage people and tasks
Focus on critical thinking and decision
making skills
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Army Options to Pay for College
                                                           Simultaneous
       Army ROTC                                        Membership Program
     Scholarship Track                                     (SMP) Track
Traditional Army ROTC Scholarship                      16 hrs per month in the Reserves or National Guard
     • $6760.00 per year for tuition                        • $4500.00 per year for tuition
                                                            • $1,000.00 per year for books (National Guard only)
     • $1,200.00 per year for books                         • $317.00 per month (up to 36 months) MGIB
     • $2,000.00 per year for dormitories*                  • $350.00 per month SMP Kicker
        *Awarded by the ROTC department                     • $1,800.00 per year for dormitories*
                                                                *Awarded by the ROTC department

Monthly tax free allowance (10 months per year)
                                                       Monthly tax free allowance: (10 months per year)
    • Freshman $300.00                                           • Freshman $300.00
    • Sophomore $350.00                                          • Sophomore $350.00
    • Junior        $450.00                                      • Junior      $450.00
    • Senior        $500.00                                      • Senior      $500.00
                                                       Monthly drill pay:
                                                                 • Freshman $179.60
      Total of up to $14,960 per year                            • Sophomore $255.84
                                                                 • Junior      $255.84
                                                                 • Senior      $255.84
                                                       2 weeks annual training $1,200.00
                                          www.jsu.edu/rotc                 Up to $24,316 per year
 Nurse Summer Training
    Program (NSTP)

120hr Clinical Opportunity
3 hrs Nursing Credit (NU 444)
1:1 training with RN in hospital
setting
Learn junior officer role
Leadership opportunity


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             Incentives
Loan payback of up to $30,651 after 12
months on active duty

Nurse Bonus of $20,000 or $10,000 plus loan
payback of up to $30,651 (Direct Commission Only)

Annual incentive pay of $6K-$40K for Nurse
anesthetists

Annual incentive pay of $2K-$5K for Nurse
Practitioners, and Midwives

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What’s Military
Experience Worth?
           You’re Hired!!!
          “Veterans are impressive, because what they
have done at their age is usually five or ten years ahead
of civilian peers in terms of leadership and responsibility.”

Kelly Perdew
Hired by Donald Trump on the finale of the second season of apprentice.




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JSU ROTC Homepage




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Contact Information

 Mr. Lowell Shackelford
  email: lshack@jsu.edu
  phone: (256) 782-8023




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The Army Nurse Corps &
Army ROTC Nurse Program




         Lieutenant Colonel Sean Corey
       JSU Department of Military Science
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