Naval Aircrewman

Navy NECs

Recovery Operation Continues For AirAsia QZ8501 Wreckage
AT SEA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 06: Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Cody Witherspoon, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35, keeps a lookout on January 6, 2015 in the Java Sea. The U.S. Navy is supporting the Indonesian-led AirAsia flight QZ8501 search efforts. AirAsia announced that flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore, with 162 people on board, lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24 a.m. local time on December 28. Handout / Getty Images

The Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) system supplements the enlisted rating structure in identifying personnel on active or inactive duty and billets in manpower authorizations. NEC codes identify a non-rating wide skill, knowledge, aptitude, or qualification that must be documented to identify both people and billets for management purposes.

For example, if a Navy police officer ( MA -- Master at Arms ) receives specialized training as a K-9 Dog Handler, he/she would be awarded NEC MA-2005.

From that point on, the sailor could be assigned to Navy law enforcement duties involving military working dogs.

Below are the NECs for the NAVAL AIRCREWMAN community area:

8201 Naval Aircrewman Candidate (APPLIES TO: ABH, AD, AE, AG, SK, AME, AM, AO, AT, AW, AZ, CTI, CTO, CTR, CTT, HM, CS, PH, PR, IT )

8202 Naval Aircrewman (Special Assignment) (APPLIES TO: AS DETERMINED BY CHNAVPERS )

8206 C-130 Flight Mechanic (APPLIES TO: AD, AE, AM, AT )

8207 HH-60H Utility Aircrewman (APPLIES TO: AD, AO, AE, AM, PR, AME, AT)

8208 C-130 Second Loadmaster (APPLIES TO: AB, AD, AO, AE,AF, AM, AME, AT, ABH, AV, AZ, PR, SK )

8209 C-40A Crew Chief (APPLIES TO: AD, AM, AE,AT, AF, AV )

8220 C-130 Loadmaster (APPLIES TO: AB, ABH, AD,AM, AME, AE,AT, AO, AF,AV, AZ, PR, SK )

8226 MH-53 Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Aircrewman (APPLIES TO: AD, AM, AME, AT, AE, AO, PR)

8227 E-6B REEL System Operator (APPLIES TO: AE, AM, AME)

8228 E-6B Communications Operator (APPLIES TO: IT, AW, AT)

8229 E-6B In-flight Technician (APPLIES TO: AT )

8235 E-6B Flight Engineer (APPLIES TO: AD, AE, AM )

8241 C-12 Transport Aircrewman (APPLIES TO: AD, AO, AME, AM,AG, AE, AT)

8245 C-20/C-37 Crew Chief (APPLIES TO: AD, AE, AME, AM, AT, AF, AV )

8250 C-9 Crew Chief (APPLIES TO: AD, AM, AE,AME, AF, AT, AV )

8251 P-3 Flight Engineer (APPLIES TO: AD, AM, AE, AME, AF, AO, AV, AT)

8252 C-130 Flight Engineer (APPLIES TO: AD, AM, AE,AME, AT, AV, AF )

8262 P-3C Update III In-Flight Technician (APPLIES TO: AT, AV)

8263 P-3C In-Flight Technician (APPLIES TO: AT, AV)

8265 P-3/C-37 Flight Communications Operator (APPLIES TO: AT )

8271 P-3 Flight Crew Ordnanceman (APPLIES TO: AO )

8278 Loadmaster (APPLIES TO: AD, AM, AME,AE, ABH, AO,AT, AB, AF,AV, SK, PR )

8279 C-2 Transport Aircrewman (APPLIES TO: AD, AME, AM, AE)

8284 Aviation Electronic Warfare Operator (APPLIES TO: AT, AE )

8288 Aerial Cameraman (APPLIES TO: PH )

8289 Transport Safety Specialist (APPLIES TO: AO, AME, AM, AE, CS, AD, AT, AZ, SK, ABH )

8295 Cryptologic Technician Operator/Analyst (APPLIES TO: CTI, CTR, CTT )

8296 EP-3E Cryptologic Technician Operator/Analyst (APPLIES TO: CTI, CTT, CTO, CTR, IT )

9401 EP-3E In-flight Technician (APPLIES TO: AT)

9402 P-3C Update III ASUW Improvement Program (AIP) In-Flight Technician (APPLIES TO: AT)