Get the NEC Codes for Special Series (General)

U.S. Navy Police Dogs And Their Handlers Deployed To Kuwait
Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Phillip Darity, a U.S. Navy dog handler, works on training techniques with his dog Argo. Argo, who is trained as a bomb and patrol dog, has served in the Navy for approximately one year and is being deployed for the first time. U.S. Navy / 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 SPECIAL SERIES (GENERAL) community area:

  • 9501 Anti-Terrorism Training Supervisor Instructor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9502 Instructor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9503 Miniature/Microminiature Electronic Repair Inspector (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9504 Aviation Water Survival Instructor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9505 Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Instructor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9508 Recruit/Assistant Recruit Company Commander/Recruit Instructor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9509 2M Instructor/Master Inspector
  • 9510 Basic Swimming and Water Survival Instructor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9515 Equal Opportunity Advisor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9516 Correctional Counselor
  • 9517 3 M System Coordinator (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9518 Naval Leadership Development Program (NAVLEAD) (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9519 Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9520 Consecutive Foreign Language Translator (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9522 Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor Intern (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9525 Ammunition Inventory Management Specialist
  • 9526 Microminiature Electronic Repair Technician
  • 9527 Miniature Electronic Repair Technician
  • 9534 SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) Team Technician (APPLIES TO: ET, EM, HT, MR, IC, EN, MM )
  • 9535 Advance SEAL Delivery System Maintainer (APPLIES TO: EM, ET, HM, HT, MM, MR, STS )
  • 9536 Naval Special Warfare Small Arms organizational level Maintenance Technician (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9540 Stinger Anti-Terrorist Weapon (ATW) Operator and Maintenanceman (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9545 Navy Law Enforcement Specialist (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9549 Acquisition Logistics Specialist (APPLIES TO: AV, AF, AD, AT,AE, AZ, AO, AM, AME, PR, AS, AW, SK, AB, ABH, ABE, ABF )
  • 9550 Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Operator (APPLIES TO: ET, STS, FT, MM )
  • 9554 Master Naval Parachutist (APPLIES ​TO: ALL)
  • 9556 Security Specialist (APPLIES TO: YN, PS, AZ, LN)
  • 9559 Engineering Bulk Fuel Systems (Shore) Technician
  • 9562 Deep Submergence Vehicle Operator
  • 9563 Deep Submergence Vehicle Crewmember
  • 9566 Naval Control of Shipping Staff Assistant (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9570 Stevedore (APPLIES ​TO: ALL)
  • 9571 Safety Technician (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9575 Correctional Custody Specialist Ashore
  • 9578 Command Senior Chief (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9579 Chief of the Boat (All Submarines) (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9580 Command Master Chief (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9581 Rubber and Plastics Worker (APPLIES ​TO: ALL)
  • 9583 Locksmith (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9585 Navy Recruiter Canvasser (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9586 Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Recruiter/Classifier (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9587 Officer Recruiter (APPLIES ​TO: ALL)
  • 9588 Career Information Program Advisor
  • 9590 Support Equipment Asset Manager (APPLIES TO: AD, AE, AM, AME, AO, AT, AS, AZ, SK )
  • 9594 Intermediate Maintenance Activity (IMA) Nuclear Worker (APPLIES ​TO: MM, EM, HT, MR, ET, IC, EN )
  • 9595 Hazardous Material Control Management Technician
  • 9597 Radiac Technician (APPLIES TO: ALL)
  • 9598 Disaster Preparedness Operations and Training Specialists (APPLIES TO: ALL)

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