SPECIAL DUTY OFFICER (INTELLIGENCE) OPTION
Age: STA-21 Intelligence Option applicants must be at least 18 years old and be able to complete degree requirements and be commissioned prior to age 35.
Enlisted Source: This option is open to men and women of all ratings.
Educational Requirements: Although STA-21 Intelligence Option applicants are strongly encouraged to pursue technical degrees, the intelligence community seeks no particular academic major, but rather desires officers who possess strong analytical ability and communication skills (both oral and written).
Medical Standards: STA-21 Intelligence Option applicants must pass physical standards as prescribed in the Manual of the Medical Department, NAVMED P-117.
Service Obligation: STA-21 Intelligence selectees will incur a five-year active duty obligation upon commissioning.
Clearance Requirements: Applicants who are selected, must have a current TS/SCI clearance or provide proof that a TS/SCI clearance has been requested.