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List of Naval Officer Designators
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List of Naval Officer Designators

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An officer designator tells what the officer's job is. The last digit (X) denotes the whether the officer has a Regular(0) or Reserve (5) commission. Currently all officers entering the Navy receive a Reserve commission.

111X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is qualified in Surface Warfare

112X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is qualified in Submarine Warfare

113X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is qualified in Special Warfare 

114X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is a Special Operation officer by virtue of training in the EOD, DIV/ SAL, and EOM functional areas

116X Unrestricted Line Officer who is in training for Surface Warfare qualification

117X Unrestricted Line Officer who is in training for Submarine Warfare qualification

118X Unrestricted Line Officer who is in training for Special Warfare qualification

119X Unrestricted Line Officer who is in training for Special Operations qualification 

131X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is qualified for duty involving flying heavier-than-air, or heavier and lighter-than air type of aircraft as a pilot

132X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is qualified for duty involving heavier-than-air, or heavier and lighter-than-air type aircraft as a Naval Flight Officer

137X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is in training for duty involving flying as a Naval Flight Officer

139X An Unrestricted Line Officer who is in training for duty involving flying as a pilot

152X An Aviation Maintenance Duty Officer 

161X Special Duty Officer (Cryptology)

163X Special Duty Officer (Intelligence)

164X A restricted Line Officer in training for qualification as Special Duty Officer (Cryptology)

165X Special Duty Officer (Public Affairs)

180X Special Duty Officer (Oceanography)

310X A Supply Corps Officer

510X A Civil Engineer Corps Officer