Service & Safety

Prepare meals for everyone from fellow servicemembers to world leaders. Render emergency medical treatment to soldiers and civilians. Provide the kind of tight-knit security that keeps our forces safe. As a Service & Safety professional, you'll help ensure that all Navy personnel are prepared and protected as they go about their work and their mission.

The Enlisted Sailors serving part-time in this community of America’s Navy focus their talents in some key areas: Emergency, Fire & Rescue; Food, Restaurant & Lodging; and Law Enforcement & Security.

If you have a background or interest in these areas or related fields, you could be making the most of it as a Reservist. Making important contributions whenever you're serving. And using the experience to further your civilian career.


Video: Navy Reserve - Lieutenant JG Janet Brandsasse - Security

Reserve Lieutenant JG Janet Brandsasse, runs a security det. I’m a supervisor in the police department; I’m a supervisor in the military. So I’m always commanding troops.

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Potential affiliation or sign-on bonuses now available

You may qualify to earn a bonus from $5,000 to $20,000 when you join the Navy Reserve. Contact a Navy Reserve Recruiter for details. Currently serving in the Navy? Contact your Career Counselor or the Career Transition Office (CTO) for details.

Enlisted or Officer – what's the difference?

All members of the Navy and Navy Reserve are Sailors, first and foremost. Beyond that, Sailors are classified as either Enlisted or Officer. Find out why and what it means.