You have the questions? We have the answers.
Q:What are the pre requites needed to apply?
A: The applicant needs at least two years of HONORABLE service in any branch of service.
Q:I'm not Active Duty may I still apply?
A:Yes we take all service status i.e. Guard, Reserve, Retired, Veteran. Must have at least two years of service
Q: I'm currently deployed or OCONUS may I still apply?
A: Yes, you can still apply.
Q: How long is the intake process?
A: The intake process is six weeks and upon the completion of journey week (week 6) you will be expected to be in person for a Crossing Weekend which includes a Ritualization, Wilderness Night, and Promotion Ceremony.
Q: What fees am I expected to pay?
A: Your initial intake fee is $350 (Can be broken up into two payments) which covers you for a year. After your initial year you will be expected to pay yearly dues (the annual dues amount will be given upon completion of the Enlistment of Brotherhood.
Q: Am I required to purchase anything during the intake process?
A: Upon competition of the intake process the following items need to be purchased if you don't have them already: Navy blue tailored suit, white dress shirt, navy blue self-tie bowtie, brown shoes, all white V-Neck t-shirt, and travel arrangements for the crossing weekend.
Q: What can I use as proof of service?
A: You can use a current LES or orders as proof of service. However, a DD-214 is the method for all veterans.
Q: What happens after I submit my application?
A: Someone from the Membership Committee will review and accept or reject your application within 72 hours. After your application is approved you then move to the interview process.
Q: Do I need to provide letters of recommendation?
A: Yes, two letters of recommendation are required with application. It is preferred one letter be a personal reference and the other letter should be business related.
Q: Will I be hazed during the process?
A: At no point during or after intake will you be hazed, demoralized, profanity be directed at you, provoked, put in danger or forced to question your values.