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What are Dive Orders?

In order for a NOAA Corps Officer to become authorized to dive, the officer must first receive Officer Diving Authorization or "Dive Orders." The authorization is official when the NOAA Form 56-30 Officer Diving Authorization Request is completed and signed by the officer, the officer's supervisor, and the Diving Program Manager. An Officer Diving Authorization Request form must be completed at the beginning of each fiscal year (October 1) or whenever the officer is assigned to a new diving unit. 

Basic Officer Training Class (BOTC) for the NOAA Commissioned Officers Corps is held at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. 
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Unit Diving Supervisor:  Barry Smith (203-882-6589) Locations:  Milford, CT Narragansett, RI Research Vessel Gloria Michelle, Woods Hole, MA Website: Sub-units:  OAR / Ocean Exploration and...
Basic Officer Training Class 125 group photo at U.S. Coast Guard Academy
May 22, 2015
Ensign Lydia A. Ames Ensign Lydia A. Ames reported to the NOAA Corps Officer Training Center on 8 January 2015 to begin her basic training in the NOAA Commissioned Corps. Prior to joining NOAA, Ensign Ames worked as a...
The crew of NOAA Ship Pisces and Pascagoula, Miss. Mayor Robbie Maxwell pose with an anchor donated by the ship to commemorate t
December 18, 2015
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NOAA Corps Awards and Insignia
December 17, 2015
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Coast Guard VADM Charles Michel and NOAA RADM David Score sit side by side to sign Officer Exchange Memorandum of Understanding.
December 16, 2015
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NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps Officers
May 31, 2013
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