Welcome to the Ohio Naval Militia: Recruiting

Click here for our Career CenterThe requirements for potential recruits are stated below:

  • All Recruits must schedule an appointment with the Recruiting Department prior to arriving at Camp Perry.

  • All Recruits must attend a formal interview and orientation process. This is typically handled on Saturday mornings during a drill weekend.

  • All Recruits must spend (1) one full drill weekend with the unit prior to being sworn in. This is in addition to the Interview & Orientation date.

  • Read the FAQ for more information.  Click Here


Contact our
Recruiting Officer
LTJG. E. Bergsman
(614) 654-4424
(440) 829-9714
to apply,
or for more information

What Type of paper work will I need to complete?

All Recruits are given a packet of forms to complete. These forms include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Enlistment Application

  • Medical History Checklist

  • Federal and State background check   (Form)

What happens during a visit?

You will meet, spend time with and have the opportunity to ask questions about the Ohio Naval Militia. ONM personnel will in turn, ask you questions. The types of questions that you will be asked will relate to your skills, previous military service (if applicable), goals and interests.

If you have prior military service in any branch. Please bring a copy of your Form DD 214 and other related documents that you deem necessary.

Visit our Career Center to see our available positions click here.