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.

  • All Recruits must purchase their uniform prior to being sworn in.

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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

  • Police Background Check   (Form)


What happens during a visit?

Typically we conduct a personal interview. This gives you the opportunity to ask questions about the Ohio Naval Militia and ONM Personnel will in turn, ask you questions. The types of questions that you will be asked will generally relate to your skills, previous military service, 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.

Contact our Recruiting Officer LTJG J. Varga at 614-654-4424 for more information.