broadly if you wish to learn small arms, stand about on deck out in the gulf, 1 year in three, make leading hand in say 7 years, petty officer in 20, chief in 25. then sea(res)- thats this months name for it, is your banyan.
loggies deploy over the globe, including afghan, doing everything required to move goods and people about.
same promotion scale though I would say.
if I had my time again I would say go loggie for sure.
F*ck off to the AFCO and stop wasting time here then! I don't whether you noticed but this is an unofficial forum hence the semi serious answers. To be blunt I gave you the answer and if you don't have a sense of humour, I think you're in for a big shock if you ever make it through training. Now f*ck off back to being trainee team till leader at McDonalds.