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I Am A United States Air Force Girlfriend, Fiance Or Wife

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    Distance

    I am living in Iowa while my airman is stationed 3,000 miles away in Alaska! :/ it is very hard and none of my friends understand! I wish I could talk to people that understand what I'm going through! Any thoughts, pointers, and stories would help! :)
    faith322 faith322 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    Rant.

    Alright so today at work a girl call her girl1 was complaining to another co-worker girl2 that she's mad that girl2 gets to see and hangout with her boyfriend whenever she wants while girl1s boyfriend is gone for a week hunting. And she was complaining like crazy about it. And I...
    KristenMarie KristenMarie 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    Graduation

    My fiancé is leaving for basic Nov. 5 and I am kind of freaking out. My question is, what happens for graduation. Do I have to do anything, what are the procedures, will I get any one on one time with him, etc. For those of you that have already gone through this please leave...
    mykes mykes 18-21, F Oct 28, 2013

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    Woke up teary eyed this am!

    My love is up and at em. Airmans run in full effect and I am home miles and miles away wishing like crazy that I was there with her. Kicking myself in the tail for missing such a memorable moment in her life. Planned to visit in tech school instead of graduation so our time...
    AllForHerLove AllForHerLove 31-35, F Feb 13

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    Can some one make the next nine days go by fast.

    .. My man is on leave and come home next weekend and I can't wait to see him. We've been having a talk about something's that could change things in our life but it's good things. I'm starting to want what he wants when he does and I explained a few things to him hopefully these...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Package Ideas!

    Hey guys,My boyfriend just left BMT (thank goodness) and is now at tech school in San Angelo, TX. I want to send him a care package, possibly an easter care package. Any ideas about what to send!? 
    morsekm morsekm 18-21 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    Missing Him

    Hi everyone....iam an U.S. air force girlfriend. This is all new too me and had heard sharing my story will help with my coping and get advice from those sharing my same experience so here its goes....It all started about a lil over a year ago, I met this girl Ella who I became...
    GBsGirl GBsGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2012

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    Meeting The Love Of My Life

    Couple of my girlfriends and I decided to go out for some Saturday night dancing and drinking. Meeting a guy was the last thing on my mind that night. We got to the club and immediately started taking shots and after the shots went straight to the dance floor. About an hour...
    Import86 Import86 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    Recurring Dream

    So every night for the past 4 to 5 nights it seems that I have the same dream. I keep dreaming that my man has returned home from deployment with out my knowledge and he shows up at my work in his dress blue uniform and I freak and run and jump in his arms. It's always ends that...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F Oct 19, 2013

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    "Staying Strong" Has Been The Death Of Me... But I Found Hope

    First off: I dearly love my husband. I love him with my whole heart! I love being married to him, and wouldn't ever leave him. Ever. This is purely a, "venting" session. Maybe a few fellow Military wives can commiserate with me. I don't judge you, you don't judge me. That ok...
    IMissYouMySweet IMissYouMySweet 18-21, F Mar 29, 2013

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    I can't help but feel overwhelmed with sadness

    seeing everyone else posting about how they got there first letter and stuff. My amazing fiancé and I have been dating for 2 years and 7 months. We just got engaged right before he left for BMT 3 weeks ago. He started basic training EXACTLY 3 weeks ago today, and I've still...
    lilgompas lilgompas 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Best weekend ever!!!!

    !! He text me this weekend saying less than a month, which means deployment is almost over!!!! On top of that I also found out the date of his return!!!!!! I'm so excited I cannot wait to see him and really work on us and take things from there. He's made me feel like no other...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F Jan 13

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    Really Need Support

    Hey everyone, I am new to this group and needed to talk, share my thoughts/feelings with people who would be able to relate. My fiance is leaving next Tuesday for basic training. So he will be gone for 8.5 weeks for that and then he will go to his actual training for his job for...
    ItsJustMe888 ItsJustMe888 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    Question

    I have a question for those of you that have already had their loved ones go through basic. How often are they able to send letters. I have not received one yet...he has been gone since Nov. 5th. I am hoping that he isn't getting into trouble and therefore unable to write. I...
    mykes mykes 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    The Only Thing Stronger Than An Air Force Football Player Is His Girlfriend.

    My boyfriend were on and off all through my four years of high school. We were the ones that everyone sees how in love we were with each other, but for some reason, left it at "friends". Finally, at the end of my senior year, we started dating. It has now been over a year since...
    sydneyaclark sydneyaclark 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14, 2012

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    Can anyone help me understand my boyfriends job

    title and what it will mean for our relationship. He got airborne operations, I have tried looking it up but I haven't been able to pinpoint what he actually does, it also has said something about being on planes. Does this mean he will be away from home a lot? Will he be moving...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 22-25 1 Response Mar 19

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    My boyfriend is about to head to pararescue

    training. He hasn't really told me much about it except for the crazy fitness tests they have every week. I just googled everything that goes into it.. 66 weeks of training bouncing all throughout the US. I'm kinda freaking out a little but right now
    proudPJso proudPJso 18-21, F Sep 21

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    It hurts so much not being able to talk to him

    every day... I still haven't gotten a letter and it hasn't gotten any easier being away from him:(
    Sunnynights Sunnynights 18-21, F Jul 3

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    So it's almost been one year

    since my bf has been in the Air Force and wow it has been a journey one day I wake up frustrated that he's gone and other days I'm perfectly ok I want to get married and be with him but he says he's not ready for marriage but wants to marry me someday and it's so extremely...
    Cwills2 Cwills2 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Need Opinionss..

    Hello everyone:) Since some of you guys are already Air Force wives or fiances I want your opinion on something!! My boyfriend keeps saying in his letters how much he wants to marry me now. We talked about it a little bit before he left, he likes to joke around a lot about us...
    BourgeaultsAlwaysandForever BourgeaultsAlwaysandForever 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Moving

    My fiance and I have been talking alot about me moving to alaska to be with him and make things easier for us. The big move would be happening in july of this year and its a little nerve racking. We want to live together first before we get married and I think its a great idea...
    Import86 Import86 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    Well, my FIANCE (just got engaged!

    ) just left for Basic Training yesterday. He leaves on his flight for San Antonio, Texas this evening. I'm super nervous about the simple fact of "When will I get the address in order to send him letters at basic?" Will he get to call and tell the address as soon as he gets there...
    lilgompas lilgompas 16-17, F Jul 29

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    Empty

    He left today and I already feel like an empty shell of myself. I am proud of him for doing what he has always wanted to do, but I still wish his dream was doing something different to where I could still talk to him every night. These next few months cannot go by fast enough...
    mykes mykes 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    She absolutely turned my frown upside down!

    :) Phone calls, text, and FaceTime made me feel like I didn't miss a thing. I swear I grow more and more in love with her everyday! Can't wait to finally see her and hold on to her for a little while. Missing everything about her but it felt so very good to see her smiling face...
    AllForHerLove AllForHerLove 31-35, F Feb 13

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    My boyfriend is leaving in a week

    for 7 months for basic and tech school. Can anyone give me any recommendations to get through this time and the best ways to support him and help him get through as well. I have been an emotional wreck.
    missyjeanne13 missyjeanne13 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Letters

    Today my fiancé's mother told me she got a postcard from him. I can't help but feel jealous and upset. I know she deserves a card, but why didn't I get one too?? I have been praying for a card or call I am really struggling right now and something from him would have made me...
    mykes mykes 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    I Am New To This

    Today I officially became an airman girlfriend, I think? Haha. My boyfriend of a year and a half (as of tomorrow exactly- we started dating on new years) was cleared at his physical examination, listed his job preference, was sworn in as a recruit etc. etc. I am so excited...
    morsekm morsekm 18-21 3 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    Things Not To Say To A Military Significant Other

    1. "Aren't you afraid that he'll be killed?" This one comes in at number one on the "duh" list for every military wife. Of course we're afraid. We're terrified. The thought always lingers in the backs of our minds -- but thanks, brilliant, you just brought it back to the front...
    anotherinnocent anotherinnocent 22-25, F 13 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    So it's been two weeks

    since we have seen each other, not too happy about that but it is what it is. Tho over the last few days I've been extremely nauseous, I have two kids and never had morning sickness with them so now I'm starting to worry. I haven't told him that I think I could be pregnant cause...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F Aug 13

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    Hey ladies and gents out there with a loved one

    in the Air Force! Is your trainee at basic right now? Whether your trainee has been in for awhile, just left, or is shipping out soon you guys should check out this FB group page! Go to FB and type in the search bar AF Wingmoms. After you have liked the page you can join the...
    seateejay seateejay 22-25, F Dec 31, 2013

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    Is anyone's airman in tech school

    for security forces? Or was?
    airfrocelove airfrocelove 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    He Leaves Again Soon.

    After our short visit to home, he leaves again. Then, again, he leaves in January a very short time after he returns.. Lord help me I'm starting to think I married a blue moon.
    lovingexpress lovingexpress 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2011

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    I messed up and didn't mean to have what

    happened happen. I have issues with my phone and it froze on me. Well the stupid thing sent a request to his ex when I was trying to get it to scroll so I could get off his Facebook page. And now he's mad at me. I honestly didn't know what he was talking about when he messaged...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    Wishing September Would Get Here Quicker!!

    So my last story was about before Derek left. &&  Alot has changed since then. Derek left July 27th to go to basic, and i was very nervous, scared, upset, etc. about him leaving. I wasn't sure how everything was going to be, how i would feel, and there was just a bunch of...
    imissyouderekokley imissyouderekokley 18-21, F Jul 31, 2010

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    Story Of My Life

    My Airman is stationed in Ramstein, Germany.. I live in Texas! He and I seem to be at our strongest when he went through BMT and Tech school but when we found out that he was going over seas we knew that a long distance relationship was a FAIL, not even worth trying. So we split...
    BoomerangLove BoomerangLove 26-30 Sep 13, 2013

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    Help

    my boyfriend is stationed at Mcguire AFB and I would like to get to know some people from there and to know what to do while up there.
    usaflove usaflove 18-21, F Oct 28, 2013

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    missyjeanne13 missyjeanne13 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    So Happy To Find A Support Group!

    Hey ladies! This is my first time posting on this website as I get to know it and explore. I figured I would share my story as I have a long road ahead! My boyfriend's sister and I were in a wedding party together last October. We instantly clicked and became friends. She...
    Upnorth2 Upnorth2 22-25, F Apr 8, 2013

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    I got my first letter today!

    I started crying as soon as I saw it in the mail box. I miss him so much and reading them made it feel like I was with him again. Getting the letter was completely worth the wait!!
    lilybeth622 lilybeth622 16-17, F Jun 2

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    My boyfriend and I have only been together

    for a little less then a month. We have been talking about him enlisting in the Air Force sometime in May. Well tonight on our movie date he say "well I enlisted today. " He says it like it is not big deal. while the second he said it I instantly got knots in my stomach. I had...
    aundreapedrazabug aundreapedrazabug 18-21, F Nov 5

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    Wife And Still In High School

    Okay here goes the basic info before I ask my question.. I am a senior in high school married to an Airman who is just starting tech school, we have a baby that is 1. When this all started we were told it would take a long time, well he swore into the AF at the end of August and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    I Miss Him... ):

    Soo this is a sad post I guess. Today is just a really bad day and I miss my boyfriend like crazy!! Normally I'm really strong and positive and don't cry over missing him usually but tonight is different. I just got off the phone with him and we talked for almost an hour an I...
    KristenMarie KristenMarie 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    Just Want To Share My Story...

    So... I met my airman almost 5 years ago while we worked at a retail store together since the first day I think I made a good impression on him because he started talking to me and trying to go out with me, haha, I didn't wanted... He's an awesome guy, I was just tired of the...
    Bebygord Bebygord 22-25, F Nov 10, 2012

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    What a great morning!

    I simply cannot stop smiling. Had an amazing conversation last night with my Airman before I went to sleep. I slept like a rock and had wonderful dreams of our future life together. 😊 Woke up to a "Good Morning Gorgeous" and a short conversation full of I Love You's! I still...
    AllForHerLove AllForHerLove 31-35, F Feb 27

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    Stay Strong <3

    Hey ladies! Its so crazy that over a year ago I was here venting because I was having a bad day or bragging that I got a letter. We have come so far since then! In one year He went through BMT, two tech schools, we got married, I graduated High school, I moved 1200 miles away...
    AFWife318 AFWife318 18-21, F Nov 25, 2012

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    Both of my husbands were military servicemen.

    Let me qualify that statement. My first husband was a Major in the USAF. He died on September 11, 2001 when the plane he was on hit the Pentagon in Washington D.C. My second husband retired as a Lt. Colonel in the USAF.
    olderblondemom olderblondemom 46-50, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Military Training Instructor?

    Aloha! Yes, I am from Hawaii. I met my airman here & no I'm not an Air Force wife just yet, I am an air force girlfriend we have been together for 6 months. It's a little abnormal but we met on a dating site, He was in Kuwait, I was here in hawaii. We talked and talked and before...
    Kkimmy Kkimmy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    Hi! So far I've gotten 2 letters from my fiancé

    while he's been in BMT, but I've gotten no calls :( he even mentioned in the letter how the worst thing about BMT is that he doesn't get calls, but that he would call me with the next phone call he got. Tomorrow marks week 5, but it just sucks to not be able to hear his voice. I...
    lilgompas lilgompas 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I got my first letter today!

    Words cannot express my excitement and happiness. It's so good to know that he's doing well, and his letter was so very sweet! Only 42 more days left until I'm in his arms again!
    lilgompas lilgompas 16-17, F Aug 13

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    My Advice To The Young Ladies Thinking About Getting Married To There Military Man (:

    This is advice that I gave to some of the girls that I'd like to share with everyone incase ya'll need it (: The thought of getting married & sttleing down is nice, but it's not for everyone, & sometimes it just doesn't work out in the end AS MUCH AS YOU TRY, but heres something...
    krisalyss krisalyss 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    Basic Training

    Hey guys my boyfriend of almost two years just left for basuc today Nov 3. He was supposed to be leaving Nov 5. I am already devastated could barely drive home. Will he be allowed to use his phone while on the way there?? When will I know when his graduation is. I have so many...
    lexigurl7852 lexigurl7852 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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