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I Am In the Air Force

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    Being An Ex Army Guy I Have To Say That

    The Air Force is the finest para-Military organization in the world. :)
    sp3gold sp3gold 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2013

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    I Am A Usaf Veteran

    My deceased wife and I were in the USAF for 6 years. We met in Basic Training, we were in the same flight in basic and use to go on base liberty together. She went to her tech school and I went to mine. After our tech schools, we met up Mcguire Air Force base in New Jersey and...
    kimberlyann12345 kimberlyann12345 56-60 Mar 31, 2013

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    Bring On Lackland!

    My name is Jenna, and I just enlisted in the USAFR.  I swear in on Dec. 1st being my recruiter is in Miami.  I leave for Lackland at the end of April on the delayed entry program.  I can't wait I am so excited!  I grew up as a military brat, and...
    MarineGirl89 MarineGirl89 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Excited For The Usaf

    Hey there, my name is Luke, and I just recently swore into the United States Air Force DEP. Although I've been hearing about long wait periods for basic, I have been told by my recruiter and by my liaison officer at MEPS that I could be very likely be leaving as early as...
    LDRAKE03 LDRAKE03 18-21, M Sep 3, 2011

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    Quick Story

    Just a quick shout out to everybody in the best Air Force in the world and most of all to the best career field of them all. WHO THE HELL?
    mondalor mondalor 22-25, M Jun 15, 2012

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    Support Group For Af Moms..

    My son has been in the AF as a firefighter going on 3 years. He just got back from Afghanistan 4 months ago. Thank God he made it back safe. I have been involved with the military since the age of 3. My adoptive dad is Retired Army, he served for 35 years and my husband is...
    Denine1102 Denine1102 44, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2012

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    Future

    I just took my ASVAB at school. im a junior in highschool. and i scored a 93. I know this is somewhat a good score. Im just hoping i can get the job i want. anyone know how hard it is to become a networking engineer?
    Anthonyx500 Anthonyx500 16-17, M Dec 19, 2012

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    Trying To Be Patient

    im all antsy because in then next couple of days i will find out if they assigned me a job or not. i really really hope they do! sitting in the system is a pain in the *** but i know it will be worth it in the end. i should probably stop looking up youtube vids about bmt because...
    AJlove AJlove 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    April 16, 1993

    Let me take you back 20 years ago. April 16, 1993. Approximately 3pm. Lackland AFB, Tx. Having been assigned to Flight 276, 325th Basic Military Training Squadron (ATC), there I stood under the overhang of Building 9085, home of the 325th with two fellow recruits. We stuck...
    prisoner1972 prisoner1972 36-40, M Apr 16, 2013

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    Im 19 years old and in the army I live my

    uniform and my high boots I serve in the air force, I'm a technician and I actually love fixing the F-16 fighter jets. Open them up, changing their panels, testing and fixing and checking and everything. Sometime resting on the wing while the fan is working after a hot long...
    bat118 bat118 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I'm In the Air Force

    I went to basic training four years ago in San Antonio, TX at Lackland AFB. The first week, all I did was cry and wonder what the hell I did. After that, I loved it. I thought basic training was fun. It was entertaining, got me into shape, got me to a doctor when I was sick...
    BehindMyMind BehindMyMind 21-25, F Aug 20, 2007

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    Air Force Moms Support Group

    I created  a support group  just for you! Here you will meet other Moms that are experiencing the same type of emotions and perhaps even meeting a few that are in your child’s same squadron and flight. We laugh and cry together and pay it forward to the...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F Apr 7, 2010

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    I Got My Ship Date!!!

    YES! i am leaving february 2nd=P anyone else leaving that day?
    AJlove AJlove 18-21, F Nov 23, 2009

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    Into The Blue

    I swore in May 20, 2010. I have been waiting to leave ever since. Which is BRUTAL! But, i finally got my ship date and job. I leave for basic November 2nd. Only 47 days away from today. Im ecstatic!! Completely looking forward to the huge change in myself and the military...
    PeaceLovinIndividual PeaceLovinIndividual 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    I Choose My Own

    Two years ago I began researching the different branches of our military, narrowing down from the ones that weren't for me. After a year and a half I found that the perfect match for me was the Air Force, but my priorities also included getting my college education completed. So...
    Samie810 Samie810 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2010

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    Gound Rat Forever

    I started my career as a 2e1x3 ground radio apprentice (dirt rats) then they had to go with some dumb merger to 3d1x3 rd transmission something or other. My last station was at holloman in alamagordo nm, hint to all you new bloods out there do everything you can to avoid holloman...
    punkmonkey58 punkmonkey58 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    Lets Get This Ball Rolling=)

    well i enlisted back in september (still no ship date yet...booo!) and i obviously dont know my SC yet lol=) first choice is ATC and then the rest are all mechanic jobs because i cant be a paper pusher (i'd get too bored) anywho my recruiter said i shouldnt expect to leave until...
    AJlove AJlove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    If you're a girl tell me a secret

    and I'll tell you one
    thiatt1244 thiatt1244 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Related Experiences

    My boyfriend left for Basic Training on December 16th. It's been 4 days and time doesn't feel too bad, but I wish it were going by quicker. He called me yesterday for about a...
    NatashaKeith NatashaKeith 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I want to join the Air Force and become a pilot but I won't be able to cause of my hearing problems, so I was thinking of majoring in engineering in college so I can still join the...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Nov 30

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    Hello girls ,well first of all let me start by saying We are a lesbian couple , my wife just left for military Air Force , and she will be gone for 6 months ... I ben reading alof...
    Dpablo1293 Dpablo1293 18-21, F Nov 22

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    Are there medical jobs available in the Air Force? Like nursing for example
    abbycall1 abbycall1 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Got to talk to my airman for an hour and a half on the phone :)))) he's finally in tech school. Yay.
    MAELLEA MAELLEA 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    When I'm by myself I get very emotional about how how much I miss my airman and it has only been a week
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    OMG!!!! My airman surprised me with a phone call for thanksgiving and we were able to talk for 40 minutes!!! I was so happy and still am!!! :)
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F Nov 27

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    My Airman just graduated BMT this weekend and I was there in San Antonio. The goodbyes do not get easier, let me tell you that. The time we spent together didn't feel like enough...
    ohhmargaret ohhmargaret 18-21, F Dec 1

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    My Airman is currently in Minot North Dakota. He is 22 hours away from me. He won't come home till June and it gets harder and harder everyday. most people say it gets easier but I...
    Destineymk Destineymk 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 11

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    I am 18 and I'm in college and I have been dating my boyfriend for 1 year and 2 months now. He left for basic training on Tuesday. I know that isn't that far away but we were...
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    So this may be a super random and silly question, but I thought who better to ask than y'all! Do any of you girlfriends know how many sheets of notebook paper can be sent with one...
    kayceelakay kayceelakay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    So my boyfriend called me today! Yay! It made me so so happy! It was all I could do to get through the phone call without crying..I swear I cried for a good 30 minutes after.. I'm...
    kayceelakay kayceelakay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F Nov 27

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    This is probably a stupid question but does anyone know what it means to put the number 435 on the back of an envelope when sending mail
    airforcegf1213 airforcegf1213 18-21, F Dec 1

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    My boyfriend just joined and will be leaving in February for basic. IM so proud and happy for him but at the same time I'm so very sad he is going away. Supporting him so he feels...
    SunshineLL SunshineLL 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    My boyfriend just joined and will be leaving in February for basic. IM so proud and happy for him but at the same time I'm so very sad he is going away. Supporting him so he feels...
    SunshineLL SunshineLL 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I am new to the whole military girlfriend thing my boyfriend will be leaving for basic in about one month and all of this is a little overwhelming. I am extremely proud of him, but...
    CamMichelle CamMichelle 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    My husband just left last Monday (December 1st) it was the hardest day of my life. Because that day is also my birthday. I did get the phone call about his address but I am still...
    AugustinesSecrets AugustinesSecrets 18-21, F Dec 7

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    My boyfriend left for BMT today :( I was expecting a phone call or something during his down time at MEPS today, but I've yet to hear from him. It kind of sucks but also it makes...
    hannanicole10 hannanicole10 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Things are not doing well between me and my boyfriend. He graduated BMT two weeks ago and we barely talk. On the first week of tech school, he used to call me almost every day for...
    MAELLEA MAELLEA 18-21, F Dec 9

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    Almost there.... comes home around Jan 10th... kind of nervous...
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F Dec 9

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    Long Distance Relationships. They suck. But they can be the most amazing things in they're own way... There's this man. This absolutely amazing man that I'm head over heels in love...
    AirmansPrincess112113 AirmansPrincess112113 18-21, F Dec 7

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