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I Am In the Air Force

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    My boyfriend just left to Texas for BMT... He called me once to tell me he sent me a picture of the mailing address... But it was so quick I didn't get to speak... Or tell him I...
    Yumalaii Yumalaii 18-21, F Sep 1

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    Does anyone else believe in love at first sight? I fell Inlove at 16 with a man named Angel. I never knew what I was getting myself into dating an Air Force man. Tonight we had our...
    HannahStone HannahStone 16-17, F Sep 11

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    So I know this may not be practical, but I am going into the Health feilds when I graduate. And since my boyfriend is going in for piloting would it be a good idea to go in the Air...
    HannahStone HannahStone 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I'm dating a man in the Air Force who is stationed in Quatar. He will be home right after Christmas! We have been together for almost a year now...I miss him so much :)
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F Sep 17

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    well, actually I am an air force ex-girlfriend since yesterday.. it hurts to say that out loud. since almost three weeks we had a break from each other because my ex-boyfriend...
    resero resero 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    My airman left Aug 5th and other than the phone call home, no one (not even his parents) has heard from him and it will be 4 weeks tomorrow :(. Help. He called me from the airport...
    kamoorogers kamoorogers 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Hey Ladies! I'm sure many of us are missing our Airmen. Whether states apart or countries apart, its not easy. I found a song yesterday that I think many many of us will be able to...
    kellykelly95 kellykelly95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    You women are so amazing! It takes strength to do what y'all do, and I am just blown away.. Does anyone believe in love at first sight? I met my airmen a few weeks ago, but man...
    taylorjmusic taylorjmusic 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 13

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    Today my Airman told me he loved me, and I cried lol 😍 I'm so happy I had to share! 😁
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    He just made my night..we talked via text for a little bit...definitely made me smile! :)
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    4 months to go.....I can do this...:-)
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F Aug 31

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    This week, my boyfriend got his dreaded leave date. It happens to be during the absolute worst time ever for me: FINALS WEEK. I'm in my last year towardBachelors, and I just don't...
    hannanicole10 hannanicole10 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Love that we can talk as often as we do! Really miss him...and his amazing hugs! 3 1/2 more months......<3
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Hello ladies. You all are such incredibly strong and wonderful human beings, and I definitely understand how difficult this is. I was hoping that you all could take a second to...
    leswince leswince 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I'm 18 and my boyfriend just left for BMT, I can't stop crying, it's sad knowing I can't talk to him.. I guess I just wanted to know if anyone had tips/advice you can send me, just...
    USAFGirlfriendN USAFGirlfriendN 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Hi everyone! Im a 17 year old girl named hannah. I know everyone thinks I'm so young but I'm very Inlove with my boyfriend angel. He is being stationed in Texas while I'm in...
    HannahStone HannahStone 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    How long will it take for my letters to get to him :( I just sent them this morning
    USAFGirlfriendN USAFGirlfriendN 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    My boyfriend is in Turkey and I miss him like crazy. If anyone has any advice or comforting words Im feeling really down and lonely today.
    kellykelly95 kellykelly95 18-21, F Sep 12

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    Tonight was the first night we discussed him leaving for training and I've never cried so hard. It's months away and I can't handle it. I'm not going to be able to do it when he...
    HannahStone HannahStone 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    We have been together for an amazing 11 months now....I miss him so much...💜
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F Sep 14

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    Hearing about all of you getting your letters is making me so excited !! Seriously can't wait to get my first one! I miss my hubby💕😍
    USAFGirlfriendN USAFGirlfriendN 18-21, F Sep 16

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    Only 15 more days until I get to see him! I absolutely cannot contain my excitement!
    taylorjmusic taylorjmusic 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    To bad my eye sight is horrible. Goodbye dreams.
    AlyseJay AlyseJay 16-17, F Sep 18

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    My boyfriend graduated BMT this weekend. His flight was awarded honor flight and watching him march with his flight was one of the proudest moments.. These past two days have been...
    proudPJso proudPJso 18-21, F Sep 20

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    Saying goodbye never gets easier
    proudPJso proudPJso 18-21, F Sep 20

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    My boyfriend will be leaving for Qatar for six months in January. Luckily, he'll be deployed with his best friend. I try to talk with his best friend's wife and my best friend (her...
    ieatboysz ieatboysz 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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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...
    proudPJso proudPJso 18-21, F Sep 21

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    Today is the first time my boyfriend is allowed to use his phone. He has been on Facebook and snapchat throughout the day. I text him in the morning but have yet to get any type of...
    proudPJso proudPJso 18-21, F a week ago

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    So sad I can't go see my boy graduate from basic next week but incredibly proud of him and I can't wait to talk to him again.
    brittanyrenee brittanyrenee 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So my boyfriend left yesterday. I was a wreck last night. I'm starting to worry that this is too hard. Any advice? When did your get your first letter? Where did yours get deployed...
    chelsea1993 chelsea1993 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So the guy I am dating, I only went on two dates with before he deployed not near enough to gain important information and obviously we have no photos of us to look back on...