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I Am In the Air Force

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 85 People

    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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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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    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 1 Response 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, 2014

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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 18-21, F Aug 20, 2007

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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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    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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    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 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2012

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 14, 2013

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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 1 Response Sep 3, 2011

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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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    Related Experiences

    Deployment #1 starts tomorrow, and I can already feel how long these two months are going to go by. The time difference is what's going to be hard, right now it's only an hour and...
    Brittaaaaanny Brittaaaaanny 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I've read so many different things and I'm not sure what to go by. Do they get a call once a week in basic or not until the 4th week?
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend left for BMT over a week ago. I am nervous because i sent some of my letters in colored envelopes.9= ( i bought a lot of blank hallmark cards, with the matching...
    mkgestone mkgestone 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    today's just one of those days where I really miss him. I always miss him, but today I can't fight the sadness of missing him. I wish I could ship myself to him.
    viviaraiza viviaraiza 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    My boyfriends step dad isn't fond of me. he thinks i'm gonna stop my boyfriend from getting ahead in life. At first he thought that i would keep him from going to the air force but...
    christinabazan christinabazan 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    My airman's mom received a letter from the Air Force letting us know about BMT graduation. As she was giving me the information, she said he wrote "please tell Amanda" on the back...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    My man is on week 5 of BMT. I feel as though this whole experience has brought us so close in such a short amount of time. I can't even believe he's been gone for so long till I...
    viviaraiza viviaraiza 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Got to have an actual conversation over the phone for the first time n.n even though it was only 15 minutes, it was enough. I feel so much better. I got a letter yesterday and...
    grodemeiser grodemeiser 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Today was one of those great days where I know he misses me, I know he loves me and I know that we are stronger than any distance between us. Got the good morning texts, the lunch...
    Jules555 Jules555 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    waisunny0594 waisunny0594 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    It's been almost a week since my guy left and today's the strongest I've felt since then. For days now, I've kept myself worrying what he's going through. If his love for me will...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Hi everyone! My fiancé just enlisted into the Air Force! I am very happy and supportive of him bc I come from a long line of military family!! I have never experienced being...
    jessf30 jessf30 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Hi everyone! My fiancé and I will be married next month before he leaves for bmt! I have a friend who was just at the McGuire base in New Jersey. We are both very young (22). She...
    jessf30 jessf30 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm freaking out a little bit. I reached out to my airman's bestfriend as someone to talk to about him. I expressed my fear that while he's gone, I'm worried he'll change the way...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just wanted to let everyone know that with a guy in basic you can follow https://www.facebook.com/pages/USAF-Basic-Military-Training/157294844292985 :) they post updates pics of...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    waisunny0594 waisunny0594 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend has been in basic since Tuesday, I know it's unrealistic to expect a phone call this early. I already received his first phone call saying that he was there. Is it...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend is currently in basic. We planned on getting married once he reached his permanent station but from what I've read, it's better to get married in tech school that way...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    For example, my boyfriend forced me to meet his mother and brother once. It was probably the most uncomfortable hour of my life. Everyone at the table just ignored me. I couldn't...
    cairah cairah 22-25, F a week ago

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    Just found out that my boyfriend now is leaving for 7 months instead of 2. How can I keep myself busy. Any suggestions?
    marissayo57 marissayo57 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I am a nurse, and I met my boyfriend at my hospital a year ago. We have been together for 7 months, and today he left for basic training. He is currently a PJ applicant in the...
    mkgestone mkgestone 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I am a nurse, and I met my boyfriend at my hospital a year ago. We have been together for 7 months, and today he left for basic training. He is currently a PJ applicant in the...
    mkgestone mkgestone 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I am a nurse, and I met my boyfriend at my hospital a year ago. We have been together for 7 months, and today he left for basic training. He is currently a PJ applicant in the...
    mkgestone mkgestone 26-30, F Jul 21

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