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I Am In the Air Force

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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 1 Response Nov 21, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 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 myย 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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    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 44, F 1 Response Apr 24, 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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    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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    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

    I used to be an U.S. Air Force Girlfriend. However, I am now married to an Air Force officer. Also, I now serve in the Air Force as well. We are currently stationed at Luke AFB...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    Convalescent leave in usaf? Hi everyone my boyfriend is in BMT for the usaf. He was in week 6 of basic training and hurt himself. He has 4 stress fractures and is now in med hold...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 18-21 1 Response Apr 15

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    My girl friend just left for BMT, about am hour ago we dropped her off at the air port. It feels so hard already. I feel so lost like a piece of me has been taken away. She is gone...
    AirforceGF415 AirforceGF415 18-21, F Apr 15

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    My name is Sierra and my boyfriend has been in the Air Force a year now.
    seeairuhh seeairuhh 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My boyfriend is currently in BT, and I got the 4 week call about a week or so ago. It was about 30 secs long and he managed to tell me that he loved me in all the craziness. It was...
    cartersantos cartersantos 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Post #1. Here's my story. I met a boy four years ago. He turned out to be my best friend and now my greatest love. We have been dating for almost 2 years now. But on February 18...
    morgenmay morgenmay 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Hey everyone quick question. How do job changes work? What I mean by that is my boyfriend got his job in airborne operations this job requires quite a bit of deployments and tdy's...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 18-21 1 Response Apr 2

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    Hello! So my boyfriend starts WOT 6 on Sunday. Very happy it's almost over! Anyways he has the job of security forces and I've been really curious on tech school/deployments/days...
    kseiler1 kseiler1 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Time to reintroduce myself! I joined EP back in 2011 when a psychology professor suggested it to me. We had an assignment to talk to him about anything we wanted, and I told him...
    chipmunkalice chipmunkalice 22-25, F Apr 7

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    So made it through BMT, it was touch but glad it's over. Now my Airman is in Monterey at the DLIFLC linguist school, he got Persian Farsi which is about 64 weeks long since they...
    taybarnes taybarnes 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Good morning everyone, I start week 4 tomorrow and I'm so excited about that call! I'm just trying to get an idea from other people around what time and day did you get that call...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 18-21 Mar 24

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    Thought this was fitting. Stay strong!
    Sloan13 Sloan13 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Today is my boyfriends and I's 4 years. FOUR YEARS! I got a call last night from him down in Basic!! He graduates in a few days and I'm so excited to fly down to see him.
    kelseyyyk kelseyyyk 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    So my boyfriend has been stationed in Guam for two years. He was suppose to be coming home at the end of this month, but we just found out his home coming got pushed back to July...
    MoSeleV MoSeleV 22-25 1 Response Mar 26

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    Got my 4th week call tonight! It was so great to get to actually talk to my boyfriend after a month! It was so weird seeing his name pop up on my phone but man was I thrilled! The...
    kseiler1 kseiler1 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Hey girls! I was just thinking that music is healing and can be great company when our men are away. I was hoping we could all respond to this with songs about long distance love...
    Sloan13 Sloan13 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I been with my hero for 6 years, and when he came back from basic training he proposed to me! I'm only 20 years old but I know him and I are meant to be together for ever! ๐Ÿ’™
    Airforcewife90 Airforcewife90 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Good evening everyone! I got my first call today and it was everything I was hoping for, he had 25 minutes and we talked about everything, I had so many questions but forgot...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 18-21 Mar 28

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    I go to see my boyfriend graduate Basic in four days. I must say I am very excited to see him since I haven't in two months...
    kelseyyyk kelseyyyk 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Hey I talked to my boyfriend today which was amazing, he sounds so good I miss him so much only 3 more weeks thank god. I was wondering how long does someone have to be in a job...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 18-21 1 Response Mar 29

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    He's sick. He's so sick. He's still sick. He's back in the hospital but for a totally different thing. It was only supposed to be 8 weeks that we were supposed to be separated, but...
    lexixlack lexixlack 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I just got off the phone with my boyfriend who is in tech school. I found out that his first duty station is in Turkey. I think I actually felt my heart break. I want to be there...
    kellykelly95 kellykelly95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    He leaves for BMT on May 20th. I was sour about it at first, however, I have started to excepted it and be somewhat happy about this experience for him. But now reading things and...
    lilybeth622 lilybeth622 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    How do you girls on here feel about weddings. I just need a few seconds to vent, my boyfriend has been telling people at basic we are engaged which is fine since we talked about it...
    Starrgurl92 Starrgurl92 18-21 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Retired in 2006 and have been having a great time as a T-6 Texan simulator instructor. 20 years in the AF as a pilot. What a great life and job.
    shadowplt shadowplt 46-50, M Apr 4

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    My boyfriend gradated from basic training this morning! I am so proud of him each and everyday ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚โœˆ๏ธ
    kelseyyyk kelseyyyk 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    My boyfriend is in BMT right now. He graduates May 8th and then he has 10 weeks on Indoc training. Being away from him is the hardest thing I've ever gone through. He's been the...
    megannicole73 megannicole73 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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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...
    missyjeanne13 missyjeanne13 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Hey ladies! So I'm just days away from flying out to Texas to see my boyfriend graduate :) so very excited! But I'm thinking about getting him a little graduation gift. Kinda...
    kseiler1 kseiler1 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My man leaves today for 7 months :(
    missyjeanne13 missyjeanne13 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Recently my boyfriend has decided that he want to join the military. Preferably the Air Force. While I am very excited for him I'm also very nervous and scared at the same time. He...
    briawyatt briawyatt 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    For a long time it was just me and my parents. I had an estranged brother who ran off got married and took his wife's last name. I could never understand nor fully forgive my own...
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    I studied marshal arts from an early age. I was never good at much else in youth (in my opinion.) My teachers in all the various forms (Kenpo, Taekwondo, Hapkido) said I had...
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    When the accident happen, what make us safety? In fact to a certain extent, the airbag play an most important role. The airbag can protect you avoid hurt seriously. So, in order to...
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