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I Am In the Air Force

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This is the second time around an Air Force relationship for me. I dated an older man in the Air Force for two years. It was a bitter relationship and since I have moved on...
    dearmatt dearmatt 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I need advice!! I am looking into joining the Air Force. I've done my research for the past few days and it seems like a great opportunity. I also want to be a part of something...
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Proud Air Force girlfriend doesn't suit me... I am more than a girlfriend but my man hasn't asked me to actual marry him yet. Plus I'm a soon to be proud Air Force girlfriend... He...
    Samilynn246 Samilynn246 18-21, F Jun 30

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    After doing everything together and talking every day my boyfriend recently left for the Air Force. It's been a hard few days and I'm just waiting for a letter or call.
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm really excited!! Not just to be in the air force but to have a new life and meet lot of different people. Message me If you have enlisted (:
    18Cheyenne 18Cheyenne 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I'm dating a guy in the United States Air Force and he has a five month old son. The mother of the son still lives with them. She doesn't work and she stayed home. They are...
    kaylenkay93 kaylenkay93 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want to say thank you to all because I had a really hard time last night without my airman being here. And today feels like a whole new beginning because of so many...
    bleake16 bleake16 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    first I should say that I'm from germany. I was living in spain last year for one year (one of the most romantic cities!!!) and there I met the most wonderful man! we met in...
    resero resero 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Less then ten days until I get to see my Airman😍😘😱
    tanitrujillo tanitrujillo 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Going to see my man in less than four weeks for 10 days. I'm so excited. Counting the days. ♥So in love with my Airman♥
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have a few questions about Graduation weekend! Is there anyone who has already gone to their Airman's grad and could answer a few?
    lilybeth622 lilybeth622 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Didn't have the best 4th of July weekend. My SO, although miles away, has been so supportive. I don't know what I would do without him in my life. After BMT he said how much he...
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I need some advice regarding my Airman and his mother. When I met my boyfriend almost three years ago, he was a broken man with no confidence and very little self worth. He grew up...
    ShadyFille ShadyFille 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    So my airman's basic training unit number just changed on his address, I wrote a few letters to the previous address will he still be able to get them at the new address?
    lexiekennedy lexiekennedy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    2 more weeks and I'm off to see my Airman ♥
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F Jul 17

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    I need help. Im 18 and a college freshman. Im in love with an airman and he's in basic so other than a few letters its complete silence. I love him so much. But I wake up everyday...
    lupegonz14 lupegonz14 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    My airman has been at basic for 3 weeks now, and I received the first letter and I got so excited that I almost cried!. I Love this boy with all my heart and can't wait to see him...
    Laniegh28 Laniegh28 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What exactly am I supposed to wear to the graduation of my airman!!! Help!!!
    Laniegh28 Laniegh28 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello everyone, I'm kind of new to this if you can tell already. My boyfriend, who just turned 18, left for basic training on the 22nd. Now I understand they are supposed to call...
    bleake16 bleake16 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So I have a huge test on Monday one that determines my future career. I'm very nervous I have bad anxiety at times and suck at computerized tests. I wish he was here to give me a...
    Kails13 Kails13 22-25 1 Response Jun 28

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    My boyfriend recently left for basic a week ago. I just sent my first letter to him and I miss him more than anything in the world. I'm trying to stay occupied to not think about...
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I started a count down for the day my boyfriend gets back. Only 243 days. I think I can do it. Missing him more than anything in the world.
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F Jul 1

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    My man left for Lackland today. Hoping this gets easier and goes by quickly. It's so hard already. 😭
    kje29 kje29 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm feeling pretty bummed out, so my man just stared his 7th week and I know they get a call this week. So yesterday a lot of ppl on the AFWingmom page with the flight numbers were...
    HisLulu HisLulu 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Quick question- just got the phone call with his address.. He said 322trs/ b107FLT. Can the FLT number have a letter in front if it or did I just misunderstand him?
    kje29 kje29 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I want to go and serve my country. I want to get the hell away from my family. They treat me like **** anyways. So right now I'm in the process of getting myself together and then...
    lovelessalyssa lovelessalyssa 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I got a phone call last night for about 5 minutes. He sounded really stressed about all the tests and things he has to do today to graduate next week. I know he is going to do just...
    Kails13 Kails13 22-25 1 Response Jul 3

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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 there are a couple other girls that are writing my boyfriend at basic training too and I know that 2 of them have crushes on him... This may just be me being an over protective...
    Sunnynights Sunnynights 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm a military girlfriend.
    ahoyitsbailey ahoyitsbailey 16-17, F Jul 4

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    My dreams of entering the military and following my family foot steps are coming true. Hopefully I booked a job and they will tell me my ship date. Can't wait! USAF ✈️🇺🇸