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I Am In the Air Force

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

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    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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    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 18-21, F Aug 20, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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 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 1 Response Sep 3, 2011

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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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    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 1 Response Apr 16, 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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just found this and it's great advice. Originally posted by Heismyrightwingman A Girlfriend's Guide To Surviving Her Airman's Tech School So finally, finally, finally BMT is...
    grodemeiser grodemeiser 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm currently 17 years old, and I'm a girl who's only five foot one, and technically it's only three quarters of an inch. However, I've always been stronger than I appear, both...
    Ariawilliams Ariawilliams 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well, the first week of my freshman year of College is over, and my boyfriend is doing great in basic:) only 34 days until I get to see him! I knew he was going to join the Air...
    Tiffanyj52 Tiffanyj52 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Having a really hard time. He's been gone for 2 weeks... Still no letter, I've sent 2. I just want to hear from him. I miss him so much.
    Jacqi94 Jacqi94 18-21 6 days ago

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    my boyfriend called his mom instead of me to give him his address even when I told him to call me. I wish we would have called me, and it hurts...is that ridiculous
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My fiance left for BMT on Tuesday. I mailed my first letters today but don't know when I'll hear from him.
    Geronimo9212 Geronimo9212 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Glad to have found an outlet to finally vent to a crowd related to me in more ways than one. Becoming a United States Air Force girlfriend has been one of the biggest changes in my...
    ebonynicole ebonynicole 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    This is the 6th week my boyfriend has been gone at Bmt. Just have to make it 16 more days until I get to see him. But after that weekend of seeing him I don't get to see him again...
    beckyt97 beckyt97 18-21, F Aug 19

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    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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    What's mail like in beast week? Can they write? Do they still get mail call?
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have been doing far better then I ever guessed. we said our goodbye which was hard and a little rushed. starting my first year of college has kept me very busy. bmt...here we go
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I think I'm over the worst of my anxiety and worry. I still miss him and it feels so empty without him, but it's ok. Because I trust that it's getting better for him each day from...
    TaylorT1216 TaylorT1216 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    The day has come to say goodbye to boyfriend who heads of to basic and start my first day of college classes. Keep me in your prayers and wish me luck.
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F Aug 17

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    The day has come to say goodbye to boyfriend who heads of to basic and start my first day of college classes. Keep me in your prayers and wish me luck.
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F Aug 17

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    My boyfriend has been gone for almost a week, and this is the longest time we've ever been apart. Everyone keeps telling me I shouldnt be upset because" its not like we broke up...
    cassiemarie19 cassiemarie19 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Do you usually get phone calls in the beginning or ending of week 4 in basic? Just curious!
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I told my 5 year old sister today that my boyfriend, who she loves, was gone for a while (at basic training). First thing she does is ask if I'm ok and if I miss him. She knew how...
    TaylorT1216 TaylorT1216 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I need help. My guy is in basic right now. He wrote me and said that he'll be able to call me next weekend! There's a catch though, it'll be his first phone call since he left and...
    Stutterdoll Stutterdoll 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    So, my boyfriend has been planning to join the Air Force for some time. It's admittedly been his dream and I've been supportive and proud of him from the get-go. There's been a few...
    wafflesrforever wafflesrforever 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I finally got my first letter from basic after two weeks! I'm was so happy I cried!!☺️
    Tiffanyj52 Tiffanyj52 18-21, F Aug 14

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    What's the longest time you haven't talked to your airman? It's been two weeks for me today and I am going out of my mind! It's never been this long before. HELP please????
    Snuggzz412 Snuggzz412 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    So, I know it's early to start thinking about it, but what did everyone wear to the graduation? I don't want to be over or under dressed. Any tips? What about those USAF GF shirts...
    bug45x bug45x 18-21 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I got my first letter last night! I couldn't be happier right now.
    bug45x bug45x 18-21 1 Response Aug 14

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    Why are the nights the hardest? Why every time I get into bed I miss him even more..
    Jacqi94 Jacqi94 18-21 1 Response