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I Am In the Air Force

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    thiatt1244 thiatt1244 18-21, M Jul 11, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    My husband is in BMT right now. WOT4. He graduates on May 22nd. realistically I am almost there. but it is tearing me to shreds. I am from an Air Force family. I know how this...
    Namende Namende 18-21, F Apr 29

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    So on Monday, April 27, my boyfriend left to go to bootcamp for the airforce. Before the day came i was calm, cool, and collect and just said "We'll he'll be back, so theres...
    AFGirlfriend13 AFGirlfriend13 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    My boyfriend started BMT on March 31st. I was lucky enough to take him down to MEPS because we live an hour and a half from Houston. Me and my boyfriend Kyle have been dating for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5

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    If you live with your airmen and are going to school at the same time I have a question... How does it work if your going to school but then find out your being moved to another...
    brooklynraye143 brooklynraye143 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I feel stupid for my last post but I'm sure there are other girls out there feeling the same way. I'm just a negative thinker and I get very anxious and like to be reassured. I...
    kclsmith kclsmith 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    My husband of almost 3 years just left 1 week ago for Boot camp. Last week were the worst days I have ever expierenced, but it's getting better every day. We have 2 young kids so...
    Meg0608 Meg0608 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    today makes 29 days and he will be leaving for bmt and it's flying by so fast. I'm honestly not ready for him to leave and every time I express my concerns or how scared I am he...
    ashleemote ashleemote 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I just have a question...when my boyfriend goes to BT in september, I will be doing my year of studying abroad in Europe. I don't think I'll be able to make it to his graduation...
    Ss272 Ss272 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    My boyfriend of a year and 8 months left yesterday for BMT. I have no idea what to do. I feel so alone. All my friends say they are here for me but none of them really understand...
    jesshtate jesshtate 16-17, F 3 Responses May 12

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    My boyfriend left for basic about five hours ago. I feel really... Monotonous. And mopey, and sad. Any tips for how to make sure I don't stay that way constantly? :/
    marielise marielise 16-17, F 1 Response May 12

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    I am having a hard time with my bf right now because he is always with his friends and doesn't answer my texts and it's very frustrating to me... Anyone have any advice?
    brooklinn17 brooklinn17 16-17, F May 18

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    Being In the AF ROTC is really fun people who aren't in it is missin out on all the fun they could be havin right now
    chaoticscars chaoticscars 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend leaves on July 21st for basic, anyone else? I'm hoping to find someone who us there at the same time with him :)
    jeannalee jeannalee 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ils peuvent être tout à fait le choix très beaux, parce qu'ils en aucun de partir plus tôt signifie forme et vont avec tout. Vous pouvez visiter le net pour plus d'informations...
    chaussuresfemmenike chaussuresfemmenike 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Hey there! Well I work with Qatar Airways as a ground crew. There i met the guy i want to tell you about. I work in transfer desk, which is the worst section in the airport. We...
    missaviation missaviation 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I absolutely love when I can hear the air moving in the room. I love when it so cold that my hands and feet feel numb. I always leave my window open even at nights, so I feel warm...
    girlfromest girlfromest 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    When i was about 10 years old my older sister sometimes wrestle me down in the bed. Once she had defeated me she always forced me to smell under her stinky feet. She forced me to...
    Beavis73 Beavis73 41-45, M May 10

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    Has the aeration and cooling system framework at your home stopped working? It is a vital situation where you require the contribution of an accomplished aeration and cooling...
    stucksheatingcooling stucksheatingcooling 16-17, F May 12

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    i was forced to be in a football team and i hate sports and my dad forced me to do it, i was good but i droped outnof it and gave up. i was so mad at him for making me do it
    Angel861 Angel861 13-15 May 12

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    Hey Airforce girlfriends, I have a question for everyone, how long was it before you got letters or calls from your airman when he was at BMT?
    jesshtate jesshtate 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    I want to but im deathly afraid of heights. like i get scared to death when im over 8 ft in the air frfr. if I was on a hot air balloon I would be the one to fall out cuz im havin...
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I don't know about forced but it was a dare. It happened when I was 10.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    once my boyfriend and i went to barbershop to cut his hair . after the barber man cut his hair my boyfriend suggested to cut a little short . i sat on the chair my boyfriend said...
    SaraZZZZ SaraZZZZ 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    One of my dream experiences would be a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. I can't imagine a more tranquil way to absorb one of the most...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I'd love to take a hot air balloon ride naked. I think that it would be wonderful to be floating slowly along above people, farms, roads, etc. with nothing on and no clothing in...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 2 Responses May 4

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