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I Am In the Air Force

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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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hi guys! So my boyfriend left for basic training a week ago. His mailing address came in the mail about 3 days ago & so far I've sent like 5 letters. Will he be able to write back...
    Heyitzcrystal Heyitzcrystal 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I NEED HELP!!! So my airman just sent me a letter and he told me to go online and see if they can mail him his new debit card because they never sent one to his house and that's...
    Tracikay Tracikay 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    so I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years and 8 months. he is leaving for the air force in one month . any girl would want to know if they are getting a ring after that long but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm really missing my girlfriend :/ </3
    jessenia1771 jessenia1771 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am forced to wear a dress and be a girl. I remember a time where I never lost a argument to mom, I was in control, then things started to change , I lost arguments , and...
    AndersonGerry AndersonGerry 18-21 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    graduation day, i got my bf back 💙💚
    AFGirlfriend13 AFGirlfriend13 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Finally saw my airman today 😍
    ashleymaria1 ashleymaria1 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Today is the first real day we haven't been able to talk. Not being able to tell your best friend what's going on is like a stab in the heart. It stinks there's a lot I want to...
    AllyB12 AllyB12 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today was a great day for me. For the first time ever, I literally stuffed myself to immobility. I ordered Chinese take out for lunch... 6 portions because I need to plump myself...
    ThickLegged ThickLegged 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I got my first phone call!!!! Only four minutes but it seriously made my day!!!!❤️❤️
    jessenia1771 jessenia1771 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Its been like two months since i last seen him (he got recycled a week because he rolled his ankle) and in the beginning i was such a wreck because we were inseparable, but time...
    AFGirlfriend13 AFGirlfriend13 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I just got another letter from my man after about a week of silence!! He wrote me a whole letter, front and back! PLUS he put in one of his dog tags!!! I'm totally flipping out...
    jmb7991 jmb7991 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Got another letter today! ^.^ I had to send him two because I forgot to check the mailbox when I got home and went straight to writing him lol! But I'm so happy! He got my letter...
    Tracikay Tracikay 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    He leaves today. Last night saying goodbye was so hard. I cried like a baby with each word we said. We kinda danced around the idea of it for a while but then it became time. Both...
    AllyB12 AllyB12 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm new to this and I don't know what I really have to say.. But I left my girlfriend at the airport yesterday to go to BMT. I was a mess... But I'm okay today. I still want to cry...
    jessenia1771 jessenia1771 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Looking through all the letters and pictures I have from my airman, and I miss him so much. I'm SO proud of him, and I know he's coming home soon. I love him very much, he's my...
    jmb7991 jmb7991 16-17, F a week ago

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    I applied to the air force on a whim, and I'm hoping I get accepted. I have a week to know if I'm even worthy or not.
    Aufia Aufia 26-30, F a week ago

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    Hi I'm new to this site. My boyfriend told me about it so maybe I wouldn't feel so alone. He gets sworn in to boot camp tomorrow. Today is my last day to talk to him and I just had...
    AllyB12 AllyB12 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i have an irrational love for airports.. there is always so much to observe in airports. and a lot of time i've amused myself for hours in between flights simply by doing nothing...
    klasik klasik 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    We met online and many, many times since in person. He's the most loving, kind, darling man I've ever met in my life. He calls me his wife and we can't wait to make that real and...
    Snuggzz412 Snuggzz412 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    So.... I got another letter from him, this one not as positive as the first one :/ He said he hasn't gotten any letters and everybody else has and he feels really lonely. He also...
    Tracikay Tracikay 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 8 (inseparable) months. He's leaving for BMT in the first week of August and I'm already burdening him with my tears every few days. I look at him...
    bb799 bb799 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Can we send pictures to our airmen in our letters?
    kcsoup44 kcsoup44 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Found out this weekend that my boyfriend can't leave till September :) I just gained two more weeks! (he's waiting on the job drop)
    Nichole15 Nichole15 18-21, F Jun 21

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