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I Am In the Air Force

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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've been with my airman for almost 2 years. I've always said I'll never date a military man, but you can't help who you fall in love with... He is currently in Columbus, MS for...
    trevino2b trevino2b 22-25, F Jul 30

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    We are going to be getting married next week. He is going to be signing of the Air Force. I have had my parents tell me negatives, but I have heard a lot of positive from others. I...
    Toinette2118 Toinette2118 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I have been married almost a year now and I am currently 6 months pregnant with our first child. My husband joined the Air Force last year and is currently in tech school. Being...
    ClarasMomma ClarasMomma 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses Jul 22

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for just over four months, he's been gone for more than half the time we've been dating. He is in tech school in Ohio for the next four months...
    macky24 macky24 18-21, F Aug 12

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    My boyfriend is currently in Tech School (he's an airman), and I am considering joining the Airforce as well. I'm actually going to talk with a recruiter on Monday. However, when I...
    proudusafgirlfriend0704 proudusafgirlfriend0704 18-21, F Aug 2

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    Up watching my Airman sleep. Felt so good to sleep in his arms last night. Already hating that I have to leave him again on the 10th. Cherishing every moment. ♥So in Love with...
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F Aug 2

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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 Jul 23

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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 Jul 28

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    Hello everyone. My airman just contacted his mother and she just called me. Turns out he is in medical hold, whatever that means. They think he has appendicitis. Can someone please...
    bleake16 bleake16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Does anyone know if: an airman has appendix surgery during basic, will they send him home or keep him there to recover? My mom works in a OR and says that there is a 2 weeks...
    bleake16 bleake16 16-17, F Jul 29

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    My airman just landed in Turkey within the last 24 hours. Saying good bye was so hard but he messaged me and we are talking on facebook. I have faith that our love is strong enough...
    kellykelly95 kellykelly95 18-21, F Jul 30

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    My airman is deployed in the desert since one month now and he still has to stay there for 5 months. He's being distant a little bit the last days and today I just couldn't take it...
    resero resero 22-25, F Jul 30

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    We haven't heard from my airman since Tuesday. We found out that day that he is in med hold for sickness. Does this mean he went back to training? Can anyone tell me a rough idea...
    bleake16 bleake16 16-17, F Aug 1

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    So we are just hanging out and I find a request for leave that he hid in my purse. (My SO works nights so I expected to spend days with him while I'm here). He requested off for...
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F Aug 4

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    So my heart is broken right now because I missed my airmans call.. He's still in med hold and waiting to be medically discharged.. Why isn't he home yet? This is so frustrating...
    bleake16 bleake16 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    How do you communicate with your airman over seas? With this whole scare thing about the Facebook messenger I'm very nervous to keep using it! What are some apps you lady's use? I...
    airfrocelove airfrocelove 18-21, F Aug 10

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    So, my boyfriend of a year and a half has been in Lackland for training for air safety, crew, training for about 2 weeks now since he graduated BMT. I went to the graduation...
    breanalyn breanalyn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Spent 10 wonderful days with my love. We went to a winery, hung out around base and went to an arcade to ride go karts. Exactly what I needed before school starts.♥So in...
    USAFGf25 USAFGf25 26-30, F Aug 13

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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 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Me and my bf started dating 3 months before he left for basic in May 2013 and now in the present me and my bf have been dating little over a year(mind you we have seen each other...
    Bri7 Bri7 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Well, my FIANCE (just got engaged!) just left for Basic Training yesterday. He leaves on his flight for San Antonio, Texas this evening. I'm super nervous about the simple fact of...
    lilgompas lilgompas 16-17, F Jul 29

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    This is all becoming so real. His date to go to MEPS was supposed to be this Thursday, but his recruiter changed it to tomorrow. I know he'll only be gone for two days, but when he...
    dearmatt dearmatt 18-21, F Jul 29

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    Waiting for my second letter is driving my crazy..
    Laniegh28 Laniegh28 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I got my second letter :) and it was great to read how he was doing. By this time next year he wants to get married. But I'll be 20 years old. Of course I love him so much but I'm...
    Laniegh28 Laniegh28 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    My boyfriend got shipped off yesterday and it was the hardest thing ive ever had to do. I basically lived with him for a year and waking up alone feels so bad and going to bed is 1...
    dianap123 dianap123 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    So I need some opinions..... So my boyfriend and I are trying to obviously plan our future.. Well I will be starting college next year.. We are about 1,900 miles apart, and...
    Airforcegirl18 Airforcegirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I'll be married a year next month!! Tyndall AFB
    starry25 starry25 22-25, F Aug 7

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    So to get my mind off of the fact my man is deploying soon I went to the local county fair with my best friend and her family. It was a great day and we saw jake Owen in concert. I...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F Aug 8

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    My bf has the worst mood swings. He goes from one extreme to the other. One day he super loving and the next day he is very cold. I have learned not to ask or push the issue. He...
    soniaaveti soniaaveti 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Is all I have at night 
    bamala bamala 18-21, F Aug 11

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