Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am In the Air Force

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    If you're a girl tell me a secret

    and I'll tell you one
    thiatt1244 thiatt1244 18-21, M Jul 11, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Hi everyone! I'm a little new to this so bear with me, but I'm hoping to find some support/comradery here in that we're all going through the same situation. My boyfriend is the...
    raquelita88 raquelita88 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To the people who asked: Yes, I was part of the AAFC. Entered at the age of 13 and left with a rank of Cadet Flight Sargent in December 2013. I could say that my motivations to...
    DomFletch DomFletch 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend was sworn into the air force recently. We right know live in Colorado. All the jobs he signed up for were electrical, and computers besides security forces (which was...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Soon to be Airforce Girlfriend. So my boyfriend has made up his mind about joining the Air force. We are actually going to meet up with his recruiter to schedule his visit the...
    NxMxH NxMxH 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Could use some advise. My air force bf has a hard time being sweet and he doesn't like to call or Skype. He prefers messaging. Ive asked him several times though to just call every...
    mnpark8824 mnpark8824 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He hasn't even been stationed in England a whole month yet and I already caught him cheating through Facebook. Guess Im an EX air force gf now.
    mnpark8824 mnpark8824 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend just left for Air Force bootcamp a week ago (April 7, 2015) and we just had our one year mark on March 29th. Prior to that we knew each other from the same friends so...
    kclsmith kclsmith 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend left yesterday for the Air Force and I already miss him. It feels so strange to not be able to text him during the day. I get to see him in 2-3 months after boot camp...
    ChesireCat96 ChesireCat96 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am really struggling... My bf is graduating from AirForce bmt on Thursday and I can't go ..... This is soo hard because I miss him like crazy and I feel like I'm just sitting...
    brooklinn17 brooklinn17 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am soo proud of my airman! He graduates from basic tomorrow as an e-3 and has already gotten awards.... He told me I was his motivation and that he can't wait to come home and...
    brooklinn17 brooklinn17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Back on(: gave this up for a while to try to deal with the anxiety of being an airforce girlfriend. I had a rough couple of days but I'm happy to be back and get some support from...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Parents vs. My Airman So I asked my parents if I could join my boyfriend when he swears in but it requires me to spend the night at a hotel and immediately my dad said no. And it...
    NxMxH NxMxH 18-21, F Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need some advice from some girls. Me and my boyfriend have been dating for about a year and a half. We talk of the future. We talk of our life after college when I can join him...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend & I have been together for 10 months. Out of those 10 months I've seen him 5 times including the time we met when he was on leave. I didn't know he was in the military...
    wonlov3 wonlov3 18-21, F Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I thought once I finished up with my last year of college I would get to move and be with him near his base. Now Im finding out right after I graduate he will be deployed for at...
    mnpark8824 mnpark8824 18-21, F Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He's going to be deployed for a long time and he is feeling awful saying I shouldn't wait on him and that he's taking my life from me. He doesn't seem to accept the fact I want to...
    mnpark8824 mnpark8824 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok so my bf graduated today from bmt but doesn't get his phone back til Sunday.... But today his cousin let him use his phone to call me which he did and also did like the live...
    brooklinn17 brooklinn17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today was AMAZING! Got to hold my babe in my arms and talk to him! Ah! I'm one proud girlfriend!
    ashleywarren96 ashleywarren96 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My bf graduated this weekend and everyone who went said they were gonna let him use their phones to talk to me.... Guess my expectations were too high because I'm feeling left out...
    brooklinn17 brooklinn17 16-17, F Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just read this interesting article about dating Gen Y military men. Know my fiance, when he comes back, he'll be very clingy | http://thoughtcatalog.com/jamie-perry/2013/11/5...
    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    August 18. Figured out his shipment date for basic. Right around four months together. I am happy for him! I am trying to live in the present and not think about this time apart in...
    poreoticz poreoticz 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today marks 15 days since he left for bootcamp and I still haven't gotten a letter. It honestly hurts to look in the mail everyday and not see anything from him after I have set...
    kclsmith kclsmith 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Help! In a couple of months I'm flying and I'm very nervous. It's not the flying that I'm nervous about it's the whole process like once I get to the airport. I'll be flying from a...
    Niceguy77777 Niceguy77777 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 13

    Your Response

    Cancel