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    OTS: Preparation Recommendations

    Has it really been five plus months since I’ve blogged?  Yikes!  I’ve received a number of requests to keep up the OTS posts, and that is definitely my intent.  In the time that I’ve been offline, I’ve attended and graduated…

  • OTS: Arriving at the Dorms

    So, what finally happens when you drag your stuff across the grass?  Fortunately, the good folks behind OTS have shared with you a number of videos on their Facebook page!  In OTS Air Force Dorms each room has one set…

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    BMT: PT Regimen, Air Force BMT workout

    Air Force workout plan Negligent blogger that I am, when I returned from tech school, I never took the time to tell you the ins and outs of my experience at BMT.  By September, BMT seemed like a world away. …

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    Air Force OTS: What To Pack

    Packing for Air force OTS is even more of a crapshoot than BMT, as there’s really no list of what to bring.  The OTS website has two lists, including this one about. Unlike with BMT, you have the option to…

  • Aim High and Spartan Up in 2015!

    The 31st of this month marks my 4th Air Force Anniversary!  What better way to celebrate than by giving YOU something!  I’ve partnered with The Spartan empire has expanded in a big way this year.  Stay motivated in between training…

  • OTS: Arriving at OTS

    When I last left you, I was posting from the Houston USO.  The rest of the journey was a lengthy one, let me tell you.  I ended up having my connecting flight to Montgomery cancelled.  Fortunately, they booked me on…

  • OTS: Dynamic Disclaimer

    Much like BMT, OTS is an ever-changing entity.  It is a dynamic program that is constantly being reevaluated, reassessed, and reconfigured.  If you are one that prefers rigid structure and organization, you’re going to be challenged while at OTS.  Semper…

  • OTS: Background Info

    Photo by Paul Stocklin Kicking off the first in a series of posts about Air Force Officer Training School (OTS), I wanted to give you some basic, background information, as well as some background information on my class.  OTS is…

  • Palace Chase – AD to ANG

    “Force Shaping” is a dirty little pair of words in the Air Force.  If you haven’t heard it before, it’s the nicely worded phrase for “someone’s going to get fired.”  Well, maybe that’s a little extreme, but it’s the term…

  • Mind Tricks and Running Tips

    Source: J. Boone Pooler Photography Not everyone enlists in the military with a background in running or a passion for running.  I know I didn’t.  I couldn’t run a solid mile when I first started.  The reality is, running is…