• 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: 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…

  • Finding OTS PEP

    If you’re not following [Source] He also had this message today: “Quit worrying about failing and start believing in achieving.  If you change the way you think, you increase the goals you accomplish.” Today I thought about my own five…

  • Family Separation Prep

    As Let’s put the cliched statement out there first – “This will be harder on me than it is on her.”  That’s what they keep telling me, and I hope that it’s true, for her sake.  In the meantime, we’ve…

  • OTS Packing Prep

    Packing for OTS makes me long for the carefree days of BMT preparation.  No, seriously, take me back to the days of a small backpack/duffle bag with as little as possible.  Get your pocketbook out if you’re heading to OTS…

  • Say what?! An OTS school date!

    Prior to our normal July UTA, I had a few AT days scheduled, so I could get them done for the fiscal year.  It made for a long week, Monday through Sunday, that I was working, or the longest week…

  • Zuus 4th of July Playlist

    Hello friends!  I should be baking a cherry pie right now [no, really, the crust is sitting out, waiting for me], but instead I had to pop online to share with you a cool musical collaboration I recently got to…

  • New Beginnings

    This past week was graduation week at the [Credit: [Credit: [Credit: J. Boone Pooler Photography] On another personal note, three years ago today I left for BMT.  It does and doesn’t seem like it’s been all that long.  When I…

  • Happy Milspouse Appreciation Day!

    Disclosure: I was gifted a flag by Gettysburg Flag Works, and made the personal decision to share my experience.  All opinions presented within this post are my own. The Friday before Mother’s Day is recognized as Military Spouse Appreciation Day.  I consider…