Category Archives: awards

Finding OTS PEP 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 goals, and I am sharing them with you as I build myself up in preparation…
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Airman of the Quarter Board Airman of the Quarter Board


The results are in from the Airman of the Quarter board, and rather than make you wait until the end of this post, I’ll tell you now that I was not selected.  After receiving some initial feedback and waiting a week, I was gearing myself up for this, so I wasn’t upset.  I am genuinely…
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Miscellany Monday Miscellany Monday


 Ah, Monday!  I can’t complain about Monday today, but I’ll explain more in my rambling below.   1.  I’m at home today.  Normally, I’d be in the office, clad in my blues, seeing BMTers out-process and get ready to leave.  Nope, not today.  I’m at home in shorts and a tank, enjoying some time off…
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The Board: A BMT Flashback The Board: A BMT Flashback


If you’ve been keeping up in the last two days, you’ve read that I’m going to be meeting the board this Saturday to compete against two other Airmen for Airman of the Quarter for our wing.  Let’s just jump straight to it… I was very, very naive about the process. Ignorant of the process is…
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BMT: Privileges BMT: Privileges


Yes, you read that title correctly, privileges!  BMT isn’t all about punishment, pushing Texas, and being berated by intimidating individuals.  Like anything else, the sooner you adapt to the system, give them what they want to see, the sooner your MTI team will relax and you’ll feel you like can breathe again.  Don’t resist the…
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