Category Archives: education

Just Keep Swimming Just Keep Swimming


[Source] Yeah, I’m going there.  The Dora/Finding Nemo approach to this whole situation, although that wasn’t my first analogy.  I started thinking about sharks, and that thought that they can’t stop swimming, or else they’ll die.  Discovery, the lovely purveyors of “Shark Week,” partially dispel that myth, but I digress.  Can you tell it’s been…
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Community College of the Air Force Community College of the Air Force


You may have heard your recruiter talk about education opportunities within the Air Force.  I’m not talking about Tuition Assistance or the Montgomery G.I. Bill, as I have not taken advantage of either of those programs yet, but I have earned my Associate in Applied Science degree courtesy of the CCAF degrees are increasingly becoming…
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BMT: End Of Course Test BMT: End Of Course Test


The End of Course (EOC) test is the final written evaluation of all of your education and training at BMT, which is concentrated on War Skills and Military Studies (WSMS).  The classroom training is what you’ll be assessed on, not the practical, hands-on training.  That training is assessed through your performance at BEAST. The EOC…
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BMT: Duties and Details, Part 3 BMT: Duties and Details, Part 3


Today I bring you part three of Duties and Details.   If you’re just joining me now, check out the introduction and Part 1 (bed alignment, shoe alignment, End of Bed Display) here, as well as Part 2 (Fire Monitor, Utility Crew, Day Room Crew, and Hallway/Chome Crew) here. Academic Monitor The Academic Monitor is tasked…
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