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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…

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    Dear Female Servicemember (milspouse diary)

    Dear Female Servicemember, I see you.  I see what you’re doing in ots military.  I see you “Liking” that picture or that status on that mean-spirited Facebook page.  I see you putting military spouses down as a way to “bond”…

  • BMT: Chow Runnin’ and Grubbin’

    Get comfy folks, this is going to be a biggie…but who doesn’t love food?! I’ve had to psych myself up for this one, knowing that there’s going to be a lot to say. Chow Runner This is a duty that…

  • 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…

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    AF Form 2096

    Air Force Form 2096, the Classification/On-The-Job Training Action form.  The magical document that pending my signature, my supervisor’s signature, my commander’s signature, and the signature of the chief of education and training mean… I’m officially a 5 skill-level Personnelist! Yes,…

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    Goodbyes and Friendly Skies Air Force OTS

      The day finally came.  I’ve been simultaneously waiting for this and dreading this for what seems like forever.  I started the Deserving Airman Commissioning Program (DACP) in the fall of 2012 and met the board in December.  Enter the…

  • 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…

  • 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…