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What Air Force Dorms Are Really Like

If you’re thinking about joining the Air Force as an enlisted airman you’ll be in Air Force dorms at one point or another. Whether it’s just for initial training or for living at your first duty station. Some people, possibly even you, will be in the dorms for the...

12 Things To Do Stationed At Seymour Johnson AFB

Seymour Johnson AFB is a small Air Force base in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Roughly 6000 airmen are stationed there and 38,000 people live within Goldsboro city limits. The area is a farm town and holds that small town vibe. On base, you can drive from the main base...

What To Know About The Recruiter Assistance Program

The Recruiter Assistance Program (RAP program) allows recent active duty tech school graduates, officer training school graduates, and other airmen to return to their hometown for up to 12 days while assisting their Air Force Recruiter. These 12 days count as...

How Hard Is Air Force Basic Training?

Instead of asking the question “how hard is Air Force basic training?” you should shift your thinking by asking “is Air Force basic training easy?”. Having a strong mind at bmt can make or break your experience at Lackland. Training is more mental then it is...

What Is The Coin Ceremony In The Air Force?

The coin ceremony in the Air Force is the momentous transition point when a bmt trainee becomes an airman. It’s held on a Thursday, one of the last few days of basic training, right before graduation and being able to go off base. The basic training flight is gathered...

What Are Deployments Like For The Air Force?

Deployments are long, hard, and grueling no matter which way you look at it. However, Air Force deployments are better than other branches of service. Typically the Air Force deploys for 6 months at a time in a support base environment like Al Udeid Air Base....

How Air Force Promotions Work For Active Duty And Reserves

How do promotions work in the Air Force? Air Force promotions work differently depending on whether you're gonna be in the Air Force enlisted ranks, officer ranks, reserves, or Air Nation Guard. Each has their own set of promotion requirements. In general, Air Force...

What Happens After Tech School?

What happens after tech school? This is a question anyone thinking about joining the Air Force would want to know. In tech school, you've learned the basics of your Air Force job and graduated to get your 3 level. Congrats you're an apprentice and now ready to take...

Can You Join The Air Force With Asthma?

Can you join the Air Force with asthma? You might be one of the numerous people who has wondered this and wanted to join. You probably even heard before you couldn't join the military with the slightest possibility of it. There used to be strict rules but times have...

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