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USAF Basic Training: Why are you shouting at me?

Before I enlisted and went to Air Force boot camp, I was enrolled in the United States Marine Corps poolie program. The poolie program is…

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USAF Basic Training: Run to cadence

One of the things I expected to experience during basic training was running together as a unit and singing cadence. This was one of the…

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USAF Basic Training: Air Force Training harder than Marine Corps?

I saw a video clip of an Air Force Military Training Instructor saying that by the end of our basic training, Airmen are in better…

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USAF Basic Training: Beating reveille

During basic training, every single second counts. As soon as reveille sounds we are jumping up, making the racks, brushing our teeth, shaving and ready…

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USAF Basic Training: Ingrown Nail during Boot Camp

For most of my life, I have combated ingrown toenails. It’s some genetic shit that came my way courtesy of my old man. At times…

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USAF Tech School: Marching the flight

During tech school, I became what we called a “rope.” A rope was like a hall monitor of sorts. We were entrusted with enforcing minor…

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Military Stories: Military ID to ride the train for free!

Back in the days while I was still in the Air Force reserves, NYC used to allow us to ride the train for free. I…

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