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Military Stories: Why I switched from the Marine Corps to the Air Force

I’m a veteran, I served this nation from May 1997 until May 2005 when I was honorably discharged from the service. During the month of…

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Military Stories: Developing Discipline

During basic training, there came a point that I got fed up with all the bullshit that we were dealing with. I was an educated…

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USAF Basic Training: Getting Recycled

What the hell does getting recycled mean in relation to military boot camp? Let me try to explain this as best I can. Let’s say…

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Military Stories: The urine test

After basic training and Tech school was over I was assigned to an Air Force Reserve unit. One of the things we had to occasionally…

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Military Stories: Make a hole!

One of the sayings I remember most from military boot camp is MAKE A HOLE! Everything we did, it was as a group. We marched…

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USAF Basic Training: The first week.

When I arrived at boot camp, everything moved in slow motion. It feels that way from the moment you enter the dorms until the day…

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USAF Basic Training: Drug trafficking latino!

When I first arrived at basic training, I had a throat and ear infection. As such, I was taking antibiotics and I did receive clearance…

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