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Joining the USAF

Discussion in 'Military' started by WildcatRider, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    WildcatRider

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    This is something I have been thinking about for YEARS.

    I took the leap and went to meet the recruiter today. I signed all of my initial forms and stuff. Got a 91 on my practice ASVAB. Going to MEPS in Knoxville next week on March 4th and 5th to get my physical and take the real ASVAB and get my job and swear in. I will probably go into the DEP (Delayed Enlistment Program) for about 4-5 months while my fiance and I try to put a wedding together and then I will leave for basic. Unless I can get a guaranteed job and ship off within the next month in which case we will get married at the courthouse before I leave and have a ceremony after I get out of Tech School.

    Looking to get a guaranteed job for 1A3X1, 2E2X1, 3C2X1, or 3C0X1.. all computer related jobs which is what I already do for a living.

    I am excited in a nervous kind of way :cool:
     
  2. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Good luck to you. I hope it works out.....:infantry:
     
  3. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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    Taco969

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    Best of luck to you! Thanks for your service:D
     
  4. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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    mjp2

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    As others have already said, congrats, lots of luck to you, and many thanks!!!
     
  5. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    scutch10

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    Good Job! I'm currently in the USAF at Langley AFB as a 2E673 (Telephone Guy). Be aware that most of the 2E and 3C jobs will be combining in October to form a 1B1X1 career field. Either route (in terms of jobs) will be great for you. The new structure requires most everyone to get a CompTIA certification, either Network+ or Security+. If you have any questions, let me know, I work with both 2Es and 3Cs.

    Good Luck!!
     
  6. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:20 AM
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    El Duderino 480

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  7. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:21 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Congratulations and thank you for serving! Best of luck!!
     
  8. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    98tacoma27

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  9. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    PatHLC128

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    Good to hear, this country needs people like you.
     
  10. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    Congrats on your choice- Good luck with getting it all worked out!!
     
  11. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    missileman125fw

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    This is the computer I work on
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    Just joking! Actually missile test sets are now very small boxes that take about 30 seconds to run. Back in the old days it would take thirty minutes to an hour.
     
  12. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:59 AM
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    Best of luck to you, thanks for your service!
     
  13. Feb 25, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    Delmarva

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    don't be mad... you know it's true... :devil:
     
  14. Feb 25, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    WildcatRider

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    lol Delmarva and missleman

    Thanks for the well wishes all.
     
  15. Feb 25, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    Congrats on your upcoming wedding & enlistment! Wish you the best & keep us posted! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Feb 25, 2009 at 12:58 PM
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  17. Feb 25, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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  18. Feb 25, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    Congrats,good luck,have fun and be safe.:cheers:
     
  19. Feb 25, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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  20. Feb 25, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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