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  • My husband Chris and I are veterans of the United States Air Force. We both went through six weeks of basic military training during the mid 1980's at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Having gone through the experience myself I thought...

    A Parents' Guide to Surviving Air Force Basic Training (BMTS)

    A Parents' Guide to Surviving Air Force Basic Training (BMTS)

    by mikicagle168

  • It’s hard to believe but, once you're discharged from the Army, there are regrets because nobody sat you down, got in your face and told you a few simple things. A few years down the line, you’re thinking “Why didn't anyone tell me?”

    7 Things the Army Doesn't Teach You

    7 Things the Army Doesn't Teach You

    by Cecil Kenmill1

  • One of the fringe benefits of the military, or being a military dependent, is the privilege of riding on the little-known network of air travel that circumnavigates the globe and supports US military installations with personnel and supplies. While...

    Seoul, Korea: Space out on Space-A.

    Seoul, Korea: Space out on Space-A.

    by jvhirniak18

  • In this hub, I reflect on Navy boot camp training at Great Lakes, Illinois, in 1967. Besides acquiring basic navy knowledge, I learned survival swimming, how to shoot a rifle, and how to fight fires.

    What Navy Boot Camp Was Really Like for Me

    What Navy Boot Camp Was Really Like for Me

    by Paul Richard Kuehn4

  • The Army can be an amazing experience, and some people consider it to be one the best experiences of their lives. However, there's no need to go rushing in without some extra knowledge, and despite its good points, there are awful aspects of the army that everyone forgets to talk about.

    10 Awful Things About the Army That Nobody Tells You

    10 Awful Things About the Army That Nobody Tells You

    by Cecil Kenmill60

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