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Old 11-22-2008, 10:06 PM   #11
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Greatest thing I ever did. 21 years I could not have had a better job than EOD.
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Old 11-23-2008, 04:47 AM   #12
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K9 is a pretty good job. We find the bombs and call you to blow them up. We get to stand back and watch the cloud of smoke from a distance.
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Old 01-24-2009, 07:46 AM   #13
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Would I do it over again? Absolutely! I joined the Air Force the week I turned 17, and stayed for 22 years. I'm now getting ready for my second retirement, from Civil Service. I look at my time in the Air Force as a calling. This civil service job is just that - a job. (Don't get me wrong. I'm not slighting civil service at all, but to me it just never evoked the same feeling. I felt a renewed sense of pride every single day that I put that uniform on. I just don't get that in civil service).
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Old 01-26-2009, 08:14 AM   #14
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I'd do it again, just a bit differently. I would have not been married to my 1st gold digger when I did it. I would have waited much longer and pursued a few more dreams I had.
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Old 02-07-2009, 05:55 PM   #15
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Absolutely!!!

21 years in the AF and now 10 years later I still miss it and would go back in a heartbeat. A few, ah lets just say, un-informed Commanders in Chief almost made me quit, but taking care of my troops became more important. I joined to do my duty and see the world. Thought that I'd be 1 and done, but it didn't happen. I really enjoyed it and even moving 7 times became an adventure. I think everyone ought to pull at least a 2 year hitch. We'd end up with a lot fewer whiney p-holes me thinks. Toward the end I must admit I was getting tired of the "me" generation of recruits. Nothing these 'ol brogans couldn't fix . Hats off to all who served and those who supported us!
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Old 02-20-2009, 06:44 PM   #16
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would do it again but want to go back to the good old days when the mil. was the mil. not police like today we will never have a ww2 type war anymore. its like with all the wars after korea it seems the USA acked like cops its like haveing a pittbull made for fighting and keeping it on a chain i just ask the gov. to let the mil.do its job its all way been 2 ways a defending or concoring mil. not a police force.
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Old 10-05-2009, 11:38 AM   #17
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I have never regretted serving 4 years in the Air Force. I was one of the first female jet engine Mechanics; served for the ATC Command in Columbus Ms. Our mission was training pilots.
Loved it and as a result I do know my way around some tools (and beeswax for sure!)
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Old 10-05-2009, 11:49 AM   #18
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I have never regretted serving 4 years in the Air Force. I was one of the first female jet engine Mechanics; served for the ATC Command in Columbus Ms. Our mission was training pilots.
Loved it and as a result I do know my way around some tools (and beeswax for sure!)
Always good to know your way around beeswax
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Old 10-05-2009, 12:13 PM   #19
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I would have joined if I had to do it again. I really regret not joining up when after high school.
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If I was 18 again and the times were back during the cold war I would not change a thing still go in and serve my time. I did 20 and out. Benn out 15 years and I am sorry but somebody else said it, the whiny military we have today and the police actions would only mean I would be in trouble alot ( was trained by Viet Nam vets). Don't regret it just don't think I could make it in todays military.
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