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Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Air Force Physical Fitness Test

The last time, I took Air Force physical assessment was March of last year. So, this allowed me a year to improve my score. And that I did!The goal of the Air Force Fitness Program is to motivate Airmen to participate in year-round physical [...]

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Race Report: One City Marathon (2016)

The city of Newport News, Virginia has done it again, hosting their second annual One City Marathon. This has hands down become my favorite marathon. Just about every corner and straight away along the route has a cheering spectator.Marriott [...]

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One ID at a Time

 Sometimes in the Air Force, we have to perform duties outside of our normal day-to-day job. This past week my office was tasked to augment the security forces by helping them check identification cards in the morning. This duty starts at [...]

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Training

Road Blocks

When I set my goals for 2016, I knew they would be a challenge. This was done on purpose! If a goal was too easy to obtain then maybe it would be as rewarding once it is accomplished.Looking at my mileage for the year, I have logged 399 miles. [...]

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Exercise Exercise Exercise: Day 6/7

All of our classroom training culminated into this one-day event…THE EXERCISE.The tent came alive at 0500! The sounds of 10 men rustling around and donning battle rattle is every bit as exciting as it is nerve racking. While this was not an [...]

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Training

Day of Training:  2 – 5

 It has been a fun-filled couple of days training. We have spent several days of classroom training. Learning about the wartime portion of our career field. Over 99% of our mission is done from a home station terminal, and every now and [...]

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Day of Training:  1

So it begins!  The count down of seven days of training has begun. The crisp morning Florida air was awaken by reveille at 0530. This meant out duty day had started. This is about an hour earlier than I normally wake up, but being [...]

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Silver Flag/Field Training:  Day 0

Today marks a journey that has been long overdue according to some.  My job, Manpower and Organization, requires that we attend an expeditionary manpower readiness course,known as Silver Flag. While this is not a predeployment training per se [...]

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