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U.S. Air Force?

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Mac in Wisco, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    I've noticed a number of new users with connections to the Air Force. Who else here serves, has served, has family members with the Air Force, or grew up in an Air Force family?

    I've served with the Air Force since 1988. I was an Electrical Powerline Specialist with different Civil Engineer units for 17 years and the past 4 years I have been a Flight Engineer on C-130 cargo aircraft.

    I've been stationed at Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio, Andersen AFB, Guam, Holloman AFB, NM and am currently stationed at Dyess AFB, TX.

    My wife also served and retired from the USAF. She served from 1980 to 2001.
     
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Grew up Army, went Air Force just to tick them off!
     
  3. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Quote:Come on! A little more than that. Did you tote a drum or a bugle, or were you just a flag girl?
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Drum and Bugle Corp, Morse System's Operator, Language Specialist. I failed the flag girl part,,,
     
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Dad was a medic in the Air Force. The rest of my military serving relatives were in the Army, Coast Guard and Marines.
     
  6. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Quote:You're killing me Kate. [​IMG] So you could tap out Morse Code, in Farsi, on your drum?
     
  7. AK_Button_Mama

    AK_Button_Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hubs is Air Force I was in the Air Force for 5 years Botht he hubs and I were in the same feild I was f-15 crew chief and the hubs was a f-15 crew chief till he was cross trained to f-22's. we met each other in Europe. he was staioned in holland and I was stationed in Germany, then he moved to Germany then Vegas, then idaho and Alaska. where we will be staying!!!! I LOVE the military. I think that the miltary folks do allot and should not have to pay taxes. (I mean military people are paying thier own salary if they are paying taxes. seems kinda stoopid to me but who am I?)

    anyway nice to meet ya fellow mil folks!

    I been to abiline, I rolled with the bones from the 9th BMS.
     
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  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    DH was in Civil Air Patrol, then ROTC, then later, Air Nat'l Guard, then went active duty AF about six months after we married. Went all the way to retirement with me by his side. My adoptive dad was in the Navy, my adoptive mom a Marine, my bio father a Marine, my FIL in the Air Force, my BIL in the Navy briefly, etc. I'd say I'm a card-carrying member of the club.
    DH did techschool at Lowry in Denver, first assignment Hill AFB in Utah, then almost 12 years at Wright Patterson in Ohio, then back to Hill in 1992 to retirement two years later.
     
  9. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dad was in the security service in the Air Force. I got to live all over the world and credit the experience with my ability to have many friends of many types.
     
  10. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I live near Colorado Springs, so lots of air force people around me. Ever been to an air force academy football game? What a blast! I have 3 nephews who are in the air force. My son just joined the army.
     

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