• Week 0 & 1- Air Force Basic Training

      If you are stumbling upon this post first, be sure to read my post talking about my arrival and the first night of Basic Training. Week 0 & 1 The remaining part of week 0 and into week 1 is a whirlwind, to say the least. It is an entirely new life to get used to and everyone in your flight is just trying to figure it out and how to work together as a team and not get yelled at. During these weeks you will finally get issued your uniforms and you will be so excited that you finally blend in with the other flights and are no…

  • Week 0 Arrival & Night 1- Air Force Basic Training

      The Air Force Basic Military Training (BMT) is an 8.5 week process to turn you from a civilian into an Airman. When I went in 2014 it was a straight 8.5 weeks, graduation, then depart for tech school. Now BMT is 7.5 weeks, graduation, Airman’s week, then depart for tech school. My younger sister, Katie, went through basic in 2016 so I will add her insight on how Airman’s week was for that post. Week 0 is the half week, you will leave on a Tuesday from your home airport and arrive at Joint Base Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX sometime during that day. The Air Force sends…