• 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 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 all…

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  • Why I Started The Blonde in Boots

      Over the last couple of years, I have contemplated many many times about starting my own blog. I have read SO many other women’s blogs and I always found them fascinating. I loved the idea of starting my own to document my life and have it as something to look back on. This idea has been such a long time coming and I’m proud of myself for finally taking the leap to start it!   Why the name “The Blonde in Boots”? Since I am active duty in the Air Force I wear boots every day with my uniform and thought the name would be the perfect fit to help…

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