Ultimate Guide to Air Force Basic Training: Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Surviving Boot Camp

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Air Force basic training is now more challenging than ever, both mentally and physically. In the past few years the Air Force has redesigned its basic military training requirements to prepare airmen for the ever-changing role the Air Force is now engaged in around the world in today's War on Terror.

The Ultimate Air Force Basic Training Guidebook shows you, step by step, how to survive and thrive in today's basic training program. Beginning with the recruiting process and ...

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Overview

Air Force basic training is now more challenging than ever, both mentally and physically. In the past few years the Air Force has redesigned its basic military training requirements to prepare airmen for the ever-changing role the Air Force is now engaged in around the world in today's War on Terror.

The Ultimate Air Force Basic Training Guidebook shows you, step by step, how to survive and thrive in today's basic training program. Beginning with the recruiting process and taking you all the way through basic training graduation day, this book answers all your questions and will help alleviate your fears and concerns as you enter this new and exciting period of your life.

Senior Airman Nicholas Van Wormer's book is a fresh and up-to-date insider's view of what you will encounter and how to perform to graduate at the top of your class. It also includes information collected from interviews with recent basic training graduates and recruiters, plus strategies on how and what to study before you leave for basic. This is the most detailed Air Force basic training guidebook ever published.

Whether you are getting ready to ship training out to basic training or simply evaluating different military options, Van Wormer's The Ultimate Air Force Basic Training Guidebook is an invaluable tool that will guide you through what would otherwise be a daunting and difficult process.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932714920
  • Publisher: Savas Beatie
  • Publication date: 12/17/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 445,118
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction xi

Part 1 The U.S. Air Force

Chapter 1 Air Force Overview 1

Chapter 2 Air Force Personnel and Jobs 4

Chapter 3 Fact or Fiction: Misconceptions about the Air Force 8

Chapter 4 Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard 11

Part 2 Joining Made Easy

Chapter 5 How to Talk with a Recruiter 15

Chapter 6 Prepare Yourself Early 22

Chapter 7 MEPS: Military Entrance Processing Station 29

Chapter 8 The All-Important ASVAB 36

Chapter 9 Fit to Fight: Fitness Preparation for Basic Training 40

Chapter 10 Packing for BMT: Helpful Tips on What to Bring 63

Chapter 11 Military Training Instructors: The Mental Game 67

Part 3 Basic Training

Chapter 12 Arriving in San Antonio: The Beginning of Zero Week 70

Chapter 13 Make the Most of Your Meals 79

Chapter 14 Week 1: How to Survive the Beginning of Training 82

Chapter 15 Study Guide 95

Chapter 16 Weeks 2-4: The Pressure Rises 107

Chapter 17 The Gas Chamber 116

Chapter 18 Week 5: More Stress, Less Time ... No Problem 119

Chapter 19 Dress Faster Than Superman 125

Chapter 20 Week 6: Conquering the BEAST 128

Chapter 21 Top 15 Most Common "Do Not's" for Trainees 131

Chapter 22 Week 7: So Close, Yet so Far 133

Chapter 23 How to ... 136

Chapter 24 Week 8: Congratulations Airman! 144

Chapter 25 Tips for Success 148

Chapter 26 Interview with an MTI 151

Chapter 27 Acronyms and Terms 154

Appendix: Workout Logs 159

Index 175

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2013

    Perfect book to prepare for Air Force BMT.

    Perfect book to prepare for Air Force BMT.

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    Great Book

    I'm reading this book right now. It Tell you almost every thing you will need to know before Air Force bmt.

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