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Joining the United States Air Force : a Handbook.

Author: Snow Wildsmith
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.
Series: Joining the Military 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is for the teenager or young adult who is interested in enlisting in the United States Air Force. It will walk him or her through the enlistment and recruit training process: making the decision to join the military, talking to recruiters, getting qualified, preparing for and learning what to expect at basic recruit training. The goal of the McFarland Joining the Military book series is to help young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wildsmith, Snow.
Joining the United States Air Force : A Handbook.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Snow Wildsmith
ISBN: 9780786491193 0786491191 9780786447589 0786447583
OCLC Number: 793511373
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages).
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Read This First; One: Thinking About Joining the Military; 1. Things to Consider for Potential Enlistees; 2. Things to Consider for Parents of Potential Enlistees; 3. Things to Consider for Spouses of Potential Enlistees; 4. Military Benefits; 5. The Branches of the Military; Two: General Information About the Air Force; 6. The History of the Air Force; 7. Career Opportunities in the Air Force; Three: The Enlistment Process; 8. What Is the Enlistment Process?; 9. Eligibility Requirements; 10. Talking to Military Recruiters; 11. The Qualification Process. 12. Visiting the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS)13. Taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery; 14. Joining the Delayed Entry Program; 15. Preparing for Basic Training; Four: Air Force Basic Training; 16. Overview; 17. Basic Training Tips; 18. Leaving for Basic Training; 19. Zero Week; 20. Life During Basic Training; 21. Basic Training--Eight Weeks of Hard Work; 22. Graduation and Beyond; Glossary of Military Terms; For More Information; Resources; Index.
Series Title: Joining the Military 1.

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This is for the young adult who is interested in enlisting in the US Air Force. It will walk him or her through the enlistment and recruit training process: making the decision to join the military,  Read more...

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