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#21 StockTrader

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 13:04

Unless your Heppner, then you can brown nose your way into starting before anyone else... Lol. When did you I process into B Co??


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Posted 24 January 2016 - 21:44

3 months hold for BOLC. 3 months hold for Common Core. 5 months hold for Advanced. I got my airframe of choice, so I'm still a happy camper, but it's been a long stupid drawn out process. No injuries/family drama/legal bs, just bad luck with the course start dates.

So many criticisms I'd like to make, but for the sake of professionalism, I take a daily drive out to ech lake where I direct a barrage of obscenity at a certain organization for about 15 minutes with nothing but the squirrels to hear me. Then I sit quietly in my car while I softly cry into my -10.  

 

Really though, it's the easiest job I've ever had, and the family time is great so it isn't as bad as it sounds. Plenty of time to study for sure. 


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Posted 24 January 2016 - 21:57

3 months hold for BOLC. 3 months hold for Common Core. 5 months hold for Advanced. I got my airframe of choice, so I'm still a happy camper, but it's been a long stupid drawn out process. No injuries/family drama/legal bs, just bad luck with the course start dates.
So many criticisms I'd like to make, but for the sake of professionalism, I take a daily drive out to ech lake where I direct a barrage of obscenity at a certain organization for about 15 minutes with nothing but the squirrels to hear me. Then I sit quietly in my car while I softly cry into my -10.  
 
Really though, it's the easiest job I've ever had, and the family time is great so it isn't as bad as it sounds. Plenty of time to study for sure. 


What were you doing during the holds? How long was your entire process from WOCS to graduation?

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 05:16

What were you doing during the holds? How long was your entire process from WOCS to graduation?


They will find stuff for you to do. Bank on Honors detail(funerals). They have changed a lot of things recently as far as where you must be and for how long so someone else will have to speak to how B co is now. Some details are better than others. I got to escort the chief of staff for the Army of another country one day which was pretty cool. Also got to knock out ALSE and the hyperbaric chamber while I was waiting. Take the time to memorize the 5's and 9's for your aircraft, even if you have no idea what they mean. It will make life a lot easier once you start primary.

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 08:59

Hyperbaric chamber was cool. Definitely not a useful tool for me at this point, maybe ever, but cool and another free notch on the belt
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Posted 02 October 2018 - 18:53

Between basic and WOCS will i be sent all the information regarding what to bring and what programs to sign up for? I was given next to no information and as I start Basic soon, I'm a tad worried I'm going to miss something important. I'd rather be over prepared. Also what does B Co stand for? I see it everywhere but I can't figure out the acronym or how it applies to the training process. Any help is appreciated!

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Posted 02 October 2018 - 19:43

Between basic and WOCS will i be sent all the information regarding what to bring and what programs to sign up for? I was given next to no information and as I start Basic soon, I'm a tad worried I'm going to miss something important. I'd rather be over prepared. Also what does B Co stand for? I see it everywhere but I can't figure out the acronym or how it applies to the training process. Any help is appreciated!


Plan on spending some $ to pick up stuff you wont have and uniform alterations. B Co stands for Bravo Company 1-145th. Its the unit all warrants are assigned to for flight school.

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Posted 02 October 2018 - 20:02

Between basic and WOCS will i be sent all the information regarding what to bring and what programs to sign up for? I was given next to no information and as I start Basic soon, I'm a tad worried I'm going to miss something important. I'd rather be over prepared. Also what does B Co stand for? I see it everywhere but I can't figure out the acronym or how it applies to the training process. Any help is appreciated!


You should be good, Rucker has a lot of experience getting lost candidates sorted out. When you leave your basic training post you should have 90% of what you need for WOCS already issued to you. The rest you will have the opportunity to acquire before and during WOCS. Knowing next to nothing about what you’re doing next is a good introduction to how the Army generally handles business.
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Posted 03 October 2018 - 11:31

Thank you both!!

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Posted 06 October 2018 - 00:46

Just out of curiosity, do they give you leave time at any point during the entire pipeline? I assume the big holidays the school house will shutdown, but otherwise do you guys end up selling your leave time back?



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Posted 06 October 2018 - 09:23

Just out of curiosity, do they give you leave time at any point during the entire pipeline? I assume the big holidays the school house will shutdown, but otherwise do you guys end up selling your leave time back?


Thats all going to depend on your individual situations. If you are street to seat, between taking block leave for Christmas holidays and PCS upon completion of the flight school, you probably are not going to have any use or lose leave days to sell back. If you are coming from prior service, its all going to depened on how much leave you have/use to PCS here and if you need to get rid of some.

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Posted 06 October 2018 - 10:25

Unless you’re guard or reserve you won’t be selling back any days, you’ll simply lose them if over 60 days at the end of the fiscal year.
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Posted 06 October 2018 - 18:16

Yup, last chance to sell leave days is when you do the dd214 paperwork. We don re-enlist anymore so I'm pretty sure we just lose the days.

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Posted 07 October 2018 - 00:15

Whats the time between AD selection and classing up? I know the email says typically between 30-90 days... doesnt normally take that long? Im in Korea, getting ready to PCS in December... will my orders back to Bragg be canceled?




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