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    Asthma Waiver

    Can you get a breathing restriction mask, train for a month, and re-take MCT with another civilian doctor?
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    Upcoming Boards

    Last year Mass hired people who did not attend the meet and greet.
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    Upcoming Boards

    Oh sh!t Boise just had a board? I didn't see it on Bogidope, do you have to contact them directly to get board info?
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    Upcoming Boards

    Who is going to be in Oregon the weekend of Jan. 12th? Also when is the Ohio F-16 unit going to open their board up?
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    Upcoming Boards

    Their past board last spring was the first board they had in 5-6 years IIRC. They also had over 150 applicants. One of the most competitive squadrons to get into and they probably aren't hiring for a long time for UPT.
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    GPA on Guard applications?

    This question only pertains to Guard applications. I have a pretty abysmal GPA from my degree granting institution: 2.52. I had to take courses at other colleges in order to get back to my first school, and did pretty well in those classes. My cumulative GPA from every college course taken towards my degree is 2.79. Do you guys think it is okay for me to list cumulative GPA on my resume and applications? I always attach all transcripts from all of those schools in my applications.
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    GPA on Guard applications?

    I definitely get the whole person concept, I was just wondering if I was able to list a higher GPA since 2.79 looks a lot better than 2.52, especially to the units that I am unable to visit or the units that don't allow visiting.
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    T38 Down @ KDLF

    Wrong time and place for the post. Sorry, prayers for him and the family
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    The Next President is...

    Russians? No. The Democrats already figured out how to stop Russian interference. Kavanaugh putting his hands on another woman pushing without her consent? That sounds more plausible...
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    The Next President is...

    Keeping in mind expectations from the 2016 election cycle, I am extremely pleased with what's been happening. Two SC justices already. Minimal losses in the house keeping in mind the house has always flipped during midterms except for three times in the history of the country (1930's, 1998 and 2002 IIRC). Gains in the senate, and a seemingly strong 2020 run with the potential for more SC justices. Leftists, please keep acting like infants. It's working. See you in 2020!
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    How important is visiting units?

    I think I know the answer to this one but want to get more of an "official" answer on this. I'm 2/2 for interviews with units I've rushed, and about 1/4 for units I did not. Some units allow visiting while others don't. Since money can be tight, how much can it make or break a selection process: visiting vs. not visiting? And how many times should you visit a unit? Can you do it too many times to be annoying or is once not enough to be remembered? Basically, I'm willing to do anything to tip the scales in my favor to get hired at a fighter unit.
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    How important is visiting units?

    I understand that fortune favors the prepared. But on the other hand, are you not confident in the meet and greet, and the interview to weed out the weirdos?
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    How important is visiting units?

    Good ol' boy. So only legacies are allowed into the guard?
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    Upcoming Boards

    A salute to the dudes who keep up their videos, no matter how awkward they are.
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    Unethical to not disclose checkride failure?

    I'm not trying to hide anything, but I also don't want to put my foot in my mouth. During fighter unit applications and interviews, unless they specifically ask if you have ever failed a checkride before, do you have to disclose it? I failed my PPL checkride once but now have my license. I'm just thinking it would hurt me because I also have a low GPA, so I don't want to seem like "this kid has a low GPA AND failed his checkride, PASS". Unless that's the vibe I do give off and I am not competitive. Should I just come clean right away? What are your guys thoughts?
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    Unethical to not disclose checkride failure?

    Definitely would not lie about it if asked. What I'm getting is I don't need to disclose it unless asked, so I'll probably just go with that.
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    Unethical to not disclose checkride failure?

    I was thinking that too. I just don't want to seem like I'm trying to hide things. It would be nice to get fighter guys' opinions too.
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    Upcoming Boards

    Has anyone heard from Wisconsin or Selfridge fighter units?
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    The Next President is...

    Socialism: I graduated bottom of UPT but I still deserve a Fighter because equality!
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    Alright, light me up here

    I wouldn't say fighters are out of the question, you just gotta do some legwork like these dudes are saying. GPA low? Yes, but do you have a story on why it is low or how you have matured and are seeking/landing an awesome job where you convinced them your GPA doesn't define you? Do you see where I am going? It's already been said, you're super young. The world is yours so go get it man, no one else can do it for you. Grind for the PPL. But if that's not possible, the ANG is not the end all be all. Active Duty is also an option as well, navy, marines, etc. Leave no stone un-turned. If you really want it you'll figure out a way.
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    Upcoming Boards

    Which boards?
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    What are my chances? Civ to UPT: the old-guy edition

    Dude, congrats! Seeing your posts on here and your good attitude make me happy you made it, all that hard work. Keep us updated, I've been enjoying your journey and want to keep hearing about it. Good work you made it!
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    Upcoming Boards

    Interview invites went out last week I think.
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    Upcoming Boards

    So.... has anyone heard from Maryland or New Jersey?
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    Flying Videos Thread Part 2?

    Does this only look fun to those who haven't stepped foot in a cockpit or to everyone?
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