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    Promotion and PRF Information

    C-Method in ACC that's for sure. Not sure about AETC methodology since I moved. Like Homestar stated, every MAJCOM might be different. My Group worked on my PRF before my PCS. If I have to change it, I'm not going to because I'm that lazy. I was mentoring a Comm and MX officer in AETC on their OPRs. These dudes are not doing well at all. I asked the GP/CCE about a writing guide to help them out. They don't have one. WG/CC said as long as the acronyms can be understood, it's all good. I was speechless and emailed the writing guide from my previous Wing to the captains. Before Christ...BC
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    Shack Did the officer who got RIF'd only deploy and do nothing else? Or were there some skeletons in his closet? If you have "A" skeleton, the AF will get rid of you first typically.
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    I guess all the PRFs I saw submitted with combat hours was wrong then over the past 8 years. A bro on base ops and a mentor taught me that and it worked. Never saw a GP/CC or WG/CD tell anyone to remove combat hours from a PRF or OPR. Especially with deploy or get out right now. Combat hours tell a story in my opinion. If you saved special forces from being ambushed at an oil refinery in Syria from Russian/Syrian forces, then I'm pretty sure a board cares. Flew 1K cmbt hrs--saved 500 friendly forces. In my opinion, you are not doing just your job. You could easily lose 100 friendlies. If a board doesn't understand that then I'm lost. I understand the potential to serve in the next rank part. But you can't have X-mas party planners running the AF. Let's be real about that one. If shoe clerks takeover, kiss the bag goodbye because their force will be far too strong.
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    My bud got more EKIAs than special forces on missions. Something isn't right. Comm can take credit for everything. It's fair I guess.
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    As I chime in late to some already great responses to your your question, you can't hide combat hours or air medals. They in turn tell a story about your deployments. Combat hours are listed on your SURF and so are your air medals. Your decs will be available for a board to read. My bud deployed as a 17D (cyber/comm) to Bagram for 2 months and made Lt Col without a blink of an eye. He had EKIA listed in his PRF and I almost lost my lunch. You killed how many people from the Russian tower at Bagram?...bruh stop. Anyway, people can tell whether you deployed and did nothing or you were actually deployed and contributed. Before I PCS'd, the Group worked on my 1BPZ PRF. So all I have to do is add my extra 2 strats and turn it into the shoe clerks at my new base for IPZ. Let the hate festival begin with the shoe clerks who have never flown try to critique a PRF. What's EKIA...HVI..mean? Where did you get these combat hours from (your mom)?
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    What do you have against ice cream on the boardwalk? 🤣😂 But seriously, I appreciate your perspective because it gives me even more ammunition against shoe clerks who not only think they know what they are talking about, but don't even have the clearance to know how things really work.
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    I had internet in my CHU in Iraq and B-Hut in Afghanistan. The internet was really good in Afghanistan. Got on top of my CHU in Iraq and slapped a 4 ft antenna on top and never had to go to the Community Center. You think I'm rolling out of my CHU with my M-9 with my baby momma on video chat looking all good?
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    Expeditionary Mindset - Complete loss of SA on the peacetime aspect when you are captured because you strayed across a border during an exercise in a military vehicle. How do you handle yourself? Thinking of Navy P-3 crew who declared an IFE and landed an ISR asset in China. They received specialized training for peacetime that I was fortunate enough to attend as well. Most countries will quickly realize SrA Hung and SSgt Ball are just finance troops. They strayed across the border because both were playing Fortnite on their phones or using the Polish Tinder app.
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    I believe it's a joint base with the Brits so it Leatherneck/Bastion if I am correct. It could have very well been 6 aircraft. Didn't look it up on the classified side.
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    SARM office was pulling that crap. I rolled in on them hot. Where is SARM? Lunch... leaving early..WTH? Have to work at the Med Group or in the MPS for those types of hours.
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    If you want airmen to be expeditionary then you have to train for the fight. All these training days off medical and finance receive, some needs to be converted into days where they shoot, practice MOPP, and combative skills. Most of them will never use this training unless they PCS to Korea to sit in MOPP gear. When a base was attacked in Afghanistan, a bad ass from special forces went outside the wire to kill one of the insurgents in PT gear. Watching it on video looked really cool. Wasn't AF that ran outside of the wire. When the bases are being attacked it's Special Forces or a Task Force that rolls up the bad people. Does anyone remember the attack on Camp Learherneck in Afghanistan where the insurgents took out 2 harrier jets? So insurgents were able to penetrate a base held by Marines. Just think about a base with only shoe clerks and Security Forces protecting the base and aircraft. Shoe Clerk Airbase: "The insurgents are attacking! Did they not see the sign on the gate because we are doing training and X-mas party planning." Insurgents: Oh, we will come back later.
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    A pharmacy tech told me the CSAF has to pick up his meds too. Civilian pharmacy techs at a certain base be like, "we are out at 1700...peace." But the CSAF needs his meds and he called to say he would be late. Oh, our civilians.....
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    ASBC died for a reason and only a moron would say you need to do anything at ASBC. ASBC was nothing but stolen syllabuses from ALS, the USAFA, and AFROTC. Kind of like someone asked me if you waive people to do said obstacle course what would happen to us that manage/instruct? I was like it would go away like ASBC. Teach them how to dodge flooding behind a B-hut in Afghanistan. That's ironic because I injured my back toward the end of ASBC. Instructor said he never knew because I only spoke when necessary. We were like 0/5 for challenges until he put me in charge of one. My class told me I had to run for one of the final class competitions. We can come in first because you are fast they told me. I sucked it up and ran. I found out a year and a half later I ran on a herniated disc. At SOS some 7 years later, I injure my back. I did the leadership course prior to the injury. After the injury I was mostly a safety observer. I ran during the last week of SOS and I think one of my classmates got sick. Leadership was trying to pressure the guy to run. During my parting shot speech, I asked my class what happened to taking care of people? Who cares about points for a run because someone drops out. Absolute buffoonery... One back surgery later, pushing through pain to run was probably not a good idea back in my younger days. It wasn't a back injury. It was a herniated disc pressing against a nerve.
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    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    I need you guys to check me. I think I'm in shoe clerk hell. Rant light on: "If airmen can't complete said obstacle course, they can't graduate. They should be on medical hold. While at this obstacle course they need to practice MOPP and combative skills training to graduate blah blah.." Me: Enlisted airmen aren't the ones taking out the bad guys based on my deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan unless they are a JTAC or a Sensor Operator. I don't think the CSAF is going to be happy you held a pharmacy tech back because they rolled an ankle and couldn't do an obstacle course. Chances are the CSAF doesn't want to wait 2 hours to pick up his medication at the pharmacy just like the rest of us. Is a rolled ankle going to prevent you from completing tech school to hand out meds? No, then he or she should graduate. The same could be said about other AFSCs in the AF. Before you deploy you typically receive the training you actually need. Am I out of order with my thinking?
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    Definitely the answer I was looking for in regard to the OPR. I wasn't talking about the PRF specifically, which a few bros implied. Since I didn't do ACSC, it doesn't matter what is written on my PRF or OPR for that matter. We all know how the process works if you refuse to do ACSC. I was #1 of 12 FGOs in the squadron and #7 of 53 FGOs in the Group and "on track." I just never learned the precedence for command push lines. Thanks for the break down because it helps me to pass the information along to others. I hit my 18 year (prior enlisted) mark in December. I'm going to drop my retirement paperwork in December 2019. My ADSC ends in October 2020. Currently a DO in AETC and my IPZ board is in March. I'm a military brat from the Army side. Just tired of moving and my HHG being broken.
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    I wasn't told all the OPR secrets. But on track for command versus ready for command is like night and day correct?
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    I met an 05 guy out in the wild. He is a weather officer. The AF is going to say we pushed your year group board back a year as captains. Sorry, but we are going to do the same thing again this year (LMAO). Are you not entertained? Let the games begin....
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    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Shack. I had to do a CDI and my report was 30 pages. My unit was a tenant to the Wing. I told my CC that the JAG office and GP/CC didn't account for people who have mental health problems. They shouldn't be interviewed unless a trained psychologist is present. The AF doesn't know what they are doing when dealing with people. I annotated this in my final report. "Personnel who have to see mental health or are currently on medications as a result should not be interviewed."
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    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Say that 3 times fast....
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    A backspace does wonders for removing double spacing between paragraphs. Then you aren't taking up the whole page. Break Break So there is nobody from the 05 year group on BODN? Thanks AF. I'm all by myself now.
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    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Next EPR bullet perhaps? From the article, it said he disagreed with medical on a kid attempting suicide. Kid passed out twice doing drugs and drinking. Said individual said it wasn't a suicide attempt. Guess the kid likes to party hard.
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    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Agreed. I've done an investigation before where people just outright lie or change their story like in this article. However, we have ushered in a culture of you can't say anything at all and not offend someone. We are at the point where generations of fathers have served, but that is dying out. I wonder why...
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    Promotion and PRF Information

    Any 05 guys and gals around? I remember the AF holding our year group back a year for promotion. We also survived a riff. I wonder how many folks are actually left to promote? No, I didn't do ACSC because I frankly don't give a d&$n! This is for my 05 peeps still out there who didn't quit the AF. I think we all love cougars too.
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    Commanders are dropping like flies this year

    Fired Air Force one-star made inappropriate comments about women, failed to report suicide attempts https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/10/29/fired-air-force-one-star-made-inappropriate-comments-about-women-failed-to-report-suicide-attempts/ If you say something about BQZIP's mom at a Chiefs game, boy you are going to pay for it! On a side not, due to allegations of this nature and a scandal at an AETC base. They have cameras all over the place at said training base. It's definitely cringy to me, but I understand why the Air Force had to turn a base into an online camera house. They have some rooms with microphones and some without, but they all have cameras. Everything can be seen. Why I don't say anything and avoid any woman in a uniform. Look at the ground when walking, oh crap. I looked up and a female was there...court martial for inappropriate eye contact?
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    It's Official, OCPs are Coming!

    Ironically, I threw that card at my CC. Maybe Maverick can save us in Top Gun 2 by bringing the love and respect back for the bag? That's until flight medicine perma DNIFs him before a high visibility mission for something asinine. Oh Mav, by the way, you're still red in PEX.
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