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On 12/2/2015, 6:55:38, 12xu2a3x3 said:

 

part of me thinks that tracking down hiring contact info for units, the difficult to get ones in particular (NOLA), is an integral part of the experience.

 

I think that is part of the intended experience. Considering that the training requires so much persistence to succeed, it is doing everybody a favor by making it a little bit of a challenge to get in contact with the right people to get your foot in the door. The people that can't be bothered to find the necessary information and break through on their own probably wouldn't be well suited for training. I'd imagine that posting posting POC info for a unit without their consent is sort of circumnavigating their hiring process slightly. 

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2 hours ago, bb17 said:

I think that is part of the intended experience. Considering that the training requires so much persistence to succeed, it is doing everybody a favor by making it a little bit of a challenge to get in contact with the right people to get your foot in the door. The people that can't be bothered to find the necessary information and break through on their own probably wouldn't be well suited for training. I'd imagine that posting posting POC info for a unit without their consent is sort of circumnavigating their hiring process slightly. 

THIS! I agreed whole heartedly. It was pretty much a part time job building my Unit POC spreadsheet. I spent time compiling information from every single guard and reserve unit there is. The endless calling and emailing leads to get in contact with anyone in a squadron that knew something about UPT hiring was a TON of work. But I believe that is just part of the process and anyone who is that serious about EARNING a UPT slot in the AFRC needs to put in the leg work. Hard work and persistence, but it's all worth it. I couldn't post my spreadsheet due to all the personal cell numbers and home emails. Though I wouldn't mind helping someone in a private message that is looking for a POC for those hard to reach units.

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The November AFRC UPT board completed on Friday and results began to be publicized today. Talk to your commander or recruiter. 

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Surprising AFRC UPT board results. Anyone have any insight on the unsponsored numbers side? Only 7 were selected as alternates and none selected to actually go? Wow.

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19 hours ago, knightops said:

Surprising AFRC UPT board results. Anyone have any insight on the unsponsored numbers side? Only 7 were selected as alternates and none selected to actually go? Wow.

What do you mean by this? Nobody got a UPT slot?

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I mean that none of the "unsponsored" candidates got selected to go. Thanks for asking for clarification. I should have worded that better. 

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2 hours ago, knightops said:

I mean that none of the "unsponsored" candidates got selected to go. Thanks for asking for clarification. I should have worded that better. 

Hell of a pendulum swing from what it sounds like the pick-up rate for unsponsored candidates was on the last board. 

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Might not be the best place to ask, but would anyone mind chatting with me quick about the process for grabbing a reserve (both unsponsored and sponsored) slot? I've primarily focused ANG and have a good grasp on that process, but I'm still wondering about the reserve process. Appreciate any insight. I'm a non-prior, btw.

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Next AFRC board will be June. Again, get your medical clearance completed before the package submission deadline. Meaning if you need MFS, you should be scheduled a full month ahead. Remember if you already did MFS, the clearances are good for ~4 years, so just reapply with your last certification.

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On ‎1‎/‎11‎/‎2016 at 11:25 AM, mp.odea said:

Has anyone heard from Idaho yet? The notification window has come and gone.

I believe the calls for Idaho went out today.

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3 hours ago, flybuckeye said:

I believe the calls for Idaho went out today.

Yes, they did. Anyone have any gouge?

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1 hour ago, SolaceOneTwo said:

Wondering the same thing about Michigan. Nothing here yet.

I emailed on the 15th asking if notifications had gone out.  The response said applications would be finalized and notifications would go out on the 20th.. I'm guessing Monday. 

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Wondering the same thing about Michigan. Nothing here yet.

I emailed on the 15th asking if notifications had gone out.  The response said applications would be finalized and notifications would go out on the 20th.. I'm guessing Monday. 

Hey thanks for the info. I'll let you know if I hear anything

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20 hours ago, mp.odea said:

I emailed on the 15th asking if notifications had gone out.  The response said applications would be finalized and notifications would go out on the 20th.. I'm guessing Monday. 

The original announcement said they are holding a selection board in early February.  I interpreted that to mean that that's when the interviews were going to be held.  When I contacted the recruiter 2 weeks ago I was told the February board date is actually the day they will be selecting which candidates to interview. 

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10 hours ago, Slick said:

The original announcement said they are holding a selection board in early February.  I interpreted that to mean that that's when the interviews were going to be held.  When I contacted the recruiter 2 weeks ago I was told the February board date is actually the day they will be selecting which candidates to interview. 

That doesn't sound correct.

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Forgive me coming in late to this... but Selfridge is having a board? I've been trying to call them for the last 3 months and had nothing but the run around. If someone could fill me in, it would be much appreciated.

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The 113th closed their application window on 1/31. I can't find any word on when they anticipate to hold a board or send out invites. Anyone have any ideas?

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The only real information I can find is in the application package that says, 

"The board is held at the 113th Wing at Andrews AFB, MD. Interviews will be scheduled approximately one month in advance" 

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