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Well... they do it kinda weird. 2 primary and 2 alternate, but from what I understand, the 2 alternates almost always end up going to UPT due to a lack of pilots, if the unit can swing it. Don't ask me the particulars though, just repeating information I was told. 

To your question, one off the street and 3 enlisted, although the off-the-street guy was a primary, so there's that. I got the sense that they didn't care, because the interview was about 50/50, I think the enlisted just performed better in the interview itself, since they're so used to interacting with the pilots. 

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4 minutes ago, goodflightcowboy said:

Well... they do it kinda weird. 2 primary and 2 alternate, but from what I understand, the 2 alternates almost always end up going to UPT due to a lack of pilots, if the unit can swing it. Don't ask me the particulars though, just repeating information I was told. 

To your question, one off the street and 3 enlisted, although the off-the-street guy was a primary, so there's that. I got the sense that they didn't care, because the interview was about 50/50, I think the enlisted just performed better in the interview itself, since they're so used to interacting with the pilots. 

Well that's awesome for them. Did you get picked up man? 

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6 minutes ago, Flying Pillows said:

Well that's awesome for them. Did you get picked up man? 

I did not lol managed to goon up my interview by talking about the airlines. First time though, so we'll get 'em next time around. 

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2 minutes ago, goodflightcowboy said:

I did not lol managed to goon up my interview by talking about the airlines. First time though, so we'll get 'em next time around. 

My dude lol. Keep pounding till they say yes! 

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5 minutes ago, goodflightcowboy said:

I did not lol managed to goon up my interview by talking about the airlines. First time though, so we'll get 'em next time around. 

What’s wrong with talking about the airlines, if I may ask?

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2 minutes ago, admdelta said:

What’s wrong with talking about the airlines, if I may ask?

Oklahoma you have to live near the base, pretty sure minimal to none of the pilots have other jobs other than full time AGR, so they don't really want to hear about being part-time with airline, mostly because none of them do it and they want 100% committed guy in their squadron. This mostly pertains to OK though. 

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4 minutes ago, Flying Pillows said:

My dude lol. Keep pounding till they say yes! 

I know. It’s not as bad as you think though.

 

2 minutes ago, admdelta said:

What’s wrong with talking about the airlines, if I may ask?

Objectively, nothing. But as I have quickly learned, fighters want you to literally be ready to kill someone to be a fighter guy, so saying anything other than “fighters” is wrong. I didn’t say I’d do airlines after I got there, I said if I didn’t get this board I’d end up working at the regionals while I continued applying, but in the interview debrief they said that was the kiss of death because it showed I wasn’t committed and didn’t exude the fighter mentality. 

 

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Oklahoma you have to live near the base, pretty sure minimal to none of the pilots have other jobs other than full time AGR, so they don't really want to hear about being part-time with airline, mostly because none of them do it and they want 100% committed guy in their squadron. This mostly pertains to OK though. 

Negative. Over half their pilots are airline guys. It was a “fighter guy” mentality issue, not a reality issue.

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10 minutes ago, ayz33 said:

Interesting, wondering if other units do selection after interviews this way?

Nah, guys that had been around said Tulsa was the only place that announced selection the morning after. 

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On 10/31/2018 at 2:06 PM, Flying Pillows said:

I assume you got rejected from Fresno? Why would you ever spend that much on liquor though? 

Yes. The bottle was under $50 its not that $300 blue label. 

On 10/31/2018 at 7:20 PM, bigdreams said:

Bribing shows interest?

Former members of Fresno squadron told me not to be "that guy" who doesn't bring something. Still was that guy, lol.

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22 hours ago, Hopefulflyer389 said:

Any word from Alabama? 

I haven't heard anything, I'm super anxious hearing back from them. Anyone have any insight on when they will send notifications?!

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23 minutes ago, Flying Pillows said:

I haven't heard anything, I'm super anxious hearing back from them. Anyone have any insight on when they will send notifications?!

They sent out invites this morning

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4 minutes ago, dotonfire said:

Does anyone know when the AFRC sponsored board is this month? I'd like to be able to better schedule my fretting.

If you have a unit sponsoring you then you should be 98% relaxed. Lol

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4 minutes ago, dotonfire said:

Thanks @Hopefulflyer389. I may be a bit of a difficult sell to big AF despite being sponsored. I'm not certain it's just a formality and my recruiter's not been the most communicative. I'm probably just overthinking.

You’re welcome. The board really looks at the whole person concept. I didn’t have the best scores or awesome LORs when I was selected unsponsored. 

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1 hour ago, Flying Pillows said:

I haven't heard anything, I'm super anxious hearing back from them. Anyone have any insight on when they will send notifications?!

I got word today

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