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4 hours ago, BuffBro said:

Will the AC-208 be a 365 or is there a CONUS squadron plan like the A-29’s ??

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13 hours ago, FLEA said:

My Boss just sent a solicitation for the first wave of AC-208 this summer. Looking for Capt/Major IPs, 11F/B/S/U preferred but will take others. 

Unfortunately I already have orders in hand to go to Korea. Do those in the know have any idea how long this mission will last? (Broadly, no OPSEC details please) And if this is something you can potentially get into while in the guard? 

You hear any mention of 12S?  I’m HIGHLY interested but heard the call would be fall at earliest. 

Cooter

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I did not, but the e-mail seemed targeted at our squadron (no 12's) so I'm not sure that means they just didn't want them. I'm also highly interested. Wife gave me the go ahead to do it on the tail of our Korea tour if I still want to do it, but its going to put me in a precarious position with ADSCs. 

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8 hours ago, FLEA said:

I did not, but the e-mail seemed targeted at our squadron (no 12's) so I'm not sure that means they just didn't want them. I'm also highly interested. Wife gave me the go ahead to do it on the tail of our Korea tour if I still want to do it, but its going to put me in a precarious position with ADSCs. 

How so? No ADSC for the training or 365, so...?

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Yeah, sorry, some confusion there. Taking a follow on would extend my ADSC, and going back to my starting base would be some what problematic since we made significant life decisions based on a move to Korea and the fact it would be a peculiar amount of remaining ADSC. Still examining the options though. I haven't ruled this out. 

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On 5/16/2018 at 8:54 PM, Cooter said:

You hear any mention of 12S?  I’m HIGHLY interested but heard the call would be fall at earliest. 

Cooter

12S's are eligible.  They expect it to be a quick fill once it's announced.  Can always give them a call to see if you can put your name on a list though.

Anyone have any quality of life gouge on KAIA?  Good grub?  Good gym?  Roomates?  Communal bathrooms?  Skypable internet speeds?  The public welcome site has some info, but was hoping it was outdated or different for folks on a 365.

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when does the 365 for light attack happen? asking for a friend

There are a couple billets for A-29 bubbas to go to Moody and teach on this assignment cycle. From there they do multiple deployments to the Stan. There isn’t an 365s unless it’s command (which is another discussion).

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12S's are eligible.  They expect it to be a quick fill once it's announced.  Can always give them a call to see if you can put your name on a list though.
Anyone have any quality of life gouge on KAIA?  Good grub?  Good gym?  Roomates?  Communal bathrooms?  Skypable internet speeds?  The public welcome site has some info, but was hoping it was outdated or different for folks on a 365.

KAIA? HKIA maybe? Good grub at the Turkish chow hall. The US is all right. Internet free to 10 GB a week and yes it is FaceTime friendly. They did shut down the morale drive because the new comm major said it’s illegal. Bathrooms at communal and right now everyone O-5 and below have a roommate except CCs. Right now 2 to a room about 8x20 and they are trying to figure out how to get three from what I hear. I believe all the dorms are hardened facilities as well. Never been to the main gym I do know they have an out door CrossFit area and on the FOB there is a gym right next to the current ops area. Daily life seems interesting, winters are cold and shitty with the burning of trash and other stuff for heat.
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13 hours ago, drewpey said:

12S's are eligible.  They expect it to be a quick fill once it's announced.  Can always give them a call to see if you can put your name on a list though.

Anyone have any quality of life gouge on KAIA?  Good grub?  Good gym?  Roomates?  Communal bathrooms?  Skypable internet speeds?  The public welcome site has some info, but was hoping it was outdated or different for folks on a 365.

Yeah called a while back and the earliest I heard was Feb19 which would keep me beyond my normal staff “get out of jail free card.”  I’m also investigating another flying option as well which could also be a quick turn. I may give the -365 guy another ring regardless. 

Cooter

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