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Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Around the time your T.I. is selecting recruit leaders in Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), other duties will be assigned.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
In addition to drill, physical fitness training, inspections, weapons training, running the obstacle course, and all the other things happening during the pre-deployment phase of Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), you'll have classroom and field instruction on subjects that will prepare you for an Air Force combat deployment

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
You'll learn and practice the rules for safe use and handling of the weapon during Air Force Basic Training. You'll also receive training in how to assemble, disassemble, clean, and repair the M-16.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
During graduation week of Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), if you enlisted under the guaranteed aptitude program, and you met with an Air Force job counselor during week two, you'll find out what military job the Air Force has selected for you.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Week seven of Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT) focuses primarily on post-deployment training.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
At the end of week seven of Air Force Basic Training, you'll be given your final uniform issue, including your blue Air Force uniforms.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
At around 1300 (1:00 PM) on the Thursday of graduation week, your flight will be marched to the Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT) for the Airman's Coin Ceremony, where you will be presented with the Air Force Airman's Coin.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Right after the coin ceremony, your flight will form up for the retreat ceremony. While you're forming up down the street, your friends and family members will be making their way to bleachers on the retreat grounds (which is a parking lot behind the Reception Center).

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Airmen completing Air Force Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, participate in a 2.5-mile Airmen's run on Thursday of graduation week.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
You’ll take your final written tests during week eight of Air Force basic training.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
The graduation parade at Air Force Basic Training begins the day after the coin ceremony and retreat ceremony (Friday).

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Right after the Air Force basic training parade, and until about 1300 (1:00 PM), there is an "open house" held in the dormitories.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
You can up to four ribbons in Air Force Basic Military Training.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
You’ll receive some on-base and off-base passes during graduation week at Air Force Basic Training

Air Force Technical School Training Restrictions
Restrictions on what one can or cannot do continues after Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), when one arrives at their technical school for job training. Like the other services, the Air Force uses a phase system.

Air Force Technical School Restrictions
Unaccompanied non-prior-service (NPS) students in Air Force technical schools may not reside off-base, regardless of phase.

Air Force Technical School Training Restrictions
Airmen may be "phased back" for receiving an unsatisfactory rating from their MTL. Airmen who have been phased back will progress in phase as determined, in writing, by the training/ operations group commander.

Air Force Technical School Restrictions
Unless otherwise indicated, these restrictions and requirements are applicable for non-prior service students, no matter what training phase an airman is in.

Air Force Technical School Restrictions
At most Air Force technical schools, students are housed two per room, with a bathroom/shower shared by two rooms. In a few locations, rooms may be shared by three or even four students. Prior service (PS) students (such as those who are re-training), are not housed with non-prior service (NPS) recruits.

Air Force Technical School Restrictions
Formations marching to and from school is maximized in Air Force technical schools for non-prior service (NPS) students to ensure safety and accountability.

Air Force Technical School Training Restrictions
Phase II runs from the 15th calendar day through the 35th calendar day.

Air Force Technical School Training Restrictions
Phase III runs from the 36th calendar day through completion of all technical training and departure for permanent duty assignment unless the training/operations group commander has approved, in writing, the Airman to be removed from the phase program.

Air Force Technical School Training Restrictions
In the vast majority of cases, non-prior service (NPS) Airmen remain in the phase program until completion of all technical training and departure for permanent duty assignment. However, for a handful of extremely long technical schools, the training/ operations group commanders may approve, in writing, the removal of NPS Airmen from the phase program after 150 consecutive days in Phase III.

Air Force Technical School Restrictions
Non-prior service (NPS) Airmen are advanced from Phase I to Phase II on the 15th calendar day after arrival, and from Phase II to Phase III on the 36th calendar day, provided they are meeting the set academic standards, and prescribed fitness standards.

Air Force Technical School Restrictions
Non-Prior Service (NPS) Airmen in Phases I through III ( of Air Force Technical Schools must complete 3 days of "Physical Readiness Training (PRT) per week. Here are the requirements.

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