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u/NEp8ntballer · 1 pointr/AirForce

I'm a really big fan of "It Worked for Me" by Colin Powell. If you ever want to believe again in the American Dream then his autobiography "My American Journey" is great as well.

Aside from that 'Leading with Honor" is good as well. It has a lot of good messages and a lot of historical information from that time.

"Generating Buy In" is a very good and very short read.

It isn't quite leadership but "Profiles In Courage" by JFK fits the bill in my opinion. It's about lawmakers doing the right thing instead of voting along party lines.

"In the Company of Heroes" by Michael Durant is a good read as well. Learning about his time in captivity was enlightening but I really enjoyed the whole book. I didn't quite understand why he chose that title until I got closer to the end. He used his platform to not only talk about his time there but also about the guys in his unit that died that day. Through that book you can draw out some lessons on how to lead people and some positive traits.

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u/TangasaurusTex · 2 pointsr/AirForce

There are plenty of options..

---Buy/Sell: Buy, new or used, from retailers such as Amazon, Chegg, or your local bookstore. Preferably in that order. Sell back at a reasonable rate. Keep in mind that you do not have to sell back to whoever you bought from. I have even dabbled at buying/selling textbooks on Craigslist locally (caution: buyer beware and meet the other person in the lobby of a bank to stay safe). Note that books will lose value as more editions come out. Generally the value of books fluctuates in seasons based on the semester, so retailers will run promotions to buy or sell, so so keep an eye out.

One example buy/sell: We the People, a common government textbook to satisfy one of your general education requirements. Buy: We the People (ISBN: 0393921107), used, off of Amazon costs $39.25 + $3.99 shipping. You can sell it to Chegg for $27.91. Your total cost at the end of that semester for that book is appr. $15.33!

---Rent physical copy: Amazon and Chegg both offer promotions on shipping that let you print out the shipping labels so as long as you return the rental book in the time allotted. Generally they are lenient and are due back a few weeks after the end of traditional semesters. ie. Chegg rentals for fall are due on 19 December 14.

One example renting physical copy: Chegg offers We the People for $15.99. Don't be late in returning the book or destroying the rental and it's a good option.

---Rent etextbook: You can get the kindle, pdf, etextbook version from the same retailers. Sometimes the formatting is weird and don't always include the entire textbook so beware of that and read the comments.

One example renting etextbook: Chegg offers We the People for $23.99 for 180 days (due on 4 May 2015)

---Obtain off the internets: sometimes the books are on google as pdf copies, usually from .edu websites. Other sites, etc.

One example of obtaining: free, but be careful and don't do anything illegal

---Always get used

---Do you really need the book? Wait until the class starts or contact your teacher in advance. Sometimes they allow you to get an older version or they use their own set of notes.

---Also you should qualify for the Pell Grant as long as your spouse doesn't make too much money and are enlisted (in that case you shouldn't be here complaining anyways). File your FAFSA through your school and see what they offer you.

---Go talk to your first shirt. Usually the First Sergeant's Association offers a scholarship as well as the Top Three to offset cost of education, usually comes in a check made out to you. Of course YMMV.

Good luck!

u/Vantage828g · 1 pointr/AirForce

Hey! I'm currently in tech school for that very AFSC and I could probably help you out if you want! Drop me a PM if you have any questions!

About the books, there are a few books you can pick up.

Do you have the email you were sent in regards to you passing the voice audition? If you don't, ask your recruiter for it. If you do, take a look at what they say you need to work on.

Then pick up this book: http://www.amazon.com/Fundamentals-Voice-Articulation-Lyle-Mayer/dp/0078036798

It is very expensive, but very worth it. There are all kinds of exercises in here to help you work on your voice.

Also, don't stress too much, because you're in great hands here at DINFOS. The instructors here know exactly what they need to do to get you on the right track, and will work very diligently to get you where you need to be.


u/3agl · 1 pointr/AirForce

A couple good recommendations I have (aside from Tom Clancy stuff which I read for recreation) are going to be

Guide to effective military writing


AF Officer's guide (Incredibly useful even as enlisted)


I'm currently reading Ghost in the Wires, it's pretty neat. It's about this guy who hacked the FBI and then hacked their hack on him... pretty fun stuff. Talks a lot about the social engineering side of security.


u/FoxFourTwo · 2 pointsr/AirForce

I have CompTIA Network +, Security +, and Apple OSx Certified Support Professional.

Best way to get them is just to study by purchasing the books.

[Network +] (https://www.amazon.com/CompTIA-Network-Study-Guide-Authorized/dp/1119021243/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1473465885&sr=1-2&keywords=network+%2B)

Security +


You can schedule the CompTIA certifications here

You can schedule the Apple certifications [here] (http://training.apple.com/)

You only really need Security + to get a DoD job, however, the most certs you have, the better you look in the eyes of potential employers. Most people I've worked with have never touched a Mac, but support clientele that work on Macs, so having a Mac cert is a big plus, but not at all required.

If you get a Sec+, and have a decent understanding of computers and troubleshooting, you'll find a nice entry level job normally working Helpdesk.

u/5ummerbreeze · 7 pointsr/AirForce

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert https://www.amazon.com/dp/0553447718/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_nyBJBbFJSPCPJ


Seriously. It's used in marriage counseling and has an amazing success rate.

I wish someone had given this to me when I first got married. It's good for EVERY serious, romantic relationship. This book would have saved me literally years of heartache and struggle to keep my marriage afloat.

u/raven12456 · 2 pointsr/AirForce

www.AFOQTGuide.com has some things that may help, along with some links to other sites. It wasn't around when I was studying, but looking it over it has some good stuff.

The books I used were Master the Officer Candidate Test and Barron's Military Flight Aptitude Test. The Officer Candidate book covers the entire test. The Flight Aptitude book was just a good reference for the pilot portions.

u/schleprock69 · 4 pointsr/AirForce

If you ever wanted to read about the interesting history of the creation of the SR-71, check out this book [Area 51] (http://www.amazon.com/Area-51-Uncensored-Americas-Military/dp/0316202304)

The last chapter or so of this book jumps the tracks and goes off on some crazy conspiracy theories but the first part on the history of the U-2 and SR-71 is pretty good.

u/xampl9 · 1 pointr/AirForce

Much of the military and military tradition has it's basis in the south, and in the south, you take your hat off when indoors. Also when the national anthem is played.


u/TheSublimeGoose · 1 pointr/AirForce

I heard this has been required reading for all new AF general officers.

u/Orlando1701 · 2 pointsr/AirForce

This isn't anything new, in fact there is an excellent book about how post WWII General officer ranks have been bloated at the expense of the people who actually do work.

u/yamiinterested · 10 pointsr/AirForce

There is a book about this called Roberts Ridge.

u/PM_ME_YOUR_MORALE · 2 pointsr/AirForce

I used this book and cross-referenced it with the Exam Objectives to create a study guide. No crucibles, just asked for a voucher and got my cert.

u/blbretz218 · 1 pointr/AirForce

USB Camera Adapter, RVOKOMS Male to Female OTG Extension Cable, iOS to USB-A Female Connector Compatible iOS Devices with MIDI Keyboard Electric Piano Drum Mixer Microphone Audio Interface Camera 6in https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SDPB2LT/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_1OeVDbDPVK5EN

I found this but didn’t want to wast money without asking. Lol

u/blastoise_Hoop_Gawd · -1 pointsr/AirForce

Simply radiation, it does horrific things to anyone who survives beyond the initial blast.

This book is haunting and can explain it better than I ever could: https://www.amazon.com/Nagasaki-Life-After-Nuclear-War/dp/0143109421

u/The_seph_i_am · 28 pointsr/AirForce


Is where we started once we realized we were serious. Chaplin does pre-martial counciling, some Chaplin’s even require it if you’re considering getting married on base.

Marry up. So up infact if she joined she’d out rank you in no time. So up that she’d be an officer by the time you put on tech and had two kids, if she wanted. And if she’s not, never let her think she isn’t capable of it.

Accept that marriage is a marriage of families. Also, crazy breeds crazy.

Never be unwilling to make at least a meal a day, help the kids when she needs a break, and clean up that meal. (You may not get a chance later)

Also, it helps if you marry a military brat that knows exactly what their getting into, and your first duty station is Hawaii for 6 years... but it’s totally the book and the marry up thing.