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PS&E for those with a loved one in the USAF BMT

Airman’s Creed

I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN. I AM A WARRIOR. I HAVE ANSWERED MY NATION’S CALL. I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN. MY MISSION IS TO FLY, FIGHT, AND...

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ASVAB

The test that one takes to enlist in the Air Force is called the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery).

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BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) and Pay

Your spouse will be getting paid while in BMT given that all their paperwork lands in appropriate hands. They will be getting paid...

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Banners & Signs

Banners and signs may be held at the Airman’s Run. This page has links for where to purchase and ideas if you’d like to make your own.

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Common Terms & Abbreviations

FLT, AB, TRS,BMT, PS&E, BX,WOT,SQ,MTI,WG… Say what???? Here’s your guide to the secret codes ;)

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Dependents Only: Getting your Military ID

Spouses, this topic is for you! Please refer here for information/questions regarding your military ID -Your Military ID card - also known...

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Dependents Only: Tricare

-TRICARE- STOP, before you scroll down, READ THIS: You are automatically enrolled in Tricare STANDARD. Once your husband stepped on that...

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Discussion Groups

One of the coolest things about AFWM is our closed discussion groups. Are you ready to get connected? This post has all the info!

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Family Emergencies

When family emergencies come up it is easy to get frustrated not knowing what to do! How do you get in touch with your Trainee? What is the Protocol? Read here to find out.

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Getting Married at BMT

We often get inquiries as to how to go about getting married graduation weekend so we’ve pulled together some information provided by AFWM members.

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Graduation Gift Ideas

  What to buy, what to buy!  Your Airman will only care that you are there and not be concerned about getting a gift but it certainly IS...

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Mascots & Mottos

Each Squadron has it’s own Mascot and Motto.

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Military Training Instructors (MTI’s)

Once you step off the bus after arrival, you’ll meet your Military Training Instructors. MTI’s for short. Sometimes also known...

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Operations Security (OPSEC)

Operations Security (OPSEC)….. Protect yourself and your Airman!

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Packing list for Trainee

What do you bring to Basic Military Training? Not much other than yourself and the necessary  items listed below. Anything...

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Photos & Videos

Basic Video Productions offers photos and video keepsakes of the Graduation Ceremonies of each US Air Force Basic Training class.

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Physical Fitness Requirements

Male Fitness Requirements Standards Run (1.5 miles) Push-Ups (1 minute) Sit-Ups (1 minute) Pull-Ups (no time limit) Liberator (minimum...

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Shirts & Merchandise

Your Airman’s Flight will most likely have had shirts made with their TRS/FLT logo. Many families like to wear shirts in a matching color. This page has links and ideas for shirts.

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Trainee’s Address Format

Here is the template that we suggest you copy down so when your trainee calls you can just fill in the blanks. Please prepare yourself...

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USAF Core Value

The First Core Value: Integrity First The Airman is a person of integrity, courage and conviction. Integrity is a character trait. It is...

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Writing Your Trainee

AFWM’s Writing Your Trainee topic’s mission is to encourage you to Write Your Trainee, every day!
We will provide tips with positive encouragement and support you to Write Your Trainee.

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Writing your Trainee: Airman Questionnaire

A “fill in the blanks” questionnaire for you to send to your Airman

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Writing your Trainee: Motivational and Inspirational Quotes

Here is a great collection of Motivational and Inspirational Quotes!

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