Old New Name

After a long ordeal of waiting and being lied to, I have finally received the form I needed to change my name back to my maiden name (on Saturday) and went to the social security office this morning to officially and legally change it. Exactly a month after the divorce was finalized. Somehow fitting, though I was very impatient in getting the form.

Next I need to meet with my recruiter to re-do paperwork, pack, and move back to Indiana for the month I’ll have left before going to BMT. It will be good to be back home and spend time with family. Last few times I’ve been home I was only there for a couple weeks at a time.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Yesterday I went into the recruiting office to sign my contract.  I am now officially official.  74 days until I ship for BMT.

Today was a friend’s graduation from BMT.  It seems that a lot of our military endeavors have been moving on parallels.  Her last DEP meeting was the same day I had my first.  I received a letter from her at BMT the same day I found out my job and ship date.  We both started our enlistment process with the Army and switched to the Air Force for various reasons.  Signed my contract on the first day of her graduation ceremonies.  Very coincidental but still fun!  I hope to be able to meet up with her some day in the operational Air Force.  Congratulations, Airman S!

Future Soldier Blogs

… and Airmen, and Marines…

This post is a shout-out to all the people working hard to join the military branch of their choice.  Follow them and encourage each other.  We all definitely need (and deserve) it!

Air Force

http://afactivedutygirl.wordpress.com/

http://safeforthemoment.wordpress.com/

Army

http://sleeplessnightsawayfromhome.wordpress.com/ (Currently in BCT)

http://wreaksomehavoc.wordpress.com/ (ROTC)

http://fromciviliantosoldier.wordpress.com/ (Currently in OSUT)

http://pfcmarcess.wordpress.com/ (Currently in BCT)

http://selfmadesoldier.wordpress.com/

http://getfitfrisk.wordpress.com/

http://dailylifetroubles.wordpress.com/

Marines

http://ashleyhayes.wordpress.com/

Navy

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Oh also, May is National Military Appreciation Month.  So there ya’ go.  This post was completely coincidental in being posted on the 1st of May.

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