The Blue Belt

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  1. dadkone

    dadkone Member

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    Would someone kindly advise me: What is the significance of a Basic wearing a "Blue Belt"?
     
  2. mom14

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    My understanding is that if it is worn as a sash (across one shoulder) it indicates an injury. I don't remember what it means when worn as a belt, but I don't think it's bad...
     
  3. CadCandMateus

    CadCandMateus Recent Grad

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    I have a blue belt.. we wore them in the night time during bct lol. It may mean something different nowadays i don't really remember.
     
  4. btown13

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    it usually mark out the "F-18" pilots. people on form 18s. yeah basically they have some sort of injury
     
  5. raimius

    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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    If worn during the day, it alerts cadre that the basic is on a Form 18 for some injury or illness. During low light conditions, it will be worn so that people are visible (the AF is concerned about pedestrians getting run over),
     
  6. packermatt7

    packermatt7 USAFA Cadet

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    I wore two blue belts during Basic during Jacks. I was a road guard.
     
  7. greentrees

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    Does anyone know -- do days on a Form 18 or light duty count against the 8 days you can miss for BCT and still complete it?
     
  8. Packerfan735

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    the blue belt means they may not be able to do everything the other basics will be doing. it just lets the cadre know so they dont push them to far... as far as road guards are concerned, they got new orange vests this year
     

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