What gets people kicked out of AFROTC Field Training?

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  1. Lolz777

    Lolz777 Member

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    As someone heading to Field Training this summer I was just curious as to what kinds of things get people sent home so I can avoid these mistakes. From my understanding the biggest reason people get sent home is medical/injuries which you cant really control and then failing the PFA which is something I know I will be well prepared for. What are the other things that people get sent home for? Im just worried of messing up in some way and getting sent home, so any advice is appreciated.
     
  2. LaVincha

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    As someone who is going to Field Training this summer as well, I think you shouldn't worry too much. If you have prepared yourself this semester and past semesters than you'll be fine. You can't worry about something like this, the more you worry the more you'll doubt yourself. If you believe in your heart you belong in the Air Force you'll do just fine. I'm not worried about getting kicked out. I just want to go and be the best I can and give it my all. That's exactly what I plan to do. Study the FTM your AM and work on D&C. You'll do just fine. Don't stress yourself about field training it's just like any other test. (Except it's a 28 day long test lol)
     
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  3. AlphaAlphaSigma

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    The biggest filter for Field Training is the PFA. If you are barely passing the PFA at your det you should consider working out and getting in better shape for Field Training. The stress and the fact that you cannot tell the running time will cause you to perform worse at Field Training. Other than that you can be kicked out for poor attitude, inability to lead a flight/squadron (This must be a consistent action), lying for an infraction that counts as a Form 17 (Conspiring a flight to lie to the FTO that a girl was in the boys hooch without another girl), and accumulating 3 Form 17s. If you are more than prepared at your detachment don't be so stressed. Go to Field Training as motivated as possible. Kick butt on the PFA before you go to Field Training and if you are in a situation where your peers are conspiring to lie call them out. Don't let your peers be the reason you were kicked out of the Air Force.
     
  4. Lolz777

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    so if you mess up as long as you correct your mistake in regards to leading a flight you are gonna be okay? Also, what other things can get your form 17s?
     
  5. Zero

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    Read your FTM.
     
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    Failing to finish your caviar.
    Being late for polo practice.
    Bowtie instead of necktie at high tea.
     
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  7. AlphaAlphaSigma

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    I should add that you should not be going to Field Training thinking, "If I don't do these things I should be ok." Go to Field Training believing you are prepared for anything that Field Training throws at you. If you use your moral values, the Air Force core values, and common sense you will make it through Field Training. Don't become risk averse. I admit that I was risk adverse at the beginning of Field Training which was the biggest regret I had at Field Training. Take chance to fail. Don't freak out and don't do nothing.
     
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  8. I-am-Will

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    Like mentioned accumulations of Form 17s and failing the PFA will get you kicked out of FT. Medical is one of those things that could depending on the severity of what's going on. Another reason I saw people leaving was from SIE (you can find this in the FTM). Some people can't handle FT and the whole environment around it. Just be mentally strong, be fit, and know your material and you'll be fine.
     
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    Haaah!
    I thought there was also something in PT about letting faster foursomes play through...
     
  10. scoutpilot

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    Yes, I knew I'd forgotten one!
     

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