Billet Night was one of the best days I have had at
the Academy. I spent the entire day (and really entire prior month) being
extremely nervous about where I was going. I have always wanted to go to flight
school, and I was not sure if I would be selected for it or not.
Billet Night is a tradition when the graduating
class is told what units they are being assigned to for the next two years. The
process takes about two hours, and, of course, my name was not called until the
very end. There were four groups of six called for flight school, and my group
was called at the very end of the night. The wait was very stressful, but it
was worth it when I heard my name called for flight school! My excitement at
the moment cannot be explained with words – I could barely breathe.
I am excited to finally be able to start looking at
places to live. Although, I first need to find a place to live near the Academy
because I will be working in Admissions during the summer prior to reporting to
flight training. There are too many of us to go through flight training all at
once, so our admittance is staggered. I am happy with my assignment because it
will be nice to have some time away from schooling.
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