Where to buy Air Force Uniforms for COT

You have a lot of options when it comes to buying uniforms for Air Force Commissioned Officer Training (COT). One option, of course, is to just show up to COT with an empty suitcase and a credit card with about $2k of available credit. The instructors at COT will make sure you get the right stuff, in the right amount,

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What to Expect at Commissioned Officer Training

Now that you have heard a bit about COT in a previous post, let’s talk about what to expect. Please keep in mind that this information is from 2011. When I attended, they were really making a big effort to “toughen up” COT and make it more like the main OTS course. This included more yelling, room inspections, etc. I

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What is Air Force Commissioned Officer Training, aka COT?

One of the aspects of the health professions scholarship program (HPSP) that seems to provoke the most anxiety in future military doctors is initial entry training – for the Air Force, Commissioned Officer Training, or COT. Of course, the Army and the Navy have similar training programs, but as an Air Force HPSP recipient, I can’t personally speak to those

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