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  • 7th Air Force Celebrates Air Force 71st Birthday

    Seventh Air Force hosted a ball in celebration of the 71st Air Force Birthday at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, September 15, 2018. The 51st Fighter Wing, located at Osan, and the 8th Fighter Wing, located at Kunsan Air Base, ROK, as well as staff from 7th Air Force and multiple detachments all gathered for an evening of socializing, hors d'oeuvres, dancing, a traditional piano-burn, and more.
  • Brown thanks Airmen, outlines priorities during Osan visit

    Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, held his first all call here Aug. 29 since taking command, outlining his priorities going forward. The all call was part of a four-day immersion in the ROK, Aug. 26-29, where Brown also visited the U.S. Embassy, ROK Air Force Headquarters, and Korean Demilitarized Zone to include the Joint Security Area and Camp Red Cloud.
  • Brown thanks Airmen, outlines priorities during Osan visit

    Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, held his first all call here Aug. 29 since taking command, outlining his priorities going forward. The all call was part of a four-day immersion in the ROK, Aug. 26-29, where Brown also visited the U.S. Embassy, ROK Air Force Headquarters, and Korean Demilitarized Zone to include the Joint Security Area and Camp Red Cloud.
  • 7 AF receives new commander during historic times

    Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea, presided over the Seventh Air Force change of command ceremony today in which Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Bergeson relinquished command to Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
  • Building friendships, PACAF Band plays for Korean Community

    For anyone who has ever been to Osan the scenery just outside the main gate provides a little taste of home with a Korean twist.
  • Dirt Boys restore taxiway in 23 hrs despite record heat

    Despite record-breaking heat on the Korean peninsula, more than 20 Airmen spent 23 hours making an unusual repair to a flightline taxiway - and set a record of their own. From Aug. 4 to 6, the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron structures flight, the Dirt Boys, replaced 18 feet of taxiway after personnel from the 51st Operations Support Squadron discovered a rupture in the cement.
  • COMPACAF visits Exercise Pitch Black 2018

    U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, received an orientation of Exercise Pitch Black 18 and visited with participating U.S. Airmen here Aug. 13, 2018. Exercise Pitch Black 2018 is a Royal Australian Air Force-hosted (RAAF) biennial multinational large force employment exercise. This year’s event, the largest since its inception, involves 16 nations, 140 aircraft and more than 4,000 personnel – approximately 150 of which call the 8th Fighter Wing “Wolf Pack” from Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, their home.
  • Exchange program instructor fuels interoperability at Pitch Black 2018

    The Military Personnel Exchange Program offers U.S. Air Force active-duty members the chance to integrate into ally and partner nation air forces while abroad. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jonathan Haas, Royal Australian Air Force 33rd Squadron KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport air-refueling operator and Exercise Pitch Black 2018 participant, has spent the last two years serving as an instructor and strengthening the relationship between the USAF and RAAF in this three-year position.
  • USAF kicks off participation in Exercise Pitch Black 2018

    U.S. Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, began their participation in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 in Darwin, Australia, yesterday. The exercise is hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force biennially to enhance flight operations and proficiency as well as maintain interoperability between partner nations. It also extends Northern Australia’s critical role in supporting combined training as part of the U.S. and Australia’s Force Posture Initiative.
  • Holding strong: U.S. celebrate 65th Anniversary of Korean Armistice

    Sixty-five long years have passed since the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27, 1953, in Panmunjom “no-man’s land,” North Korea. This agreement marked the end of fighting for what was considered at the time, one of the longest and most costly wars in history.
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