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  • Gimhae Hospital hosts first US/ROK trauma training

    U.S. Air Force medics joined their counterparts from the Republic of Korea Air Force and Army for joint training in emergency casualty care for the first time at Gimhae Hospital, Gimhae Air Base, ROK, Nov. 28 and 29, 2018.This historic combined effort saw 51st Medical Group instructors, a Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills
  • Top dog: MWD Ooyvey safeguards Wolf Pack

    Military Working Dogs train on several important aspects of protecting U.S. Air Force assets and personnel The training includes substance detection, which teaches MWDs to seek out and detect explosives, narcotics and other various substances. Additionally, MWDs are highly trained on phases of controlled aggression, which consist of field interviews, pursuit and attacks, search and escorts, search and re-attacks, and stand-offs. Obedience training helps MWDs familiarize with commands from their handlers, as well as teach discipline and attention in preparation for operational obstacles.
  • 7AF command chief leaves lasting legacy

    As hopes for peace on the Korean Peninsula grow, one chief master sergeant and key member of the Air Force intelligence community says good-bye knowing the future is in good hands. Chief Master Sgt. Scott Lumpkin, Seventh Air Force command chief, served for 30 years, a feat only a select few achieve.
  • Airmen, Soldiers embrace Korean culture

    U.S. service members and families assigned to Osan Air Base and U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys met at Pyeongtaek University, Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea to participate in the Korean Immersion Program, also known as the Head Start Program, Nov. 12 and 13, 2018.The free program was created in 2006 to welcome newly stationed service members and their
  • USAF, ROKAF participate in midair refueling training

    A KC-10 Extender with the 6th Air Refueling Squadron assigned to Travis Air Force Base, California, traveled to the ROK in support of nighttime air refueling training for F-16 Fighting Falcons and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs. Simultaneously, members of the ROK Air Force Air Mobility Reconnaissance Command exercised air refueling operations with their U.S. counterparts.
  • Sustaining the Pack: 8 FW revitalizes base energy utilization

    The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron has launched its latest project to help Kunsan Air Base take its first steps in becoming more energy efficient and environmentally conscious by rolling out phase one of an infrastructure refresh plan with assistance from the Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC.)
  • 8 CES hones remote airfield damage assessment skills

    The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron is piloting a Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System program to streamline surveying airfield damage instead of sending personnel into potentially hazardous environments.
  • Resiliency-focused Wolf Pack University enhances 8th FW competence

    Over the past two years, a resiliency-focused program called Wolf Pack University has given Airmen at Kunsan Air Base the opportunity to exercise personal choices for overall growth with the support of frontline supervisors and higher leadership. Wolf Pack University is a collegiate-mirrored system which includes a personalized curriculum, transcripts, advisors, electives and a diploma specific to being at Kunsan.
  • Kunsan EOD masters safe, precise detonations

    EOD members are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosive threats all over the world. During the training, EOD detonated multiple charges similar to the ones used to blast open a locked door.
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