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  • 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.
  • 7th Air Force commander visits Wolf Pack

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bergeson, 7th Air Force commander, met with Wolf Pack leadership and Airmen during a visit to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 22, 2018.
  • MAX-T 18 wraps up in ROK

    U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan takes off during exercise Max Thunder 18 at Gwangju Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 16, 2018. U.S. aircraft routinely deploy to the region during exercises to strengthen the U.S.-ROK alliance, then return to their duty station after the exercises are
  • Korean Air supports movement of troops

    TwoKorean Air Boeing 777 aircraft, contracted by U. S. Transportation Command(USTRANSCOM) at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, moved more than 500 troops fromvarious units assigned to the 25th Infantry Division to Clark InternationalAirport in the Philippines in support of exercise BALIKATAN at Osan Air Base, Republicof Korea, May 4, 2018.   TheU.S.
  • Osan Airman found dead

    Senior Airman AnthonyCarlo Rusconi, 23, was found dead in Songtan, Republic of Korea, Tuesday, February 6. Rusconi arrived in Korea May 10, 2017, and was assigned to the 607th Support Squadron at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. He is originally from Salinas, California, and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force April 2, 2013. "We are devastated by