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  • 8th SFS takes first at PACAF competition

    A team of 8th Security Forces Squadron defenders took first place, during Pacific Air Forces’ Advanced Combat Skills Assessment competition at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 24 to 28. The 8th SFS team competed against 10 teams of PACAF’s top defenders. Over the week, the 11 teams competed in numerous events that challenged the defenders’ mental and physical fortitude including hand-to-hand combatives, marksmanship, range estimation, physical fitness, land navigation and building clearing tactics.
  • President visits troops, North Korea

    For the first time in U.S. presidential history, the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, stepped onto North Korean soil, meeting with Chairman Kim Jong-un as part of a two-day visit to the Korean peninsula, June 29-30, 2019.Reliving the historic moment, Trump addressed troops charged with maintaining stability in the region from all
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2: Indo-Pacific ‘one team’ mentality

    Pilots, maintainers, joint terminal attack controllers (JTACs) and support personnel from the Republic of Korea Air Force, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Royal Thai Air Force train alongside their U.S. and British counterparts during RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, from June 6-21.
  • New commander takes rein of 51st Fighter Wing

    The 51st Fighter Wing Mustangs welcomed their new commander, U.S. Air Force Col. John Gonzales, and bid farewell to Col. William Betts during a change of command ceremony here, June 18. Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, Seventh Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony, honored to see the beginning of a new era in the 51 FW’s distinguished history.
  • Sexual Assault is Sexual Misconduct

    Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a mandatory “Wingman Day” facilitated by 8th Fighter Wing leaders. If you are familiar with mandatory training, that may have seemed like sarcasm; at least that’s what a few of my peers thought when I shared with them how impressed I was with the event. However, it is not. I believe every base should host a Wingman Day.
  • 35th FS launches into Red Flag-Alaska 19-2

    RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2, a training exercise hosted at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, began June 6 and is scheduled to continue through June 21.
  • Kunsan upgrades, improves education center

    The 8th Fighter Wing leadership held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reveal two renovated testing rooms at the Kunsan Education Center on Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 22.
  • 8 FW SJA wins Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award for Air Force

    The American Bar Association, along with the Judge Advocate Association, recognizes a young judge advocate from each branch every year. This time, the Wolf Pack’s very own staff judge advocate is the one in the spotlight.
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