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  • Kunsan Airman found dead identified

    An Airman found dead in his dorm room May 8 has been identified. Tech. Sgt. Michael Cook, 8th Communications Squadron, was found by members of his unit after he failed to report to duty the morning of May 8. The active-duty non-commissioned officer's death is currently under investigation. Members of the 8th Security Forces Squadron and the Air
  • 'Combat Shield' helps Wolf Pack reinforce electronic warfare capabilities

    The 8th Fighter Wing "Wolf Pack" initiated Combat Shield May 7 as part of the wing's ability to maintain a constant deterrent against North Korean aggression. Combat Shield, an electronic warfare assessment program hosted by the 53rd Electronic Warfare Group, based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., primarily assists wing commanders in determining a
  • Kunsan Airman found dead in dormitory

    A technical sergeant with the 8th Communications Squadron was found dead in their dorm room, building 522 May 8. The Airman's name is being withheld pending next of kin notification. Air Force officials are investigating the incident.
  • ADAPT offers alcohol use disorder screenings

    National Alcohol Screening Day is an annual event that provides information about alcohol and health as well as a free and anonymous screening for alcohol use disorders. The Air Force continues to promote a culture of responsible choices where providing education and dispelling related myths about alcohol will not only help keep our Airmen safe,
  • Osan teen selected as PACAF Youth of the Year

    Sometimes people get so caught up in their work, they don't realize how much they've accomplished until they take a step back. An Osan teen realized this when she won Youth of the Year for both the base and Pacific Air Force. "I know I did a lot," said 17-year-old Alicia Bratten. "It just didn't feel like 425 hours (volunteering) for 2006." From
  • Airmen get a 'Head Start' on Korean culture

    In an effort to give Airmen here a better understanding of Koreans and their culture, 7th Air Force is sending Team Osan members to Pyeongtaek University, in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea. As part of the 8th Army Head Start Program, Airmen attend classes at the university's foreign department that focus on Korean language, culture, politics and
  • Colliding with traffic safety

    Over the last several months Osan has seen a developing trend of unsafe transportation practices. Unfortunately some of these have injured our airmen and damaged government vehicles. The problems involve all three of our main ways of getting around: motor vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians. The statistics show that individuals in 7th Air Force are
  • 'Blackcats' to celebrate 90 years of service

    The 5th Reconnaissance Squadron celebrates its 90th anniversary with a dining-in at the Blackcat Compound on Friday at 6 p.m. Col. Stephen P. Sheehy, 9th Maintenance Group commander, is attending the dinner as the special guest speaker. Other special guests include Chief Master Sgt. Michael Baca, 9th Operations Group superintendent, and Master Sgt.
  • DFAS returns to its World Wide Web home

    The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is returning to its original World Wide Web location on May 1. The DFAS Web site will shift to www.dfas.mil from its current location within the Department of Defense (DoD) domain at www.dod.mil/dfas . DFAS officials believe the change will make the Web site easier to find for its customers and partners.
  • PINs required to make long distance calls

    Starting Tuesday, people on Osan will be required to use a personal identification number to place long distance calls from base telephones. "This will reduce Team Osan's annual telephone bill and prevent abuse by ensuring that only authorized members can make commercial long distance calls," said Master Sgt. Roderick Fletcher, 51st Communications