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  • 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
  • Got mold?

    As Korea settles into the spring season, things are slowly returning to life -- though not all are as welcome as the flowering trees around base. Around Osan, spring has also meant the return of mold. "We expect to start seeing mold grow around the base during late spring or early summer," said Maj. Timothy Allmann, the 51st Medical Group
  • Osan receives 'Excellent' on ORI

    The lights fell on a packed house at the Osan theatre Tuesday afternoon as the 51st Fighter Wing asked the Pacific Air Forces Inspector General to "Show us!" the results of the 2007 Operational Readiness Inspection, just as Team Osan showed off for the Inspector General the week earlier. The resulting chants and cheers from the crowd were brought