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  • Team Osan gets stuck for 10,000th time

    Doing your taxes and getting shots. These are on just about any list of things to do that people enjoy the least in life. Yet Tuesday Team Osan set a milestone by giving out the 10,000th anthrax vaccination shot since it was made mandatory again in March. "I feel that it's a safe shot, I've never had any problems with it," said Master Sgt. Nichole
  • Life skills renamed mental health

    All Air Force "life skills support centers" will be renamed "mental health clinics" effective immediately. After a poll of subject matter experts, first sergeants, command chief master sergeants and mental health patients, it was determined that the name "life skills" was confusing and did not appropriately reflect the mission of providing mental
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  • Kunsan AB, ROKAF team up for joint training exercise

    KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Members of the 8th Fighter Wing and the Republic of Korea Air Force have teamed up for a joint training exercise here Friday. Two Korean F-16s from the 111th Fighter Squadron, two F-16s from the 35th Fighter Squadron, Airmen of the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and Osan Air Base Airmen participated in air
  • New Pentagon Channel show helps troops get 'Fit for Duty'

    Hosts of a new show coming to the Pentagon Channel want to make troops hurt, sweat and push them to their limits, but most of all the new show aims to ensure members of the U.S. military are "Fit for Duty." "Fitness is as much a part of the military as the uniform," said retired Master Sgt. Jim Langdon, who serves as the Pentagon Channel's director
  • Forty-sixth Wolf takes command

    The son of a retired Army colonel became the 46th "Wolf" here today in front of Wolf Pack Airmen and various community and military leaders from the Republic of Korea and the United States. Col. Charles "Wolf" Brown assumed command of the 8th Fighter Wing during a change of command at Hanger 3 presided by Lt. Gen. Stephen Wood, 7th Air Force
  • Recognition program highlights ‘Diamond Sharp’ Airmen

    The Osan First Sergeant Council recently initiated the "Diamond Sharp" program to recognize enlisted members in the grade of airman basic through technical sergeant. This program allows first sergeants a way to give "on-the-spot" recognition to Team Osan members whose actions make them stand out. Through the program, first sergeants recognize
  • Team Osan cleans-up local river

    For the Annual Jin-wi River Clean-up, members of Team Osan, along with the Republic of Korea and Osan branches of the Red Cross, joined forces to pick up trash both along the banks of the river as well as in the water itself. "The goal was to get involved with the local Korean Red Cross who have been cleaning the Jin-wi River, which is next to Osan
  • Heritage tailflash connects fighter wing to past

    In medieval times, knights and royal families used heraldic symbols to identify themselves and remember their heritage. With modern military traditions connected to that time of chivalry and honor, it's no wonder the 51st Fighter Wing is bringing back a symbol that promotes its heritage. In December 2006, the 51st Maintenance Squadron corrosion