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  • 'Cobra' always ready to strike

    They've been in every major conflict in the Pacific for 60 years, work through base exercises until every last jet is on the ground and control all U.S. assets in the Republic of Korea - but in "Cobra Country," it's business as usual. But what exactly does the business of the 621st Air Control Squadron entail? "We ensure the safety of flight, and
  • Airmen live, learn warrior ethos

    Airmen going through basic training are focusing on living and learning what it means to be combat-ready. This education centers on Air Force warrior ethos -- strengthening an Airman's mind, body and spirit. "The warrior ethos has always been a part of an Airman's character, but some people may have lost sight of it," said Air Force Chief of Staff
  • New security measures added to MyPay system

    A new security feature has been added to protect myPay customers' data on the pay account system. As part of an on-going commitment to strengthen password and account security, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service has implemented the "virtual keyboard" to assist in protecting against malicious software such as spyware, trojans and keylogging.
  • 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