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  • 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
  • Latest Airman's Roll Call features Airman's Creed

    This week's Airman's Roll Call features the Airman's Creed. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley introduced the idealogy as a means to provide Airmen with a tangible statement of beliefs "they can hold most dear." The general said having a creed is like a blinding flash of the obvious: it simply and concisely puts into words the
  • AFPC Web site adds citizenship application process

    Active duty Airmen may now apply for U.S. citizenship via the Air Force Personnel Center's Web site or through the virtual Military Personnel Flight, furthering Personnel Services Delivery Transformation. Citizenship application procedures are available on the Air Force Personnel Center's citizenship application Web page. The Web page provides
  • Gen. Hester announces retirement

    Gen. Paul V. Hester, Commander, Pacific Air Forces, announced his retirement today. His announcement coincides with the Department of Defense naming Lt. Gen. Carrol "Howie" Chandler as the next Pacific Air Forces commander. Gen. Chandler was also nominated for his fourth star. Gen. Hester assumed command of PACAF in July 2004 and says that despite
  • Deployable Distribution Center to evaluate capability in Korea

    The Defense Distribution Center, headquartered in New Cumberland, Pa., will evaluate the capabilities of its Deployable Distribution Center here April 30 through May 11. The DDC's deployable capability is intended to provide a flexible distribution capability that can support responses to natural disasters and military contingencies both inside and