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36th FS ‘fiend’ for contingency operation training

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman Sabrina Fuller-Judd
  • 51st Fighter Wing

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 36th Fighter Squadron prepare to take off during Beverly Herd 24-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 15, 2024. As the most forward deployed permanently based wing in the Air Force, the 51st Fighter Wing is charged with providing mission-ready Airmen to execute combat operations and receive follow-on forces. Training is conducted throughout the year to generate combat airpower at a moment’s notice, affirming the commitment to the ROK remains ironclad and ensures regional stability throughout the U.S Indo-Pacific Command.