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  • Space planning essential to battle success

    "Space, the final frontier," means a lot to people in different careers, but is the vast blackness filled with mesmerizing intergalactic-lights important to today's warfighter?According to Air Force Capt. Jamil Brown, the 607th Air Operations Center chief of space plans, space is a newer concept to warfighting and his team is working to integrate
  • Key Resolve civil engineers support everything from start to end

    In a nondescript room in the bottom of a random building, sits a group of men and women coordinating engineering requirements for military personnel.The civil engineers working for the Seventh Air Force installations and mission support during exercise Key Resolve 2015 strive to ensure all Republic of Korea and U.S. installations remain operational
  • ROKAF Simulation Center executes KR15

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Attacks, counter-attacks, bombs, rescues, evacuations, and logistics are all elements of conflict, which is prepared for and fought all over the world. For the participants of Key Resolve these actions and other important elements of combat come through a buzzing hard drive rather than from a physical foe.The
  • LRS keeps KR14 rolling

    At a street corner, Airmen, Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers wait patiently. Their eyes pan the horizon in search of a familiar sight. Some shift they're feet, while others twiddle their thumbs and adjust their hats all while waiting. They stiffen and turn their heads at the same time as a familiar rumbling sound comes down the lane. The motley array
  • Translating mission success

    Whether in exercise or during normal operations, the 7th Air Force Air Component Command plans and coordination directorate translates and transcribes key messages between the Republic of Korea and U.S. Air Forces at Osan Air Base.  In communicating those messages, ROK and U.S. translators were essential to making the mission happen."Our mission is
  • A1 supports Key Resolve '14

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea - The 7th Air Force A1 Section at Osan Air Base provides manpower, services and personnel support during contingency operations."In the A1, we are responsible for the lodging and food services for all of our deployed personnel and augmentees," said Air Force Lt. Col. Rhonda Larson, director of manpower, services and
  • Native American Heritage Month: Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker

    Historian's Note: The month of November is designated annually in the United States by presidential proclamation as National Native American Heritage Month. In celebration of the 2013 observance of National Native American Heritage Month, the Seventh Air Force History Office recognizes Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker, a member of the Native American
  • 7th Air Force coordinates, directs base defense training

    Ensuring the defense of the peninsula is the top priority for the Republic of Korea and U.S. Alliance, and the force protection cell at the 7th Air Force Air Component Command supports that priority by providing situational awareness to defenders throughout South Korea during Exercise Key Resolve. Key Resolve is an annual combined and joint command
  • Translators bridge language, culture gap

    For the 7th Air Force Air Component Command plans and coordination directorate, communicating key messages between Republic of Korea and U.S. service members is important during daily operations at Osan Air Base. In communicating those messages, ROK and U.S. translators bridge the gap between both language and culture."We are fighting together, so
  • How to Save a Life -- Suicide Prevention

    The military community has always placed an emphasis on suicide prevention and, now more than ever, we need to pull our military family together to tackle a growing concern ... an increase in the number of Air Force members who take their own life. Since Oct. 1, there has been an increase in suicides among Airmen as compared to the same period