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  • Put to the test: 8 FW pilot completes upgrade certification

    On the morning of Nov. 15, 2023, as Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing readied themselves for flying operations, Capt. Tyler Hansen took an extra moment in his preparations. Despite more than 600 hours of flight time, the next few hours would be some of the most important in his career.The large force

  • Osan historian named best in DAF

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – The 51st Fighter Wing historian, Robert Clark, recently emerged as the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Department of the Air Force History and Heritage Excellence in History Program Award for his wing-level contributions for the best individual history office.

  • Osan concludes peninsula wide training event

    Vigilant Defense 24, hosted by Seventh Air Force, is a peninsula-wide combined flying training event with participants from the U.S., Republic of Korea and Royal Australian Air Forces, at Osan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 28 - Nov. 3, 2023.

  • Airmen train relocation tactics during Vigilant Defense 24

    Wing operations center members simulate contingency command-and-control center relocation protocols during the Vigilant Defense 24 training event at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 31, 2023. This training upskills Airmen to be resilient and adaptable, affirming our commitment to the Republic

  • PACAF command team visits Osan, highlights 51FW as pillar in Indo-Pacific

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, PACAF command chief, and their spouses visited Osan Air Base Oct. 19.The command team held an All-Call for the Osan community, engaged with Airmen around the base, and explored strategies to ensure Osan’s

  • USAF, ROKAF join forces for Herk Guardians 23

    United States Air Force representatives from Yokota Air Base, Japan, met Republic of Korea Air Force counterparts at Gimhae Air Base, South Korea, for a week of tactical airlift training and cultural exchange as part of Herk Guardians 23, Oct. 9–13.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Love flies high with the 51 FW

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jack Love, right, U.S. Forces Korea Senior Enlisted Advisor, talks with Airmen at the 36th Fighter Squadron flight desk on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 18, 2023. Love visited the 36 FS for a familiarization flight in a F-16D Fighting Falcon. (U.S. Air Force

  • Daegu hosts active shooter response training

    Republic of Korea Air Force military police members hold their position during an active shooter training event at Daegu Air Base, ROK, April 24, 2023. This event tested the base's Ground Operations Center, military police and special duty team’s response capabilities in an active shooter situation.

  • Women Defenders of Osan

    U.S. Air Force 51st Security Forces Squadron women, pose for a photos in celebration of Women’s History Month at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 27, 2023. Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the