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  • Colorblind Airman overcomes hurdles to succeed as artist

    Tech. Sgt. Juan Hernandez, a 731st Air Mobility Squadron air terminal operations center senior information controller, is colorblind and is also a self-taught visual artist.
  • Explosive threats no match for Osan EOD

    Whether a faulty 9 mm pistol round or a pipe bomb meant to cause harm, there is one shop that holds the responsibility of disarming and disposing of these dangerous objects. With their extensive and rigorous training, the Airmen from the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight protect the Airmen and families at Osan Air Base from any explosive threat.
  • Strengthening alliances with music

    The U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific performed at the 2015 Japan Self-Defense Force Marching Festival at the Nippon Budokan Arena in Tokyo Nov. 13-15.
  • Yokota enhances capabilities through exercise

    Members of the 374th Airlift Wing participated in exercise Vigilant Ace 16 from Nov. 1-10, in conjunction with a Samurai Readiness Inspection at Yokota Air Base. Vigilant Ace is a large-scale exercise on the Korean Peninsula designed to enhance the interoperability of U.S. and allied forces through combined combat training.
  • Osan U-2s celebrate nearly 40 years of surveillance

    U-2 aircraft from the 5th Reconnaissance Squadron have spent almost 40 years delivering vital imagery and signals intelligence to command leaders throughout the Korean Peninsula.
  • Airmen, aircraft participate in major South Korean defense expo

    Nearly 150 U.S. service members and a handful of aircraft, including an F-22 Raptor demonstration, entertained a record-breaking crowd for the 2015 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition at the Seoul Airport Oct. 24-25.
  • Pacific Thunder tests combat search, rescue capabilities

    A bilateral exercise involving combat search and rescue drills ended Oct. 23 after nearly two weeks of constant training between U.S. and South Korean forces.
  • Opening ceremonies at Military World Games stress peace

    The opening ceremonies for the Military World Games brought together 7,000 service members from more than 100 nations on Oct. 2. The troops are competing against each other in a variety of sports this week.
  • US, South Korea firefighter training strengthens partnerships

    Firefighters from the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron recently hosted a fire training event Aug. 26 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, for members of the South Korean air force and Songtan fire stations.
  • US, South Korea pilots soar at Buddy Wing 15-6

    F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots from the 80th Fighter Squadron at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, practiced combined flying operations alongside counterparts from the South Korean air force’s 19th Fighter Wing at Jungwon AB during Buddy Wing 15-6, July 7-10.
  • US, South Korea civil engineers strengthen alliance during Pacific Unity

    Civil engineer Airmen from the South Korea and U.S. air forces strengthened their joint partnership and sharpened their emergency response skills during Pacific Unity June 9-11 at Jungwon Air Base, South Korea.
  • Kunsan hosts Buddy Wing 15-4

    The 8th Fighter Wing is hosting members from the South Korean air force's 123rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Wing at Seosan Air Base, South Korea, to participate in exercise Buddy Wing 15-4 here June 1-5.
  • Emerging from the fog: A story of loss, healing, new beginnings

    On the way to the hospital, after nine months of anticipation, Luke and JoAnne Lokowich were getting ready for what's typically the most important moment of a married couple's life. Hours later, the memories and happiness were overtaken by grief and sadness as JoAnne, after giving birth to daughter Avery, suffered cerebral hemorrhaging due to an aneurism and died.The loss was shocking and overwhelming for Lokowich, whose life had been flourishing personally and professionally. In a matter of two hours, his entire narrative has been twisted.
  • Kunsan takes flight at Max Thunder

    Kunsan Air Base Airmen joined other members of U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps and South Korean air force units at Gwangju Air Base for exercise Max Thunder 15-1, April 10-24.
  • From Colorado to South Korea, 3 generations serving on the peninsula

    Most Airmen arrive at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, with the expectation of seeing new faces and forming new relationships at the start of their yearlong unaccompanied tour. But for a father and son of the Colorado Air National Guard, when they stepped onto the Korean Peninsula, they continued a family legacy spanning three generations.
  • Defense Secretary visits Osan AB

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Osan Air Base, April 9, where he held a troop call and briefly spoke about the importance of the United States' role in Asia.
  • Largest Kadena flying exercise successfully completed

    Kadena Air Base pulled off their most aggressive exercise to date with Forceful Tiger off the coast of Okinawa, April 1. Forceful Tiger was a large force exercise (LFE) designed to demonstrate the 18th Wing's combat capabilities to defend Okinawa and had more participation from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron than ever before.
  • Redeyes fly in Korean skies

    More than 200 Airmen and several F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing have been deployed at Kunsan Air Base since February as part of a of a rotational theater security package (TSP).
  • Space planning essential to battle success

    "Space, the final frontier," can mean a lot to people in different careers, but is the vast blackness filled with mesmerizing intergalactic-lights important to today's warfighter? According to Capt. Jamil Brown, the 607th Air Operations Center chief of space plans, space is a newer concept to warfighting, and his team worked to integrate the concept into exercise Key Resolve (KR) 15.
  • US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

    Attacks, counter-attacks, bombs, rescues, evacuations and logistics are all elements of conflict. For the participants of Key Resolve 2015, these actions and other important elements of combat come through a buzzing hard drive rather than from a physical foe.
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