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U.S. Air Force pilots assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing and 115th Fighter Wing with Republic of Korea Air Force pilots assigned to the 38th Fighter Group wait to takeoff at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 30, 2017. The pilots carried out a “Friendship Flight” mission, continuing a long partnership of mutually strengthening cross-cultural communications and mission capabilities, ultimately enabling a better posture to execute the combat mission of “Take the Fight North” if called upon to do so. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Taylor We Go Together: USAF, ROKAF strengthen relationship with Buddy Wing
If called upon to take the fight north, the Wolf Pack would not go it alone. As a part of a combined force, the U.S. and Republic of Korea air forces on the peninsula would need to execute combat operations as a singular and fluid force. Because of this, they practice together to remain proficient in their deadly mission, should they ever be called
0 11/27
2017
Team Misawa supports Wisconsin guardsmen, executes mission Misawa supports Wisconsin ANG deployment in South Korea
Badgers aren’t normally considered flying animals, but when you give them some tools, an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet engine and a cool facility, they are more than capable to provide fully-functional jet engines that power highly-maneuverable aircraft.
0 10/31
2017
The most recent operational exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Beverly Pack 18-1, took place from Oct. 10-14, 2017 and tested the instillation’s service members and their capacity to operate under combat scenarios relevant to the Korean Peninsula and PACAF writ large. Additionally, they verified their equipment and weapons systems could operate at various levels of stress and degradation. Beverly Pack 18-1: maintaining muscle memory
The Korean Peninsula and the U.S. bases which help make up its combined defense posture feature prominently in worldwide headlines, given current tensions.
0 10/14
2017
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright shakes hands with an Airman assigned to the 8th Security Forces Squadron as he takes a tour of the squadrons at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 6, 2017. 8th SFS showcased their role in the first priority of Wolf Pack’s mission to, “Defend the Base.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) CMSAF reinforces importance of Kunsan Airmen in Pacific
The 18th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright, met with Airmen from Kunsan Air Base during his visit to the Pacific theatre June 6.
0 6/07
2017
The 2017 annual weapons load crew competition begins at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 13, 2017. The competition included members from the 35th and 80th Aircraft Maintenance Units and the 38th Fighter Group, Republic of Korea Air Force, located here, the 25th and 36th AMUs, operating out of Osan Air Base and the 14th AMU, from Misawa Air Base. This is the first time Kunsan Air Base hosted a load crew competition that included members not stationed in Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released)  Competition tests capabilities, efficiency of U.S., Republic of Korea weapons loaders
Kunsan hosted the 2017 annual weapons load crew competition, which included members from the 35th and 80th Aircraft Maintenance Units and the 38th Fighter Group, Republic of Korea Air Force, located here, the 25th and 36th AMUs, operating out of Osan Air Base and the 14th AMU, from Misawa Air Base.
0 5/13
2017
Senior Airman Justine King, 8th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, monitors the position of an aircraft on a radar screen at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 5, 2017. Radar approach controllers are responsible for coordinating aircraft that fly within Kunsan’s airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) Airmen ensure combined air superiority at Kunsan
Everyone with a driver’s license has experienced the antsy feeling of sitting at a traffic light waiting for it to switch from red to green. Imagine if, in order to go, the driver had to wait for a person’s command to move.
0 1/26
2017
A U.S. Air Force combat controller assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, establishes a line of communication while members from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and Republic of Korea (ROK) 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from the 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the ROK 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and ROK Air Force Special Operations Forces' capabilities. They conducted infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee/Released) U.S., ROK enhance special operations capabilities
The 353rd Special Operations Group conducted a joint, combined exchange at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea from Oct. 13-26, 2016.
0 10/26
2016
U.S. Air Force Captain’s Karan Bansal, left, and Kyle McCullough, KC-135 Stratotanker pilots assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, orient to the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, May 12, 2016. The JPARC consists of all the land, air, sea, space and cyberspace used for military training in Alaska, providing unmatched opportunities for present and future Service, joint, interagency and multinational training and is comprised of approximately 65,000 square miles of available airspace, 2,490 square miles of land space with 1.5 million acres of maneuver land and 42,000 square nautical miles of sea and airspace in the Gulf of Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty) Essential players in RED FLAG-Alaska exercise
RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, enabling joint and international units to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures while improving interoperability in a realistic threat environment.
0 5/16
2016
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