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  • Electrical, environmental maintenance keeps F-16 systems online

    There are about 59 different types of aircraft in the U.S. Air Force and each one houses a network of wires that allows the aircraft to function properly. The 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit electrical and environmental shop inspects, troubleshoots and maintains those electrical and environmental

  • Tower controllers ensure safety of flight

    The art of juggling requires tons of coordination, training and consistent precision. Jugglers must be confident with every move, because one mistake can lead to failure. Air traffic controllers are the jugglers of the airfield, coordinating with the flightline and consistently training to ensure a

  • Hardened aircraft shelters constructed at Kunsan

    Col. Christopher “Wolf” Hammond, 8th Fighter Wing commander, along with leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of the Far East District (USACE of the FED), and Republic of Korean Air Force representatives conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of construction of new

  • 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit provides air power

    Maintainers assigned to the 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare F-16 Fighting Falcons for flight at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 12, 2020. The maintainers’ key responsibility is to inspect, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components of the F-16s before and after flight.

  • Wolf Pack pharmacy: the first line of defense

    The Airmen assigned to the 8th Medical Group clinic pharmacy are helping to ensure the Wolf Pack is fit to fight by supporting more than 2,500 military personnel at Kunsan Air Base.

  • Band of the Pacific hits all the right notes with tour

    The United States of America and the Republic of Korea established a historical friendship following the Korean War in 1953. One of the U.S. Air Force’s overseas regional bands visited the Republic of Korea to help reinforce that alliance.