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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

  • 8th LRS: The soul behind the Wolf Pack’s mission

    Behind this curtain of inattention is where the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron, also known as Wraith Nation, operates and thrives.Wraith Nation is responsible for all aspects of logistics for the 8th Fighter Wing. These responsibilities include managing U.S. Forces Korea’s largest government owned

  • Kunsan embraces AAPIHM

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Dating back to the late 1970s, Asian American and Pacific Islander recognition began as a week-long observance to honor the history of the community. In 1992, Congress passed Public Law 102-450, formally expanding the week-long observance to

  • Kunsan weather flight: Forecasting the fight

    Although aircraft assigned to the 80th and 35th Fighter have left Kunsan for the duration of the runway’s renovation, the 8th Operations Support Squadron weather flight remains dedicated to their mission at the 8th Fighter Wing.

  • 8th OSS forecasting the fight

    Although aircraft assigned to the 80th and 35th Fighter have left Kunsan for the duration of the runway’s renovation, the 8th Operations Support Squadron weather flight remains dedicated to their mission at the 8th Fighter Wing.

  • Upgraded F-16 rejoins 8th FW

    An upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcon returned to 8th Fighter Wing operations after AFLCMC’s Post Block Integration Team provided the aircraft with the first wave of 22 modifications designed to improve lethality to meet the needs of current and future operations.