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  • 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 hardened aircraft shelters (HAS) on Kunsan Air Base, July 31, 2020.
  • Team Hickam supports NASA’s Human Space Flight program

    Team Hickam provides ready forces to support a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and that reaches well beyond air, land, and sea.
  • 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit wins load crew competition

    The 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 80th AMU squared off against one another in this year’s first 8th Maintenance Group Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter Competition at Kunsan Air Base, April 3.  
  • Aircraft maintenance unit blows away competition at 2019 Penn Fest

    The 8th Maintenance Group hosted the 2019 Penn Fest, Oct. 19, and brought together five aircraft maintenance units, and their respective aircraft, from across the Republic of Korea. This year, Penn Fest gave several AMUs the chance to see who had the best air force load crew in the ROK.
  • Wolf 46 returns as PACAF commander

    Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, for an in-depth look at the 8th Fighter Wing mission and to provide Wolf Pack Airmen insight into the future of PACAF.
  • Army, Air Force, Arctic Anvil 2019

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 815th Airlift Squadron, aka ‘Flying Jennies,’ with the 327th AS, provided airlift and airdrop support for the U.S. Army’s Joint Forces Exercise Arctic Anvil, Oct. 1 to 6, 2019.
  • 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.
  • US, Republic of Korea Air Force medical experts conduct Subject Matter Expert Exchange

    The United States Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force conducted the first-ever Aeromedical Evacuation Subject Matter Expert Exchange at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Aug. 28.
  • Air Force, Army medevacs 30 patients

    Chaos ensues on the flightline as 30 battered and bruised patients ail from injuries suffered during simulated wartime contingencies. Responsible for rapidly responding and stabilizing the situation, a special crew of U.S. Air Force and Army medical professionals rush to the scene with one objective: to safely care and transport Army soldiers onto a C-130J Super Hercules en route to a medical treatment facility at Yokoto Air Base. Utilizing Osan Air Base’s flightline for its patient staging capabilities, the 51st Medical Group and Fort Shafter, Hawaii’s 18th Medical Command jointly operated in Operation Ascending Eagle, Aug. 28, 2019, with their mission to enhance their rapid treatment of traumatized patients in a large casualty emergency.
  • Arctic Anvil executes multi-domain operations on a large-scale

    During the last RED FLAG-Alaska exercise of the year, forces banded together for Arctic Anvil, a military training exercise which took place Oct. 9-21 at the Donnelly Training Area near Fort Greely. Arctic Anvil is a joint, multi-national, force-on-force training exercise that included live, virtual and constructive elements. The purpose of the training was to prepare the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team for their rotation at the Army’s National Training Center in California early next year. The NTC conducts tough and realistic Unified Land Operations to prepare Brigade Combat Teams and other units for combat.
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