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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.
  • 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.
  • Quality Assurance keeps Wolf Pack safe

    The 8th Maintenance Group quality assurance flight evaluates all aspects of maintenance performed by flightline and back shop personnel to ensure standards meet Air Force Instruction guidance. The quality assurance flight at Kunsan Air Base focuses on the safety of Wolf Pack personnel by checking over maintainers’ work to ensure every step in procedures were taken.
  • 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.
  • EOD Airmen maintain readiness

    The 8th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight conducted routine land mine detection training at Kunsan Air Base, April 28. EOD technicians perform explosive ordnance disposal operations by locating, identifying, disarming and disposing of a wide range of hazards to include chemical, biological, nuclear and explosive materials.
  • Kunsan Safety: Leading through hazards

    The 8th Fighter Wing safety office helps commanders deter complacency and preserve personnel, equipment and resources while maintaining combat readiness and proficiency.
  • 8th Security Forces Squadron innovates with virtual reality training

    The 8th Security Forces Squadron training office has a Multiple Interactive Learning Objective System, giving service members the opportunity to accomplish their weapons training when a firing range isn’t available.The MILO system is a virtual reality firing range, designed to train all branches of law enforcement, military, security and public
  • Kunsan maintenance nondestructive inspection shop, below the surface

    The 8th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspection shop is responsible for ensuring the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft and its parts are of sound structure by identifying wear and tear before maintenance is necessary.
  • 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.
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