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  • Osan concludes peninsula wide training event

    Vigilant Defense 24, hosted by Seventh Air Force, is a peninsula-wide combined flying training event with participants from the U.S., Republic of Korea and Royal Australian Air Forces, at Osan Air Base, ROK, Oct. 28 - Nov. 3, 2023.

  • Vigilant Defense 24: Osan demonstrates ALS capabilities

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and A-10C Thunderbolt II's employ an alternate landing strip during the peninsula-wide training event Vigilant Defense 24 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 30, 2023. When the ALS is activated the taxiway on the flightline becomes an active air strip which

  • Airmen train relocation tactics during Vigilant Defense 24

    Wing operations center members simulate contingency command-and-control center relocation protocols during the Vigilant Defense 24 training event at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 31, 2023. This training upskills Airmen to be resilient and adaptable, affirming our commitment to the Republic

  • No runway? No problem for Team Yokota

    For the second time in recorded history, Team Yokota launched and recovered multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from its Foxtrot taxiway to respond to a simulated damaged airfield during exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 22.In the scenario, Yokota’s primary runway was

  • PACAF command team visits Osan, highlights 51FW as pillar in Indo-Pacific

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, PACAF command chief, and their spouses visited Osan Air Base Oct. 19.The command team held an All-Call for the Osan community, engaged with Airmen around the base, and explored strategies to ensure Osan’s

  • USAF, ROKAF join forces for Herk Guardians 23

    United States Air Force representatives from Yokota Air Base, Japan, met Republic of Korea Air Force counterparts at Gimhae Air Base, South Korea, for a week of tactical airlift training and cultural exchange as part of Herk Guardians 23, Oct. 9–13.

  • Japan Minister of Defense visits Yokota

    Japanese Minister of Defense Minoru Kihara visited Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 10, 2023. Kihara has served as Japan’s Minister of Defense since September 2023. Yokota leaders regularly meet with officials from the Japan Ministry of Defense to discuss the shared security of the region and continue

  • 3rd Wing focuses on PACAF’s strategic goals

    U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin Jamieson, commander of the 3rd Wing, recently held an all-call revisiting the wing’s mission, vision, priorities, and highlighting what to expect in the coming years.With a focus on air dominance, global mobility, and command and control, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s

  • 36th FS participates in CTFN23

    Cope Taufan, a bilateral training event between the United States Air Force and the Royal Malaysian Air Force, has recently concluded on Sept. 29th, 2023. This regularly scheduled training event continues to grow partnerships by enhancing shared interests of security, stability and free access to